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Monday, 17 August 2020 10:29

Crime levels decrease during lockdown

South Africa was a much safer place to live in during the first quarter of 2020/2021, as crime statistics show major decreases in all crime categories when compared to the same period last year.

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Friday, 14 August 2020 21:16

SA COVID-19 death toll rises to 11 270

South Africa has recorded 3 954 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the number of infections to 572 865 since the first case was reported in March.

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Thursday, 13 August 2020 19:27

COVID-19 storm slows down in Gauteng

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has called on citizens to remain vigilant because while the COVID-19 storm in the province has slowed down, it is yet to pass.

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Thursday, 13 August 2020 19:23

240 healthcare workers die of COVID-19

The Health Department says 240 healthcare professionals have succumbed to COVID-19 in South Africa, with the public sector being the hardest hit. 

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The Department of Basic Education has announced that the 2020 Grade 12s will concurrently write mid-year and final examinations between 5 November and 15 December.

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Tuesday, 11 August 2020 16:24

Gauteng's COVID-19 daily infections decrease

While the daily COVID-19 infections have dropped from an average of 5 000 down to 1 700 in Gauteng, a long road still lies ahead, Premier David Makhura has warned. 

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Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has encouraged the public to continue to make use of public health facilities for COVID-19 and other ailments and conditions.

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Tuesday, 04 August 2020 16:18

NSFAS officially opens applications for 2021

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, on Monday officially opened the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) 2021 application cycle.

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Tuesday, 04 August 2020 16:13

SA records less than 6 000 new COVID-19 cases

South Africa now has 516 862 COVID-19 cases, after 5 378 new infections were identified on Tuesday.

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The formal non-agricultural sector shed 3 000 jobs between December 2019 and March 2020, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Tuesday.

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