South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has directed Transnet to implement reforms swiftly and completely to turn around the crisis in South Africa’s logistics system.

The Department of Water and Sanitation has welcomed the arrest of a Director who was found to be double dipping by way of earning a salary from both the department and the Moses Kotane Local Municipality in the North West Province.

State freight and rail company Transnet says it has launched a probe into allegations of “ghost trains” operating on its lines.

The Proudly South African Buy Local Summit & Expo is featuring more than 200 high quality home-grown goods and service providers, who are showcasing everything from pharmaceutical and health products to stylish furniture and electronics for home and office use, delicious food and drink products, as well as jewellery and textiles.

The State’s first witness in the R37.7 million Estina dairy farm tax fraud trial is expected to continue his testimony in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court today.

Deputy President Paul Mashatile will later this evening attend and deliver the keynote address at the Proudly South African Buy Local Summit and Expo Localisation Dinner at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

Localisation drives innovation within societies, says Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow visit the Eastern Cape to assess the aftermath of the recent floods that have claimed lives and damaged private property and public infrastructure.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says expanding the social protection system is one of the critical tools government has implemented to ensure that some of the needs of the most underprivileged South Africans are addressed while also stimulating economic growth.

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, is expected to visit the Matimba and Medupi Power Stations in Limpopo today.

Sexual and reproductive justice is everyone’s responsibility, says Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says government has taken action to fast-track the provision of school infrastructure.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to the family, friends and comrades of Ambassador Moosa “Mosie” Moolla, who passed away on Saturday night at the age of 88.

OR Tambo District Municipality Acting Executive Mayor, Thokozile Sokanyile, has sent her heartfelt condolences to the families of three people who lost their lives during torrential rains in the Eastern Cape.

South Africa is committed to cementing economic ties with Belgium, says Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister, Fikile Majola.


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