SA Economy News
A policy brief released by the Department of Economics at Stellenbosch University argues that allowing youngest children to go back first poses lower risk.
We asked our readers whether they think the lockdown plans screamed communism and more than half believed they do. We looked at the ideology and some reactions.
The government has worked out a plan to allow South African citizens who were not at home or at work when the lockdown went into effect 7 days to return home.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has broken ranks and publicly stated that he does not agree with the continued ban on alcohol and cigarettes during the lockdown.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that the global economy could face a sharp decline of around 3% in 2020 mostly due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
When economists and analysts heard the South African government was to institute a nationwide lockdown almost 2 weeks ago experts started seeing doom and gloom.