At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) was created to help people whose income was lost due to the pandemic.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund has called on Covid-19 R350 Social Relief Of Distress grant applicants to appeal their ‘UIF Registed’ rejection status on the SASSA website

Director-General Dr Nkosinathi Sishi

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has appointed a new Director-General.

Metal workers

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) have today began with their planned nationwide strike. It is expected that more than 430 000 workers will participate in the nationwide strike.

More than 350 000 jabs of one of the Covid-19 vaccines were administered during the inaugural weekend of the Vooma Vaccination Weekend.

The South African Special Risk Insurance Association (Sasria) has paid out more than R5.8 billion in insurance claims related to the unrest that took place in July. Additional funds have since been given to the insurer to tackle the remaining backlog of claims.

Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira is urging South Africans to get vaccinated against Covid-19 so that spectators can return to stadiums.

 South African Deputy President David Mabuza has urged South Africans not to delay getting their Covid-19 vaccination.

 The Department of Home Affairs has announced the extension of the validity of visas and asylum permits that expired during the Covid-19 lockdown to 31 December 2021.

school learner erasing paper

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has announced they will be extending the deadline for the Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI). The new closing date will be on Sunday, 10 October 2021.



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