South Africa: South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the country’s move to phase two of lockdown, allowing home-sharing businesses to re-start operation.
Airbnb, in response, partnered with local cleaning companies SweepSouth and Propaclean to improve local sanitation efforts.
South Africa initially reopened accommodation two months ago, however, home-sharing apps due to health department concerns. Airbnb was explicitly named by the president in his announcement.
An Airbnb spokesperson told Business Insider: “This is welcome news for local families who rely on…