Tag Archives: Food Security

SA consumer inflation hits five-year high at 5.9%

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAndries Mahlangu, Business Day, 19 January 2022 Consumer inflation rose to its highest level in five years in December, backing the case for a potential increase in interest rates as soon as next Thursday when the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy … Continue reading

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Flood damage to KZN farms estimated to cost billions of rands

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNhlanhla Mabaso, Eyewitness News, 13 January 2022 The Agriculture Department in KwaZulu-Natal says the cost of damage to farms affected by severe weather conditions and flash flooding in the province is estimated at billions of rands. Read More

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No respite for your pockets, as food prices continue to rise

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 4 January 2022 While the country gears up to ensure that 2022 goes better financially than the past two years, South Africa’s poorest citizens are still battling to put food on the table, with the food … Continue reading

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Hefty fuel price decrease announced for Wednesday

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintCitizen Reporter, 3 January 2022 The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has given motorists a bit of reprieve by announcing a hefty cut in fuel prices, effective from midnight on Tuesday. Read More

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Fishing rights allocation: Government reopens applications

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintThe Citizen, 29 December 2021 Government has announced the re-opening of the Online Application System for the Fishing Rights Allocation Process (FRAP) for registered users and current applicants only. Read More

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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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