The rules for Alert Level 4 lockdown saw their first update on Tuesday, less than two days into the two-week minimum it is intended to last. A 50% limit on occupied rooms for hotels and bed-and-breakfasts has been lifted. So has a gatherings requirement that stores of all kinds onlyContinue Reading

News24 readers responded with anger and disappointment to the announcement that the country will implement adjusted Level 4 lockdown measures. Many were outspoken about what they believe is government incompetence that has led to this point. “I wish government had prioritized a mass vaccine rollout so that a third waveContinue Reading

The business sector is part of a push to get government to reinstate the Unemployment Insurance Fund’s Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS), which will this week be discussed at the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac). On Tuesday, Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi said that government, with businessContinue Reading