23 March 2020 – Provided cash grants to distressed small to medium enterprises

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Type of Intervention: Business support
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa is providing over R500 million, available immediately, to support small and medium enterprises. The application process to access the cash grants has also been simplified.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-escalation-measures-combat-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-23-mar