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You can expect to pay more for petrol this week, as the Energy Department has confirmed the price will go up. 


The year 2020 will forever be defined by the massive disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic had across the board and around the world, says Dr John Purchase, CEO of the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz). The immediate response in South Africa was a hard lockdown that restricted movement and any form of a gathering of people. 


The employment relationship involves two parties - the employer and the employee - and accordingly there are three possible ways in which this relationship can end, or terminate. 


One of the major legacies of the pandemic is an expectation by workers that they will be allowed to work remotely more often, according to a new study Decoding Global Ways of Working by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network, including local partner organisation CareerJunction, which included almost 209,000 participants in 190 countries and 1,421 in South Africa. It’s the second in a series of publications that BCG and The Network are releasing about the pandemic’s impact on worker preferences and expectations.


Thousands of jobs have been created through skills development programmes, offering many young people full-time employment contracts. 


After a year of a serious lack of good news, we finally have something that can make us smile! President Ramaphosa in his address announced the creation of new jobs through global business opportunities. And the numbers look good!


More than 8000 jobs have been created through the employment stimulus announced by the President in 2020. 


Just over a year ago, the world of work closed down. For millions of employees around the world, remote work became a reality – for many, literally overnight.


If you're planning to visit a loved one in hospital, there are a few things you should know. 


Government has secured a deal to receive 20 million vaccines from Pfizer. 


Liquor stores will not be selling alcohol over the Easter weekend. This was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his address to the nation.


As South Africans gear up for the Easter weekend, the President has addressed the nation to announce new restrictions.


The validity of visas that expired during the lockdown has been extended. Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi released a gazette explaining the extension. 


Professor Salim Abdool Karim has officially stepped down from the Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC). 


Blade Nzimande, The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation said government is working to secure a vaccine production contract with ImmunityBio. 


Government has managed to vaccinate over 10% of healthcare workers through the Sisonke programme. 


The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has approved for emergency use of the Pfizer vaccine. 


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


While many institutions grappled in 2020 with a sudden and dramatic shift to online learning, technology mediated learning is in Boston’s DNA.


Government hopes that the vaccination programme will move at a faster pace, as more vaccines are expected to arrive this month.

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