South Africa

The State Security Agency has requested the Department of Public Service and Administration to assist in the development of an ethics and integrity framework for the agency.

Interacting with the media is usually staid business for the Head of State but that wasn’t the case when President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a visit to XR Radio on Nelson Mandela Day. 

To mark International Nelson Mandela Day, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will deliver a national commemoration statement at the United Nations in New York, USA.

As the globe commemorates International Mandela Day, the wife of the late former President Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, has called on South Africans to take initiative to drive transformation.

South Africans and people the world over will today roll up their sleeves and lend a hand in their communities to mark the 10th anniversary of International Nelson Mandela Day.

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel on Thursday welcomed automaker Ford’s announcement that it will be creating 1 200 jobs at its plant in Pretoria.

Deputy President David Mabuza says the release of government-owned land will be prioritised in a push to meet the objectives of accelerated land reform.

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says the Presidency will re-introduce the Izimbizo Programme to streamline community needs as the President announced a comprehensive plan to focus on ser

President Cyril Ramaphosa has filed a supporting affidavit in the North Gauteng High Court in relation to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s court application for the suspension of the enforcement of remedial action recommended by the Public Protector.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will this year continue to pursue the investment drive which was announced last year, and that the money will be directed to programmes that will create jobs.

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu is looking into the plight of unemployed social workers.

Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says his department will host a national indaba over the current financial year to look at the state of football.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a special official funeral for veteran freedom fighter Ntate Isaac Lesiba “Bra Ike” Maphoto, who passed away at the age of 88 on Saturday.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says South Africa will always be grateful for the life and work of musician and activist Jonathan “Johnny” Clegg.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has facilitated the signing of the Multilateral Search and Rescue Agreement by the Angolan Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Rui J. Carneiro Mangueira, at the International Maritime Organization (IMO).