Look at our incredible shrinking country

28 July 2019 - 00:25 By TJ STRYDOM

Nigeria's GDP catapulted past SA's five years ago. The sudden move was mostly because of a rebasing exercise that influenced the final GDP number.

In practice it did not mean much, but it did prompt news service Reuters to change the way it refers to SA - no longer "Africa's largest economy" but "Africa's most advanced economy" instead...

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