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KFC owner withholds rent from SA landlords during lockdown

Apr 06 2020 16:54

KFC-owner Yum! Brands has told landlords in South Africa that the US firm won’t be paying rent while outlets are closed during a three-week government-enforced lockdown to contain the coronavirus pandemic.


ANALYSIS | Coronavirus will have long-term impacts for business leaders. Here are the top 5

Apr 06 2020 05:00

As the Covid-19 crisis unfolds, the focus of business leaders and others has been on immediate responses and short-term time horizons. This is for good reason. Yet there are initial signs of how the crisis may be shaping longer-term assumptions about business and its context.


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OPINION | Is Covid-19 the crash we didn't see coming?

You've heard of the dot-com bubble and the housing bubble, but did you...


OPINION | Tourism in Turkey - a lesson in resilience

As the world and South Africa braces for the harsh socio-economic costs...


OPINION | Welcome to the new abnormal

Nobody was expecting a great 2020, but what we didn’t realise at the start,...


OPINION | Lockdown: A reminder of the devastating realities of inequality

Ours is a country of great contrasts, where grinding poverty exists side-by-side...


Eddie Rakabe | This time is different. The economy may not survive

While government's interventions are commendable, their scale relative...

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Pam Golding Properties cuts hours, salaries as coronavirus bites

Apr 05 2020 15:34

Property giant Pam Golding Properties will be instituting salary cuts and reduced working hours as the effect of the coronavirus lockdown takes its toll on the company.

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

Saudi Arabia, Russia push negotiations for global oil pact

Apr 05 2020 18:00

Saudi Arabia, Russia and other oil large producers are racing to negotiate a deal to stem the historic price rout, as diplomats pressed to get the U.S. to join the coalition.

Are your business' electricity costs a given? Maybe not, says expert

Apr 05 2020 14:47

Opportunity knocks for those who manage their energy consumption during lockdown, Energy Partners Intelligence executive director Mila Vicquery told Fin24.

Fresh clampdown on profiteering during coronavirus outbreak

Apr 05 2020 12:36

The Competition Tribunal can deal with matters urgently and impose pricing orders.

OPINION | Tourism in Turkey - a lesson in resilience

Apr 05 2020 14:37

As the world and South Africa braces for the harsh socio-economic costs of the Covid-19 pandemic, the tourism and hospitality sector finds itself on the frontline, says Michael Harris.



Beware debt-laden stocks

Apr 06 2020 08:55

Simon Brown explains why investors should scour their shareholdings and have a hard look at consumer-facing companies with large debt burdens.

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