Five Newsworthy Things in SA 18th August 2023:

News in South Africa 18th August: 1. Food price warning: Economists have warned that drier weather conditions and recent developments in international trade could lead to food price increases. According to Stats SA, annual inflation for food and non-alcoholic beverages – a central reason for high headline inflation – dropped from 11.9% in May to […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 6th February 2023:

News in South Africa 6th February: 1. Eskom – state of disaster: The call by the ANC for a state of disaster to be declared over the energy crisis has alarmed many across society. Organised business was also surprised by the announcement, given that only a few months ago the president said a state of disaster […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 6th September 2021:

1. Elections on schedule: The Constitutional Court has ruled that South Africa’s 2021 elections will go ahead on schedule and should be held no later than 1 November 2021. The commission is expected to make announcements relating to the electoral programme and its readiness today. This has placed the ANC in a difficult position, analysts […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 7th June 2021:

News in South Africa 7th June: 1. Record high food prices: Global food prices extended their rally to the highest in almost a decade, heightening concerns over bulging grocery bills as economies struggle to exit the Covid-19 crisis. A United Nations gauge of world food costs climbed for a 12th straight month in May, its […]

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