Cabinet concerned about 9% unemployed university graduates

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet has expressed concern that the unemployment rate of university graduates during the first quarter of 2021 stood at 9.3% and the Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni described it as “worrisome.” Minister Ntshavheni made...

The 20% petro bill gets cabinet nod

South Africa wants a free 20 percent stake in oil and gas exploration and production ventures under a new upstream petroleum bill, which allows the minister to reserve petroleum blocks for black investors, a copy of the bill showed on Friday. The Upstream Petroleum...

The elderly urged to register for COVID-19 vaccine

Cabinet has urged those aged 60 and over, to register for their COVID-19 jab, as government gears up to commence with phase two of its mass vaccine rollout on Monday. According to a statement released by Cabinet on Thursday, the national and provincial Departments of...

National State of Disaster extended until June

Cabinet has approved the extension of the National State of Disaster on COVID-19 until 15 June 2021. “The extension considers the need to continue augmenting the existing legislation and contingency arrangements undertaken by organs of state to mitigate against...
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