Senegal’s airlines struggle as Covid-19 stops people flocking to beaches and forests

The government said the suspension of all flights in and out of Senegal would be extended until June 30

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The AfCFTA needs to be part of the Covid-19 recovery in Africa

The pandemic has pushed out the effective start of the African Continental Free Trade Area, giving us time to get it right, writes Faizel Ismail

PIC extends Matshepo More’s suspension, despite inquiry clearing her

The CFO of the Public Investment Corporation was suspended in March 2019 for irregularities related to the PIC’s investment in Ayo Technology

ConCourt dismisses EFF, Mkhwebane’s appeal against Sars ‘rogue unit’ interdict

The Court said it was not persuaded that the high court misdirected itself on the facts during an earlier judgment, but set aside personal cost order against ...

Liberty Life’s earnings expected to drop 20%

The financial services group has also withdrawn its 2020 profit guidance due to the coronavirus pandemic

Workplaces must comply with Covid-19 safety protocols, says labour minister

Thulas Nxesi says employers will be compelled to quarantine employees if necessary, and workplaces will be closed if they do not comply

MARKET WRAP: JSE weaker ahead of Trump’s China announcement

Trump has said his administration is ‘not happy’ with Beijing, and is expected to announce new US policies regarding China later in the day

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Van Vuuren resigns as Jasco CEO after 12 years

The company says its business units ‘have been impacted’ by Covid -19, which it has been able to mitigate in various ways

Backlog of more than 96,000 awaiting coronavirus tests

As global demand for screening increases, SA is not alone in not being able to get Covid-19 test kits

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BAT goes to court to fight continued ban on tobacco sales

The ban on the sale of cigarettes has been particularly controversial as the president had first announced that they would be sold under level 4 of the lockdown

Bell Equipment says sales down 30% due to the lockdown

The manufacturer and distributor of heavy equipment has reduced its planned production capacity and volumes due to the lockdown

Quantitative easing not an appropriate tool for SA, says Kganyago

The debate about QE has intensified in light of the unprecedented effect of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown

Finbond denies investors a dividend on Covid-19 concerns

Finbond expects the economic fallout from the virus to weigh on its 2021 financial performance

Cape Town faces a dire ICU bed shortage

Western Cape has reported 65% of SA’s tally of approximately 26,000 Covid-19 cases

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