Monday, 08 March 2021 05:57

SAPS recruitment programme still on hold

The recruitment and training of police trainees is still on hold, the South African Police Service (SAPS) said on Tuesday.

Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has been unable to finalise funding for new university students, as the scheme is facing a funding shortfall for 2021.

Government is hoping that the rate of inoculation will increase from April as more vaccination doses are expected to arrive in the country this month. 

Friday, 05 March 2021 05:42

Mkhize reflects on one year of COVID-19

“It has been a very rough journey, one might say and in that process, we learnt a lot and made many mistakes, but we also achieved a lot,” says Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize.

Wednesday, 03 March 2021 05:34

SA looks into COVID-19 variant findings

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, says the latest scientific results on the COVID-19 501.V2 variant is a highly significant fight by South African scientists in the fight against the pandemic.

Wednesday, 03 March 2021 05:28

Good news for people infected by 501Y.V2

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has welcomed the research results that found that people who were infected by the 501Y.V2 variant are immune from reinfection and possibly other circulating variants. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed South Africa’s continued commitment to fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and to advance the economic inclusion of women.

COVID-19 cases continue to fall in South Africa, with 856 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number to 1 513 959.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 06:39

SA records 792 new COVID-19 cases

South Africa’s COVID-19 daily infections continue to drop, with 792 new cases logged on Monday.

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