South Africa

Government says it notes S&P Global's decision to revise South Africa’s credit rating outlook to stable from positive on Wednesday evening.

Despite some progress towards gender equity, Minister Naledi Pandor says “terrible levels" of gender inequality and brutal repression of women and girls still exist in South Africa.

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU), together with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU), has obtained an order to freeze an agricultural holding and farm worth some R53 million.

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, has set up a team to investigate a report on the R143 million drought relief project, which was meant to address water supply challenges in Moutse in the Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality, Limpopo.

New members of the National Executive have been sworn-in on Tuesday evening at a ceremony officiated by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to deliver the keynote address at the inaugural Nelson Mandela Youth Dialogue on Friday.

According to the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Gender Gap Report, the globe is 132 years away from achieving gender equality.

Former Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) Minister Patricia de Lille, bids farewell to former colleagues at the department.

Police Minister, General Bheki Cele says the police will conduct foot patrols in Westbury to address gang violence and to ensure the community’s safety.

The South African Ambassador to Japan, Smuts Ngonyama, has expressed his confidence that the local businesses that are showcasing proudly South African-made goods and services at the Japan 2023 Food and Beverage Exhibition (Foodex) will be successful in creating new trade opportunities.

Africa must be given the space to transition from high carbon usage to low carbon at a pace and cost that it can afford, says Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe.

The KwaZulu-Natal Transport Department has ordered a full-scale investigation into the multiple car crash, which left scores of people injured and vehicles damaged on the M41 highway near Umhlanga, north of Durban, on Monday morning.

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has signed acknowledgements of debt with law firms and legal representatives worth some R68 million after they were overpaid by the Road Accident Fund (RAF) for their clients’ claims.

KwaZulu-Natal Finance MEC, Peggy Nkonyeni, has assured the people of the province that the provincial government will act on issues raised by communities and refer matters to the relevant departments for their urgent intervention.

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the imprisonment of a man who stole the identity of a South African Defence Force member and used it to commit fraud related to the COVID-19 Temporary Employee/Employer Relief Scheme (TERS).


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