Thursday’s video conference meeting between Opec and allies including Russia is expected to be more successful than their gathering in March
Countries such as the US, Germany, India and Brazil have launched help for all sectors — SA needs to follow
The International Labour Organisation says over 81% of the global workforce of 3.3-billion are now affected by full or partial workplace closures
Campaign to contain spread of virus steps up a gear as SA enters the second week of national lockdown
But, Tesco says costs are rising and uncertainty about how long the UK lockdown will continue means it can’t provide financial guidance on profit
As in the 2008 financial crisis, policymakers are focusing on shoring up the elite and not the consumers who are the actual economic recovery drivers
Many in the sector have strong balance sheets and low inventories and benefit from the multi-franchise system
The organisation says global trade will plummet up to a third this year with economic recovery being ‘prolonged and incomplete’
The lockdown should give us an appreciation of the courage, generosity, forgiveness and vision of Mandela, Sisulu and others who suffered at the hands of their oppressors.
You won’t have to go far to source this week’s luxe object of desire, it’s probably growing in your garden …
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