IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH _28 Nov 2021_ The increase in infections in Gauteng in the last 2 weeks is believed to be due to a new variant, called Omicron. This variant is now in all provinces in SA. We do not yet know whether this variant spreads more easily or leads to more severe disease.
Sky News revealed that in excess of 100 000 kids were out of school because of affirmed Covid-19 cases the earlier week . In agreement to the report, the quantity of youngsters briefly out of school because of Covid-19 related cases expanded by 66% in the beyond about fourteen days.
Watch https://fb.watch/7TdVV4yrYv/ Heavy rains this morning resulted in a landslide at La Mercy, where part of the road and house were washed away. The landslide was caused by the bursting of a 600mm storm water drain at the nearby school. Now the people who stay in that house will have to relocate after seeing the devastation that was caused by the house, it has become very clear that the area is very unstable and the occupants of that place cannot completely rely on the road.
https://ewn.co.za/2021/11/08/sahrc-wants-learners-back-in-the-classroom-on-a-daily-basis?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) needs students back in study halls consistently. In a bid to make space for social removing despite the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been exposed to rotational learning, viably splitting class measures by getting youngsters to skip days.
HIV cases in South African schools, in case you didn't know. The Department of Education has uncovered and publicized alarming statistics on the number of learners in South Africa who contract HIV each week for various reasons and causes. HIV is one of the few diseases that is now known to be treatable rather than curable, which means that those living with it can live a normal life just like everyone else if their therapy is followed appropriately.
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A warning has reportedly been issued to the South African members of the society regarding the fourth wave . The warning was reportedly issued by Dr Crisp , who is the Acting Director - General in the Department of health . Dr Crisp reportedly went on and advised that the severity of the fourth wave would be determined by how people will get vaccinated and the measures they will take like the wearing of masks .As to when the fourth wave would likely hit South South Africa , he said that it could be in December .
The Department of Basic Education news Bulletin confirmed about the adjustments that were made on the national school examinations' timetable. Besides the change being made for the examination that had been set for the 1st of November, there was another day that was adjusted as well. It is the 1st of November and the 2nd of November.
As shown by Professor Thinus Booysen of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch, it would simply require one second for Eskom's entire system to fall which will achieve an outright blackout over South Africa. What happens in the event that Eskom's system breakdown?
https://twitter.com/mmusimaimane/status/1434569665234313225?s=21 Former president Jacob Zuma was released today by the National commissioner of Correctional services Arthur Fraser. Department of correctional services in a statement said Arthur Fraser released Former president zuma on medical parole . However in a statement which was released by the One South Africa “OSA) the organization that is led by Mmusi Maimane they said they are going to submit a formal application , in terms of the promotion of Access to information act (PAIA) , requesting the full record of the decision that led to the Department of correctional services granting former president Jacob Zuma medical parole .
The Vaccine Roll Out in South Africa with effect from Wednesday shows that South Africa has crossed the 6 million mark for fully vaccinated Adults .Jabs for the past 24 hours stand at 253,160 and Total doses at 12,841,537 . The Government is considering that they should be limiting access to public facilities to those who have not been vaccinated against COVID 19.The government will also allow all the business community to do like wise to disallow unvaccinated people to enter any business premises.
It has been reported that a grade 6 teacher, who is teaching in a school called Heinz Park Primary school in Philippi, Cape Town has been shot. Mr. Thulani Manqoyi who is 52 years old has been shot on Tuesday at the school premises in a parking lot.
Taking a vaccine or being vaccinated is a personal option according to the health department but not taking the vaccine could be a problem because anti - vaxxers would be left out on many occasions. Those who chose not to vaccinate will be left out of events like international travels, festivals, major sporting events.
https://twitter.com/ferialhaffajee/status/1434535557699407873?s=21 Former president Jacob Zuma is released on medical parole by National commissioner of correctional services Arthur Fraser . Zuma was incarcerated after he defied the constitutional court judgement which was compelling him to go to the Zondo commission, in a judgement which was handed down by Justice Sisi Khamphephe , Zuma was sentenced to 15 month in prison .
A couple from Pretoria was convicted for attempting to sell their two-month-old baby for R500 . They were convicted of neglect , assault and failing to register the baby at the Department of Home Affairs . The couple will have to wait for the 1st of February 2022 for the sentencing .In accordance to the report , Wayne Loubser who is age 36 and Justine Loubser who is aged 32 were convicted on Monday by the Pretoria High Court .
According to & courtesy of recent reports from JacarandaFM The Department Of Health in Limpopo has suspended a nurse at Madimbo Clinic, just outside of Musina, for failing to assist a pregnant women The reports further on to include that the pregnant women reportedly gave birth at the clinic's gate on Wednesday morning with the Department Of Health in Limpopo having this to say about the incident
The South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has told the Department of Communications that the SABC bill approved by Cabinet earlier this year needed to "redefine" the television license regime to put the public service broadcaster on a better footing when it comes to drawing revenue. The broadcaster recommended a "household levy system" based on the possibility to access to SABC services rather than actual usage of it's license.
Correctional Services says Former President Jacob Zuma will remain in hospital. Msholozi who was serving a 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court after ignoring a Constitutional Court order to appear before the State Capture Commission was granted medical parole on Sunday because of ill-health. He was admitted to hospital soon after his incarceration on July 8.
Thohoyandou - the South African government suffered criticism from its citizens during which the Covid-19 pandemic was seemingly endless, at that time most people were neither allowed to go to school or work henceforth the Government's fast-tracked procurement and rollout of vaccines. Still, it seems as if the people were bluffing because jabs have arrived and are being enrolled yet few people responded, while others took the jab as mandates by the Department of Labor and employment affairs, others have decided not to vaccinate due to several reasons which concerned the public health department.
According to a press release made by an entity of the Department of Social Development (SASSA), applicants are encouraged to revisit the website and change their payment method for the special covid-19 social relief distress grant. Link: https://twitter.com/officialsassa/status/1433471865205501956?s=21 As of 2 September 2021, SASSA made the announcement that applicants who had previously applied for the special Covid-19 social relief distress grant should change their payment method to their bank account method as this is the most convenient and quickest way to receive your grant.