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GDP in the fourth quarter of 2019 decreased by 1,4%

South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 1,4% in the fourth quarter of 2019.1The transport, storage and communication industry decreased by 7,2% and contributed -0,6 of a percentage point to GDP growth. Decreased economic activity was r…

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Volvo’s truck driving school empowers women

South Africa has about 14,000 road deaths per year. Volvo’s heavy-duty truck driving school, Iron Women, is actively working towards changing these figures.The Iron Women programme is aimed at training women to become heavy-duty truck drivers.This is b…

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