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28,000 jobs lost in BCM between April and June as metro reaches 47% unemployment rate

Almost half of region's potential workforce now unemployed, figures show

The latest shocking job loss figures for Buffalo City Metro (BCM) and the Eastern Cape have unleashed a scathing salvo from the local business chamber. But BCM — the target of the wrath brought down by Lizelle Maurice, executive director of the Border-Kei Chamber of Business —  reacted to the second quarter announcement of a 28,000 jobs lost between April to June with soothing comments...

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