Shoprite Introduces Xtra Savings Rewards Programme

The Shoprite Group is launching a rewards programme for its Shopite branded stores on Monday 12 October 2020. The new Shoprite Xtra Savings card...
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Auditor-General should oversee billions in the COVID-19 Solidarity Fund

By Fatima Hassan, For Ground Up The COVID-19 global pandemic has unprecedented health and socio-economic consequences for millions of people across the world. Each country...

Coronavirus: Millions Going Hungry in South Africa Because of Lockdown

South African Food Sovereignty Campaign co-founder Vishwas Satgar told the Sunday Times that their estimates were that the number of "food-stressed people" had doubled...

Coronavirus: SA’s Solidarity Fund Distributes Food Parcels

The Solidarity Fund has started delivering food parcels to more than 250 000 families across South Africa. The Solidarity Fund, which receives donations from corporates,...

Coronavirus: JSE’s #Trade4Solidarity Campaign Raises R34.4-m

The JSE inaugural #Trade4Solidarity campaign has raised R34.4 million to be donated to the Solidarity Fund. The #Trade4Solidarity campaign was held over two days on...

Investec Executives Donate a Third of Salary to Solidarity Fund

Investec Group CEO Fani Titi is among the top four executives of its South African business who, along with the chairmen of the Investec...

JSE Bosses Donate 30% Of Their Earnings To The Solidarity Fund 

The JSE’s Board of Directors and the Group Chief Executive Officer have pledged as much as 30% of their earnings to the Solidarity Fund...

SA’s Govt Ministers to Take 33% Pay Cut for the Next Three Months

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the deputy president, members of the cabinet, and himself will all take a pay cut as part of...

Coronavirus: The JSE to Trade for Solidarity Fund

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is to donate fees derived across all asset classes traded on Wednesday 15 April and Thursday 16 April as...

Coronavirus: Cisco Commits $225-m to Global COVID-19 response

Cisco is committing $225 million in cash, in-kind, and planned-giving to support both the global and local response to COVID-19. In addition, we are rallying...

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