Special COVID-19 UIF grant to be extended

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation at 8pm on Wednesday. Ramaphosa is expected to provide an update on the government's strategies to manage the coronavirus pandemic.

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa said the special COVID-19 grant will be extended by three months.

At the same time, the UIF TERS benefit scheme will continue for an additional month.

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Business for South Africa and Cosatu spoke out against the halt of the TERS benefit scheme which they said took place without sufficient engagement with labour.