Tag Archives: Food Crisis

More misery for motorists as fuel prices reach record highs

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintTimes Live, 4 July 2022 The misery for SA motorists will continue in July with fuel prices set to reach new record levels on Wednesday. Read More

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July price hikes poised to hit hard — here’s how people are trimming budgets

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintGill Gifford, Times Live, 1 July 2022 July has arrived — the month in which consumers will be hard hit by price hikes, most notably increased electricity costs (despite load-shedding challenges) and another petrol price rise this coming Wednesday. Read … Continue reading

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Hunger, malnutrition in SA on the rise as food prices go through the roof

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 30 June 2022 Low-income consumers are being forced to remove nutritious foods from the plates of their families more often as food is simply becoming too expensive for many to buy. Read More

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South Africans are paying nearly 14% more for food than a year ago

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSuthentira Govender, Sowetan Live, 29 June 2022 Basic food and personal hygiene items are costing struggling South Africans nearly 14% more than a year ago, prompting fears of increased hunger, social instability and deterioration of health. Read More

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Consumer budgets are going to be stretched by rising prices, say analysts

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintDineo Faku, Times Live, 26 June 2022 In the week the last Covid regulations were lifted, enabling theatres, restaurants and cinemas to pack in patrons, inflation figures for May indicate that consumers will have less money to spend on leisure. … Continue reading

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Inflation rises to its highest level in five years

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNaledi Ngcobo, SABC News, 22 June 2022  The consumer price inflation increased to 6.5% in May 2022, from 5.9% in April 2022, according to data released by Statistics South Africa on Wednesday. Read More

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