South Africa

Multinational and local businesses have arrived at the second South African Investment Conference bearing gifts that will tingle the country’s investment prospects.

The Post Office has warned the public about a parcel delivery scam designed to defraud them of their hard earned money.

Government is to launch the District Development Model - a new integrated, district-based, service delivery approach aimed at fast-tracking service delivery - in Lephalale, in Limpopo, later this month.

The 2019 Rugby World Cup champions, the Springboks, will be hitting the streets of Pretoria on Thursday to meet their supporters and show off the Webb Ellis Cup.

While some generation units have returned from planned maintenance, measures are being taken to replenish Eskom’s pumped storage and diesel generators as part of efforts to keep the lights on.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Government is hard at work to make South Africa a more competitive destination for investment - by improving the ease of doing business.

South Africa’s ambitious target to net R1.2 trillion in investment is not a gimmick but a concerted effort to attract investment, President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned detractors.

Communications and Digital Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says as part of its turnaround strategy, the SABC will turn to over-the-top services to ensure that viewers consume content on their mobile devices in a bid to help the public broadcaster up its revenue.

Police Deputy Minister Cassel Mathale and National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, on Tuesday witnessed the destruction of over 23 000 firearms, which were either confiscated or surrendered to the State.

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille says government has identified 20 land parcels in the Western Cape to be released for Human Settlements purposes.

Eskom has noted rating agency Moody’s downgrade of its unguaranteed credit ratings.

The Springboks have through their victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup united South Africa, says Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is encouraged by the decision of the Ford Motor Company to work with government to establish the first Tshwane Automotive Hub at the Special Economic Zone.

An occasional glass of wine or favourite beer is an acceptable means in which to unwind after a hard week of work, however a glass too many of one’s favourite poison is leading too many down the rabbit hole.

While the electricity system is severely constrained, there is a low probability for load shedding this week, Eskom said on Tuesday.