South Africa

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) announced on Tuesday that it will provide diplomatic immunity to all attendees of the two meetings involving BRICS.

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola says government remains firmly committed to rooting out and fighting crime, fraud and corruption in the country.

The City of Tshwane has cautioned residents of Hammanskraal not to buy or drink water from water tankers roaming the streets in the area, as the water is not tested.

Former Northern Cape Transport, Roads and Public Works MEC, John Block, will today make a brief appearance in the Upington Magistrates’ Court in connection with a R51 million tender fraud charge related to the construction of a mental health hospital.

Tourism Minister Patricia de Lille says safety is one of the major issues affecting growth in the tourism sector.

Government’s efforts to avoid load shedding at essential service facilities continues with some 76 hospitals already excluded from the rolling power cuts with work for 46 others ongoing, says Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

South Africa has lent its support to the candidature of the Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania, Dr Tulia Ackson, to be the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

State power utility, Eskom, says it expects to resume wage increase negotiations with trade unions in June.

Helping one another in a time of crisis is perhaps one of the world’s most widely understood languages.

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has urged all employers to comply with their legal obligations regarding the annual Employers Filing Season by the deadline of 31 May to avoid penalties, interest or criminal charges.

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) says an investigation is underway into the source or sources of the Cholera outbreak in the country.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, after he was re-elected to office in a run-off election.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that government’s immediate priority is to end the cholera outbreak and ensure safe water for all.

Eskom is expected to implement Stage 5 and 4 load shedding over the coming week.

Twenty-three people have lost their lives since the cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, the Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) said on Sunday.


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