Benchmark contracts head for weekly gains as recession fears ease
The fun and games in this innovative and rapidly changing sector will be well worth watching
Upgrade of outdated tobacco law on the way at last
The premier announced her cabinet after a meeting with the ANC’s deployment committee and its alliance partners
In a brief statement the telecom group says it has noted the interest by peer Rain in a tie-up, but no formal offer has been made
Credit bureau sees more defaults ahead as central bank increases interest rates
The improved sentiment is a result of increased merchandise export and import volumes and more new vehicles sold, Sacci report says
The monetary policy committee increases the key policy rate to 6% from 5%
Top swimmers have a rivalry that could develop into one of SA sport’s greatestt
Former world boxing champion furious over unauthorised production
The world has changed faster than we thought possible. In just a matter of weeks we’ve gone from hearing the term Covid-19 for the first time, to total country lockdown when it is on everyone’s lips. For the economy, it’s matter of deep concern. For small businesses, it’s catastrophic.
Large corporates may have deep enough pockets to survive plunges in demand, but many small businesses don’t have the luxury of accrued savings that will tide them over for the next 21 days or more. For most business owners their business is their only livelihood. For many it’s supporting staff who have nowhere else to turn for work. If these businesses crumble so too do households, families and communities...
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