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vaccine administration

The future of the vaccine rollout has been raising eyebrows since the recent suspension of the Johnson&Johnson vaccine.

school desk

The Western Cape Education Department is working on a plan to finalise school placements for unplaced learners. 


 The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority has lifted the ban on the Johnson&Johnson vaccine. 

university lecture

The Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande said the department is working to create a partnership to boost investment in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector infrastructure.

Government allocation for NSFAS funding has increased significantly. This is according to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande. 


After facing many delays with paying beneficiaries their grants, SASSA has claimed it is making progress to get to the backlog. 

Covid-19 vaccine
elderly person using a computer

The Covid-19 vaccine online registration is now open to the public. This launch comes as the Department of Health prepares for phase two of the vaccine rollout. 

Unisa building

Unisa has extended the submission date of assignments. The university confirmed this, following the extension of the academic year. 

The national state of disaster has been extended by yet another month. This decision follows consultations with the Cabinet.



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