Denel is making ventilators, and may turn its casspirs into ambulances

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Denel says it is switching from making weapons to manufacturing medical ventilators that can save lives.

From fresh bread to food tasting, SA retailers have dumped open food amid the Covid-19 crisis

2020-04-02 07:22

Science says open food isn’t contagious – but South African retailers aren’t taking chances.

Pick n Pay rolls out coronavirus perspex screens at till points in 300 stores

2020-04-01 14:07

Customers are also being asked to queue and shop with a trolley, to ensure physical distancing at all times.

BOOK EXTRACT | Bruce Whitfield: South Africa isn't just unequal - it's unfair

2020-04-01 05:01

South Africa is a fundamentally unfair country, writes Bruce Whitfield in his new book, The Upside of Down.

Powering through Covid-19

2020-03-30 17:52

As South Africa prepares for the inevitable economic fallout of a 21-day lockdown, David McKay takes a look at how the mining industry will cope with this drastic measure.

Flu vaccines can help fight Covid-19 - but South Africa doesn't have enough

2020-03-29 14:25

Experts encourage the use of the flu vaccine, although it's ineffective against the novel coronavirus, saying it will reduce health system pressure and clear up confusion relating to symptoms.

Stronger tomorrow than today

2020-03-26 10:34

Schalk Louw points out those fiscal and monetary measures that will likely soften the blow to South African consumers as the country navigates the current crisis.

Please keep donating blood during lockdown, say blood services – here’s where and how you can

2020-03-26 10:07

New Covid-19 imposed deferrals will apply for safety.

Why South Africans should get the flu vaccine now to help the fight against Covid-19

2020-03-24 21:49

The regular flu vaccine won't stop the novel coronavirus – but it can prevent confusion from similar symptoms.

Toys R Us implements 'Preggie Hour' for expectant mothers amid coronavirus concerns

2020-03-23 15:27

Preggie Hour will be carried out every Monday and Thursday morning from 08:30 to 09:30.


A SA biotech company is making disinfectant from orange juice – and it kills viruses

2020-04-03 10:59

It’s meant for the general health industry and can be used on surfaces, medical equipment and uniforms.

Lockdown | 'Selfish in their nature' - Lesufi slams schools for refusing to accommodate homeless

2020-04-01 14:18

The homeless in Gauteng are being sheltered in tents at various sites, as several public schools with boarding facilities have refused to house those who are destitute during the lockdown, Gauteng acting social development MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

UWC goes virtual with its 2020 graduation ceremony amid lockdown

2020-04-01 12:16

Not to be outshone, graduates took to social media with some ingenious adaptations.

The advantage of permanent capital

2020-03-31 10:55

As the global investor panic routed markets, those not beholden to investor flows should refocus on the long term.

WATCH | No social distancing or cops as hundreds queue at busy Sassa paypoint in Mamelodi

2020-03-30 13:53

Hundreds of people queue for social grants at the Denlyn shopping complex in Mamelodi, Pretoria, with no police presence and a lack of social distancing amid the lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Webcams reveal South Africa’s eerie, empty traffic hotspots on day 1 of lockdown

2020-03-27 10:17

As South Africa began its 21-day lockdown to cut off the spread of the novel coronavirus the streets of South Africa are eerily quiet.

The carnage of corona

2020-03-26 10:21

As South Africa enters a three-week lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, government and the private sector are braced for the crippling consequences it will have on our already weak economy. But the measures being put in place can only do so much.

Eskom maintenance not affected by Covid-19 so far – expects to be impacted by lockdown

2020-03-25 11:06

Once lockdown starts it does expect its maintenance programme to be affected.

Here's how much Rupert, Oppenheimer will be worth after donating R1 billion each

2020-03-24 06:25

The money will be used for small businesses and their staff.

A Cape Town sunglass company is now making ‘fashion-forward’ face masks to stay afloat

2020-03-20 11:24

Like other simple face masks, they serve as a reminder not to touch your face, just with a touch of fashion – but do not protect against the novel coronavirus.

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