Simbongile Makanda

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has opened a case of fraud against a non-profit organisation in the Western Cape.

With the festive season ahead of us, gatherings are bound to take place. President Cyril Ramaphosa has a message for South Africans as we head toward the festive season.

There have been some delays with finalising an audit for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). This delay has raised concerns with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education.

The Department of Basic Education has given details about how schools can best handle Covid-19 cases at exam centres. 

After allowing Covid-19 positive learners to write, the Department of Basic Education has released protocols for schools to follow when dealing with Covid-19 cases during the exam period.

The University of South Africa (UNISA) has appointed its first female vice-chancellor. This comes after the UNISA Council conducted a selection process to find a candidate fit for the job. 

On Thursday 5 November, matric learners across the country sat to write their first exams at 9am and 2pm. The Basic Education Department said the exams got off to a smooth start. 

After months of preparation, many learners across the country have started their final matric exams today with English Home Language. 



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