Economy

COVID-19: Economic meltdown the price – skills and trade the answer

Manufacturing is very prone to COVID-19, with many small businesses closing without credit to sustain them. Many had problems as far back as 2015 as they faced changing in markets and also disruptions from electricity and less investment confidence in the South African economy.

Dubai gives the green light to reopen gyms, movie theaters and other non-essential businesses as lockdown lifting continues

Key Points: The Dubai government announced new measures to lift restrictions on businesses, allowing gyms, movie theaters, leisure...

Africa’s free trade area is delayed by the coronavirus, but experts say it’s vital to recovery

Key Points: The AfCFTA, which was due to be implemented on July 1, will be the largest free...

How Africa can corner a tenth of the world battery metals market – if being brave favours Fortune!

“I can say, do we have a good business: yes. Are we in distress? No. We have a lot of work to do things are going to get worse before they get better.”

S&P predicts the South African economy to shrink 4.5% in 2020

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings on Friday said it projects South Africa’s economy to shrink by 4.5% this year as a...

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