Simbongile Makanda

Eskom has decided to suspend loadshedding, as some units have been repaired. 

Blade Nzimande, The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation said government is working to secure a vaccine production contract with ImmunityBio. 

The rollout of the vaccination plan has been going well, the next phase of the plan will soon be in progress. 

person being vaccinated

Government has managed to vaccinate over 10% of healthcare workers through the Sisonke programme. 

SASSA office

The extension of the R350 grant has given much needed relief to beneficiaries. The President announced the extension in January, but applications will soon close. 

Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Buti Manamela said the Department is working closely with NSFAS to ensure the rest of the academic year runs smoothly. 


people protesting, holding up placard
power station

Eskom will be continuing with loadshedding for the rest of this week, moving from stage 2 loadshedding to stage 1 loadshedding. 

Covid-19 vaccine

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has approved for emergency use of the Pfizer vaccine. 

school learners standing in line

The Western Cape Education Department has revealed that thousands of learners have still not been placed in schools. 



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