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The Unemployment Insurance Fund has decided to step in once again and to provide relief for workers affected by the lockdown. This comes as many businesses have been looking to the government for some form of relief, following the new level 3 regulations. 


South Africans don't seem to be too keen on taking the vaccine. This is according to an Ipsos survey done on behalf of the World Economic Forum.


Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced that medical schemes will be able to cover the cost of the Covid-19 vaccine. 


President of the National Teachers Union (Natu), Allen Thompson has passed on after contracting Covid-19. 


More than 6 million Covid-19 tests have been conducted in South Africa, with 1 113 349 confirmed positive cases being identified. Now at what seems to be the peak of the second wave, the Covid-19 death toll stands at 30 011.


Fear remains as teachers and learners will be going back to school in 2 weeks. The second wave of Covid-19 has made a teacher union call for the government to make teachers a priority. 
 


The government has been working on a plan to roll out the vaccine. The vaccine is set to arrive soon and a 3-phase plan is in the works to make the roll out smooth. 


The updated lockdown regulations have hit the tourism sector once again. Some businesses were hoping for the festive season to be their saving grace, but they now fear they may not survive.


2020 has not only been an uncertain year but a testing one with various organisations making drastic decisions, the safety and compliance of each company must be taken into consideration.


Eskilz is offering an emotional intelligence course. This Unit Standard will be useful to learners who are working within the Public Sector, Local Government, and commercial or community environment.


A variant of Covid-19 is said to be behind the fast pace of the second wave of the virus. Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize held a media briefing, saying the variant was discovered by scientists in South Africa.  


Good news for motorists, as the department of transport has extended the grace period for driving licenses. All driving licences that expired between 26 March 2020 and 31 December 2020 will now expire on a new date. 


More than 800 000 Covid-19 cases have been recorded in South Africa and people are eager for a vaccine. Many countries are taking steps towards securing a vaccine and South Africa is one of them. 


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.


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. 


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. 


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


Zimbabwe has reopened its borders for travel after closing the Beitbridge border post on March 30. The country is expecting to see an increase in people at the border post ahead of the festive season.

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