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Production of petroleum products continuing under lockdown − Sapia

1st April 2020 The South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) has confirmed that the production and distribution of petroleum products is continuing during the 21-day national lockdown, as the liquid fuels industry forms part of essential products and services. Although two refineries are currently... 

Santam commits R200m to assist clients, suppliers and for the Solidarity Fund

1st April 2020 Financial services provider and general insurer, Santam Group, has committed R200-million in Covid-19 relief to help clients and suppliers and to contribute to the government’s Solidarity Fund. Santam Group will also contribute to flattening the Covid-19 curve through additional corporate social... 

AfDB, Moz government ink deal to pave road crucial to trade

1st April 2020 The government of Mozambique and development finance institution, the African Development Bank (AfDB). have signed a protocol agreement for a $34-million grant for the paving of the 35 km Nambungali-Roma road, in Mozambique, to facilitate trade and promote social inclusion of local communities.... 

Travel agents not to blame for disruptions, refund issues − Asata

1st April 2020 Travel agency representative forum, the Association of Southern African Travel Agents (Asata) is redirecting the blame for air travellers having to buy additional air tickets to the airlines in question as the airlines have closed refund platforms to travel agents. Asata is responding to... 

Self-sanitising coatings may help curb the spread of Covid-19 in hospitals

1st April 2020 An innovative antimicrobial coating innovation developed locally by the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) researcher and inventor Michael Lucas, could provide a supplementary sanitising solution to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus in hospitals and other medical facilities. The... 

Mahenge feasibility study confirms project's potential

31st March 2020 Aim-listed investment group Armadale Capital reports that, in line with its recently completed definitive feasibility study (DFS), its wholly-owned south-east Tanzania-based Mahenge Liandu graphite project (Mahenge) is a large, long life, low cost graphite deposit with a focus on high-quality... 

Katoro Gold raises £215 000 in bid to continue uninterrupted work during Covid-19 disruptions

31st March 2020 Gold exploration and development company Katoro Gold has raised £215 000 through the placing and subscription of 17.2-million new ordinary shares at 1.25p a share. This will provide the company with additional working capital and further bolster its ability to continue uninterrupted work on its... 

Wind farms under construction to declare force majeure

31st March 2020 Twelve wind farms that are still under construction have declared force majeure, as they are are not deemed to be essential service providers during the 21-day national lockdown. The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) says that, following consultation with the Department of Energy’s... 

Africa to face new challenges amid Covid-19 outbreak

31st March 2020 The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa will probably look different from what has been observed in other parts of the world, as the continent's demographic is unique and different to other countries, according to a new publication by management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group... 

Standard Chartered commits $1bn to companies at forefront of fighting Covid-19

31st March 2020 International banking group Standard Chartered will commit $1-billion in financing for companies that provide goods and services to help in the fight against Covid-19, and those planning the switch into making products that are in high demand to fight the worldwide pandemic, the bank announced on... 

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