Zimbabwe to promote trophy hunting; SA rich are getting poorer; gas powerships will be costly

Posted on 04/22/2021

In today's headlines:
*South Africa’s headline consumer price inflation has not risen as quickly as analysts have forecast. rose to 3.2% year-on-year in March from 2.9% in February, data from Statistics South Africa showed on Wednesday.
South Africa is home to over twice as many millionaires (HNWIs) as any other African country.
*The government’s decision to include three liquid natural gas powerships from Karpowership SA for emergency power is a mistake which will cost South Africa dearly in the long run, reports MyBroadband.co.za. This is the view of energy expert Chris Yelland.
*Zimbabwe plans to sell the right to shoot as many as 500 elephants for as much as $70,000 (about R1m) per animal to help fund the upkeep of its national parks, reports Bloomberg.