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President Cyril Ramaphosa says Treasury will see to it that the country can afford vaccines, but with a strained fiscus – where will the funding come from?
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:07 pm
All passengers will still be required to quarantine for up to 10 days on arrival but the isolation period can be cut short with a negative test after five days.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 6:00 pm
Eskom however warned that while the supply situation has improved, the system remained "vulnerable and unpredictable".
Posted: January 18, 2021, 5:49 pm
Steel manufacturer Macsteel has been accused by NUMSA of using the pandemic as an excuse to boost profit margins after retrenching 99 workers.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 5:10 pm
Eskom will reduce load shedding sessions from four hours to two in certain parts of Gauteng and the North West.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 5:02 pm
As South Africa kicked off a new week with stage 2 load shedding, speculation is afoot yet again that the energy problem in the country is worse than Eskom will admit.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 11:57 am
The CEO of South African bitcoin trading planform MTI, which was provisionally liquidated in late December after it stopped paying out funds, has not been heard from in four weeks.
Posted: January 18, 2021, 8:27 am
A stronger U.S. dollar is proving to be an early test for emerging-market currencies on the eve of Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Posted: January 17, 2021, 4:44 pm
California utilities are warning that they may need to cut power to almost 280 000 homes and businesses to prevent live wires from sparking wildfires.
Posted: January 17, 2021, 3:17 pm
Institutions meeting across the world are pondering the prospect of another lost quarter amid renewed lockdowns to contain the pandemic.
Posted: January 17, 2021, 1:58 pm
Wine produced in an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank and labelled "from the land of Israel" will soon be available for sale in the United Arab Emirates, settler business leaders said.
Posted: January 17, 2021, 9:54 am
The Liquor Trader Formations want President Cyril Ramaphosa to allow offsite sales of alcohol sales with immediate effect.
Posted: January 16, 2021, 5:01 pm
Britain's economy shrank in November for the first time since the initial Covid-19 lockdown last spring, hit by a tightening of social-distancing rules.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 9:30 pm
Several international airlines have streamlined flights to SA following travel restrictions meant to limit the spread of a new Covid-19 variant fuelling an infection resurge.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 9:00 pm
The Trump administration took another swipe at China and its biggest firms on Thursday, imposing sanctions on officials and companies for alleged misdeeds in the South China Sea.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:00 pm
The streets of the capital Lisbon are deserted as Portugal enters a fresh national lockdown.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:09 pm
The former head of Transnet and Eskom has been accused of having close ties to the Gupta family.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:03 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is "obviously concerned" about the effect the alcohol ban could have on his investment drive.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:17 pm
Unless the current situation improves drastically by the end of January, the price of petrol could increase by 80 cents a litre, says the AA.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 12:13 pm
South African Breweries has cancelled a further R2.5 billion of capital investment following the third blanket ban on alcohol sales..
Posted: January 15, 2021, 11:44 am

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