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The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) found that South Africa has one of the highest business start-up failure rates in the world.


The year 2020 will forever be defined by the massive disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic had across the board and around the world, says Dr John Purchase, CEO of the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz). The immediate response in South Africa was a hard lockdown that restricted movement and any form of a gathering of people. 

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Critical skills shortages, rising crime, political instability and poor government
service delivery continue to dampen SA business growth. Grant Thornton IBR
survey for Q4 2013 reveals local concerns dramatically hampering business


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