Sarah Smit

Covid caution infects investors

The pandemic has forced some companies to cancel or pause capital expenditure, jeopardising long-term economic growth

Ramaphosa: Mineworkers must have Covid-19 jab

The president has called on the mining industry to follow the Minerals Council of South Africa and play its part in the fight against the virus

Haze Club case: ‘Cannabis grow clubs allow people to access their rights’

The owner of a cannabis grow club that provides space and expertise to its members is facing criminal charges.

No one is above the law, Constitutional Court tells Zuma

The former president has been ordered to obey the Zondo commission’s processes

Apex court to rule on Zuma’s Zondo commission appearance

Last year, the former president walked out on the deputy chief justice, despite being summoned to give evidence

Covax will take excess doses of Covid vaccines off the hands of rich countries

The global initiative plans to deliver two billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines to developing nations

Covid-19 economic crisis will be felt by the poor for a decade, report finds

The pandemic’s economic fallout will affect the world’s poor for years, while the richest billionaires increase their wealth, an Oxfam report notes

Ramaphosa warns rich countries against vaccine nationalism

During his address at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Dialogues on Tuesday, the president implored countries hoarding vaccines to release their excess doses

Funding a vaccine will tax our limits

VAT should not be hiked, but a once-off levy on mineral resources or a solidarity tax seems likely

Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

Fashion’s future is bricks and clicks

Lockdown forced reluctant South African clothing retail stores online: although foot traffic in brick-and-mortar stores remains important in a mall culture like ours, the secret to success is innovation

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

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