Funeral Industry Strike Pose Health Risk

18 September 2020

A large number of workers in the funeral industry across the country went on strike on Monday 14 September to demand improved working conditions, and higher remuneration and transformation in the industry.

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Health department warns of bursary scam

11 September 2020

South Africa – The North West Department of Health has urged those intending to enrol for nursing courses to be on the lookout for fraudsters who have been robbing prospective students of their money by running fake recruitment scams.  

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Good news for motorists

07 September 2020

South Africa – Firmer oil prices were stronger than a losing Rand, meaning that South Africans will pay less for most fuel in September. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

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SASSA opens window for payment method change

28 August 2020

SA – The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will once again open its system for approved applicants to change their preferred method of payment for the special COVID-19 SRD grant.

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Municipality projects on course

28 August 2020

Thabazimbi – The Thabazimbi Local Municipality (TLM) Political Management Team (PMT) has given the thumbs up to the various developmental projects being implemented by the local government body.

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Fuel price rise as oil outmuscles Rand

07 August 2020

South Africa – Global oil prices strode higher during July, setting the stage for fuel price increases in August despite a surprise upside from the Rand. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

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SASSA makes double payments on some COVID-19 grants

31 July 2020

South Africa – SASSA started with double payments for outstanding June and July accounts for the R350 special relief grant. This was done to avoid a situation where beneficiaries of the COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress grant have to make two trips to the post office and to eradicate the backlog of payments.

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