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    Govt says emerging research shows smoking leads to more severe cases of Covid-19.

Travel & Leisure

Another R30m in tourism relief for tour guides

May 30 2020 18:44

An additional R30 million in coronavirus relief has been made available for tour guides, meaning some freelancers are now eligible for financial assistance.

South Africa

You may have to bet your house to get Covid-19 business loan

May 30 2020 12:14

Even though the National Treasury is guaranteeing 94% of the Covid-19 business loans scheme, banks are asking business owners to provide 100% security in some instances.

Financial Services

PIC: Eskom debt to equity swap is just one option

May 30 2020 11:05

A possible conversion of the Public Investment Corporation's bond investment in Eskom into equity is just one option on the table, the state-owned asset manager has said.


Analysis & Opinion


Khaya Sithole | Lifting restrictions won't bring back business

The lifting of the lockdown – regardless of what scientific or political...


OPINION | You're retrenched, stranded or unpaid. What happens to your retirement savings?

Economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is taking its toll on retirement...


DEEP DIVE | 6 big ideas to reshape SA's economy, Part 2

There's never been a better time to reshape SA's economy, says Michael...


HONEST MONEY | The emerging market future - and why big moves in volatile times can cost you

Making confident predictions that the rand will collapse or the JSE will...


DEEP DIVE | 6 big ideas to reshape SA's economy, Part 1

There's never been a better time to reshape SA's economy, says Michael...

In other news

Odds stacked against investment industry as Covid-19 hits pension contributions

May 26 2020 22:15

The investment industry could face one of its toughest years to date in 2020 as people are losing their jobs and cashing out their pensions to survive while companies are giving those who remain employed options to save less for retirement.

Go to 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

Eskom plan to skip pollution equipment not legally feasible

May 26 2020 21:45

Eskom's desire to avoid spending R42 billion reducing sulfur dioxide emissions at one of its power plants isn't legally feasible, says the Department of Environmental Affairs.

South Africa rations diesel after refinery shutdowns curb supply

May 26 2020 21:31

South Africa has implemented diesel rationing, as demand recovered more quickly than expected after a lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus was eased.

Tobacco ban a 'deal with the devil', undermining transformation - lobby groups

May 26 2020 18:13

The ongoing tobacco ban is setting back transformation in the business environment and disproportionately affecting black farmers and businesspeople, lobby groups have said.

Low-cost hospital group RH Bophelo lists in Rwanda

May 26 2020 18:18

RH Bophelo which now owns nine hospitals and manages six on behalf of smaller standlone hospitals hopes that East Africa investors will back its low-cost healthcare model.



Should investors join the rush?

May 28 2020 10:07

Before making the decision to invest offshore, you need to make sure the move is based on sound reasoning, advises Schalk Louw. This is the first column of his two-part series on the topic.

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