South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the African Union to be made a permanent member of the G20.

The National School of Government (NSG) and the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) aimed at formalising their relationship on the training of the city’s officials to enhance skills development.

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) announced on Monday that September 2022 recorded more load shedding than the whole of 2020.

Stage 3 load shedding will be implemented from 4pm and Tuesday evening until 5am, Eskom said on Monday.

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) saved about R200 million through a project to verify employees on its payroll system as its preliminary investigation was not able to verify 1 480 employees while 1 159 resigned during the process.

The Department of Health is urging citizens to know their diabetes status through regular screening and testing for early detection and successful treatment of the potentially life threatening condition in order to live a long and healthy lifestyle.

South Africa will not be able to progress if the state is not fully capacitated, says Professor Mashupye Maserumule.

The Green Scorpions, which have been mandated to protect the environment by enforcing legislation, have in the past financial year maintained, and in some instances, even increased the level of compliance and enforcement activities.

EThekwini Municipality Mayor, Mxolisi Kaunda has reiterated that the municipality is working tirelessly to ensure that all remaining mass care centres will be cleared and families displaced by April floods, moved to a more family-friendly accommodation by 15 December 2022.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government remains committed to transformation of the economy and empowerment.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has sent a stern warning to criminals that law enforcement agencies in the province are tightening the grip on all forms of crime, mainly contact and violent crimes during this festive season.

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, has commended the Department of Basic Education for making arrangements for the affected candidates to be afforded the opportunity to write the examinations which were missed due to no fault of their own.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address two working sessions at the G20 Leaders’ Summit to be held in Indonesia this week.

Presidential spokesperson Vincent Magwenya says South Africa will need funding in the form of grants in order to implement the Just Energy Transition.

The National Council of Provinces, led by Chairperson, Amos Masondo, will this week convene its flagship oversight programme, Taking Parliament to the People (TPTTP) in the Ugu District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.


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