Buy local and save jobs

To keep SA workers in jobs we should buy South African goods, and that should intensify during the coming festive season, the writer says.
To keep SA workers in jobs we should buy South African goods, and that should intensify during the coming festive season, the writer says.
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The unemployment rate in SA is now 29.1%. To keep SA workers in jobs we should buy South African goods, and that should intensify during the coming festive season.

Businesses could buy SA-made gifts for clients and shops have special displays of local goods . One December I bought some expensive imported ginger biscuits because of the festive wrapping they were in.

SA ginger biscuits taste more lekker!

Jane Thomson, Auckland Park

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