A draft new South African Airways (SAA) Business Rescue Plan, prepared by Business Rescue Practitioners (BRPs) Siviwe Dongwana and Les Matuson; and seen by the Democratic Alliance (DA), reveals that the government has agreed to a new R21 billion bailout for SAA.
Certainly one of the most celebrated academic flops in history. Still not a sound about his failure from the South African government. Maybe because his model is still worshipped here?
President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that scientists who are advising government on the response to the coronavirus crisis recommended that South Africa could move to Level 1 of the nationwide lockdown, as it had become a “blunt tool” in curbing the spread of the pandemic in the country.
The head of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health believes Norway could have brought the coronavirus pandemic under control without a lockdown, and called for the country to avoid such far-reaching measures if hit by a second wave.
The South African government will use the Covid-19 health crisis to correct the imbalances in the economy that the pandemic has highlighted, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said on Tuesday.
The COGTA minister has been clashing with the DA for most of this enforced lockdown period. But during this online meeting of Parliamentary representatives, things turned a little sour. Dlamini-Zuma refused to answer a question which related to these comments she made about “class suicide” back in April.
South Africa is likely to see long-term economic damage and “deep scarring” on unemployment numbers unless urgent reforms are implemented to attract foreign investment and improve ease of doing business.
Department of Health acting director-general Dr Anban Pillay “abused the power” of his office when he wrote to the chairperson of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) to recommend an investigation be launched into its president, Professor Glenda Gray, the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) said on Monday afternoon.
More than 600 of the nation’s physicians sent a letter to President Trump this week calling the coronavirus shutdowns a “mass casualty incident” with “exponentially growing negative health consequences” to millions of non COVID patients.
Get to know PANDA. Brilliant logic that throws all the rubbish scaremongering theories that turns us into sheeple out the window.
We failed to make good use of the lockdown. Maintaining it now is “suicidal for South Africa”, warns Prof Alex van den Heever.
A study of autopsy findings of the first 12 patients who died of COVID-19 in a hospital in Hamburg, Germany, has found that 7 (58%) of them had undiagnosed deep vein thrombosis, suggesting that the virus may cause abnormal blood clotting.