Bloated Sassa to make staff cuts

The R2-billion in losses racked up by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) over the 2019-22 financial period could lead to its “top heavy” management structure being culled. The embattled agency also stated in an internal note that R1.2-billion was on fruitless and irregular expenditure, some of which dates as far back as 2014.  … Read more

Proteas skipper Elgar heaps praise on ‘special’ De Kock: ‘He’s playing a different game to us’

Proteas captain Dean Elgar has heaped praise on former skipper Quinton de Kock following another impressive showing on day one of the second Test against the West Indies.  De Kock and Elgar put on a valuable 79-run stand for the fourth-wicket at the Darren Sammy Oval on Friday as the Proteas recovered from from 37/3 … Read more

Covid-19 vaccinations for school staff to start next week – Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced that vaccinations for schooling staff will commence next week. Addressing the media in Pretoria on the Department of Basic Education’s (DBE’s) Covid-19 response, Motshekga said vaccinations will start on Wednesday 23 June until 8 July – a day before schools close to mark the end of the second … Read more

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