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SAA in the air to repatriate foreign nationals 

2 Apr 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane    2
Thousands of of foreigners have been stuck in SA since the government announced a national lockdown.

Nersa throws municipalities a curve ball

2 Apr 2020 /  Moneyweb   2
Comment invited on draft tariff guideline.

SA wind industry queries legality of Eskom’s force majeure

2 Apr 2020 /  Paul Burkhardt, Bloomberg   1
Eskom said producers will be compensated for lost revenue by having their contracts extended by the amount of time lost.

Quantum Foods warns of 38% drop in first-half profit

2 Apr 2020 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters  
As its egg business takes a hit.

Rand recovers after plunging to all-time low

2 Apr 2020 /  Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, Reuters   1
South Africa has imposed some of the toughest restrictions on the continent to try to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

South Africa needs ‘hundreds of thousands’ of virus tests – health minister

2 Apr 2020 /  Alexander Winning, Reuters   2
To understand the true number of infections.

Exec salaries: Will a cut boost morale?

2 Apr 2020 /  Ann Crotty   5
Exec skills will be critical in coming months, but the work of millions of front-line workers will be essential – and dangerous.

Balancing act required to ensure economy doesn’t grind to a halt

2 Apr 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane    23
And that revenue isn't severely impacted, as SA battles the twin impact of being junked and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Interest rate cut won’t turn around property market – Rode

2 Apr 2020 /  Suren Naidoo   6
Not enough to 'cancel out the deleterious effect of the recession, which has been exacerbated by Covid-19'.

Rand roiled by rising South African growth fears

1 Apr 2020 /  Mfuneko Toyana and Tanisha Heiberg, Reuters  
Among the biggest fallers were gold mining shares, with Gold Fields and AngloGold Ashanti.

Discovery, Vodacom set up online virus consultation service

1 Apr 2020 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters  
Discovery had already set up an online service for its own customers but had put it on ice due to a regulatory hold-up. Now it will be open for anyone.

Rupert donation to inspire SMEs to ‘pay it forward’

1 Apr 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk   3
A new initiative will create an entity to assist businesses for many years to come.

Eskom could buy less power from wind farms during lockdown

1 Apr 2020 /  Alexander Winning, Reuters  
Eskom has relatively little of its own "flexible generation" capacity, which can be ramped up or down easily.

Fitch, Moody’s downgrade SA banks to junk

1 Apr 2020 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters   2
It said the lenders' overall sovereign exposure, including loans to often troubled state-related entities, averaged at 176% of their capital bases.

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