Thando Maeko

Thando Maeko is an Adamela Trust business reporter at the Mail & Guardian

Small firms adapt or die in lockdown

The harmful economic effect of the pandemic has seen small businesses lose out, but others have been able to survive by changing to suit the times

De Lille hastens IDT closure

The Independent Development Trust’s board and the department of public works and infrastructure have agreed to devise an exit plan, which will see the entity closed by early next year

Reserve Bank cuts repo rate by 50 basis points

The Monetary Policy Committee has cut the repurchase rate by a further 50 basis points, after a two consecutive cuts of 100 basis points earlier this year

Uncertain future for domestic airlines

The uncertainty of a post-Covid-19 airspace makes it even more difficult for the airline industry to forecast its recovery

South Africa on track to move to phase three of its Covid-19 economic response

The next phase of the government’s economic strategy, which will be announced ‘soon’, is expected to detail plans to recover from the crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic

Lockdown loosened: Ramaphosa announces Level 3 to begin May 31

Certain metros, where the vast majority of infections have occurred, will remain under level-four lockdown restrictions

Virus shakes up taxi sector

Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown have continued to tear through profits in the taxi industry, requiring the sector to formulate a new approach for how it operates, even beyond the pandemic

Fashion houses pause production to produce masks

Because wearing face masks will become the new normal, Proudly South African has also launched a dedicated online portal on its website to allow people to purchase these items from local vendors

Mogajane: SA will stay on growth path

Government’s response to the coronavirus is unlikely to counteract the expected sharp decline of the country’s gross domestic product

New airline may rise from ashes

Unions and business rescue practitioners have until Friday afternoon to agree on a settlement and start the process of shutting the airline down

SAA crash-lands but new airline will take off

During discussions between unions and business rescue practitioners and the government, it was decided that the national carrier would be closed and a new airline formed

Compulsory face masks and curfew kick in as lockdown eases

The easing of SA’s lockdown means more than 40% of the workforce will be back at work, but if Covid-19 cases go up the lockdown will intensify again

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

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