Relief for eThekwini businesses hit by pandemic and unrest

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eThekwini mayor Mxolisi Kaunda.
eThekwini mayor Mxolisi Kaunda.
Phumlani Thabethe

eThekwini Municipality has introduced a number of initiatives for businesses that have suffered from the double whammy of the Covid-19 pandemic and civil unrest.

The initiatives implemented by the municipality include tax rebates, rental holidays, debt relief, spaza funds and other administrative support.

Njabulo Msweli, chairperson of the Durban Traders Association, said many shops that were torched during the unrest have had trouble accessing relief funds.

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