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Directions on the Re-Opening of Schools Amended

Directions on the Re-Opening of Schools Amended


Department of Basic Education Directions on the re-opening of schools and measures to address, prevent and combat the spread of Covid-19 in schools have been amended. The basic education department…

South Africa Placed on Adjusted Alert Level 2


The Presidency Cabinet has placed South Africa on Adjusted Alert Level 2. President Ramaphosa announced this in an address to the nation last night on the national effort to contain…

Decadal Plan for STI Under the Spotlight


Department of Science and Innovation The Decadal Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) is a roadmap for driving STI policy and programmes over the next ten years with specific…

Decadal Plan for STI White Paper on Track


Department of Science and Innovation The science and innovation department aims to finalise the Decadal Plan in 2021/2022. The department announced this during a briefing in parliament on its 2021/22…

Masondo Shines Light on Budget Deficits


National Treasury Budget deficits over the next few years are going to be largest South Africa has ever had. The deputy minister of finance, David Masondo, confirmed this during an…

School Sport Matches to Resume Without Spectators


Department of Basic Education All school sport matches, which includes contact and non-contact sport, can resume but without spectators. The basic education department published amended Directions on the re-opening of…

Vaccination Rollout Plan Under the Spotlight


Department of Health The health department plans to vaccinate 46,2 million South Africans by the end of March 2022. In a statement, the department confirmed that this target depends on…

Directions to Combat COVID-19 in Public Transport Amended


Department of Transport Directions to combat the spread of Covid-19 in the public transport services for Alert Level 1 have been amended. The transport department published the amended Directions in…

Master Plans Under the Spotlight


The Presidency The Master Plans that have been concluded are paying off. President Ramaphosa highlighted this during an address at the Proudly South African Summit and Expo 2021. Master Plans…

NSFAS Facing Funding Shortfall for 2021


Department of Higher Education and Training The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is facing a shortfall on its funding for 2021. The higher education, science and technology minister, Blade…