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Fuel levies takes shine off record drop in petrol price

Fuel levies, which are due to come into effect in April, will reduce impact of a record drop in fuel prices

8 hours ago
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Nearly 1,500 South Africans trapped abroad by Covid-19 crisis want to return home

Government is doing what it can to help citizens to sit tight safely or return home, says Naledi Pandor

9 hours ago
Five deaths in SA as Covid-19 cases rise to 1,353

However, the rate of increase of the numbers is not as much as initially expected

10 hours ago
UIF benefits to be paid out through bargaining councils and firms during lockdown

Minister Thulas Nxesi says directives have been issued to explain processes to be followed in claiming from the UIF and ‘the kinds of benefits workers are ...

10 hours ago
Medicines regulator: do not use rapid home test kits for Covid-19

The regulator says the tests are potentially inaccurate and may fail to detect the disease in its early stages, thus giving a false negative

11 hours ago
Formal jobs figures rose at the end of 2019 — before Covid-19

Economists are gloomy about jobs numbers for 2020 with the coronavirus lockdown’s effects likely to be felt in the second quarter

11 hours ago
Authorities receive record number of complaints against retailers milking Covid-19 crisis

Most of the complaints relate to hand sanitisers, face masks and toilet paper, Competition Commission says

R60m boost for community media amid Covid-19 crisis

The MDDA says it is grateful for the ‘vital contribution the community and small commercial media sector make to communities across SA’

Health officials start Covid-19 screening in Alexandra

10,000 field workers are in the Johannesburg township, where a case has been confirmed in a person who then ignored travel curbs

‘Our basic needs are covered for now’, but SA citizens stranded at Malaysia airport worry

Allan Huysamen is one of the South Africans stuck in transit at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, where he has been since March 25

Ban on virtual consults with new patients dangerous, doctors say

Unlike the rest of the world, SA will not allow medical doctors to use telemedicine for new patients during the Covid-19 pandemic

State is committed to upping salaries, says Senzo Mchunu

Statements aimed at allaying uncertainty over raises, but public sector unions are sceptical

updated 8 hours ago
Pubs and restaurants contravene lockdown rules

The CIPC says certain companies not designated  essential services have either fraudulently or negligently applied for such status

Relief measures to help you financially through the next three months

Delaying the repayment of your loan will mean you pay more interest

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