Category archives for: Finance & Banking

Hundreds of fuel workers observe lockdown

Engen refinery in Durban, South Africa

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ONE of South Africa’s largest oil and gas producer of crude oil, Engen Refinery is set to undergo a temporary controlled shutdown in line with the ongoing 21-day lockdown in the country. As a consequence of the temporary shutdown, as many as 600 additional employees will observe the […]

Avon shields violence victims from COVID-19

Diepsloot township

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AVON has offered a lifeline of much-needed sanitary amenities to shelters and institutions working with survivors of gender-based violence in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, to help them protect themselves and their families against possible infection from the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). The donation is in line with Avon’s quest […]

Lydenburg residents acquire much-needed work skills

Posing for a group photo are Lydenburg youths in Mpumalanga province, who acquired skilled in bricklaying, plastering, plumbing, tiling, painting and carpentry. Photo by Anna Ntabane, CAJ News Mpumalanga Bureau.

by ANNA NTABANE LYDENBURG, (CAJ News) – LOCALS in Lydenburg have been empowered with the confidence to enter the job market or create jobs for others following the completion of portable skills programme. The skills programme, which took 20 days, saw 72 community members acquire expertise in bricklaying, plastering, plumbing, tiling, painting and carpentry. “It […]

Avon hits back at COVID-19 claims

Avon Justine Managing Director for South Africa, Mafahle Mareletse

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AVON has refuted claims has classified its business as an essential service amid the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The beauty company rejected the claims as unfounded, unsubstantiated and untrue. “Avon takes a dim view to these unsubstantiated claims which it regards as malicious,” Mafahle Mareletse, Managing Director: […]

SA food supplies resilient against panic buyers

Panic buying in South Africa has become order of the day despite the Department of Trade and Industry )DTI) assuring the nation and entire SADC region enough food supplies

by AKANI CHAUKE Acting News Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DECLARING a three-week lockdown, as part of drastic measures to curb the rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa appealed to his compatriots to desist from panic buying as the supply chains would not be impacted. He assured that his […]

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