The cash-strapped SA Post Office (Sapo) is unable to pay rent for some of its premises and service providers, leaving many, especially small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) in a bind at a time when Covid-19 has already dealt a blow to the economy.

The Post Office, which has unpaid invoices totalling R638m, has admitted that it is battling to pay its creditors and is servicing debt according to a priority schedule, which it says is being communicated to all service providers...

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