South Africa

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza has called on the youth to become change agents and to contribute meaningfully to the development of their communities.

Economic integration, women’s empowerment and good governance are the three main priorities for South Africa as it prepares to assume chairship of the African Union (AU) this year.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is this week meeting stakeholders to discuss progress on work being done on the Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill.

The National Health Department says while there is no cause for panic with the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus in China, it has beefed up surveillance at the country’s ports of entry.

A Port Elizabeth-based South African Police Service (SAPS) flying squad member has been rewarded with a National Excellence Award by Police Minister Bheki Cele for his crime-fighting efforts.

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has committed to remain the driving force behind efforts to improve safety at mines.

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has signed a Service Level Agreement (SLA) for economic development initiatives with Lejwe Le Putswa Development Agency (LDA) in the Free State.

State-owned arms manufacturer Denel has vowed to continue to positively contribute to the country’s crime prevention and law enforcement initiatives.

A total of 16 locations inside Limpopo province have been confirmed positive for Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) since the start of the outbreak.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) continues to support the development of children of officers, who died in the line of duty.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed the arrest of a man believed to have recorded himself driving at 300 kilometres per hour in a 120 kilometre zone.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has expressed sadness over the passing of three South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) employees who died in a plane crash.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced the suspension of the Parktown Boys’ High School headmaster, with immediate effect.

The South African government has reassured the international business community that the country is working on stabilising its power supply and fiscal management.

The mining sector has recorded 51 fatalities in 2019, the lowest ever recorded in the South African mining industry.