The Department of Social Development outlined its budget for the upcoming year. Minister Sisisi Tolashe presented the plan to the National Assembly, allocating a total of R266 billion for social grants. 

Millions of South Africans experience temporary setbacks or long-term vulnerabilities, which is where Sassa can help. The agency has now cleared up rumours about R1000 food parcels being on offer.

SARS tax season is well underway in South Africa with thousands of tax payers submitting tax returns. Many of these individuals are set to receive tax refunds. 

On Tuesday afternoon, the Minister of the Department of Higher Education (DHET), Dr Nobuhle Nkabane, presented the Higher Education Budget Vote for 2024/25 to the National Assembly.

During the presentation of the 2024/25 Higher Education Budget Vote, the Minister revealed when 2025 NSFAS applications will open. NSFAS provides bursaries and loans to students to access tertiary education.

For many students, NSFAS allowances are crucial for affording living expenses during their studies. The funding scheme recently clarified who will handle allowance payments for the remainder of 2024. 

When assessing the current condition of education in South Africa, it is evident that improvements in both learning and teaching are necessary. On Monday afternoon, Siviwe Gwarube, the Minister of the Department of Basic Education (DBE), delivered the DBE Budget Vote to the National Assembly.

Millions of South Africans rely on social grants to survive each month. If your R370 Sassa Social Relief of Distress Grant application was declined, don't despair. You may be eligible to submit a Sassa appeal.

Thousands of students are enrolled at Unisa. The university has made a major announcement that will impact all students. 

There are thousands of parents who already submitted 2025 Gauteng school admission applications for their children. The Gauteng Department of Education has revealed when parents will receive placement offers. 

There are thousands of school learners in Gauteng who will start 2025 at a new school. The Gauteng Education Department is now taking 2025 school applications.

Thousands of learners will participate in the 2024 matric exams. The Department of Education has now released the official exam timetable to assist learners with their preparation. 

With a diverse team of MECs, Gauteng's seventh administration is set to begin their work in the province. Here's what Premier Panyaza Lesufi wants the administration to focus on. 

Does your child need to get a place at a school next year? Provincial education departments across the country have now opened their 2025 school admissions applications so get applying. 

Parents can now submit school admission applications for their children in Gauteng. The application period will remain open for just over a month. 

NSFAS Bursaries ensure that thousands of poor students can obtain tertiary education qualifications. However, proposals from South Africa's official opposition party could see the funding model deployed by the scheme change. 

UPDATE THURSDAY 3:10PM: Western Cape Education announces Cape Winelands and Overberg schools remain closed for Friday. Other schools to open. We have the full details.

The Department of Higher Education (DHET) has released the much-anticipated TVET College results for Semester 1. Students can now check their progress.

With just over one hundred days remaining before the 2024 final matric exams, the Education Department has announced a change to the timetable.

Sassa provides around 19 million social grants monthly to support vulnerable individuals across South Africa in addition to the 8 million beneficiaries of the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant. If you applied for a Sassa grant, here's how to do a sassa status check. 




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