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Inflation outlook remains on target
Inflation outlook remains on target
The increase in the consumer price inflation (CPI) has been marginal since the beginning of 2019, but rising fuel and electricity prices are likely...
Who owns the Reserve Bank?
Who owns the Reserve Bank?
Following President Cyril Ramaphosa clarification of his intentions to nationalise the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the Mail & Guardian Data Desk decided to take a closer look at the current ownership....
Eskom’s price hike will hit jobs, place handbrake on economic growth
Eskom’s price hike will hit jobs, place handbrake on economic growth
Critics have warned Eskom’s above-inflation increase will have detrimental effects on consumers and the economy.
Nersa’s yes-no to Eskom
Nersa’s yes-no to Eskom
After being delayed by more than an hour by robust debate on what tariff increase should be given to Eskom, the National Energy Regulator of South...
Sudan is Africa’s secret crisis
Sudan is Africa’s secret crisis
I don’t normally write about Sudan. But now I have to. For the last few weeks, friends and democracy activists from the country have been sending...
Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October — Stats SA
Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October — Stats SA
Statistics SA announced on Wednesday that annual consumer price inflation had come in at 5.1% for October, 0.2 percentage points higher than the...
Zimbabwe's economic crisis deepens
Zimbabwe's economic crisis deepens
Inflation and prices are on the rise, there is a shortage of foreign exchange and supplies of fuel, food and pharmaceuticals are drying up. The...
Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation
Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation
South Africa is bracing itself for the first
SA exits recession with 2.5% GDP growth
SA exits recession with 2.5% GDP growth
South Africa's gross domestic product has rebounded with 2.5% growth for the second quarter of the year.
Butter price and supply going rancid
Butter price and supply going rancid
A seasonal low, the effects of a protracted drought, those darned Banting enthusiasts and even the Chinese could all be the reason you may struggle...
Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) left interest rates unchanged for a third consecutive meeting as it cut its inflation forecast...
Ghana moves cautiously over inflation
Ghana moves cautiously over inflation
Ghana's central bank unexpectedly raised its benchmark interest rate by one percentage point on Wednesday to keep inflation under control.

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