South Africa

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise says the department is embarking on a multi-medium term strategic planning process that seeks “rescue” the South African National Defence Force (SANDF).

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Sihle Zikalala on Tuesday announced that the department has been allocated R27.5 billion in the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), with R8.782 billion allocated for the 2023/24 financial year.

Public Enterprises (DPE) Minister Pravin Gordhan says State-owned entities (SOEs) are pivotal to the growth of South Africa’s economy, as they can be used as a driving force to power government’s agenda to better the lives of all South Africans.

The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation has warned that apportioning blame will delay progress in addressing the water problem in Hammanskraal, which might lead to further loss of life.

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) will in the 2023/24 financial year award bursaries - valued at R16 million - to youth who will study towards Built Environment qualifications.

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Sihle Zikalala says his department has released 18 land parcels in KwaZulu-Natal, measuring 533 hectares, for the purpose of accommodating communities, including those displaced by floods in 2022.

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) is putting shoulder to wheel to roll out Strategic Integrated Projects (SIPs), which are aimed at improving the quality of life for South Africans.

The Gauteng Department of Health says the number of people, who have lost their lives following a cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, now stands at 17.

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has issued a gazette inviting members of the public to nominate duly qualified people to serve on the nine-member Electoral Reform Consultation Panel.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) as a project that has not only made history, but has brought hope to the citizens of both Lesotho and South Africa.

Experts are advising healthcare workers to treat all diarrhoea cases as suspected Cholera until proven otherwise.

The Special Investigating Unit has recovered at least R71 million from companies that unduly claimed from the Unemployment Insurance Fund’s Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS).

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister, Thoko Didiza, has announced the appointment of new permanent members of the KwaZulu-Natal Ingonyama Trust board.

Africa Communications Week activities, led by the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), have kicked off today (Tuesday).

Eskom has announced that it will implement Stage 4 and 5 load shedding until further notice.


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