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President Cyril Ramaphosa visiting Zion Christian Church

As South Africans gear up for the Easter weekend, the President has addressed the nation to announce new restrictions.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will be addressing the nation tonight. The President is exprected to speak about a way forward for the country, following the move to updated level 3 on 28 December.

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande

Blade Nzimande, The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has spoken out against acts of vandalism during student protests. 

Government has secured 30 million Johnson&Johnson vaccines that will be produced in South Africa.

Unisa registration

Unisa has announced that the registration deadline for 2021 has been extended. This is following a court ruling which called for the deadline to be extended. 

children playing soccer

School sports are allowed to make a comeback under the new level 1 restrictions. The Department of Basic Education has given a breakdown, explaining how these sports will take place. 

teachers at a marking centre

Learners can now register to write the May/June Senior Certificate (SC) and National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.


Advocacy group, The Black Sash, is calling for government to implement the Basic Income grant as soon as possible. 

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has called for Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to resign. 

SASSA has released payment dates for the month of April. These payment dates include dates for old persons, disability and children's grants.



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