Schools in Gauteng have been facing some challenges since applications opened for grade 1 and grade 8 school admissions. The online application process for 2021 has made it difficult for the department to place all learners.
Following the leak of 3 matric papers, the Department of Basic Education has made a tough decision for the class of 2020. Two exam papers will be rewritten, this the first national rewrite in the history of matric exams.
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 are valid until next year.
The new grace period is valid from now until 31 August 2021.
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.
Glenton de Kock, CEO of the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry said live entertainers and live event organisers will be affected.