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” Figures released by Statistics SA reveal a horror story of unbelievably bad news for workers and the South African economy, said Zwelinzema Vavi on Wednesday.

“Now more than ever we need to declare that we have a national emergency. No country can survive such levels of unemployment and low growth, a situation which is made even worse by the ongoing crisis in Eskom and a drought which has caused agricultural production to fall by 16.6%,” Vavi said in a statement.

Statistics SA released its quarterly labour force survey in Cape Town on Tuesday, which showed that SA’s unemployment rate in the first quarter of 2015 was at its highest level since 2003″.

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