Can SA’s economy afford an extra public holiday?

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Can SA’s economy afford an extra public holiday? How much does a holiday cost the economy?

CEO of Productivity SA, Mothunye Mothiba and Labour economist, Andrew Levy join us to break down the numbers.
30 Oct 2023 4PM English South Africa Business News · Investing

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