Sakinah Samuels

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Sakinah is a Writer at Portal Publishing where she writes for Careers Portal and News Portal, and is passionate about the work she does. With a passion for writing developed at a young age, she is always creating some form of written content at all points in time.

With only recently having completed her BA Degree at the University of the Western Cape, majoring in Psychology, English and Philosophy, she is at the beginning a career as a successful wordsmith and wiping away any ideas of a writer not being able to be successful. 

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ariana on the voice
Pop Princess, Ariana Grande, will be joining the judges table at The Voice for the singing competition's 21st season. The singer will be taking over from Nick Jonas.
President Cyril Ramaphosa sat the nation down for an update on the country's response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This time it was the Easter edition. Here's Ramaphosa's full speech.
covid vaccine
The President held another address tonight now that the Easter weekend is approaching. He announced that government is looking to commence phase 2 of the vaccine rollout in May.
home affairs extends visa expiry date
Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, announced that they'll be extending the validity of visas which have expired during the lockdown period. The lockdown regulations were amended last week.
There is now speculation floating around about an alcohol ban coming into place over the Easter weekend. Hope everyone's stocked up as South Africa's government is full of surprises.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to testify at the State Capture. State capture inquiry chairperson deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo gave the dates for the President's appearance as well.
Many are now predicting that a third wave of Covid infections is upon us. Almost 200 000 South Africans have been vaccinated so far.
electricity
Unfortunately, loadshedding seems to not be coming to an end soon and might last for the next couple of years.
wits police
Following a death, allegedly as a result of police bullets, at the Wits protests, Cabinet has now urged the police force to not use live ammunition during protests.
vaccine
Let's get this vaccine rolling! The second batch of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is due to arrive this weekend.