South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday work is underway to respond to the State Capture Commission’s findings and recommendations as well as stop it from re-emerging in the future.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has revealed that Eskom will require at least R33 billion to complete the commissioning and remedial work at the Medupi and Kusile power stations.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says announcements are expected to be made with regard to Eskom which government believes will take the power utility forward and entrench the resolve to surpass the current challenges facing it.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has categorically denied that he is or was involved in any acts of money laundering at the Phala Phala game farm.

Citing findings of the recent survey conducted between 2021 and 2022, President Cyril Ramaphosa said despite the growth in the number of people receiving social grants, food security and household and child hunger remain stubbornly high.

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, has allayed fears of water outages in the country and reiterated that his department is working towards ensuring water security.

Steeped in rich colours and textures, South Africa’s heritage extends to an array of languages spoken around the country.

As part of professionalising the public service, government departments must conduct in-depth awareness and training for human resources practitioners on how to handle ethical challenges during recruitment and selection processes to ensure ethical hiring decisions.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has called on government accounting officers to impose consequence management on officials who fail to ensure that supplier invoices are paid within the prescribed 30-day period.

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, has concluded her visit to the United States.

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has reiterated government and Eskom's commitment to ensuring that the power utility surpasses the challenges it is currently facing.

Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has congratulated South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) CEO, Poppy Khoza, on her appointment as the first female president of the elective International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly.

Ten people have been slapped with direct imprisonment or suspended sentences for defrauding the COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief (TERS) scheme of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF).

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has moved to assure South Africans that government has no intention of using the Expropriation Bill to arbitrarily seize land from private owners.

The Gibela Rail Transport Consortium has warned members of the public about a scam designed to mislead the public about existing job opportunities at Gibela’s production factory in Dunnottar, in the City of Ekurhuleni, near Johannesburg.

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