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SA women have a lot on their plate and little to eat as prices soar

A new household affordability index report shows the average food basket increased by nearly R200 in five months

Senior reporter

Struggling SA women are eating less, borrowing money, not repaying their debt and selling anything they can to keep their families fed.

This is according to the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity Group (PEJDG), which on Wednesday released its latest household affordability index report.

It tracked food prices at 44 supermarkets and 30 butcheries in Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg and Springbok...

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