Government eases lockdown to re-open economy

Government has launched the Risk Adjusted Strategy for public comment and consultation, as it moves to ease the nation-wide lockdown while carefully considering public health and the re-opening of the economy. The easing of the lockdown is government's effort to gradually grease the wheels of the economy and unlock some local production for local consumption and export.


South Africans have for the first time since the advent of democracy marked Freedom Day under a lockdown to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.