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South Africa Salon owner fights to save her business, raises more than R16,000

Smangele Sibisi, owner of Indalo Nubian Naturals hair salon, has raised more than R16,000 in crowd funding after her ...

South Africa 'Give us a date,' hair and beauty industry tell government

Minutes after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Wednesday evening that the hair and beauty industry could reopen ...

South Africa 22,000 Edcon employees get retrenchment notices

SA's biggest non-food retailer Edcon has served 22,000 of its employees with notices of retrenchments as it blames ...

South Africa How Covid-19 lockdown is wreaking havoc for local comedian Karou Charou

Karou Charou says as an independent artist, his finances have taken a turn for the worse.

South Africa Broke and alone: Lockdown taking toll on breadwinner's mental health

This is the story of an IT support engineer who is trying to keep calm and adjust to the pandemic.

South Africa Funeral policy cancelled, educational funds put on hold: phlebotomist on lockdown crisis

She had to cancel her mother's funeral policy and request a payment holiday for her son's education funds.

South Africa From a dual income to dololo earnings: this couple's rent, food & chronic medication is at stake

She has a rare autoimmune disease and can't afford the necessary blood tests

South Africa 'It's heartbreaking': KZN business owner on lockdown strain

Business has taken a dip for the owner of what was one of the busiest hangouts and food catering joints in Durban, ...

South Africa Breaking restrictions to cover costs: This business owner says he has no choice

Vithi's business was started in November 2018.

South Africa Zero income and bills piling up: Jozi bartender on lockdown

He's had to borrow money to pay rent. His emotions are all over the place. He just wants things to be normal again.