1. South Africa's economy enters 2nd recession [The Morning Call]  africanews
  2. Cosatu seeks economic intervention on virus  Moneyweb.co.za
  3. South Africa has suffered 3 major market shocks since 1994 and pulled through – here’s why this time is different  BusinessTech
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South Africa’s biggest labour group wants the government to come up with a stimulus plan to prepare for the impact of the coronavirus, potentially stretching…South Africa’s biggest labour group wants the government to come up with a stimulus plan to prepare for the impact of the coronavirus, potentially stretching the country’s already strained finances.

Unions want government to find money to counter the effects of the coronavirus

'We will be pushing for an economic intervention plan to prepare for the impact.''We will be pushing for an economic intervention plan to prepare for the impact.'

Cosatu seeks economic intervention on virus - Moneyweb

“There are 24 cases of the Coronavirus in South Africa after it appeared about a week ago (week ago). Let me put this in perspective: There were three cases in Italy three weeks ago. Now there 15 113 with 1016 deaths. 1258 recoveries. SA government, your move. #CoronaVirusSA”

Khaya Dlanga on Twitter: "There are 24 cases of the Coronavirus in South Africa after it appeared about a week ago (week ago). Let me put this in perspective: There were three cases in Italy three weeks ago. Now there 15 113 with 1016 deaths. 1258 recoveries. SA government, your move. #CoronaVirusSA"

“With the number of #covid19 cases on the rise in South Africa, it's important that you start thinking about how to protect yourself. Do NOT expect government measures to keep you safe. Stopping the coronavirus starts with you. Please share these tips. #coronavirusinSA”

Herman Mashaba on Twitter: "With the number of #covid19 cases on the rise in South Africa, it's important that you start thinking about how to protect yourself. Do NOT expect government measures to keep you safe. Stopping the coronavirus starts with you. Please share these tips. #coronavirusinSA… https://t.co/I0sqtrhpGR"

“Why can't Indian and South African teams be in one city itself and play both matches there? Why travel if it is going to be played in empty stadiums anyways #cricket #IndvSA #coronavirus”

Chandresh Narayanan on Twitter: "Why can't Indian and South African teams be in one city itself and play both matches there? Why travel if it is going to be played in empty stadiums anyways #cricket #IndvSA #coronavirus"

“We should expect to see #coronavirus increases in the confirmed case count in South Africa but what we must do is a. Not panic b. Take precautions https://t.co/Iqa1oy93L6”

Khadija Patel on Twitter: "We should expect to see #coronavirus increases in the confirmed case count in South Africa but what we must do is a. Not panic b. Take precautions https://t.co/Iqa1oy93L6… https://t.co/M0msbEsHJX"

Stay informed and up to date with the latest news in South Africa – review all major headlines on Friday 13 March 2020.Stay informed and up to date with the latest news in South Africa – review all major headlines on Friday 13 March 2020.

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Friday 13 March