August’s CPI figures decrease to 7.6%

LOCAL The country’s annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of August decreased to 7.6% from 7.8% in July 2022. Statistics South Africa says month-on-month CPI increased to 0.2%. It says the main contributors to inflation were food and non-alcoholic beverages, housing, utilities and transport. Food and non-alcoholic beverages[…]

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Mutton, beef producer prices decrease

The Red Meat Producer’s Organisation (RMPO) says the producer prices of mutton and beef have decreased. RMPO Chairperson, Koos van der Ryst says lamb is currently more than 15 % lower than a year ago. He says a kilogram of Class A lamb is produced at R79. 18, including VAT.[…]

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Parents to be vigilant against diarrhoea

The City of Cape Town’s Health Department has stepped up its vigilance for diarrhoea cases among children as summer temperatures rise. The period from November to May is dubbed diarrhoea surge season as it coincides with an increase in the number of diarrhoea cases because of the warmer weather which[…]

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VOC Summer Festival, your one stop FOOD shop

In case you missed it, on Friday evening, the VOC Summer Festival 2016 kicked off with an exciting start. Following grueling months of planning, festival goers were treated to the annual opening of the festival at the Vygieskraal Stadium, after which the eating began! The stadium, filled with an array[…]

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D6 cookbook launched

As South Africa reflects on the 50th year since the declaration of District Six as a White Group Area in 1966, there was something good to celebrate this week with the launch of the District Six Museum’s Huis Kombuis Food and Memory Cookbook, a fitting tribute to the rich legacy of[…]

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