Tag: Cyril Ramaphosa

Clarification on COVID-19 “hotspots” as SA moves to level 3 lockdown

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has clarified the government’s decision around the relaxation of lockdown restrictions and the classification of COVID-19 “hotspots”.

How SA’s level 3 compares to level 4 when it kicks in on June 1

On Sunday evening South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country would move from level 4 to level 3 of its phased approach to ending its lockdown on June 1.

SA to move to level 3 of lockdown on 1st June, these are the details…

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa addressing the nation this evening said the spread of COVID-19 will get worse before it gets better. He said following consultations...

SA relaxes restrictions on all e-Commerce goods except liquor & tobacco, these are the details…

The Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Ebrahim Patel, has relaxed restrictions on a wide range of e-Commerce goods

COVID-19: Most of SA to move to level 3 lockdown by end of May

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa in an address to the nation on Wednesday evening said the country is preparing for a further easing and gradual reopening of the economy.

Here’s how to apply for SA’s COVID-19 loan guarantee scheme

A multi-billion rand loan guarantee scheme announced by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa last month is now officially in operation, with the assistance of the country’s major banks, including FNB, Investec, Standard Bank and Absa.

Op-Ed: South African businesses call for urgent end to lockdown

Op-Ed: South African businesses call for urgent end to lockdown

Op-Ed: Counting the economic cost of South Africa’s lockdown

“I am concerned that our government’s lockdown approach and the subsequent economic hardship inflicted on our people will cost more lives than it can save,” writes Andrew Lapping, Chief Investment Officer at Allan Gray.
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