Five Newsworthy Things in SA 6th September 2022:

News in South Africa 6th September: 1. Cost of living crisis: The South African government is debating the merits of introducing another relief package for citizens hard-hit by the recent economic turmoil in the country. The country is facing a cost of living crisis, which has already led to unrest and protest action. Cabinet began […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 11th July 2022:

News in South Africa 11th July: 1. Riot risks rising: Top business and government officials have warned that South Africa is set to face a repeat of the July 2021 riots as very little has been done to address the issues facing the country over the last year. Business Unity South Africa chief executive Cas […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 4th July 2022:

News in South Africa 4th July: 1. Basic food prices up 15%: The latest¬†Household Affordability Index¬†from the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice & Dignity Group shows that the price of a basic household food basket is up by 13.6% year-on-year in June. This basket now costs R4 688 and is a R560 increase from a year ago. […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 30th March 2022:

News in South Africa 30th March: 1. Covid-19 deaths under-reported: The national Department of Health, in what appears to be a significant departure from its previous position, admitted this week that government may be under-reporting deaths from Covid-19.  Previously, the department was apparently dismissive of compelling research that showed significant excess deaths – a higher […]

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