Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged SRD grant beneficiaries struggling to get payments to switch to banks.
Government has extended the ECD stimulus relief fund application deadline from 19 February 2021 to 26 February 2021.
The C-19 People’s Coalition’s ECD & Basic Education Working Group said the two-week deadline for workers to complete the application process is too short.
SASSA has urged R350 SRD grant applicants not to reapply or re-appeal following the three-month extension announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The conditions of the extension and sectors affected will be announced after consultations at NEDLAC, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
Ramaphosa made the announcement in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament on Thursday, 11 February 2021.
The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has a much-reduced efficacy against COVID-19’s 501Y.V2 variant, but it can still be rolled out strategically, Prof Madhi said.
Black Business Council CEO Kganki Matabane urged the government to make sure “the big players” do not continue monopolising opportunities in COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) Chief Economist Johann Els says the government is headed for a higher-than-expected tax revenue.
Legal experts explain the requirement to wear face masks in public spaces, what leads to arrest and why you could end up with a criminal record.