30.5.2020 06:26 pm
The tourism minister has said the hunting industry is worth billions and can aid in saving the sector as it slowly returns to full activity.
In a media briefing on Saturday evening, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane announced what lay in store for her sector with the move to alert level 3 lockdown from 1 June.
The minister also announced that failure to follow the Covid-19 regulations under level 3 will be regarded as a criminal offence.
The minister says that in May, 25 million masks were manufactured and that by the end of June another 31 million are expected to have been produced.
As South Africa moves from a prohibitive nationwide lockdown to a more collaborative alert Level 3 employers have been asked to introduce rotational and staggered working schedules in order to maintain physical distancing and to limit congestion in public transport.
An economist says the easing of certain restrictions in the move to level 3 on Monday will help the economy – with at least eight million people set to return to work – but it will take many years to ‘get out of the hole’ the country is in.
The party says SAA’s business rescue practitioners’ decision to declare that the airline should not be liquidated was motivated by Gordan.
The EFF leader has hit out at government, suggesting that black people will die because the state has not adequately prepared for the infection peak as it claims.
Drinkers will be relieved that, despite Dlamini-Zuma reportedly being heavily opposed to the sale of alcohol, liquor stores and websites will be allowed to trade between 9am and 5pm from Mondays to Thursdays.
Government looking at opportunities across the economy to try and entice investors.
The Public Investment Corporation has not had a permanent chief executive since the resignation of Dan Matjila in December 2018.
Managing director of Trafalgar Property Management Andrew Schaefer expects the rental market, under pressure even before the lockdown, to get worse.
The US law says that Hong Kong would lose the trading advantages, including lower tariffs, that it enjoys with the world’s largest economy.
The US is pressing for an independent probe into charges by whistleblowers — declared as unfounded by an internal inquiry — of alleged embezzlement and favouritism.
The party also raised their concerns after UIF hadn’t begun accepting the Covid-19 TERS applications for May, which was meant to go live on Tuesday.