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The graph of the unemployment statistic

The unemployment rate has reached its highest number since 2008. According to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), the unemployment in South Africa has reached 34.4% on the second three months of 2021.

School Disinfection

The Special Investigations Unit(SIU) has recommended that disciplinary action be taken against companies involved in the R431 Million Gauteng school’s sanitising tender.

the house key hanging in the door lock.

As government continues to deliver housing through its programmes, the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government has assured rural citizens that they will not be excluded.

The Covid-19 injection

South Africa administered close to half a million vaccine doses on Monday, as the country records over 7 000 new COVID-19 infections. 

Alcohol glass

Limpopo Health MEC Phophi Ramathuba has announced that engagement between government and businesses in the liquor has begun concerning vaccinations. Ramthunba believes that the engagement regarding vaccines, with the liquor industry, could benefit both the Department of Health and the Liquor traders.

SASSA office

SASSA has officially started rolling out payments for approved applicants who applied for the R350 grant. 

vaccine passport

Professor Shabir Madhi has said that it is unlikely that the Covid-19 vaccine will be made mandatory in South Africa. This comes after policies have been introduced in different parts of the world regarding vaccine passports.

teenage-pregnancy

A recent report found that 23 226 teenage pregnancies were reported in Gauteng between April 2020 and March 2021. Even more concerning, girls between the ages of 10 and 14 gave birth to 934 babies during this period. This has raised concern among various roleplayers in South Africa

SASSA CEO Totsie Memela

Once you've submitted your application for the R350 grant, you'll probably want to know the progress its making. 

SASSA beneficiary holding up card

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has warned those hoping to apply for the R350 grant to only use the official application channels. 

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