Category: Business & Economics

Podcast: The week in Politics

Podcast: The week in Politics (Sept 2018) Quinton Mtyala, Independent Media Political Editor and Siyabonga Mkhwanazi, Independent Media Parliamentary Correspondent discuss the last week of September in Politics. The topics discussed include the Commission of Enquiry into State Capture, the Nugent Commission of Enquiry into…

Consumers can breathe a bit

South Africa’s headline consumer inflation slowed to a lower-than-expected 4.9% year-on-year in August 2018, from 5.1% in July 2018. Most analysts expected inflation to rise to 5.2% during August 2018. Part of the reason for the drop in headline inflation was a decline in the fuel…

Making the national alcohol policy alive: The role of the private sector

Zambia is among the few countries that have successfully developed a National Alcohol Policy (NAP) through an inclusive multisectoral process involving the public and the private sectors and the civil society. This strategy ensures that the human-centred approach becomes the overarching response strategy in responding…