Thursday, 23 April 2020 09:51

NSFAS students urged to open bank accounts

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has urged qualifying students to open bank accounts to ensure a more efficient disbursement of funds from institutions.

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi is today conducting a walkabout at the Johannesburg office of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) that is handling a massive number of claims related to COVID-19.

Twelve police officers, including a reservist, have been arrested for allegedly violating the National Disaster Management Regulations, as well as for corruption.

Despite law enforcement authorities clamping down on defiant citizens for not observing the COVID-19 regulations, sections of society continue to disobey the lockdown rules.

As the taxi industry counts the costs of the COVID-19 pandemic, intergovernmental consultations on a Taxi Industry Relief intervention are at an advanced stage.

Monday, 20 April 2020 12:42

SA confirms 3 158 COVID-19 cases

South Africa has confirmed a total of 3 158 COVID-19 cases, having conducted 114 711 tests to date.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 14:53

Hi-tech platform set-up to curb fake news

Government has set-up a hi-tech monitoring and evaluation platform in an effort to ramp up state capacity to monitor and respond to misinformation and fake news proliferating during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 14:35

Gauteng has 909 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Gauteng remains the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country - with the total number of confirmed cases pegged at 909.

With the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 78 at the Eastern Cape Department of Correctional Services (DCS), the department has activated containment and treatment measures at its facilities.

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