After a gruelling year in which some companies were temporarily shut, and others sent employees en masse to work from home or rolled out safety protocols overnight for onsite staff — not to mention cash crunches and debt — CEOs are taking a well-earned break.

Themba Mkhwanazi, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, said: "It's been a gruelling year for us all. So many friends and colleagues have been ill or lost loved ones to Covid that I think these holidays will be a time for reflection and giving thanks for our blessings."..

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