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9,000 Covid-19 deaths; vaccine in 2021 – Gates; alcohol ban kills property projects; ANC ’embarrassed’ by corruption

by August 5, 2020 Financial News

BizNews — In today’s news headlines:* The global death toll from Covid-19 has surpassed 700,000, data from Johns Hopkins University shows.* Bill Gates, The Microsoft Corporation founder and philanthropist said in aninterviewthat while the US leads in research, “we’ve only taken care of ourselves” in producing and procuring a vaccine.* South Africa’sban on alcohol saleshas put investment projects worth at least R12.8bn on hold.* The ANC says it is ’embarrassed’ by allegations of corruption.* South African miner Gold Fields said on Wednesday booming gold prices could drive up half-year profits by more than 300%.* The tobacco ban is the focus of another court battle, with critics arguing that the prohibition on cigarette sales is costing jobs and eroding tax revenues. …

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