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Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has handed over 249 Shova Kalula bicycles to learners from six schools in De Aar in the Northern Cape.

The Department of Employment and Labour says the new rate for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for each ordinary hour worked will now be R20.76.

Eskom says it does not expect to implement rotational load shedding today.

While there has been no case of Coronavirus reported in South Africa, people who develop symptoms of respiratory illness during or after travel to countries where the outbreak is known to be circulating, have been advised to seek early medical care.

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) has shared the details of land it has recently released for the purposes of land reform, redistribution, restitution, land tenure and human settlement development.

More than 280 jobs have been created from Phase 2 of the Coega Development Corporation’s multi-user facility, currently being constructed at the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Phumulo Masualle says there is still a commercial case for SA Express, and that it can play a critical role as a feeder airline to service secondary routes and key cities in the Southern African region.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to music icon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala, describing him as a musical genius.

The South African Revenue Services (SARS) has welcomed the jail sentences handed down to two Cape Town businesspersons.

The West Coast Rock Lobster season has been extended to support fishers affected by the dramatic drop in exports to China since the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

Two suspects have been arrested for allegedly stealing diesel from a Transnet pipeline in Delmas, Mpumalanga.

The Compensation Fund (CF) is addressing glitches identified on its new claimant system for victims of occupational hazards.

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has met with the Statistician General and Statistics Council members following a media statement by the South African Statistics Council regarding funding shortages at Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).

Enterprise and supplier development as well as legislative requirements of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) will form key elements of the B-BBEE Commission’s upcoming national conference.

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has congratulated South Africa’s Culinary Olympics Team which showed-off their skills at the 25th IKA Culinary Olympics.

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