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South Africa: economic uncertainty remains despite Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC election

While Cyril Ramaphosa’s election at the helm of the African National Congress (ANC) is potentially an important turning point for South Africa, a considerable uncertainty remains, an expert said early this week. Firstly, because Cyril Ramaphosa will not be the country’s president until Jacob Zuma steps down or until the next general election in 2019, […]

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Concern as South Africa’s accommodation business continues to decline

Travel and tourism authorities in South Africa this week have expressed concern about the continuous decline in performance of accommodation businesses despite the slightly recovery of the sector from years of misery and below performance. The industry segment comprises three-star and five-star luxury hotels, lodges, budget accommodation, among others. The accommodation sector performed below normal […]

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