Patel: Govt to disburse R1.5 bn in relief funds following July riots

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Article highlights:

  • Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel said they had approved applications amounting to R1.5 billion for relief following the July riots.
  • Treasury earmarked about R3 billion to helps small and medium businesses.
  • 320 business sites had been funded for rebuilding. Those companies together employ about 13 800 workers.