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Eskom Urges South Africans to Use Electricity Sparingly

Eskom, South Africa's main electricity provider, urged South Africans to continue using electricity sparingly to help them limit the impact of loadshedding as it will be implementing stage 2 loadshedding from 10pm tonight until 5am tomorrow…
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Nigeria Places Travel Restrictions on South Africans to Curb New COVID Variant

Passengers travelling from South Africa to Nigeria will be subject to strict regulations effective from Monday 28 December 2020. The latest travel restrictions follow the discovery of 501.V2, a mutation of Covid-19 which is more contagious than…

AstraZeneca’s Vaccine is Expected to Work on South Africa’s New COVID Variant, says CEO

AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine is expected to be effective against mutating Covid-19 variants, including those discovered in South Africa and the UK. "So far, we think the vaccine should remain effective," CEO Pascal Soriot told The Sunday…
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PepsiCo Makes a South African Comeback

US maker of cooldrinks and snack foods PepsiCo has had its eye on the southern African consumer market for decades. Its effort to build a base in South Africa after 1994 ended in disaster and the company abandoned its effort to build a distribution…

Second Passport Demand Surges, With South Africans Topping the List

National lockdowns, closed borders and travel restrictions have helped drive up enquiries for second passports, citizenships and overseas residencies by more than 50% year-on-year, according to new data from independent financial advisory firm,…