South Africa

Eskom says there is no load shedding expected today, but the possibility of load shedding during the week remains.

Cabinet has called on all sectors of society to partner with government in implementing the Programme of Action (PoA) which seeks to ramp up the country’s ailing economy by fixing the economic fundamentals

Cabinet has reaffirmed that all the country’s health facilities are on high alert to deal with any eventuality of the Coronavirus.

South Africa will this year host a summit to finalise the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement protocol of implementation, Cabinet has announced.

Cabinet has sent condolences to the family and friends of Joseph Shabalala, the legendary musician and founder of the Grammy Award-winning group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is currently meeting with Chief Executive Officers of commercial banks and leaders of multilateral development finance institutions to assess progress in efforts to intensify infrastructure investment.

A hi-tech facility set to develop ground-breaking research towards malaria eradication in South Africa will open at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases in Johannesburg on Friday.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has met with stakeholders involved in the business operations and production of the Gibela Rail Consortium Dunnottar factory in Ekurhuleni, as part of efforts to improve the country's rail network.

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza says after clinical assessments were conducted on the foot and mouth disease outbreak, a decision has been taken to lift the ban on the auction of livestock.

An extensive police operation has netted five alleged sexual predators across Gauteng for child pornography.

An amount of R143 million has been allocated by the Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation for drought relief in Moutse, near Groblersdal, in Limpopo.

Egypt has announced its first CoronavirusCOVID-19 case on Friday, making it Africa's first documented infection.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has received a forensic investigation report into the drowning of Park Town Boys High School pupil Enock Mpianzi on a Grade 8 Camp in January 2020.

While some generating units have returned to service, the possibility of load shedding for the rest of the week remains, said Eskom.

In his capacity as South Africa’s Special Envoy to South Sudan, Deputy President David Mabuza has lauded the decision by South Sudan President Salva Kiir to return the country to 10 states, plus three administrative areas.