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Fake news destroys democracy


As South Africa draws closer to the seventh democratic elections, Media Monitoring Africa has warned that the increase of misinformation and disinformation on social media poses a threat to democratic elections.

DWS one step closer to establishing national water agency


The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) says it is one step closer to establishing the National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency (NWRIA) to ensure sustainable, equitable and reliable supply of water from national water resources infrastructure.

Government welcomes ICC arrest warrants application


Government has welcomed the decision by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Kahn KC, on the application for arrest warrants that include Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others, for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Hard work at Eskom keeps the lights on


Minister in the Presidency for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, says the current improved electricity performance in South Africa is in large part thanks to the hard work of officials at Eskom.

Babanango natural spring to benefit thousands of residents in KZN


Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, says the department is in the process of transforming water from the natural spring in Babanango into quality drinkable water that will benefit more than 250 000 households in Zululand and uMzinyathi District Municipalities. 

Government activities for the week 20 - 24 May 2024


On Tuesday, 21 May, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development will visit the Thornveld farm (portion 1 of farm Welgewagd 233 KB) located in Dwaalboom farming area near Thabazimbi, Waterberg District.