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BRICS offers SA prospects to deepen relations


The expansion of the BRICS not only gives weight to the bloc but also grants South Africa the opportunity to deepen ties with the countries that are expected to join the formation next year.

SA, Tunisia bolster relations


South Africa and Tunisia should increase their political consultations to ensure a robust and dynamic utilisation of opportunities that exist between the nations, says International Relations and C

Partnership between Biovac and EUBiologics welcomed


Trade, Industry, and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has welcomed the recently announced partnership between Biovac, a leading South African biopharmaceutical manufacturer and EuBiologics, a global biopharmaceutical company based in South Korea.

Western Cape working to restore services after severe storm


The Western Cape Provincial Government has urged flood-ravaged municipalities to compile damage assessments for provincial government to present a disaster declaration motivation to the National Disaster Management Centre. 

Justice dept gives Gupta brothers extradition update


The Department of Justice and Correctional Services is engaging with its counterparts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in South Africa’s extradition request of the Gupta brothers, Atul and Rajesh.

Pretoria-Kempton Park PRASA service resumes


The commuter rail service from Pretoria to Kempton Park has resumed its commercial service, bringing the number of recovered lines by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) to 20.

Vehicle theft syndicate dealt a blow


Two suspected vehicle syndicate thieves aged 37 and 32 were arrested last night and various implements used in vehicle theft as well as three stolen vehicles were seized in a multidisciplinary operation in Naturena, south of Johannesburg.

Former BOSASA COO referred for mental observation


The Pretoria High Court has ruled that former BOSASA COO, Angelo Agrizzi, be referred for mental observation to determine his fitness to stand trial in the R1.8 billion BOSASA and Correctional Services Department (DCS) matter.

Pandor pays tribute to the late Aziz Pahad


International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Dr Naledi Pandor, says Aziz Pahad will be remembered for his outstanding contribution to the fight against apartheid and life-long commitment to the promotion of human rights on the international stage. 

BMA to safeguard SA’s borders


The newly established Border Management Authority (BMA) Commissioner Dr Mike Masiapata today assured South Africans that the entity will get rid of corruption and ensure that the country’s borders are safe.