Struggling business sector pleads with Ramaphosa not to impose stricter lockdown

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Article highlights:

  • The business sector is pleading with President Cyril Ramaphosa not to impose stricter lockdown restrictions, warning that a harsher lockdown would be disastrous for the economy.
  • Business Unity South Africa’s Bonang Mohale said any further lockdown restriction this festive season would be detrimental to the economy that was already on its knees.
  • Government has set itself a target to vaccinate at least 70% of the adult population before the end of the year, in anticipation of a fourth wave.