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SA consumers wise up after a year of food, fuel and electricity price hikes

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 28 December 2021 The behaviour of South African consumers changed this year: they are less confident and less loyal, switching to other brands in search of better deals. Read More

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Consumer inflation shoots up in November, highest level in over four years

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSiphelele Dludla, IOL Business News, 15 December 2021 Consumers will continue paying steep prices for goods and services as headline inflation accelerated to its highest in more than four-and-a-half years in November, driven mostly by rising transport costs. Read More

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South Africa’s economy shrinks after riots, Covid measures

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAFP, 7 December 2021 South Africa’s economy shrank for the first time in a year in the third quarter as the country was hit by riots and tighter Covid restrictions, official statistics showed on Tuesday. Read More

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SA’s economy shrinks by 1.5% in Q3 of 2021

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEyewitness News, 7 December 2021 South Africa’s economy has shrunk by 1.5% in the third quarter of this year. Read More

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Struggling South Africans are paying nearly R300 more for food than nine months ago

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSuthentira Govender, Sowetan Live, 26 May 2021 South Africans are paying nearly R300 more for the average food basket in May compared to September last year. Read More

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Load-shedding ‘cripples’ water operations in parts of Durban, leaving residents without a drop

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSuthentira Govender, Sowetan Live, 18 January 2021 The eThekwini municipality has blamed load-shedding for several areas in Durban going without water at the weekend. Read More

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