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Live events will be taking a backseat this festive season in the Garden Route. The Western Cape has been trying to save lives but around 100 000 jobs have already been lost in the live events industry.

Cyril Ramaphosa

At the December edition of the country's 'family meeting' President Cyril Ramaphosa has reminded the country that we cannot let our guard down in the fight against Covid-19.  He announced new restrictions for those living where the outbreak is the worst, but for all South Africans, it is too soon to relax in the fight against this virus. The full video is available on our website.

The festive season is here, but the country is still under lockdown. Hosting and attending big events may be tempting, so KwaZulu-Natal has decided to act ahead .

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to speak tonight. He is expected to announce new measures to control the recent resurgence in cases in some provinces. 

South Africa has been experiencing a resurgence of Covid-19 cases in some provinces. This increase in cases is slowly bringing the country closer to reaching 800 000.

Absa has been trying to recover after an employee recently leaked client data to third parties. Some customers have been concerned, but Absa has called for calm as no customer pin codes or passwords have been compromised.

The United Kingdom has approved Pfizer's vaccine, making it the first country to officially approve a vaccine for Covid-19. The release of the vaccine in the UK is expected to start as early as next week. 

Two of Sassa's grants will be lapsing soon, as the extension date given earlier this year is now near. A statement has been released, explaining what will happen to beneficiaries and caregivers. 

As South Africa embraces 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, employers are reminded to make workplaces safer environments for employees. 

Leaked exam papers have been causing a nightmare for the Department of Basic Education. New developments have recently been made as the department has been trying to crack down on those responsible for the leaks. 

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