The Chairman of the African Presidential Leadership Centre, Ambassador Charles Stith, says South Africa needs to be in the business of big-picture visions for the future and the country needs to position itself as the epicentre of all things African. He joined CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi and CNBC Africa’s Head of Programming Chris Bishop to discuss today’s elections.
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.
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
“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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