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COVID-19: SA sees decline in formal sector jobs in first quarter of 2020

In its latest Quarterly Employment Statistics update, Stats SA has announced that formal non-farm employment decreased by 3000 in the first quarter of 2020. It is expected that the second quarter will see a plunge in employment on the pandemic’s economic fallout. Annabel Bishop, Chief Economist at Investec joins CNBC Africa for more.