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After more than two years, the National State of Disaster has officially been ended by President Cyril Ramaphosa.


Two years after the announcement of a national State of Disaster was declared to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak, the President has said that it will finally be lifted. However this won't happen straight away. However some changes to the current rules on issues like wearing masks are to be made immediately.


Evolving technology and the impacts of Covid-19 have resulted in workplaces that are changing faster than ever. To keep pace with the rapid advances in the workplace and avoid skills shortages, almost half of employees will need to be reskilled with critical skills by 2025.


Fans of school sport will celebrate after an announcement that amendments will be made which will allow spectators at school sport activities.


The Cabinet has announced that because the latest wave of Covid-19 is believed to have peaked a number of restrictions have been removed from the Level ! 1 lockdown rules.


As the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections spreads through South Africa, many companies are introducing measures to make vaccination mandatory and ensure their workplaces are safe.


As we approach the festive season, many employees take some time off from work to spend time with friends and family. However, what if your boss says you can't take off? 


South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in good spirits as he continues to recover after contracting Covid-19. The president has remained steadfast in his call for South Africans to get vaccinated.


Despite some of its provinces officially entering a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, South Africa will remain on lockdown alert level 1.


In October 2021, the Compensation Commissioner in South Africa issued a Notice on Compensation for COVID-19 vaccination side effects. The Notice was published in terms of section 6A(b) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA) and provides that the Compensation Fund will "cover employees for injuries, illness or death as a result of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine”.


South Africa, along with ten other countries, will be taken off the United Kingdom’s Red List after weeks of uncertainty around international travel. 


After testing positive for Covid-19, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa took the opportunity to encourage citizens to get vaccinated against the virus.


As South Africa battles with the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, mandatory vaccination has become a point of contention.


The competition commission has made an agreement with two Covid-19 test providers to reduce their prices.


On Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa tested positive for Covid-19. This could see a new man in charge for the coming days.


Covid-19 vaccines are widely viewed as the best weapon against the Covid-19 pandemic. As a new wave of infections begin in South Africa and the threat of a lockdown, President Cyril Ramaohosa set up a task team to investigate the possibility of making vaccines mandatory.


As South Africa continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, the country’s health regulator has approved a booster dose for citizens over the age of 18 years old. 


As South Africa braces for the impact of the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, the Department of Health is continuing to encourage people to get vaccinated against the virus.


As South Africa braces for the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, could schools open later than originally planned for?


Gauteng has entered the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections. Driven by a new variant and increasing number of infections among children under the age of five has authorities concerned. 

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