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Lockdown caused record GDP contraction, new data suggests
Key South African data released this week suggests a record economic contraction in the second quarter as the damage wrought by a nationwide lockdown becomes clear.
Apple to launch subscription bundles to boost services
Apple is readying a series of subscription bundles that will let customers sign in for several of the iPhone maker’s digital services at a lower monthly price, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.
Load shedding is already worse than last year: CSIR
South Africa could experience load shedding for the next two to three years if urgent steps are not taken to mitigate against energy shortages, according to new research by the CSIR.
28 days later, load shedding returns to plague South Africa
Eskom implemented rotational blackouts on Thursday after it failed to return power generation units to the grid and after additional breakdowns overnight.
South Africa poised to move to level-2 lockdown: sources
President Cyril Ramaphosa is preparing to ease lockdown restrictions, including the possible scrapping of an alcohol sales ban, according to people familiar with the matter.
South Africa is on the brink of load shedding, Eskom warns
Eskom on Wednesday warned that rotational blackouts could return at any moment as its struggled to meet demand for electricity with 11GW in unplanned breakdowns in its generation fleet.