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As the highly contagious Covid-19 virus continues to spread, the South African government has decided to gather a task team for stakeholders in the post-school and education training sector. The department has requested all universities and colleges to complete an updated survey on their information technology capabilities for offering online learning.

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Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Dr Blade Nzimande announced that the race to find a cure for the deadly Covid-19 virus has started with University of Cape Town (UCT), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Biovac.

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Agriculture Minister Thoko Didiza says her department has set aside a package of R1.2 billion to address the effects of the Coronavirus and to ensure sustainable food production during and after the pandemic.

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Covid-19 - Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu has announced the suspension and postponement of all face-to-face training by the National School of Government (NSG) with immediate effect.

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia De Lille says the government has identified 37 sites that can be used as quarantine facilities across several provinces as part of government’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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NSFAS  received a record number of 543 268 first-time funding applications by the end of its application period on 30 November 2019.

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Minister, Blade Nzimande, says all NSFAS qualifying students do not have to pay upfront registration fees at universities or TVET colleges.

Counselling services are available for anxious Matrics ahead of the release of the results.

The Eastern Cape High Court has ruled that all learners may be conditionally admitted to public schools despite not having all documentation.

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All government departments have been directed to stop the practice of requiring certified copies of documents not older than three months to accompany applications for employment. 

NSFAS 2020

NSFAS applications for 2020 will be closing on the 30th November 2019 so there is only a very short time left to make sure all documents have been uploaded and approved.  

A total of 100 000 young entrepreneurs will take their businesses to new heights with funding through the Small Business and Innovation Fund (SBIF).

NSFAS,apply now,

There are only a few days left for students in 2020 who want to apply for NSFAS funding to pay for their tuition fees and other expenses next year.

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The month will also focus on improved access to universal education, life skills, skills development and training remains a priority for the next five years.

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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is getting tough on Ministers as a way to save money, including making them save money by flying economy class.

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