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National Film and Video Foundation Announces New Funding Cycles and Online Application portal

Monday, 18 April 2016 The NFVF offers individuals, companies and organisations may submit funding applications to the NFVF in any of the funding categories. The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture provides film and video-related funding in the broad categories of …

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R300m cost of damage at universities

The recent students’ protests have resulted to property damage in universities amounting to R300 million. According to the figures released by the Department of Higher Education and Training, the total damage of property in 14 universities is R300 302 848.58. Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, said he …

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FREE Digital Skills Training

Google has, at a press conference in Johannesburg, announced its commitment to train one million young Africans in digital skills in the next year. In realising this commitment, Google is supporting its partner Livity Africa to run two training programs: ‘Digify Bytes’ to give digital skills to young people looking …

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How to Apply for a Replacement of Your Damaged or Lost Matric Certificate

If you lost or damaged your original matric certificate, you must apply for replacement at the Department of Basic Education (DBE) or Provincial Education Department (PED) by completing the Replacement application form. You can request for the statement of results while waiting for the issue of your certificate. If the …

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Needy students benefit from sweet deal

The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) has invested millions over the past 50 years into education by awarding bursaries to needy students. KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has commended the trustees of the SITFE who have invested more than R50 million towards the education of disadvantaged children since its …

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AB InBev commits to secure jobs in SABMiller deal

Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev has made a commitment to protect South African jobs in the proposed acquisition of SABMiller. South Africa’s Ministry of Economic Development said government and AB InBev reached an agreement on the public interest conditions that will be recommended to the Competition Commission and Competition Tribunal in connection …

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Fake traffic officer learnership ad hits social networks

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has warned job seekers of a fake traffic officer learnership advert that is doing rounds on social networks such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter. The advert uses RTMC/TT/2016 as the reference to apply for the post, with the due date being Friday, 30 March …

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NSFAS Used R50 Billion in Funding Over 1.5 Million Students

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has set aside a total of R1.4 billion to pay institutions upfront at the beginning of 2016 academic year. The NSFAS said the money will ensure that students who qualify for NSFAS funding don’t have to pay upfront registration fees, as was recommended …

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Making a career choice or change? Here’s the average salary you can expect to earn

This year is going to be dotted with increases, from inflation and interest rates to food and electricity prices set to rise. The tough economic conditions will not only force consumers to think twice about spending their well-earned money, it will also see them assess their take-home salaries. “These increases …

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