Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to end the national state of disaster. He believes there are better ways of handling the pandemic that is more conducive to creating jobs and boosting the economy.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised South African youth due to their eagerness to get the Covid-19 vaccine. He described the turnout made by the 18-35 year-olds to get their jabs as 'impressive' in his weekly newsletter, From the Desk of the President.
President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation for a second time in one week to announce that there will be an easing of the national lockdown regulations. He announced a 'risk-adjusted' strategy for economic activity. We detail what this means.
Being forced to work reduced hours or put on ‘short time’ can be an extremely stressful time. You will receive less income but your expenses remain the same. The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will provide compensation to employees whose working hours have been reduced or forced to stay at home due to work stoppage.