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woman signing up for retirement plan

After announcing that South Africans will be able to withdraw their retirement funds, the National Treasury has left many wondering just how soon this will happen. 

Covid-19 vaccine rollout injection

South Africa has been rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine for 6 months and millions have been vaccinated to date. 

Unisa building

Hoping to study at Unisa in 2022? Applications are now open for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. 

SASSA vaccination centre

The R350 grant is back for a new cycle of applications, which opened on Friday 6 August. Much like the previous cycle of applications, SASSA has set a deadline. 

learners walking into school

The Gauteng Education Department has opened applications for 2022 online school admissions. The admissions process will be done in two phases, with phase 1 being the first to open.  

SASSA building

Applications for the R350 grant are open, but before applying, you need to make sure you have the right information ready for SASSA. All applicants are required to provide their details, which are then uploaded onto SASSA's database.  


SASSA has given a deadline to previous beneficiaries of the R350 grant who have not yet collected their payments. 

SASSA beneficiaries standing outside SASSA office

If your R350 grant application has been rejected, there's a way for you to get a second chance.

SASSA grant

The wait is over! SASSA has officially opened applications for the R350 grant and you can start applying. 

person receiving vaccine injection

Congress of South African Students (COSAS) is calling for government to vaccinate learners. This comes as many learners returned to school, following their winter break. 



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