South Africa

The Department of Higher Education and Training, through Higher Health, is rolling out stakeholder engagement programmes in response to gender-based violence and mental health incidents in the Post-School Education and Training (PSET) sector.

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana will table the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on 4 November, the National Treasury has announced.

The Special Tribunal is expected to hear an application by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to review and set aside R11 million worth of contracts awarded to companies allegedly linked to Eskom senior manager Petrus Shaka Mazibuko.

The Department of Social Development is set to conduct dialogues on Alzheimer's disease in Engcobo, Cofimvaba and Lady Frere in the Eastern Cape from today until Friday.

To foster stakeholder engagements and partnerships as well as to gain expert industry insights, the Department of Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) in the Free State together with the Central University of Technology (CUT) will host the Tourism Month Public Lecture on Friday.

According to the Department of Health’s latest data, the country administered 241 867 doses on Wednesday, bringing the total number of doses to 15 447 034.

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and unions have secured a multi-year salary and wage deal that will see employees in the sector receive a 3.5% increase over the next three years.

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is expected to host a five part series of webinars that will shine the spotlight on the importance of whistleblowing in South Africa.

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) has arrested a member of the South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) for his involvement in cross-border crimes in the Northern Cape.

Gauteng Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, has welcomed the 25-year sentence imposed on a father who killed his three-year-old daughter.

The Department of Water and Sanitation has called on the people of Limpopo to use water sparingly.

The Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Human Settlements says the upcoming local government elections is a chance for communities to rebuild themselves following the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on livelihoods and the lives of all South Africans.

The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation unit has arrested a 36-year-old suspect in Gauteng following the August 2020 data breach at Experian.

An Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Department (EMPD) has been handed a six year prison sentence for corruption.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has appealed to employers to resolve errors on the COVID-19 TERS portal to enable it to finalise outstanding claims.


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