Quarterly South African Fact Sheet: Dec 2019

Quarterly Report: December 2019 Economics desk at the High Commission Canada   A key element of the value proposition of SACANCHAM to our members is providing current information on investment and trade opportunities between Canada and South Africa. In order to facilitate meaningful engagement, SACANCHAM will be providing the quarterly statistical information compiled by the…

South Africa’s core inflation rate falls in September

South Africa’s core inflation rate fell to the lowest in almost eight years in September, leading to a decline in the annual headline reading, which could raise pressure on the central bank to cut its benchmark rate. 23rd October 2019 BizNews By Prinesha Naidoo   Growth in core consumer prices, which excludes the cost of food, non-alcoholic beverages, fuel and…

Citizens SA:Discussion led by Chief Justice Moeng Moeng

DISCUSSION LED BY CHIEF JUSTICE MOGOENG MOGOENG ON BROADENING AND DEEPENING CITIZENS’ KNOWLEDGE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S CONSTITUTION REMARKS BY PRINCE MANGOSUTHU BUTHELEHZI MP SIGNATORY TO THE ACTIVE CITIZENS’ CHARTER AND PRESIDENT EMERITUS OF THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY Country Club Johannesburg: 26 September 2019   ‘Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, Mr James Motlatsi, Mr Bobby Godsell, active citizens. It is…

Four South African airlines grounding planes amid forced checks

Some flights rescheduled, others cancelled. Jacqueline Mackenzie, Bloomberg  /  22 October 2019 The decision to recall the aircraft follows an oversight inspection conducted by SACAA. (Image: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg) Four airlines operating in South Africa were forced to delay flights and ground some planes after inspections were carried out overnight. State-owned South African Airways and Mango were affected…