7.4.2020 04:31 pm
This after certain ministers stated that their departments would be following the applicable B-BBEE Codes and prioritising female-led enterprises in the distribution of funds.
In response to stipulations regarding applications for funding from various government relief funds set up to assist small to medium enterprises during the nation's lockdown period, the Democratic Alliance has accused certain government ministers of racialising Covid-19 relief measures.
The Reserve Bank projects the lockdown period can result in a 2.6% contraction of GDP from the production side of the economy.
In an attempt to limit contact between people, the food delivery service will only accept payment by debit or credit card.
Female farmers will be prioritised and those who already receive government support will be excluded from the programme.
The company was also looking at re-purposing its Casspir, a highly versatile vehicle used extensively in conflict zones, and convert it into field ambulances.
Netflix, of course. Also teleconferencing provider Zoom, toilet paper makers – and gold.
The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita) urged the government to reconsider the nationwide ban on the sale of cigarettes.
The rand reached a record low of R19.03 against the US dollar on Friday.
Since the start of the virus crisis, Corona beer has been the punchline of jokes and memes, and an online rumour said sales in the US dropped by about 40% after the outbreak.
The iron ore producer said it had been given special clearance and they would continue mining with a reduced workforce in order to reduce the chances of transmission of the coronavirus.
Ebrahim Patel says this will prevent ports from clogging up and allow essential goods to reach South Africans.
New facility enables people to understand their risk and consult a virtual healthcare professional for evaluation and advice.