The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) advised social grant beneficiaries who are collecting their social grant with a Gold SASSA/SAPO cards, that these cards will continue to work beyond March 2021 until advised otherwise by SASSA through its official platforms. In a statement issues on Friday 5 February Sassa advised beneficiaries to ignore incorrect […]
Violence against women and children has rapidly increased over the years with no signs of slowing. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 was no different with Police Minister Bheki Cele reporting that police received over 87 000 complaints related to gender-based violence during the first week of the South African national lockdown. The frustration of the […]
For the unemployed, landing their ideal job during the Covid-19 pandemic is even more difficult than before, but hopefully by improving they way you go about it, you can increase your chances. Unemployment during Covid-19: Getting that job during this pandemic by Shaylene Karelse According to a Bloomberg survey, for the past two decades, South […]
For time immemorial, the business sector has been dominated by men. Women are now leveling the playing field as they are becoming CEOs (Chief Executive Officers) and successful business owners in their own right. Nothing can stand in their way. Female Entrepreneurs and their Success Stories in 2020 by Shaylene Karelse In the spirit of […]
Remember when you could see your partner any time you wanted to? Remember how you used to go out on fun dates? Remember the endless hugs and kisses you would give them? Well that is not much of an option anymore. Love Under Lockdown: How has Covid-19 affected relationships? by Shaylene Karelse Covid-19 has affected […]
Police, Army and Metro Police have been issued with official new guidelines for enforcing the national coronavirus lockdown including how to deal with the simplest of issues like people not wearing masks. The Gauteng High Court judgment in the Collins Khosa case on 15 May 2020 was an important judicial intervention making it clear that […]
What exactly is permitted in Lockdown Level-4 of the Risk-Adjusted Strategy? In his address on Thursday 23 April 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the country would implement a partial easing of the current Covid-19 lockdown after April 30, to spare the economy and save jobs. “Beyond Thursday the 30th of April we will implement […]
These Guidelines & Information about the Lockdown that is effective from 23H59 on Thursday 26 March 2020 were obtained from the Official Health Department COVID-19 Website. Click here to find a Complete List of Key Contact Details for Different Government Departments & Health Centers Dealing with the Coronavirus Outbreak and the Lockdown.