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Members of the National Command Council is expected to give South Africans an update on the 21-day lockdown, aimed at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe said the main reason for the lower oil prices was due to the continuous spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus beyond China and Europe as well as the oil price war.
The award-winning publication's editor, Khadija Patel, tweeted that advertising was "going up in smoke" due to the virus.
African nations fighting the novel coronavirus face a foe as stealthy and dangerous as the microbe itself: misinformation and apathy, fuelled by deep distrust of government.
The unions said it was distressing that the airline would announce that there was not enough money to pay employees' salaries and not provide any updates or reassurances days before a national lockdown.
Eskom says it does not anticipate load shedding during the lockdown period, in part due to a major drop in demand for electricity.
Members of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster will provide updates on the nationwide lockdown, due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, at 17:00.
Absip's president Sibongiseni Mbatha said in the statement that the financial industry body welcomed the South African Reserve Bank’s intervention of cutting the repo rate by 100 basis points.
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South African Airways said in a statement that it would provide support to passengers who intend to change their travel plans and commence their journeys before the implementation of the national lockdown.
The minister said 50 000 companies employing 1.5 million workers applied to register their companies as providers of essential services through an online platform set up by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission, with 40 000 certificates awarded.
MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela says broadcast employees, including production crews, creatives and performers, will be vulnerable to the economic impact of the coronavirus lockdown as work in production winds down.
The SA Taxi statement said the payment relief for taxi owners would commence on 1 April and be available for the full month. It includes relief from monthly insurance premium payment in April but will retain their cover during this period.
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Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has said the communications regulator will consider releasing temporary spectrum relief to those that must provide communications services during lockdown.
The rise was linear for all the major indices particularly for US equity benchmarks which whipsawed between gains and losses.
Minister of Public Service and Administration Senzo Mchunu told reporters that South Africans needed to "park" any impasse when it came to any public service wage negotiations, as a more urgent challenge befell government.
'Our employees are crucial players in the task ahead,' says the group's CEO.
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Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, last week set out the regulations in terms of Section 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act, making the spreading of misinformation on Covid-19 a punishable offence.
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