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Africa a few weeks from height of coronavirus storm, says UN

Mar 29 2020 16:14

Africa is two to three weeks away from the worst of the coronavirus storm and needs $100 billion to bolster preventative measures, says the UN Economic Commission for Africa.

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Mills Soko | China's coronavirus combat shows decisive leadership important

Mar 29 2020 12:58

China's success in addressing the coronavirus crisis speaks to the importance of decisive leadership in dealing with a crisis, says prof. Mills Soko.

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Go to SAcoronavirus.co.za for official government updates on Covid-19

Mar 27 2020 11:11

For official South African government updates on the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and Covid-19, go to SAcoronavirus.co.za.

 

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Mills Soko | China's coronavirus combat shows decisive leadership important

China's success in addressing the coronavirus crisis speaks to the importance...

Opinion

Daniel Silke | A black swan and a downgrade will test SA

It was perhaps naive to think that the last remaining ratings agency keeping...

Opinion

OPINION | How exemptions to the Competition Act help the fight against coronavirus

Several players in the sector will not be in contravention of the Competition...

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EXPLAINER | What if I can't pay my rent during lockdown?

Attorney Liad Hadar explains if, and when, there are exemptions to paying...

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Competition body prohibits merger of OLX South Africa and WeBuyCars

Mar 27 2020 12:11

The Competition Tribunal says it will provide its reasons 'in due course'.

Delays and shattered hopes: Uganda still waiting for oil riches

Mar 27 2020 13:26

It was the promise of oil - billions of barrels of black gold, discovered locked beneath Lake Albert - and the riches to follow that brought electricity to Buliisa.

Thabi Leoka | Counting the economic cost of the coronavirus

Mar 26 2020 16:26

Government has designed a number of interventions to cushion the blow of steps taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. But the economic cost of doing this - while undoubtedly less than the human cost of leaving it unchecked - remains staggering, says Thabi Leoka.

Could coronavirus give SA (another) breather from Moody's junk status?

Mar 26 2020 21:46

The unprecedented lockdown of the country due to the spread of the coronavirus may offer the country a reprieve from a much-anticipated ratings assessment by ratings agency Moody's, in what could see the country dodging a downgrade to junk status.

Would you try to trademark the coronavirus in your brand? Some SA companies have

Mar 27 2020 05:02

Some South African companies have already applied to have coronavirus-related brands registered.

Gold is in demand - but with top suppliers in lockdown, who will produce it?

Mar 27 2020 06:01

South Africa’s Rand Refinery, the continent’s only gold refiner and one of the oldest globally, will continue to operate at reduced capacity during a national lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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