Tag Archives: Food Crisis

Pandemic, looting mean food price hikes, Competition Commission says

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSipokazi Fokazi, Times Live, 14 September 2021 The recent violent looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng has resulted in high food prices, particularly on essential items such cooking oil, potatoes, meat and sugar. Read More

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Food poverty line now at R624: Stats SA

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEnerst Mabuza, Sowetan Live, 10 September 2021 The food poverty line increased to R624 in April this year, up from R585 the previous year, Statistics SA (Stats SA) said in its release of the National Poverty Lines 2021. Read More

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Parliamentary committee on land expropriation wraps up its work

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSipokazi Fokazi, Sowetan Live, 4 September 2021 The expropriation of land without compensation is one step closer after the parliamentary land expropriation committee adopted the bill that will amend the constitution to provide for this. Read More

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SA unemployment rate hits new record high in second quarter

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintOlivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, Times Live, 24 August 2021 SA’s unemployment rate hit a new record high of 34.4% in the second quarter of 2021 from 32.6% in the first quarter, the statistics agency said on Tuesday. Read More

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Fuel price: Another hike forecasted for September

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintCheryl Kahla, The Citizen, 16 August 2021 The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has released its most recent fuel price forecast report. Read More

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Land expropriation process deadline looming

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSiyabonga Mkhwanazi, IOL Political Bureau, 7 August 2021 The ANC does not believe there will be any further requests to extend the lifespan of the Ad Hoc Committee on Land Expropriation. Read More

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