Consumer Price Index (CPI) for February 2015

The headline CPI (for all urban areas) annual inflation rate in February 2015 was 3,9%. This rate was 0,5 of a percentage point lower than the corresponding annual rate of 4,4% in January 2015. On average, prices increased by 0,6% between January 2015 and February 2015. The provinces with an annual inflation rate lower than […]

Zero alcohol proposal ‘addresses wrong problem’

THE Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry has written to the Department of Transport calling for stricter enforcement of road and driving regulations rather than a zero limit for alcohol consumption. In one of the proposed changes outlined in the Draft National Road Traffic Amendment Bill gazetted last month for public comment, the department suggests […]

Stop looking for jobs – start your own business

“WE must strive to build a nation of entrepreneurs and not a nation of job seekers.” This was the message Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu gave students at yesterday’s launch of the Centre for Entrepreneurship at False Bay College, Muizenberg. The centre is a product of a five-year agreement between her department and False […]