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The National Assembly on Tuesday agreed to the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill, which will adjust the equitable share among the three spheres of government.

Farmers residing near or next to Caledon River have been requested not to abstract water from the river for seven days.

The chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, Hlomani Chauke, says he has noted the resignation of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba.

The North West Department of Health has noted the arbitration court’s decision for Head of Department, Dr Thabo Lekalakala, to be reinstated.

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Dr Siyabonga Cwele has welcomed Telkom’s half-year financial results, which reflect an increase in revenue and mobile user numbers.

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) has urged community media to place an increased focus on compliance and governance.

The Parliament’s Joint Constitutional Review Committee says it has received recommendations and observations from Members of Parliament on whether section 25 of the Constitution should be amended to make it possible for the State to expropriate land without compensation in the public interest.

The interviews for the shortlisted candidates for the position of the next National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) have begun this morning.

President Cyril Ramaphosa received and accepted a letter of resignation from the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba.

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) is designed to help mitigate some of the effects of poverty, unemployment and contribute to plugging a major gap in the social security net.

The SABC Board and senior executives have told Members of Parliament that they have, as of today, begun a process to consult labour unions over its intention to retrench permanent staffers and freelancers.

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has reached an advanced stage of its preparation for South Africa's third term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

Despite challenging economic conditions, the overall quality of life (QoL) in Gauteng province continues to improve.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to jet off to Europe to attend the South Africa-European Union (SA-EU) Summit, which is set to strengthen bilateral relations between SA and the EU.

The Compensation Fund employer briefing session, which will focus on the newly-proposed employer’s assessment model under the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COID), will be held in Cape Town this morning.


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