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  • Local economists warn of upside risks to unemployment, especially in hospitality and tourism, arising from the extended level 3 lockdown.
    • Note slow vaccine rollout could see unemployment reach 50% or more
  • State capture inquiry hears testimony that the state security agency (SSA) paid ex-President Zuma R4.5m a month and was used to obstruct political opponents, stop Zuma must fall protests and bribe judges to rule in his favour.
    • If true and can be supported, this could add substantial weight to the case against Zuma
  • HealthMin says SA still on course to receive its first batch of 1m vaccines by end-Jan from the Serum Institute of India (at a highly inflated price) and 500k in Feb. Says the vaccination drive will start in Feb.
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