/ 6 July 2022

Relief: Government must guard SA’s poor against inflation’s assault

South African Economy As Inflation Hits 14 Month High
South Africa's consumer food inflation quickened to 9.0% in November, from 8.8% in the previous month. (Guillem Sartorio/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
It could prove difficult for government to loosen its grip on the public purse, but economists say the current extraordinary circumstances require intervention

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