South Africa

The City of Cape Town’s Water and Sanitation Directorate has advised residents to use water sparingly as the current rainfall is noticeably lower than the previous hydrological year.

Cabinet is considering the implementation of a framework geared towards the professionalisation of the entire public service, says Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister, Thoko Didiza, has condemned the murder of Western Cape farmer, Hendrik Pistorius, whose body was found at his farm on Wednesday morning.

The Information Regulator (Regulator) has reached yet another milestone with the establishment of its Enforcement Committee.

At least 30 undocumented persons have been arrested in Krugersdorp during an operation led by Gauteng Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela.

Deputy President David Mabuza - in his capacity as the Chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Land Reform and Agriculture - will today address the launch of the Female Farmer’s Dialogue to be held in Thaba Nchu, in the Free State.

South Africa and Botswana share borders and it is therefore important for the two countries to work together, says Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel.

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has warned officials and the public against defrauding the entity as action will be taken against those who engage in criminality.

Load shedding has been extended and will last from 5am throughout the day until Friday.

The National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture Unit (NPA AFU) has been granted and served an order to restrain at least R13 million on former South African Police Service (SAPS) Crime Intelligence Head, Richard Mdluli, Head of Supply Chain Management, Heine Barnard, former SAPS Crime Intelligence CFO, Solomon Lazarus, and others.

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Barbara Creecy has published amendments to section 24H Registrations Authority Regulations for implementation.

International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Dr Naledi Pandor, has reaffirmed South Africa’s commitment to strengthen trade relations with Botswana after COVID-19 stalled economic growth in both countries.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday deliver the keynote address during the closing ceremony of the Presidential Social Sector Summit to be held at the Birchwood Conference Centre in Boksburg, Gauteng.

A campaign aimed at stimulating economic recovery and activity in the tourism sector has been launched.

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and COGTA, Lebogang Maile, says government is committed to moving with speed and decisiveness to address grievances raised by protesting residents in Tembisa.