South Africa

While more women graduate from institutions of higher learning, they remain the most affected by unemployment in comparison to men.

Deputy President David Mabuza says government is working tirelessly to address the concerns raised by ratings agencies.

Deputy President David Mabuza says rural and township economies should be supported by the effective implementation of regulations and by-laws in order to level the playing field.

Eighteen officials were arrested at two privately-owned vehicle testing stations in Polokwane, Limpopo for allegedly issuing roadworthy certificates for vehicles that were never physically examined.

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will next week visit China and Japan as the country intensifies efforts to grow arrivals from the Asia Pacific region.

Finance Deputy Minister David Masondo today kicks off a series of roadshows that are intended to engage provincial leaders on issues relating to the application of prudent fiscal control measures.

Eskom Acting Group Chief Executive Officer Jabu Mabuza says the decision to implement load shedding was taken only as a last resort.

Eskom says it has had another major setback at its Medupi Power Station based near Lephalale in Limpopo and will be implementing Stage 1 load shedding from 9am to 12pm midday and thereafter revert to Stage 2 load shedding until 11pm.

Nicholas Ninow, convicted of raping a seven year old girl in the bathroom at a Dros restaurant in Silverton in Pretoria last September, has been sentenced to life in prison.

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s programme of reviving the South African economy is beginning to bear fruit.

A total of 317 Gauteng learners are scheduled to re-write their exams after their examination centres were hit by load shedding on Wednesday.

Deputy President David Mabuza says government is piloting a new revenue plan that has been designed to help struggling municipalities collect revenue that is due to them.

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the country needs to work on the implementation of policies if it is to realize improvements and growth in the country’s sluggish economy.

Cabinet has approved the promulgation of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2019) which provides a blueprint for South Africa’s envisaged energy mix.

A moratorium has been placed on all state-owned companies and other public bodies from releasing any of their land.