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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.


Getting angry is human and is healthy but beware that a burst of anger does not destroy your career prospects or a treasured relationship.


A pilot programme to help disadvantaged students obtain a degree or postgraduate qualification, with work experience and without debt, has struggled to achieve its ambitions as work opportunities for students dwindle in an unbelievably difficult economy that has been rocked by the pandemic.


Technology has enabled remote working, learning and social connections during the Covid-19 pandemic, but increases of up to 80%[i] in time spent in front of screens has seen a rise in ADHD symptoms such as lack of focus, poor concentration, and restlessness among both adults and children.


The National Liquor Traders Council has welcomed the announcement made by President Cyril Ramaphosa regarding the sale of alcohol in South Africa.


The rising number of deaths during the Covid-19 pandemic has seen some funeral service provides and insurers increase their prices. The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) says it is concerned about the impact this will have on funeral policyholders.


As many South African workers continue to work from home, many feel increasingly tired, stressed and uncertain about the future which is leading to rise in mental health concerns. 


After coming to an end last year, UIF TERS has been extended once again. This was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday evening. 


A new strain of the coronavirus was discovered in South Africa, which is not only scary for citizens of the country but also for other countries since people are constantly travelling all over the world.


Covid-19 cases have spiked in the recent weeks as South Africa has been facing a second wave of infections. Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize is concerned that the country has reached a positivity rate of 21%. 


The Department of Tourism has launched a programme to encourage innovation in the tourism sector. The programme will be launched in collaboration with the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA). 


Johnson & Johnson is the first pharmaceutical company in South Africa to apply for Covid-19 vaccine registration. The vaccine has already been rolled out in the UK and US.


Traveling abroad during the festive season might be tempting, but South Africans have been warned that this might not be a good idea.  


In 24 hours, 6 000 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded, says Dr Zweli Mkhize. This has been the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.


Stats SA has released new data showing the reality of the impact of Covid-19 on South Africa's work force. Many people have been badly affected since the beginning of the lockdown. 


While some countries seem to have been recovering well from Covid-19, recording fewer new infections, this is not the case globally.  There has been a recent global spike in the number of Covid-19 cases.


With the festive season ahead of us, gatherings are bound to take place. President Cyril Ramaphosa has a message for South Africans as we head toward the festive season.

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