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NMBM COVID-19 WARD BASED TASK TEAMS IN FULL SWING
31 Aug 2020

The establishment of Community Based Task Teams to fight against COVID-19 in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has seen various stakeholders working together in an effort to yield positive results.

This comes after the Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Lubabali Mabuyane recently launched the new strategy to accelerate the fight against COVID-19 in
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Youth Speaks on Mandela Month Virtual Programme – 24 July 2020: 18H00 – 19H30
22 Jul 2020

Join the Virtual Programme on the following platforms:
Eastern Cape Office of the Premier Official Page facebook.com/ecprovince
Department of Sports, Recreation Art & Culture website www.ecsrac.gov.za
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Reopening Phase 2 to commence on the 20th July 2020
19 Jul 2020

eZwelitsha
The Eastern Cape Department of Education is pleased to inform residents of the province that all preparations have been made to welcome Grades 3,6 and 11 back to school tomorrow. Learners that are also doing their Year 2 and 3 in the School of Skills as well as some learners with severe to profound intellectual disabilities and autis
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Eastern Cape Department of Education disciplines service provider
17 Jul 2020

The Department has learnt with shock and disgust of the shoddy and substandard quality of the personal protective equipment (PPE) delivered in the kwaBhaca area. This is in light of revelations that the sanitisers delivered to some of the schools had less than the required alcohol content and was also delivered in inappropriate containers.
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MINISTER MANTASHE TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID19
14 Jul 2020

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe (MP) and his wife, Mrs Nolwandle Mantashe have tested positive for Covid-19. The Minister received his results earlier today, 14 July 2020.

This was the Minister’s 3rd round of tests to be conducted since the outbreak of this virus.

Minister Mantashe and Mrs Mantash
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Statement by the Executive Mayor on the Sad Passing of Council Speaker, Councillor Alfred Mtsi
12 Jul 2020

Fellow Residents of Buffalo City
It is with deep sadness that we get to announce the departure of the Speaker of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality Council, Councillor Alfred Mtsi. The Speaker was admitted to hospital on Tuesday night due to COVID-19 related complications.

It is sad to announce that this humble, soft-spoken yet de
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Misleading Sanitiser Pricing Article Condemned
7 Jul 2020

The Eastern Cape Department of Education wishes to unequivocally reject and condemn the highly misleading and false article flighted in the Daily Dispatch - " *Inflated prices paid for school sanitiser, claims DA* " 7 July 2020.

The Daily Dispatch sent questions to the Department requesting clarity on the veracity of the alleged R4 500 pri
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MEC Fundile Gade prioritising safety in deviations
5 Jul 2020

The Eastern Cape Department of Education has, through our honourable MEC, written to the National Minister of Basic Education requesting a deviation from the prescribed phasing in of grades as articulated by her since the beginning of July 2020. The risk adjusted approach that the national department has taken is in tandem with the approach we are ..read more


COUNCIL OF EDUCATION MINISTERS MAKES AMENDMENTS TO GRADE RETURNING TO SCHOOL
2 Jul 2020

The Minister of the Department of Basic Education; Mrs Angie Motshekga hosted the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) today. The meeting of the Minister, Deputy Minister and all MECs of Education accompanied by Heads of Education Departments, received and considered five reports focusing on key areas in the basic education sector in COVID-19 envir ..read more


President Ramaphosa to interact virtually with communities on coronavirus
1 Jul 2020

President Ramaphosa to interact virtually with communities on coronavirus 1 July 2020 - 12:15pm

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today, 01 July 2020, interact with communities across the nation through a virtual Presidential Imbizo on Coronavirus. The Presidential Imbizo is a public-participation platform where communities are able to inte
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