National Treasury has published details of tax measures aimed at cushioning small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and vulnerable firms from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. They include a tax subsidy to employers of up to R500 per month for the next four months for private sector employees earning below R6 500.
Minister of Minerals Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe says the current local and International factors will result in an adjustment for fuel prices in April.
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, says mining operations will be scaled down significantly during the 21-day lockdown announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Mine workers at the Lanxess Chrome Mine in Rustenburg, in the North West, are calling for intervention of Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe in their dispute with management.
Stage 2 loadshedding will be resumed at eight o’ clock Sunday morning after it was suspended on Saturday afternoon at five o’ clock.