Inflation declines slightly in April

But transport costs climb as fuel prices jump Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on May 22 that consumer price inflation declined from 4.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) in March to 4.4% y-o-y in April. A slowdown last month in inflation in the categories of alcoholic beverages & tobacco and recreation & culture countered an acceleration in price…

Governance reforms could boost Africa’s economic output by$23bn – PwC Global Economy Watch

Continent-wide analysis of African economies demonstrates positive correlation between economic growth and rising quality of governance indicators African economies could increase their output by $23bn if each economy applied governance reforms equivalent to those made by Cote d’Ivoire since 2013.The countries with the largest potential gains are those with a comparatively high GDP per head…

The State of the Insurance Market – Is your business ready to take on the risks it could face?

Businesses operate in a time of unprecedented volatility across economics, demographics and geopolitics.  More than ever you need to explore new ways to cope with evolving and inter-related complexities in a challenging business environment. Aon South Africa, a leading insurance brokerage and risk advisor, has surveyed the risk and insurance landscape and reveal their take…