South Africa

The Marikana tragedy in which 44 people lost their lives must never repeat itself, Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Bavelile Hlongwa, said on Friday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for South Africa and Tanzania to build on their rich history and deepen these ties through economic cooperation and development.

The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has warned motorists of delays, due to surface rehabilitation on sections of Witkoppen Road, in the north of Johannesburg.

As South Africa today commemorates the seventh anniversary of the Marikana tragedy, preparations for President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit the area are underway.

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has welcomed the imprisonment of two traffic officers in connection with bribery and corruption in Limpopo.

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has vowed to tackle challenges faced by the public at the Department’s Labour Centre in Pinetown.

The Gauteng Department for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure says it will focus on eliminating potholes on the province’s network in an effort to make roads safe for motorists.

Deputy President David Mabuza has met with the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Land Reform to track government’s progress in the implementation of the Land Reform programme.

Tanzania and South Africa should continue to work together by expanding trade and investment for the mutual benefit of citizens of both countries, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Police Minister Bheki Cele has ordered a day public engagement in Eldorado Park to deal with the unsolved cases backlog in the area.

The newly launched Pace Commerce and Entrepreneurship School of Specialisation in Jabulani, Soweto, is set to address skills shortages and create a skilled labour force.

South Africa on Thursday affirmed its commitment to the historical, political, economic and cultural links with Tanzania.

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) on Thursday announced that it had created more than 120 000 jobs through its programmes across the country.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula and the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) on Thursday conducted a pre-departure inspection at the Transnet Freight Rail yard in Durban.

With Mpumalanga dam levels continuing to drop, the Department of Water and Sanitation has reiterated its call on consumers in the province to intensify their water saving habits until the next summer rains.

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