The President of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, recently announced a 21-day lockdown period from midnight on Thursday, 26 March until midnight on Thursday, 16 April 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
For policy makers battling coronavirus disease Covid-19, whose epicentre is now in Europe, the choice has been stark. Economically painful national lockdowns threaten recession in the short term but ease the burden on health services. Softer, mitigating approaches let the infecti...
How much damage has the coronavirus and the oil price collapse inflicted on global financial markets this year? Put simply, it has probably been the most destructive sell-off since the Great Depression.
As the spread of coronavirus grows so too has people’s stress levels and anxieties, prompting businesses for good around the world to turn to technology to help the most vulnerable cope with mental health issues.
Between the start of 2014 and the end of 2019, the FTSE/JSE All Share Index returned just 6% per annum. This is significantly below its long-term average of around 14%, and only barely higher than inflation.