24.5.2020 07:43 pm
Government is relaxing restrictions on everything from drinking to exercise and the hours we are allowed to be outside – but it remains bad news for smokers.
ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON SOUTH AFRICA’S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
The tourism industry has been one of the hardest hit during the Covid-19 crisis, with no travel or leisure activities permitted.
‘The accusations that are circulating are hopelessly misinformed and devoid of truth,’ says the MEC.
The utility’s CEO covered a number of challenges faced by the power utility including their response to the Covid-19 pandemic during a media briefing.
The fast-food provider says if government doesn’t continue to open parts of the economy, their business cannot sustain a delivery service for much longer.
Noach says blanket or wholesale premium relief in the medical schemes is ‘economically’ simply ‘not viable’.
Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, tattooists worked with the constant awareness of TB, hepatitis, as well as HIV for many years.
‘I’ve seen people without food, crying,’ said KZN Subsistence Fishing Forum chair Riaz Khan, ‘If the virus doesn’t kill them, then hunger will.’
Staples such as bread and cereal decreased by 0.6%, while rice decreased by 4% in the last week of April to show a -0.5% change over.
The DA has called on the MEC for economic development Morakane Mosupyoe and Premier David Makhura to provide targeted assistance to small businesses that employ many people.
Lockdown has not stopped Eskom from getting further tariff increases.
The economic consequences of the pandemic have been far-reaching forcing most businesses to cut back on costs in an attempt to survive.
The complaints have been investigated in terms of Section 8 of the Competition Act, which prohibits excessive pricing.
Despite a slight easing of South Africa’s lockdown restrictions this month, Denel is running a reduced operation.