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Coronavirus: South African bride and groom arrested over lockdown wedding

Coronavirus: South African bride and groom arrested over lockdown wedding

Coronavirus pandemic Married life got off to an unexpected start for a pair of newlyweds in South Africa when police showed up to the party. They had received a tip-off that the wedding in KwaZulu-Natal was happening on Sunday despite a nationwide ban on all public gatherings because of coronavirus. All 50 wedding guests, the […]

CWDi INTRODUCES A COVID-19 SUPPORT VIDEO TRAINING SOLUTION in partnership with FUEL

CWDi INTRODUCES A COVID-19 SUPPORT VIDEO TRAINING SOLUTION in partnership with FUEL

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that the nation is currently faced with, CWDiis determined to continue solving the challenges that businesses encounter, with creative solutions that inspire connections.  CWDi is proud to announce its partnership with FUEL, to help companies support their staff by educating them and raising the awareness of the prevention and safety protocols necessary for combatting […]

South African Biotech company provides surface disinfection against Covid-19

South African Biotech company provides surface disinfection against Covid-19

Preparing now to flatten the curve Whilst many individuals, companies and manufacturers initially stocked up on disinfectants and sanitisers at the start of this worldwide pandemic, did they foresee just how long these stocks would last? We’re already seeing many countries stopping exports of raw materials and ingredients needed to manufacture these vital products, of […]

JDA has a new boss

JDA has a new boss

City’s agency, tasked with the stimulation and support area based economic development initiatives throughout the Johannesburg metropolitan area has a new head honcho. Anthony  Ngcezula, is the new CEO for the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA). This entity is tasked  amongst the others to co-ordinate and manage capital investment and other programmes involving both public – […]

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 […]