President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a raft of unprecedented interventions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa, including closing schools from Wednesday, closing 35 ports of entry and imposing a travel ban on foreign nationals from countries hardest hit by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Cabinet has sent condolences to the family and friends of Sibusiso Khwinana, in a statement on Thursday.
Malawi and Mozambique have requested assistance from the South African government following destruction caused by Cyclone Idai in the two neighbouring countries.
Eskom’s Technical Review Team is expected to produce a preliminary report within four weeks, Cabinet said on Thursday.
Newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has radical economic transformation at the top of his agenda.
The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) will register the names of holders of fake certificates on its website.
Cabinet at its meeting this week approved that the Department of Basic Education retains the Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme.
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says serious action will be taken against those who have fake qualification certificates.
As the final test of a long school career beckons for this year’s matrics, Cabinet says all stakeholders in education must work together to ensure that the country’s institutions of higher learning are in a position to receive the Class of 2016.
Cabinet has appealed to protesting students to be guided by the Constitution and not violate the rights of others when they raise their call for free education at institutions of higher learning.