President Cyril Ramaphosa: Launch of the Mooikloof Mega Residential City

Pretoria, October 4th 2020, the president of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa, unveiled the first phase of a development that is pushing back the frontiers of human settlements in the country, by way of design, planning and construction. According to the president, the launch of the Mooikloof development is the outcome of a successful public-private partnership. He congratulated the developers Balwin […]

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South Africa is Officially on Lockdown Level One from Today: What you need to Know about Re-opening of borders and ports of entry for international travellers during Coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic lockdown level 1

According to a press briefing with various ministers the minister of Home Affairs released a Statement  regarding the reopening of borders and services during Alert Level 1 According to the statement, all 18 land ports of entry will be opened with effect from 1 October 2020. The other 35 land ports of entry remain closed. The Department of Home Affairs […]

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There is little hope for the unemployed in South Africa

  Johannesburg- Sunburst Africa–As we get to the end of 2020, unemployment continues to grow- dampening any hopes of finding a job for those who have never been employed in South Africa. According to data released by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) yesterday, the  South African economy shed 2,2 million jobs in Q2 of 2020. The September 2020 Quarterly Employment Statistics […]

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President Cyril Ramaphosa chairs virtual President’s Coordinating Council meeting, 15 Sept

President Cyril Ramaphosa chairs virtual President’s Coordinating Council meeting, 15 Sept, 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa will, today, Tuesday 15 September 2020, chair a virtual meeting of the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC). The Council is co-chaired by the President and the Deputy President, and brings together Ministers, Premiers and leadership of the South African Local Government Association. The meeting is expected to deliberate […]

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Parliament activities for the week, 13 to 18 Sept

Parliament activities for the week, 13 to 18 Sept Consideration of Covid-19 tax Bills; debates on International Democracy and Heritage Days, including a heritage lecture, are items scheduled to conclude the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) third term programme this week. The NCOP will, from 21 September, join the National Assembly (NA) on the constituency period. The NA started its […]

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Worst than Expected: GDP in the second quarter of 2020 fell by 51,0%

  According to Statistics South Africa (08/09/2020), South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 51,0% in the second quarter of 2020 owing to the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions since the end of March 2020. Notably, this was the fourth consecutive decline in quarterly GDP since the second quarter of 2019. This is worst than we had expected […]

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Inter-Ministerial Committee on Coronavirus COVID-19 notes several reports on the sanity of the information released by various departments

IMC COVID-19 on Procurement The Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 procurement has noted several reports on the sanity of the information released by various departments. The very purpose of the committee is to ensure that there is transparency around the procurement of personal protective equipment. It is therefore encouraging that everyone is able to inspect this information and point out discrepancies […]

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All Eyes on Statistics South Africa Today: Could SA GDP for Second Quarter Contract up to 48%?

Statistics South Africa releases the Gross domestic product for the second quarter of 2020, 8 Sept Statistics South Africa to release the Gross domestic product (GDP) Q2 2020 Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the Gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2020, at a media briefing to be held today Tuesday, 8 September […]

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NSFAS updates on 2021 applications. What you need to know

By August 31, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) had received more than 160 536 applications since the opening date, on August 03, 2020. During the first month, on average, NSFAS has been receiving more than 5000 applications a day, with the number going as high as 6000 during the last days of August. To date over 188 733 applications have been submitted

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