I’m shopping for an apartment so I’m really in the thick of constant emigration chatter. From the astonishingly large number of apartments, houses and townhouses available for sale, I would say that Johannesburg is saying goodbye to a lot of skilled, professional people.

If you want empirical evidence — sorry, I have none. That I have no hard facts to back up my assertion and have relied entirely on anecdotal information — mostly from Twitter and Facebook — seems to be the way information is disseminated these days. ..

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