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PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA TO ADDRESS THE NATION ON DEVELOPMENTS IN COVID-19 RESPONSE
1 Feb 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h00 today, Monday 1 February 2021, on developments in relation to the country’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The address follows meetings in recent days of the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC), the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC) and Cabinet.

The Pr
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PRESIDENT TO RECEIVE FIRST CONSIGNMENT OF COVID-19 VACCINE
31 Jan 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Deputy President David Mabuza, who chairs the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Vaccines, will tomorrow, 01 February 2021, receive South Africa’s first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine.

The President and Deputy President will be joined by Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize, Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumb
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EC GOVERMENT MOVES SWIFTLY TO CONTAIN ETHEMBENI HIGH COVID 19 OUTBREAK
20 Sep 2020

The Eastern Cape Education MEC, Fundile Gade has learnt with shock that 98 Ethembeni high school learners have tested positive with the Covid 19 while they are currently busy with their Trial examinations

Due to this massive outbreak, learners coming from both Burgersdorp and Middleburg have been affected. A multi departmental team consis
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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FUND TO RESUME COVID-19 TERS PAYMENTS EARLY NEXT WEEK
19 Sep 2020

It is all systems go for the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) to resume its eagerly awaited Covid-19 TERS Benefits payments – a campaign that has put hard cash in the hands of workers to shield them from the worst effects of lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The resumption is slated for Monday September 21, 2020.

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*#COVID-19 AWARENESS, LOUD HAILING CAMPAIGN TO FLATTEN THE CURVE HELD IN MDANTSANE
17 Sep 2020

*EC: Buffalo City Metro District*

Following the address of the nation by the Honorable RSA President, Cyril Ramaphosa on Covid-19 and Disaster Management Regulations last night, the following Government departments embarked on an awareness campaign in a form of loudhailing today.

The SAPS joined forces with other Governmen
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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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SAPS DISMISSED FICTICIOUS MOTORBIKES AS FAKE NEWS
6 Aug 2020

ZWELITSHA: The South African Police Service Management in the Eastern Cape has expressed shock and concern at deceitful social media reports which depicted images of motorbikes and trailers masquerading in SAPS like branding.

These images were found to be in circulation in the social networks today 05 August 2020 with fake branding bearing
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MINISTER OF HEALTH COVID-19 UPDATE MEDIA BRIEFING
5 Aug 2020

Fellow South Africans, it has been almost a month since we presented a situational update on COVID-19 as the Department of Health. There has been a number of developments and we want to take this opportunity to give an update to the public and also respond to questions that the members of the media may have.

Epidemiological Update
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Outstanding Employee Benefits Receiving Attention
4 Aug 2020

In response to the delays in the processing of payments of Employee benefits especially since the implementation of the COVID-19 level 5 lockdown in March, the Hon. MEC Fundile Gade has put together a project team to attend immediately to this challenge.

It would seem that these employees were unfortunately unwittingly left unpaid in the w
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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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