South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the inaugural meeting of the Presidential Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Advisory Council as a game changing event of high importance.

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, has called for the urgent repair of all water leaks in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality (NMBMM).

In its ongoing clean-up operations, the Department of Home Affairs has dismissed two employees for fraud relating to the selling of South African identities to foreign nationals who do not deserve such documents.

KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC, Nonhlanhla Khoza, has urged society to unite against the continued murder of women in the province.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday attend the mass funeral service for the 21 young people who died last week in East London in the Eastern Cape.

The Police Ministry has welcomed the arrest of an alleged criminal mastermind who is believed to have played a central role in the multiple killings in Khayelitsha, in Cape Town.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed a ruling by the high court in the Sivuka vs Ramaphosa civil matter which relates to the events of at Lonmin Mine at Marikana in the North West where striking miners tragically lost their lives.

Communities in the eThekwini Municipal area will have to brace for the start of load shedding after Eskom announced that it plans to implement the power cuts as soon as possible.

The Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) is currently hosting the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region Budget Committee Meeting.

The Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Flood Disaster Relief and Recovery says it is satisfied with the clarification made on the R1 billion that was made available for the flood disaster in the KwaZulu-Natal.

The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) will this week conduct an oversight visit to various initiation schools in the Eastern Cape Province.

The task team investigating complaints about the stench experienced over parts of Gauteng and North West in June 2022 has determined that a combination of weather events and emissions from industry were probably responsible for the sulphurous smell.

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has announced a price increase of at least R2.30 for all fuel variants from Wednesday.

South Africa has administered a total of 606 COVID-19 vaccines in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of vaccines administered to 36 861 626 to date.

Eskom has announced that various stages of load shedding will be implemented throughout the week with generation capacity shortages expected.