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Education is viewed as one of the most important instruments to reduce poverty in South Africa. The government has committed to ensuring education is accessible to students, which they believe will have long-term benefits.


South African citizens have endured a tough 2022 as they contended with rolling blackouts, increased crime and the increased cost of living. However, they will have one small thing to celebrate this December.


Earlier this year, many of the Covid-19 regulations were repealed by the health department. This signalled the changing environment under which citizens had to operate while remaining safe from possible infection.


Earlier this year, tragedy struck in the Eastern Cape when 21 teenagers lost their lives at a tavern. This, along with tavern shootings, sparked debate around alcohol abuse in the country and whether the legal drinking age should be raised.


Tragedy struck South Africa this past month as 21 teenagers lost their lives at a tavern in the Eastern Cape. The ages of the deceased have sparked a debate around whether the drinking age in the country should be raised.  


The last National State of Disaster in South Africa was declared in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and lasted around 750 days. Just 14 days after its conclusion, another National State of Disaster has been declared in the country.


Torrential rain and flooding in KwaZulu-Natal have caused havoc in the province with more than 300 causalities and thousands left destitute.

After affected schools in KwaZulu-Natal were closed this week, many learners will now not have access to food that is provided at schools through the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP).

Several rules have changed with regards to the management of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa after President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Tuesday.

During the State Of The Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared that more than 850 000 opportunities were supported through the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programs. 

The National State of Disaster will be coming to an end declared President Cyril Ramaphosa during his sixth State Of The Nation Address. 

For more than 21 months, South Africa has been under a National State of Disaster. Now President Cyril Ramohosa is being urged to end it by various quarters of society.

Just months after the 2021 Local Government Elections (LGE) , a Northern Cape Municipality is being accused of not paying workers salaries.

After a court bid to halt the hanging over of the Zondo report was dismissed, President Cyril Ramaphosa received part one of the State Capture Commission of Enquiry’s findings.

Last week the Department of Basic Education (DBE) met with Eskom's leadership to deliberate on the challenges faced by Grade 12 students caused by load shedding. 

South Africa’s power utility Eskom has announced that the country will move to stage 4 load shedding until Friday.

As matriculants around South Africa prepare for their final school examinations, many will experience anxiety, nervousness and stress.

 As Covid-19 vaccination rates increase along with the move to Alert level one, updated regulations around local and international travel have been gazetted.

More than 10 million people have already downloaded their Covid-19 digital vaccines certificates since it was made available for download last week.

Launched in October 2020, the Presidential Employment Stimulus(PES) was announced to combat the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.




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