Things are hotting up on the war front, and the world in general, and SA in particular, cannot afford it.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 precipitated a sharp rise in oil and other commodity prices. That in turn spurred acceleration in inflation globally and a global hiking campaign unprecedented in its co-ordination, scale and speed. The global growth outlook slumped. The prospect of another stagflation-inducing conflict should worry us all...

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