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Cape artists protest against lack of government support
Cape artists protest against lack of government supportArticle

The National Arts Council says R68.4 million has been paid to 512 beneficiaries as part of Covid-19 relief. The steps outside the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town were a hive of activity on Saturday, with about 50 artists, musicians, dancers and puppeteers performing as part of ongoing protests.

Marecia Damons 30 Mar 2021

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Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa's food systemsArticle

Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and catering have led to supermarkets being the key route to market...

Thando Vilakazi and Namhla Landani 16 Feb 2021

Finfind releases 2020 SA SMME Covid-19 Impact Report
Finfind releases 2020 SA SMME Covid-19 Impact ReportArticle

Finfind has released the results of its 2020 SA SMME Covid-19 Impact Report. The survey reveals comprehensive findings on the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on SMMEs during lockdown...

7 Dec 2020

Cultural, creative industries called to apply for Covid-19 relief funding
Cultural, creative industries called to apply for Covid-19 relief fundingArticle

The South African government is encouraging those in the cultural and creative industries, who were negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, to apply for relief funding...

3 Nov 2020

Boris Dzhingarov
How South African SMEs can rally for a strong 2021Article

Life has never been easy for small business owners. Even in a 'normal' year, keeping your own company afloat is rife with challenges, but 2020 upped the ante significantly...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Oct 2020

Baxter Theatre to reopen
Baxter Theatre to reopenArticle

The Baxter Theatre has announced it will be reopening. In celebration the Baxter will present Baxter Back on Stage with Gregory Maqoma and Zolani Mahola...

9 Oct 2020

Law enforcement probes Covid-19 relief fund management
Law enforcement probes Covid-19 relief fund managementArticle

Law enforcement agencies are working together to probe the breaches of the Covid-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS)...

3 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere
#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhereArticle

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Aug 2020

Extended Covid-19 relief for small-scale farmers
Extended Covid-19 relief for small-scale farmersArticle

The minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Thoko Didiza, has extended the validity period of the Covid-19 Disaster Agricultural Support Fund Voucher...

14 Aug 2020

Geoffrey Okamoto, first deputy managing director and acting chair, IMF
IMF approves South Africa's R70bn Covid-19 loanArticle

South Africa will be getting R70bn from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the latter's Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) to help the country mitigate the adverse social and economic impact of Covid-19...

28 Jul 2020

Crowdfunding support spikes as SA rallies to fight Covid-19 pandemic
Crowdfunding support spikes as SA rallies to fight Covid-19 pandemicArticle

As South approaches its peak in the Covid-19 pandemic, South Africans have been rallying to provide relief to vulnerable communities...

20 Jul 2020

National Lotteries Commission ordered to submit list of beneficiaries
National Lotteries Commission ordered to submit list of beneficiariesArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry wants the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) to provide the list of beneficiaries that benefited from the R150 million Covid-19 relief fund...

20 Jul 2020

Managing finances during Covid-19
Managing finances during Covid-19Article

The phased stages of lockdown and the surge in infections that we are seeing are bringing us closer to realising that things will not return to normal any time soon. As we begin to look for ways to rebuild our economy and try to find ways to repair our finances, planning for the unknown future that awaits us has become pivotal...

Issued by MiWayLife 13 Jul 2020

RLabs Zlto supports youth and their families in lockdown
RLabs Zlto supports youth and their families in lockdownArticle

Cape Town-based non-profit Reconstructed Living Labs (RLabs) has set themselves the ambitious goal of supporting 40,000 youth, and their families, during Covid-19 and beyond...

18 Jun 2020

Smallholder livestock farmers to be included in Covid-19 relief fund
Smallholder livestock farmers to be included in Covid-19 relief fundArticle

The National Emergent Redmeat Producers Organisation has expressed its concern about the failure of the government to effectively address the plight of the small business in South Africa, particularly, the smallholder livestock farmers...

18 Jun 2020

SA's franchise industry begins long road to recovery
SA's franchise industry begins long road to recoveryArticle

From negotiating rental relief with landlords and royalty fees with franchisors to asking for relaxed loan repayments with banks, franchise operators continue their battle to survive the lockdown...

11 Jun 2020

J.P. Morgan makes R21m available for Covid-19 relief in SA
J.P. Morgan makes R21m available for Covid-19 relief in SAArticle

J.P. Morgan announced the deployment of R21 million in South Africa to assist with immediate relief following the Covid-19 crisis...

10 Jun 2020

Good governance can help SMEs access Covid-19 relief speedily
Good governance can help SMEs access Covid-19 relief speedilyArticle

Various public and private sector entities have released wide-scale relief measures to help South African small to medium enterprises (SMEs) survive the Covid-19 business slowdown...

Andiswa Bata 4 Jun 2020

Dear small businesses, beware of scammers
Dear small businesses, beware of scammersArticle

The Department of Small Business Development has issued a warning to small businesses against fraudulent agencies soliciting payment to fast track applications for Covid-19 Relief funding...

22 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downArticle

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

Department of Sport, Arts and Culture finalises R150m Covid-19 relief fund for athletes, artists
Department of Sport, Arts and Culture finalises R150m Covid-19 relief fund for athletes, artistsArticle

Following consultations with the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) and the Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA), the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) has finalised the criteria to distribute the R150m Covid-19 relief fund for artists and athletes...

31 Mar 2020

R200m set aside for entrepreneurs to fight Covid-19
R200m set aside for entrepreneurs to fight Covid-19Article

As South Africa enters the nation-wide lockdown, black entrepreneurs can look forward to funding of between R500,000 and R10 million in concessionary loans...

27 Mar 2020

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