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South Africa relaxes ICT equipment sales as lockdown moves into next phase

Wednesday 29 April 2020 | 15:50 CET | News
South African government says the sale of personal ICT equipment, including computers, mobile telephones and other home office equipment, will be permitted during level four of the covid-19 lockdown, ITWeb reported. The government says the updated regulations will also lift a ban on ICT services for all private and business customers. Trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel has however rebuffed calls from local online businesses asking for unfettered e-commerce activities during the lockdown. 

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