Five Newsworthy Things in SA 22nd January 2024:

News in South Africa 22nd January: 1. High interest rates crushing households: Economist and independent analyst Dr Roelof Botha said the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) high interest rates have created a “self-inflicted pandemic” in the country as households struggle to get by. Botha’s comments were made in light of the Altron FinTech Household Resilience Index for […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 26th July 2023:

News in South Africa 26th July: 1. Food price relief: South Africa’s food inflation should continue to decline, despite new risks facing agriculture in South Africa. According to Stats SA, Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) cooled from 6.3% in May to 5.4% in June – the lowest reading since 5.0% in October 2021. Crucially, annual inflation […]

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