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President Cyril Ramaphosa visiting Zion Christian Church

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

President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will be addressing the nation tonight. The President is exprected to speak about a way forward for the country, following the move to updated level 3 on 28 December.

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi

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

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. 

person being vaccinated

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

Covid-19 vaccine

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

Eskom has announced that loadshedding stage 2 will be taking place starting on Wednesday 10 March.  

Minister Dlamini-Zuma,  the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs

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.



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