While the lockdown has had dire financial consequences for many, it has also stimulated the growth of new business registrations as entrepreneurs changed their strategies and business plans to survive, says FNB.
South Africa’s state-owned pipeline operator said it’s cleaning up a crude oil spill in the eastern city of Durban that was caused by attempted fuel theft, a practice that’s been ongoing despite measures taken by the company.
Amid growing passenger numbers, OR Tambo International Airport has on Wednesday (21 October) reopened the open-air Piazza parking area for pick-ups by taxis, e-hailing services and public transport vehicles.
The five blue diamonds, known as the Letlapa Tala Collection, were mined within the space of one week’s production in September at the group’s Cullinan mine.
Economy showing signs of recovery.
Transnet Pipelines has had over 80 incidents of fuel theft this financial year.
This is ‘a strong start for the EU’s multi-year mission,’ said Konstantin Veit
Asian markets rose Wednesday on signs US lawmakers are edging towards agreeing a new stimulus for the struggling economy, while hopes for a vaccine helped temper worries about surging virus infections around the world.
Tokyo shares closed higher Wednesday on renewed hopes for a US stimulus package that also fuelled gains on Wall Street, and optimism over the development of coronavirus vaccines.
European stock markets were steady at the start of trading on Wednesday following gains in Tokyo.
R256 million to keep Joburg field hospital open until January – despite admitting only 5 patients in October
The Gauteng Health Department says that the Nasrec field hospital will remain open until January 2021, despite only five patients being admitted to the facility in October.
Hong Kong stocks finished Wednesday morning with gains following a US rally fuelled by hopes US lawmakers could be edging towards a new stimulus package.
Global food prices have jumped nearly 8% since May.
Reported a 75.5% fall in first-half trading profit.
E-hailing companies Uber and Bolt have both raised concerns around government’s planned introduction of Economic Regulation of Transport Bill.
Bourse will draw on the R13.5m to pay any costs incurred in future enforcement actions.