SABC News captures their voices in this weekly feature, COVID-19 Frontline Workers. This week, Digital News Producer Lebo Tshangela speaks to a restaurant manager of one of Gauteng’s biggest Italian eatery about his experience with the coronavirus during the nationwide lockdown.
The Tourism Department has appealed to the sector to be more reasonably priced to accommodate locals .The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane hosted a World Tourism Day celebration at the Cradle of Humankind in Gauteng on Suday.
American Airlines AAL.O said on Friday it has secured a $5.5 billion government loan and could tap up to $2 billion more in October depending on how the U.S. Treasury allocates extra funds under a $25 billion loan package for airlines.
G7 finance ministers on Friday backed an extension of a G20 temporary freeze in debt payments and recognized the need for broad debt relief in the future, while taking aim at G20 member China over a lack of transparency in its lending.
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has sought to assure mining unions that they are working on a plan to retrieve a container – which collapsed underground with three mine workers inside at the Lily Mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga, in February 2016.
Asian shares rose on Friday after robust US housing data supported a late tech-driven rally on Wall Street, with investors picking up the pieces a day after a broad regional index posted its biggest daily loss in more than three months.
Britain’s government launched scaled-back job support on Thursday for workers hit by the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, but warned not everyone could be helped during an economic meltdown that is threatening millions of jobs.