Connecting schools has the potential to boost GDP

An Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report sponsored by Ericsson has found that nations with low broadband connectivity have the potential to realise an increase in GDP by up to 20% by connecting schools to the Internet.  A well-educated workforce is more likely to...

Didiza welcomes GDP numbers for agricultural sector

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza has welcomed the positive Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers for the agricultural sector. GDP results for the fourth quarter of 2020, released by Statistician-General, Risenga Maluleke on Tuesday,...

GDP shrinks by 7%

The South African economy contracted by 7% in 2020, Statistician-General, Risenga Maluleke, has revealed. Maluleke briefed the media on the results of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2020. The decrease was despite the economy growing by 1.5%...
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