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Is South Africa heading towards recession?

Investors in South Africa are preparing for the release of the latest economic figures, which could show that Africa's second largest economy has tipped into a recession.

South Africa was last in recession in 2008, at the height of the global financial crisis. By 2011 it had made a substantial recovery, but now there is a possibility it will slip back.

Lerato Mbele reports for Africa Business Report.

  • 22 Aug 2014
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