NewsWrap: SA’s unemployment rate drops 

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SA’s unemployment rate drops 

The official unemployment rate in South Africa has dropped to 31-point-nine percent in the third quarter of 2023.
Statistics South Africa released the Quarterly Labour Force Surve y and
According to the data, the number of unemployed persons decreased by 72-thousand to seven-point-eight-million.
The number of employed persons increased by 399-thousand to 16-point-seven-million in the third quarter of this year.

World’s largest chandelier created in CT

An incredible experiential lighting piece was unveiled at Miles Beyond in Cape Town – and it is the largest of the kind in the world. The chandelier is said to be the world’s largest which took three years to complete, or 1,000 man hours, measuring 15m in length and weighing 1,000 kg’s. It will be installed at a private residence in Lagos Nigeria.

Eskom to experience projected generation shortfalls equal to two stages of loadshedding 

Eskom’s latest system report has warned that the next 52 weeks are projected to see generation shortfalls of over two-thousand megawatts.
This is equal to two stages of loadshedding.
According to the power utility, the system report features a 52-week projection, which is coded based on the expected supply and demand.

President Ramaphosa visits Qatar for two day state visit 

President Cyril Ramaphosa has traveled to Qatar on a two-day State visit to the Gulf Region.
South Africa and Qatar will next year celebrate 30 years since the relationship was established.
This visit will be President Ramaphosa’s first visit to the State of Qatar as Head of State

Written by: Keenan Williams

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