World Live Updates COVID-19 cases
  • USA 5,199,444
    USA
    Total: 5,199,444
    Active: 2,369,126
    Recovered: 2,664,701
    Death: 165,617
  • Brazil 3,035,582
    Brazil
    Total: 3,035,582
    Active: 815,986
    Recovered: 2,118,460
    Death: 101,136
  • India 2,153,010
    India
    Total: 2,153,010
    Active: 628,747
    Recovered: 1,480,884
    Death: 43,379
  • Russia 887,536
    Russia
    Total: 887,536
    Active: 179,183
    Recovered: 693,422
    Death: 14,931
  • South Africa 559,859
    South Africa
    Total: 559,859
    Active: 137,977
    Recovered: 411,474
    Death: 10,408
  • Mexico 480,278
    Mexico
    Total: 480,278
    Active: 105,515
    Recovered: 322,465
    Death: 52,298
  • Peru 478,024
    Peru
    Total: 478,024
    Active: 132,932
    Recovered: 324,020
    Death: 21,072
  • Chile 373,056
    Chile
    Total: 373,056
    Active: 17,153
    Recovered: 345,826
    Death: 10,077
  • Spain 361,442
    Spain
    Total: 361,442
    Active: 332,939
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 28,503
  • UK 310,825
    UK
    Total: 310,825
    Active: 264,251
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 46,574

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NUMSA is part of arbitration at the Commission of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration to determine if workers in petroleum should constitute an essential service.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 10:29 pm
Lebanon's president Michel Aoun said on Friday an investigation would examine whether it was caused by a bomb or other external interference.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 3:24 pm
Microsoft, which is in talks to buy part of Chinese video app TikTok, is one of the few US tech titans that have managed to succeed in China.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 1:51 pm
A meeting with shareholders agreed that any interest in banking activities similar to VBS Mutual Bank would be considered as a new banking licence application
Posted: August 7, 2020, 8:05 pm
Beijing accuses the United States of "suppression" after President Donald Trump ordered sweeping restrictions against Chinese social media giants TikTok and WeChat.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 2:59 pm
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the10th batch of Starlink satellites for the company's internet satellite constellation system launched early on Friday.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 2:59 pm
The annual financial statements, reports and oversight reports were originally due by the end of August. These must now be submitted by the end of October.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 2:52 pm
The US labor market continued to regain ground in July, though at a slower pace, indicating the economic rebound is still making headway despite a surge in coronavirus infections.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 1:36 pm
US President Donald Trump unveiled sweeping bans on Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in a major escalation of tensions with Beijing.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 1:16 pm
Deputy President David Mabuza has blamed the failure of municipalities to pay their debt to Eskom for ongoing service delivery issues.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 11:43 am
Zimbabwe shut down its stock market and then ejected the continent’s oldest insurer from the bourse. Now it’s hoping to entice investors to a new exchange.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 7:58 am
Applications for US unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to the lowest since March, offering a ray of hope for an economy still battered by the pandemic.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 5:18 pm
EY's new Megatrends 2020 report argues that within this decade, Africa will likely hit unprecedented positive economic development for countries in its rapidly forming regions.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 4:46 pm
Africa’s wildlife tourism industry, which usually generates $29 billion a year and employs 3.6 million people.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 12:53 pm
South African business leaders want government to start acting and not just talk about reforms needed to spur an economic revival post-Covid.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 9:50 am
No sooner had Treasury announced the Covid-19 budget, the thieves were already assembled at the door, waiting to steal, said Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 6:02 pm
Reports of corruption in the procurement of personal protective equipment during the Covid-19 pandemic reflect flaws in the system, says labour federation Cosatu.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 12:19 pm
The Competition Commission has referred and settled 30 Covid-19 related cases to the value of over R15.3 million, with over R5.5 million donated to the Solidarity Fund.
Posted: August 4, 2020, 5:45 pm
Foreign investors continue to desert South Africa’s bond market in July, with their share of government debt falling to the lowest level in more than eight years.
Posted: August 4, 2020, 12:22 pm
The SA government should prioritise structural reforms to ensure growth, as it will go a long way in the country stabilising debt, says an IMF representative.
Posted: August 4, 2020, 10:38 am

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