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Retail motor industry urges government to classify it…

As the vehicle and automotive component manufacturing sectors prepare to shut down their operations in line with the countrywide lockdown, the retail motor industry has urged government to classify its activities as essential services. A…

SA economy could crater up to 10% this…

Last week Capital Economics forecast a 2.5% contraction for the SA economy this year as a result of the impact of Covid-19. This was before President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown and the mass…

South Africa at its best

Something remarkable happened across South Africa on Monday evening. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the government was taking away a number of basic human rights, and he was widely applauded for it. In announcing a…

Namibia announces travel ban, partial lockdown

Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula announced on Tuesday that travel into Namibia from all countries is banned with immediate effect for a period of 30 days after the Southwest African country recorded its seventh confirmed case…

SA stocks, mining firms bounce on stimulus measures

South African stocks rebounded sharply on Tuesday, along with global markets, on new stimulus from the U.S. Federal Reserve and resource firms soared on higher palladium and platinum prices following the announcement of a 21-day lockdown.…

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