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Zuma says South Africa to leave recession "quicker than we believe" 12:57 GMT

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma told parliament on Thursday the economy would come out of recession "quicker than we believe", his first public comments since data showed Africa's most industrialised economy was struggling.  Full Article

 
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South Africa committed to nuclear power expansion, process to be open: Zuma 13:47 GMT 

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa is committed to an "open, transparent" process to build new nuclear power plants and the government planned to go through with its plans for nuclear expansion, President Jacob Zuma told parliament on Thursday.  Full Article  

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South Africa's fiscal policy framework on track: cabinet 12:07 GMT 

(Reuters) - South Africa's government is maintaining its fiscal policy framework and is taking "systematic interventions" to address the country's economic challenges in the wake of damaging ratings downgrades, the cabinet said on Thursday.  Full Article  

 
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