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 20th January 2022:

News in South Africa 20th January: 1. Vape industry targeted: National Treasury published a discussion paper on the intended taxation of electronic nicotine and non-nicotine delivery systems – vaping products – on December 15 last year, following the heads-up given by the Minister of Finance in the 2021 February Budget. The government had signalled its intention to start […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 30th December 2021:

News in South Africa 30th December: 1. Double J&J cuts Omicron hospital stays: Two doses of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine slashed hospitalisations caused by the omicron variant in South Africa by up to 85%, a critical finding since the shot is being increasingly relied upon across the continent, researchers said.  The results are a […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 8th November 2021:

News in South Africa 8th November: 1. Load shedding crisis: South Africa’s load shedding crisis could escalate as Eskom’s relationship with service providers, Tenova Mining and Minerals SA, has reportedly soured to the point that critical work at the Kusile power stations has stopped. A contractual dispute with Eskom has reportedly led to work on […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 22nd June 2021:

News in South Africa 22nd June: 1. Gauteng lockdown to get stricter: Premier David Makhura on Monday said he was open “to exploring” putting Gauteng under stricter lockdown if need be. “Gauteng is burning, and the province doesn’t want to send out a message that everything is OK,” Makhura warned on Monday.   He was […]

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