Five Newsworthy Things in SA 15th January 2024:

News in South Africa 15th January: 1. Massive electricity price hike: Despite having the worst year of load shedding in 2023, and many analysts noting it is firmly here to stay in 2024, South Africans must prepare for another double-digit Eskom tariff increase this year. In December 2023, the High Court of South Africa rejected […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 28th November 2023:

News in South Africa 28th November: 1. Over 1000 businesses closed in 2023: Data from Stats SA shows that 136 businesses closed their doors in October. According to Stats SA, the 120 businesses closed down voluntarily, while 16 did so on a compulsory basis. This means that over 1,376 businesses have been liquidated since the […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 22nd November 2023:

News in South Africa 22nd November: 1. Inflation rises ahead of SARB decision: South Africa’s annual consumer price inflation (CPI) rose slightly in October, reaching the upper end of the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) target range. StatsSA announced today that annual CPI was 5.9% in October 2023, up from the 5.9% recorded in September […]

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