South Africa

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has appealed to members of the public to refrain from sharing a video of a policewoman allegedly forcing her son to have sex with her.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will this week convene government leaders at the Cabinet Lekgotla to deliberate government’s priorities for the year ahead.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all South Africans to pay for the electricity they use, as the country works towards overcoming the energy crisis.

Police Minister General Bheki Cele and the National Police Commissioner General Fannie Masemola, will today lead a delegation of various experts within the organisation to the crime scene of a mass shooting in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape.

The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education will this week visit KwaZulu-Natal to assess the readiness of schools in the province to take on the 2023 academic year.

The North West government has committed to attend to the inconsistent provision of basic services, improve information availability on service delivery challenges as well as develop a system that will help government resolve identified service delivery challenges.

A task team comprising of government, industry participants in the agriculture sector and energy specialists has been established to continuously monitor the impact of load shedding in the sector and its ability to ensure food security.

Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, has approved the release of 1 199 hectares of land, valued at approximately R7.4 million to assist in settling a land restitution claim by the Kaapsche Hoop Community in Mpumalanga.

Eskom has assured the public that there are no plans to retrench any staff members nor has a decision to retrench any employees been taken.

Al Jama-ah's councillor, Thapelo Amad, has been voted as the City of Johannesburg's new Executive Mayor, following the ousting of former Mayor Mpho Phalatse.

A 38-year-old man is expected to appear in the Thohoyandou Magistrate Court on Monday for allegedly murdering his wife in Limpopo who had reportedly opened a case of domestic violence against him.

Continued efforts to deal with the scourge of gang violence on the Cape Flats has resulted in the sentencing of four people who were involved in violent crimes in Ravensmead, Western Cape.

Government continues to implement the country’s Energy Action Plan in earnest, with the long-term goal of securing continuous, credible energy supply.

South Africa says it appreciates the European Union’s (EU) continued support of the development cooperation aligned to the National Development Plan (NDP) and the backing it received during the COVID-19 pandemic and the creation of the local mRNA vaccine technology transfer hub.

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has confirmed a new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) on a farm in Gauteng Province.

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