Tag: President Cyril Ramaphosa

Coronavirus: South Africa eases lockdown as ‘outbreak reaches peak’

South Africa's president has said coronavirus infections appear to have peaked in the country, as he announced a sweeping relaxation of lockdown measures. President Cyril Ramaphosa said nearly all restrictions…

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South African Airways Creditors Approve $1.6 Billion Rescue

South African Airways creditors and unions approved a rescue plan that includes at least 26.7 billion rand ($1.6 billion) in state funding and thousands of job losses. Voters representing about 86%…

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There’be More Job Losses In South Africa, Ramaphosa Warns 

  South African President Cyril Ramaphosa warned of widening job losses as the effects of a shutdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus batters the economy. Companies in the…

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South African Airways to resume domestic flights in mid-June

South African Airways (SAA) aims to resume domestic flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town from mid-June, the cash-strapped airline said on Tuesday, as coronavirus lockdown restrictions ease. SAA, which is…

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President Cyril Ramaphosa to reopen South Africa’s major economy

South Africa will reopen the majority of its economy starting June 1, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced during a televised address to the nation on Sunday evening. Most sectors will open…

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