President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the further easing of level 3 lockdown restrictions, allowing over 500,000 more people to return to work in sectors that include hotels,  personal care services, restaurants and cinemas.

Ramaphosa’s televised speech came amid souring sentiment in boardrooms of companies that have been locked down for more than 80 days and acknowledged that the government’s R500bn package to provide a soft landing for business and employees losing their income was not enough...

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