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The Basic Education Department has announced that it will be delaying the reopening of schools. The department said it made this decision in an effort to save lives. 

The sudden pandemic pushed business operations, and the ability to continuously develop their human capital’s skills, into the 4th Industrial Revolution much earlier than was anticipated.

Eskom has announced that loadshedding stage 2 will be taking place tonight and on Thursday evening between 22:00 and 05:00.

Matshidiso Khalimatshi was one of many South African youth unable to find work in their chosen field after graduation. After weeks of sending one email application after another without response, she realised that she would have to change job-hunting tactics.

COVID-19 Vaccine

The National Professional Teachers' Association of South Africa (NAPTOSA) feels that the government should have included teachers in the first group that will receive the COVID-19 vaccine since schools are reopening and teachers will be the ones on the frontline of the pandemic along with healthcare workers.

Organisations and individuals are being forced to think differently about the concept of employment.

The period between the last exam paper and the release of Matric results are some of the most anxiety-inducing, nail-biting weeks of school-leavers’ lives. 

Schools are expected to open on the 27th of January, but there are fears that the Department of Basic Education has not done enough to prepare schools.  

Covid-19 has added a new element to the workspace, as employers and employees now have more responsibilities. With the vaccine set to be rolled out as early as this month, questions remain about whether employers can force employees to take the vaccine. 

Data & Internet Connectivity has been researched to be the largest factor in Africa that has inhibited real progress and growth on the continent. It seemed impossible to overcome.

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