Showing posts with category "government"

Ramaphosa announces extension of R350 social relief grant – with plans for basic income

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the extension of South Africa’s R350 social relief of distress grant.

February 10, 2022
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Where you can watch the State of the Nation Address 2022 live

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his sixth State of the Nation Address (SONA) from the Cape Town City Hall at 19h00 on Thursday evening.

February 10, 2022
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Ramaphosa and Godongwana split on basic income grant for South Africa

Politics and economics are set to collide over welfare payments in the world’s most unequal nation. The first clue over which will prevail may come in South African president Cyril Ramaphosa’s stat...

February 9, 2022
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8 changes planned for schools in South Africa

The Department of Basic Education has provided a breakdown of its draft Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) bill, and the changes it will introduce at schools in South Africa.

February 8, 2022
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Ramaphosa could restrict foreigners from some jobs in South Africa: report

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa may impose limits on the types of jobs that foreigners can apply for, Business Day reported, without saying where it got the information.

February 7, 2022
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Updated lockdown rules for schools in South Africa – including in-school vaccinations

The Department of Basic Education has gazetted updated lockdown restrictions for schools in South Africa following the government’s decision to end rotational timetables.

February 7, 2022
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Health minister on gatherings, vaccine mandates and the end of masks in South Africa

South Africa is likely to see a fifth wave of Covid-19 infections as it heads towards the winter months, says health minister Joe Phaahla.

February 4, 2022
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Incoming South African teachers score 54% on primary school maths tests: report

The inaugural 2030 Reading Panel report has found concerning levels of education at schools in South Africa.

February 3, 2022
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

New research shows that school kids have lost out on 1.3 years of learning, setting SA’s education goals back 6.5 years; health experts have criticised the government’s latest lockdown changes, whi...

February 3, 2022
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University price hikes planned for South Africa – as government looks at new model

Higher Education, Science and Innovation minister Blade Nzimande has confirmed that government plans an inflation-linked price hike for colleges and universities in South Africa for the 2022 academ...

February 2, 2022
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All the updated lockdown rules for South Africa – including when government can force you to isolate

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has gazetted the updated level 1 lockdown rules for South Africa.

February 2, 2022
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Updated timetable for schools in South Africa from next week

All schools across the country will return to full-time attendance from Monday (7 February) next week following a decision taken at a meeting of the Council of Education Ministers this morning.

February 1, 2022
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