Negative effects of the Russia-Ukraine war continue to reverberate throughout Africa’s economies. Coupled with the lingering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, this is adding to higher oil and food prices. Significant price increases and supply-side challenges have been the norm since the beginning of the year. Wheat and other cereal prices rose sharply and with the expectation of higher inflation, businesses have already increased their prices for goods and services. Massive disruptions over the past two years due to the pandemic resulted in business input costs increasing by 10% to 15%. Further input costs should be expected this year as the global economy has not re-opened fully. We contacted Ruusa Nandago, an Economist from RMB Namibia for more.