South Africa

Limpopo MEC for Education Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya has conveyed her deepest condolences to the families of two Grade 12 learners who passed away last week.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has encouraged men to engage in open dialogue about their responsibility towards women and toxic masculinity.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to officially open and address the special-edition Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa (SIDSSA) in Cape Town this week, which will focus exclusively on Green Hydrogen.

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) invites the media to the World Science Forum (WSF) 2022, to be hosted for the first time in Cape Town from 6 to 9 December, under the theme ‘Science for Social Justice’.

The Hawks' persistence to apprehend the Temporary Employer/ Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) funds fraudsters led to the arrest of a total of 16 suspects in the early hours of Sunday.

Government says it has noted Fitch’s decision to affirm South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘BB-’ and maintained a stable outlook.

South Africans can now download the country’s first COVID-19 digital book that focuses on government’s communication efforts during the pandemic.

Empowering women by giving them opportunities to become economically independent is key to tackling Gender-based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) in the country, says Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Patricia de Lille, says government’s land reform programme aims to address the imbalances of the past and restore dignity to people through land ownership.

The Department of Social Development has called for accountability on the many cases of sexual violence and harassment that go unreported at sea in the maritime industry.

Public Service and Administration Acting Minister, Thulas Nxesi, and the Acting Executive Director of the Centre for the Public Service Innovation (CPSI) Lydia Sebokedi will today host the 20th Public Sector Innovation (PSI) Awards Ceremony.

Minister in The Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, says government is committed to building a constructive relationship with the media through forthright and robust engagement.

South Africa’s COVID-19 journey began on Friday 27 March 2020, shortly after midnight, when President Cyril Ramaphosa called on us to remain at home and to observe the 21-day lockdown period. The initial lockdown was extended again on 09 April 2022, and a number of subsequent lockdowns followed, based on the need to save lives and livelihoods.

Acting President, Angie Motshekga, has described the late Warrant Officer Thomas Shongwe as a friend to many and a dedicated officer of the law.

Government has welcomed Auditor General (AG) Tsakani Maluleke’s 2021/2022 Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) audit outcomes of national and provincial government.


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