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Ramaphosa extends national lockdown till end of April, takes a pay cut

By: African News Agency      Updated 7 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday announced a two-week extension of South Africa's current national lockdown to slow the spread of the Covid-19... 

Ramaphosa extends national lockdown till end of April, takes a pay cut
President Cyril Ramaphosa

Too early to comment on when mining will resume – Minerals Council

By: Martin Creamer     9th April 2020 Comment on when mining industry operations will resume is premature but what is certain is that when resumption does occur, it will not be business... 

Mpumalanga govt launches Covid-19 command centre, app

By: Yvonne Silaule     9th April 2020 Mpumalanga Premier Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane has launched the province’s first Covid-19 Command Centre and a tracking App, in Mbombela, on Thursday.... 

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Working during  a pandemic

Working during a pandemic

Updated 4 hours ago Flattening the curve, as Harvard Kennedy School’s Ricardo Hausmann pointed out in a recent presentation, means that there will be fewer cases of... 

The big asks Africa needs to table with the IMF and World Bank: here's the list

The big asks Africa needs to table with the IMF and World Bank: here's the list

9th April 2020 The coronavirus and its economic consequences have caused economic tsunamis in every country in the world. The scale of the onslaught will dominate... 

Investing in research is South Africa's best insurance policy against crises

Investing in research is South Africa's best insurance policy against crises

9th April 2020 As the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads around the world, causing the disease COVID-19, it is becoming ever clearer that the solutions to this pandemic... 

How Africa has developed its scientific research capabilities

How Africa has developed its scientific research capabilities

9th April 2020 Africa’s preparedness for containing the spread of Covid-19 is determined by several factors. So far the focus has been on Africa’s weak health... 

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Climate Change Finance and Water: Closing the Gap

Climate Change Finance and Water: Closing the Gap

9th April 2020 We all know that water is an important natural resource needed for life to exist; it has many uses including agricultural, industrial, household,... 

Dignity Not Destitution – An ‘Economic Rescue Plan For All’ To Tackle The Coronavirus Crisis And Rebuild A More Equal World

Dignity Not Destitution – An ‘Economic Rescue Plan For All’ To Tackle The Coronavirus Crisis And Rebuild A More Equal World

9th April 2020 New analysis shows the economic crisis caused by coronavirus could push over half a billion people into poverty unless urgent and dramatic action... 

Guidelines On Personal Protective Equipment For Government For Government Employees And The Public

Guidelines On Personal Protective Equipment For Government For Government Employees And The Public

9th April 2020 These general measures to prevent infection MUST always be adhered to. Always adhere to the Golden Rules: 

Confronting the Macroeconomic Challenges of Climate Change: The Road Ahead for the IMF

Confronting the Macroeconomic Challenges of Climate Change: The Road Ahead for the IMF

7th April 2020 This paper was written as background for a seminar with the IMF and climate experts that CGD co-sponsored with the European Climate Foundation... 

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Statements

Statement on Mayor Speelman Offensive Speech to Members of the SANDF

Statement on Mayor Speelman Offensive Speech to Members of the SANDF

9th April 2020 The South African Human Rights Commission (the Commission) is aware and is taking action relating to a video circulating on social media in which... 

Ntokozo Mbambo partners with Telkom to deliver an anointed Easter Sunday praise and worship on Telkom Plus

Ntokozo Mbambo partners with Telkom to deliver an anointed Easter Sunday praise and worship on Telkom Plus

9th April 2020 t is not Easter as usual to the South African faith-based community this year due to the national lockdown following the Covid-19 outbreak. But... 

U.S. Repatriation Flights Take Off

9th April 2020 This afternoon, two repatriation flights for citizens of the United States departed South Africa. The first left at approximately 2:35pm from the... 

FEDUSA Calls on Minister of Labour to Compel Employers to Assist Workers with Accessing UIF COVID TERS Benefits

FEDUSA Calls on Minister of Labour to Compel Employers to Assist Workers with Accessing UIF COVID TERS Benefits

9th April 2020 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) is totally saddened and disappointed that several employers in the private sector are failing to... 

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Press Offices

Post Covid-19 property market solutions

Post Covid-19 property market solutions

9th April 2020 Under the current shutdown as a result of Covid-19, the South African property market has not been left unaffected. But looking to the future,... 

A Stretch for Medical Schemes – Pro-active steps by Board of Trustees of Medical Schemes in South Africa

A Stretch for Medical Schemes – Pro-active steps by Board of Trustees of Medical Schemes in South Africa

9th April 2020 Medical schemes, in terms of Regulation 29 of the Medical Schemes Act, 1998, as amended (MSA), are required to maintain a minimum of 25% of the... 

Is your business ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Is your business ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

9th April 2020 Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, informing how we live, work and interact with the world. And the next stage of this evolution – known as... 

Working In A Pandemic: What Is A Safe And Healthy Workplace?

Working In A Pandemic: What Is A Safe And Healthy Workplace?

9th April 2020 An employer which has been issued a permit as a provider of essential goods or services is legally entitled to continue operations during the... 

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