[Source: The New York Times.]
South Africa’s finance deputy minister was quoted in a leading newspaper on Sunday as urging the central bank to temporarily create money to fund the government response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout.
[Source: Business Day by Jeff Wicks.]
Lobby group AfriForum has hauled the department of tourism to court in an urgent bid to overturn race criteria that determine which businesses receive state-sponsored Covid-19 relief bailouts. Read more
[Source: Business Day by Bekezela Phakathi.]
he DA says it will consult its lawyers to seek advice on the legality and of the “racialisation” of the government’s coronavirus (Covid-19) financial relief measures. Read more
AfriForum wants to approach court over racial discrimination against tourism enterprises regarding COVID-19 relief. Read more
Long-standing divisions within South Africa’s political leadership over economic policy have spilled into its management of the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Read more