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International students in Germany offered interest-free loans

18th May 2020 The German government has offered almost 400 000 international students, who are enrolled in German universities, an interest-free education loan programme, to ensure the continuity of their studies amid the coronavirus pandemic. Due to Covid-19, many students have lost their jobs which allowed... 

AfDB approves $13.7m for Zim Covid-19 response

15th May 2020 Zimbabwe will receive a $13.7-million grant from the African Development Bank to bolster its health system in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. The grant will strengthen support for frontline responders and health personnel and boost the country’s Global Health Security Index. The... 

Covid-19 could exacerbate food insecurity, malnutrition in Africa – WHO

15th May 2020 The World Health Organization has expressed concern at the potential impact of the coronavirus on food security, which it says could worsen malnutrition in Africa. WHO Regional Director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti has warned that the virus is threatening livelihoods and household economies... 

Mistra celebrates 10 years

11th May 2020 The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (Mistra) has hit ten years of independence and transdisciplinary research. Since May 2010, after much consultation, Mistra was founded by a group of researchers, academics, policymakers and former policy practitioners which created a platform to... 

Mchunu urges public servants to be ambassadors of govt as they return to work

8th May 2020 For government to facilitate the unlocking of the economy more public servants need to return to work and while they do so, they should remain ambassadors for government as the country fight the coronavirus. Minister for Public Service and Administration Senzo Mchunu on Friday unpacked his... 

Court reserves judgment in case against Tourism Dept

28th April 2020 The North Gauteng High Court has reserved judgment in the case against the Department of Tourism, brought by trade union Solidarity and lobby group AfriForum, regarding the allocation of relief funds amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.   Both organisations have accused the department of... 

Solidarity Fund raises R2.6bn

23rd April 2020 Government’s pro bono organisation, the Solidarity Fund on Thursday expressed gratitude to all those who have so far donated to the fund, which has received R2.6-billion in pledges to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The mandate of fund is to mobilise and coordinate financial and... 

IMF approves funding for DRC as Covid-19 shocks economy

23rd April 2020 The Democratic Republic of Congo will receive $363.27-million from the International Monetary Fund for urgent balancing of payment needs, as the country’s short-term economic outlook deteriorates during the coronavirus pandemic. The IMF approved the fund disbursement under the Rapid Credit... 

DA commends Ramaphosa for approaching IMF, World Bank to fund part of relief package

22nd April 2020 Democratic Alliance interim leader John Steenhuisen has welcomed President’s Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of the R500-billion Economic and Social Relief Package and has further applauded the President for approaching the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank for funds. During a virtual... 

SAPS members that violate the regulations undermine government’s efforts - General Rabie

21st April 2020 South African Police Service (SAPS) Major General Leon Rabie on Tuesday said the abuse of power or involvement in any illegal activities by the members of his organisation during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic not only brings SAPS into disrepute but grossly undermines government’s efforts to... 

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