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18 December 2014 22:45 (South Africa)
South Africa

SA's Q1 GDP - those muscles are only Photoshopped

  • Paul Berkowitz
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StatsSA released its GDP bulletin for the first quarter of 2012 on Tuesday. Growth in the economy was higher than expected, but how strong are the underlying trends? By PAUL BERKOWITZ.

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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Goodbye 2014: It was the worst of times


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By GILAD ISAACS & BEN FINE

Op-Ed: The Minimum Wage Debate - the old cheap labour system will get us nowhere


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By AFRICA CHECK

Africa Check: Do crime levels spike in South Africa over the festive season?


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By Richard Poplak

First we take your gold, then we take your money: The EFF’s first National People’s Assembly ends with a revolutionary warning


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Cyril finds Madiba magic: The morality ticket to the top




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By Richard Poplak

Burning Berets: The EFF People's Assembly takes a turn


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By Richard Poplak

Painting South Africa Red: Notes from the EFF's national assembly


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By Richard Poplak

EFF Top Six: How the big guns voted


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Left Revival: United Front takes flight as UDF 2.0, but fails to ignite


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By GroundUp

GroundUp Photo Essay: Empty medicine shelves of a Gauteng hospital


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By Greg Nicolson

In pictures: The EFF elective conference begins




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By Richard Poplak

“I Am Everywhere”: The Omniscient Julius Malema, and his wonderful electoral conference


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By AFRICA CHECK

Africa Check: Does South Africa face an electricity grid collapse?


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By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter

Dame Janet Suzman apologises for racist remark about black theatregoers


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By Rebecca Davis

South Africa 2014: Let’s have the good news


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By Russell Pollitt

Op-Ed: World Social Forum on Migration – a monumental foul-up


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Cyril takes the wheel: Deputy President becomes firefighter-in-chief




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By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter

Right of Response: Ivanplats' statement on Mogalakwena Municipality


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By GroundUp

GroundUp: Unions should rescue TAC – Zackie Achmat


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By Raymond Suttner

Op-Ed: Rebuilding democracy - time to use our own power!


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By Stephen Grootes

Malema's greatest test so far


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Eskom and the power crises: Anti-Utopia beckons


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By Rebecca Davis

2014 South African Person of the Year: 2nd Runners-up, Oscar Pistorius and Shrien Dewani




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By Richard Poplak

2014 South African Person of the Year: Julius Sello Malema


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By Marianne Thamm

The killing of Anni and freedom of Shrien Dewani


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By Greg Nicolson

Eskom: Defending the indefensible is the hardest thing to do


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By Dirk de Vos

Analysis: The long goodbye to cheap and abundant electricity


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

2014: The year of changing political tides


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By Rebecca Davis

A global gathering of unionists – but what of Cosatu’s woes?




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