Simbongile Makanda

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Simbongile Makanda is a writer at Portal Publishing. Before Simbongile started working at Portal Publishing, she completed her BA degree at UCT majoring in Politics, Media Writing and Gender Studies.

In her spare time, Simbongile enjoys creating a host of written and video content on various platforms.

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netflix
The SABC has come up with a plan to make more money. This could be bad news for those who enjoy services like Netflix, Dstv, Amazon Prime or Showmax.
bheki cele
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has introduced a new toll-free number to handle complaints laid against police officers.
classroom
Teachers in Zimbabwe are pleading with the Zimbabwean government for better salaries and safer work conditions. Many teachers are struggling to make ends meet with their current salaries.
people
Some scammers have been taking advantage of hopefuls looking for jobs. The latest syndicate has led to many applying for jobs that don't exist.
mask
Have you been hoping to get tested? Well, the Western Cape government has decided to finally ease its testing criteria.
The Public Servants Association (PSA) said it is in support of Cosatu's strike that is happening today, but it will not be taking part.
cosatu
Cosatu has encouraged its 1.8 million members to embark on a national strike on Wednesday. However, it will be no ordinary strike.

petrol
The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe has announced that the price of petrol will decrease on Wednesday.
people
South Africa has seen a decline in the number of unemployed people who are actively looking for jobs. According to Stats SA, the decline is due to the national lockdown that was introduced to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Eskom
Workers at Eskom Rotek Industries are striking today. Rotek Industries provides maintenance services to Eskom.