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The Cheeba Cannabis Academy, powered by Cheeba Africa, has partnered with Carol’s Oil to launch a ‘first-in-Africa’ Medical Cannabis Roadshow.  The two-day educational event for medical and healthcare professionals will be presented in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town during  November 2021. It has been added as a practical component to complement the  Academy’s existing Medical Professional Cannabis online courses.

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 As the 2021 academic year comes to a close, learners around the country will be writing exams in order to determine whether or not they will be promoted to the next grade.

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 On Wednesday, October 27, grade 12 learners around the country will begin writing their first National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination paper.

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The University of Cape Town (UCT) will host ‘Vaccines in Africa from Africa’ on 26 October 2021, a virtual event that will take a deep dive look at the continent’s capacity for developing and manufacturing vaccines.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has warned students to be aware of fraudulent websites and social media platforms.

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The realisation came when I least expected it. We had been out of South Africa for five years when we met my parents, siblings and their families for a family holiday. Our children by then had gained New York accents and were stylishly attired in their overpriced fashion items, whilst the nieces and nephews marauded through the hotel in their “Naartjie” outfits that were more akin to pajamas than to fashion.

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The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has approved more than 8.3 million special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grants since the applications were reopened last month.

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SASSA has set a deadline, as it is calling on previous beneficiaries of the R350 to collect their outstanding grant payments. 

Speakers at the Launch of the special report on the Covid-19 SASSA R350 SRD grant

 The Department of Social Development launched a special report on the Covid-19 SASSA R350 Social Relief of Distress grant. In the report, it is revealed where most of the money is spent.

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On Thursday the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) confirmed that they have readed an above inflation wage agreement which would see workers’ salaries increase by 6%.

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