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Political parties express concerns around branded masks

16 April 2020, 12:12 PM

The ANC and the DA have distanced themselves from the branding of surgical masks in their respective party colours.

Rand sinks further after repo rate cut

15 April 2020, 12:00 PM

The South African rand fell on Wednesday after a surprise interest rate cut by the country’s central bank, while broader emerging market risk assets retreated amid continued focus on the coronavirus outbreak.

Clothing brand produces cloth masks amid equipment shortage

15 April 2020, 8:10 AM

A well-known South African clothing brand has switched its production line to making cloth masks in response to government’s request for everyone to join the fight against the spread of the coronavirus.

IFP to contribute half a million rand to COVID-19 Solidarity Fund

11 April 2020, 6:14 PM

Inkantha Freedom Party (IFP) part has joined a number of  South Africans donors including political parties to contribute  to the Covid-19 Solidarity Fund. The Fund  has been set up to combat the spread of the virus and  support those whose lives are disrupted.

Pandemic forces postponement of Canadian F1 Grand Prix

8 April 2020, 3:01 PM

The June 14 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal joined a growing list of Formula One races postponed due to the new coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday, with the 2020 season yet to get on the starting grid.

More South Africans stranded abroad to return home from Monday: Pandor

8 April 2020, 9:43 AM

The Minister says government has so far repatriated 163 South Africans and more of them will be returning from different parts of the world from Monday. 

Commuters stranded in Nairobi as Kenyatta stops non-essential movement

7 April 2020, 8:41 PM

Commuters were on Tuesday stranded in various parts of Nairobi, Kenya as President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive stopping non-essential movement in and out the city, as well as three other COVID-19 affected areas in the country took effect.

South African stranded in Thailand shares her story

7 April 2020, 11:00 AM

The global lockdown as a result of the deadly coronavirus has meant that many South Africans remain stranded in countries around the world.

Rand remains weak against world currencies 

6 April 2020, 12:01 PM

The rand has continued to remain weak against a basket of currencies at opening trade on Monday morning.

Rand to come under more pressure: Experts

5 April 2020, 7:38 AM

Market analysts expect the rand and local stocks to come under more pressure when trading on the local bourse resumes on Monday.



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