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OPINION China showed that lockdowns work

OPINION China showed that lockdowns work

Cyril Ramaphosa | 30 March 2020Cyril Ramaphosa says most effective way to contain Covid-19 is for everyone to stay at home FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT Dear Fellow South African, As we begin the first full week of the nation-wide lockdown to combat the coronavirus pandemic that is devastating the world, we are grateful for […]

Coronavirus: Wuhan to ease lockdown as world battles pandemic

Coronavirus: Wuhan to ease lockdown as world battles pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic The lockdown in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the global coronavirus outbreak began, will be partially lifted on 8 April, officials say. Travel restrictions in the rest of Hubei province, where Wuhan is located, will be lifted from midnight on Tuesday – for residents who are healthy. A single new case of the […]

Coronavirus: What we still don’t know about Covid-19

Coronavirus: What we still don’t know about Covid-19

By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent 29 March 2020 Coronavirus pandemic It feels like an eternity ago, but the world only became aware of the coronavirus in December. Despite incredible efforts by scientists around the world, there is still much we do not understand, and we are all now part of a planet-wide experiment trying […]

JSE cautions on impact of SA government bonds falling out of the FTSE World Government Bond Index (WGBI)

JSE cautions on impact of SA government bonds falling out of the FTSE World Government Bond Index (WGBI)

Johannesburg, 28 March 2020: The decision by Moody’s on Friday 27 March 2020 to downgrade South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings to ‘Ba1’ from ‘Baa3’ and maintain its negative outlook, was unfortunate though not unexpected, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) said on Saturday 28 March 2020. South Africa’s debt rating is now […]

STATEMENT ON THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2020 AFRICA 5s DUE TO COVID-19

STATEMENT ON THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE 2020 AFRICA 5s DUE TO COVID-19

Johannesburg: – Following the World Health Organization’s declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic and various measures implemented by Governments on the continent to curb the virus, Castle Lager and partner brands wishes to announce the postponement of all 2020 Africa 5s activities to a date, yet to be determined, later this year.  “The impact of […]

FIFA and WHO launch five key tactics to tackle coronavirus

FIFA and WHO launch five key tactics to tackle coronavirus

17 March 2020 – FIFA has reiterated its support to the World Health Organization (WHO) in fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching an awareness campaign led by six world-renowned coaches, who request everyone across the world to follow five key tactics that tackle the spread of the disease. With tactics playing such a key role […]

Kings versus students in a Nedbank Quarterfinals

Kings versus students in a Nedbank Quarterfinals

Nie Cele Real Kings skipper, Philani Cele believes their Nedbank encounter against Bidvest Wits is not going to be easy given they are underdogs. The two sides will lock horns in one of the Nedbank Quarterfinals tonight at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium in KZN. Cele told this publication on the sidelines during the draw two […]

FNB DELIVERS SOLID INTERIM RESULTS IN A TOUGH MARKET

FNB DELIVERS SOLID INTERIM RESULTS IN A TOUGH MARKET

Johannesburg, 10 March 2020 – Against the backdrop of an increasingly tough economic climate, FNB has once again delivered solid interim results for the six months to 31 December 2019. FNB key insights: Profit Before Tax (PBT) up 5% to R13.2bn Advances grew 8% Deposits up 10% NIR held up well growing 7% FNB CEO, Jacques […]

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