Five Newsworthy Things in SA 18th August 2022:

News in South Africa 18th August: 1. Latest debt index and stagnant incomes: Most South Africans have 34% less purchasing power in 2022 compared to 2016 because of stagnant incomes and cumulative inflation growth, according to the latest Debt Index. South Africans, especially the middle class, are suffering from stagnant incomes, which aren’t able to […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 21st July 2022:

News in South Africa 21st July: 1. Inflation at 13 year high: The average rate of consumer price inflation (CPI) for South Africans hit 7.4%, StatsSA said on Wednesday, the highest seen in 13 years. But that was nothing compared to the increases in some prices, making for a much harder hit depending on your fondness […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 18th November 2021:

News in South Africa 18th November: 1. Fourth Covid wave inevitable: South Africa, which has the most confirmed coronavirus cases on the continent, will likely be hit by a fourth wave of infections but its impact probably won’t be as severe as during earlier surges, new modelling prepared for the government shows. Sero-prevalence surveys and […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 21st October 2021:

News in South Africa 21st October: 1. Covid-19 cases reach 17-month lows: South Africa’s new daily confirmed Covid-19 cases – measured as a rolling 7-day average – has dropped to levels last seen in May 2020, before the country experienced its first wave of infection. South Africa has recorded a daily average of 637 new Covid-19 […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 22nd January 2021:

News in South Africa 22nd January: 1. Repo rate unchanged at 3.5%: The Reserve Bank has decided to keep rates unchanged at 3.5%, in line with the expectations of economists. Governor Lesetja Kganyago made the announcement on Thursday afternoon, following the bank’s Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) first meeting for the year this week. Two of […]

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