Five Newsworthy Things in SA 30th September 2021:

News in South Africa 30th September: 1. State of disaster continues: If it were up to President Cyril Ramaphosa, the state of disaster would be lifted today. “I would like to see the state of disaster ending as soon as possible, but the science tells us otherwise and that is why we still have a […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 24th February 2021:

News in South Africa 24th February: 1. Budget speech at 14:00 today: Finance minister Tito Mboweni will deliver the 2021 budget this afternoon at 14h00. Analysts and economists are not hopeful of any significant strides in turning the South African economy around, given tight budgetary constraints and little wiggle room on both the revenue and […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 15th February 2021:

News in South Africa 15th February: 1. Johnson & Johnson vaccine approved: SA’s regulators have given Johnson and Johnson’s (J&J) Covid-19 vaccine the green light for a phase 3b trial in health-care workers, paving the way for the government to begin dispensing shots on Wednesday. This marks the start of South Africa’s vaccine rollout, with […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 15th December 2020:

News in South Africa 15th December: 1. New festive season lockdown restrictions: On Tuesday morning, government gazetted the new regulations for the festive season (until 3 January) that are effective immediately. The new regulations compel all district municipalities to publish on their websites and in the local media information about areas with high infection rates within […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 24th November 2020:

News in South Africa 24th November: 1. Second matric paper leaked: The tutor who blew the whistle on the leak of physical sciences paper 2 erased the tweet on Monday after receiving calls from angry pupils fearing they would have to rewrite it. The tutor received a screenshot of the question paper at 8.17am on […]

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