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As universities reopen, some students continue to remain unable to register. The South African Union Of Students (SAUS) sent a Letter of Demands to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande. 

This week Ivan Israelstam explains that the CCMA has produced guidelines, which will guide the work of commissioners arbitrating dismissal disputes. The guidelines explain that rulings should be lawful, reasonable, and procedurally fair, which gives effect to the Constitutional right to fair administrative action (s33(1)).

 Bursary guidelines for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will be finalised by next week for university students. 

creche/early childhood centre

Many Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres have been submitting applications to receive relief from the government. 

SASSA office

Some SASSA recipients are still waiting to receive their R350 grant payouts. The post office has now confirmed that they will get what's due to them. 

Minister Dlamini-Zuma,  the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Government has decided to extend the national state of disaster by another month. 

Unisa building

Unisa has announced that it will be extending its deadline for registrations. This follows protests across the university's campuses. 

women in an office, using technology

To mark International Women’s Day, women’s mentorship organisation Wentors, in collaboration with Microsoft, through its Microsoft 4Afrika

Students funded by NSFAS will have their tuition and accommodation fees covered. Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande assured students during a media briefing on Thursday morning. 

Minister Blade Nzimande

Following a request for more funding for NSFAS, the Cabinet has approved to give NSFAS more money. 

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