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South Africa Economy Stumbles into Recession Print E-mail
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Aug 25, 2014, 09:39 PM

Nationwide labor strikes, rising crime rates and protectionist sentiments are pushing the South Africa economy into a tailspin.

According to the BBC News, "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 has enjoyed higher economic growth rates in prior years, but a recession looms ahead.

As reported by the BBC, "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."

South Africa, the land of diamond and gold mines, appears to be losing its luster.

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