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Coronavirus in SA: Matrics, teachers back to school
JOHANNESBURG - Matrics and their teachers are heading back to school today following a one week break.
Other grades are to be phased in in the following weeks.
WATCH: Reserve Bank announces interest decision
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JOHANNESBURG - The South African Reserve Bank announces the interest rate decision on Thursday.
SARB cuts interest rate by 25 basis points
JOHANNESBURG - The South African Reserve Bank has cut the repo rate by 25 basis points.
Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago announced the Monetary Policy Committee's decision on Thursday.
SUMMARY: Amended lockdown restrictions explained
PRETORIA - Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma briefed the media on Monday on the amended regulations announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday night.
Dlamini-Zuma spent some time sending condolences to families who have lost people to COVID-19.
EXPLAINER: Why alcohol sales were suspended
JOHANNESBURG - Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the ban on alcohol restriction is evidence-based.
“We would like to assure South Africans that the alcohol restriction is very much evidence-based. Studies have revealed that we, unfortunately, do not have a healthy relationship with alcohol,” said Mkhize.
2020 academic year remains on course: Nzimande
JOHANNESBURG - The 2020 academic year will not be written off, according to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande, despite the possibility of only ending in 2021.
With just a third of the student population allowed to return to university campuses and delivery sites, questions continue to be asked about the future of the academic year.