South Africa

With load shedding, water restrictions and the warm weather, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) is encouraging consumers to be more vigilant when making food purchases by examining packaging and labels.

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced an increase in the price of petrol and 0.05% sulphur diesel from Wednesday.

A Zimbabwean man, his wife and girlfriend are among five people who were on Monday arrested by a multidisciplinary team led by the National Anti-Kidnapping Task Team for their alleged involvement in kidnapping.

Eskom has increased load shedding to Stage 5 from midday on Tuesday with Stage 6 to follow from 9pm until 5am on Wednesday morning.

The mining industry has recorded the lowest number of fatalities on record during 2022.

South Africa has been admitted as a member of the International Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) following a competitive application process.

The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has raised concerns over persistent lack of sufficient learner transport to support the basic education system in KwaZulu-Natal.

Alexandra High School pupils involved in a lunch time food ruckus at the school, have been suspended pending a disciplinary hearing.

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has confirmed that all learners who had applied during the 2023 Online Admissions application period, are placed.

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) Deputy Minister, Alvin Botes, on Monday, opened the African Regional Seminar on the Universalisation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which is currently underway in Pretoria.

Police in Limpopo have pounced on six suspects who were caught loading illicit cigarettes from a gas tanker onto two cargo trucks in Toitskraal outside Marble Hall.

The Department of Health says additional COVID-19 vaccine booster doses are now available for eligible citizens at all active vaccination sites across the country.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to participate in a Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extraordinary Organ Troika Summit taking place in Windhoek, Namibia on Tuesday.

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has appealed to members of the public to refrain from sharing a video of a policewoman allegedly forcing her son to have sex with her.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will this week convene government leaders at the Cabinet Lekgotla to deliberate government’s priorities for the year ahead.

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