South Africa

Mpumalanga Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Manamela, has welcomed the arrest of a third suspect in connection with the murder of a councillor in Mkhondo last week.

At the start of the 2023 academic year, Deputy Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Makhotso Sotyu has encouraged learners to commit to their studies, perform well and be upright students.

The Department of Water and Sanitation has warned that vandalism of water infrastructure sets government back and deprives communities of essential services.

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana appointed Silindile Kubheka as the chairperson of the Ombud Council for a period of three years, effective from 1 February 2023.

The Department of Small Business Development is working on an energy relief package for the Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) with stakeholders to alleviate the devastating impact of load shedding on small businesses.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his best wishes to the government and people of the People’s Republic of China for the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year and Annual Spring Festival.

The Department of Basic Education will on Thursday release the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination results for the Class of 2022 in a ceremony to be held at the Mosaik Church in Fairland Johannesburg.

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) has affirmed that the generators that have been provided to the Johannesburg High Court by the department are reliable and work accordingly.

Parliament has expressed sadness and shock at the death of Ugu District Municipality Mayor, Phumlile Mthiyane, who passed away on Monday.

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) says it is seeking legal advice and will respond soon to a lawyer’s letter sent to it pertaining to load shedding and the imminent electricity tariff increase.

Government has acknowledged the frustration of South Africans, due to a combination of factors, which have led to sporadic protests that occurred on Monday.

The South African government has sent a message of condolence to the government and the people of Nepal following the crash of a Nepalese Yeti Airlines plane on Sunday, 15 January 2023.

Government has recorded significant gains in its efforts to curb road fatalities during the 2022/23 festive season period, as 1 451 people lost their lives compared to 1 685 fatalities in the previous period.

National Treasury has promulgated a raft of tax laws following proposals outlined by Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana, during the 2022 Budget Speech.

Ofentse Moloko, a 37-year-old entrepreneur from the North West, says the support government gives to Black-owned companies operating in the poultry industry will contribute significantly to transfo


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