South Africa

Eskom has announced that Stage 3 and 4 load shedding will alternate throughout the weekend and on Monday.

Human Settlements Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi, says from 1 April 2023, the department will take over the implementation of the emergency housing programme.

South Africa has recorded 40 new laboratory-confirmed measles cases in the past week, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Friday.

In an attempt to address the ever-increasing building costs, the Department of Human Settlements will increase the subsidy quantum with 29.7% for the 2023/2024 financial year, to help speed up the pace of housing delivery while also addressing the quality of homes provided to beneficiaries.

Government has called on all road users to resist the temptation to engage in reckless behaviour on the roads during the Easter holidays, as traffic volumes are expected to increase.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube has congratulated Siya Njokweni and Thabo Sukanazo for being awarded certificates of recognition by the Global Youth Parliament in Dubai.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube has led several Operation Sukuma Sakhe (stand up and build) oversight visits this week to engage communities and assess the impact of government projects on ordinary citizens.

Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu and Northern Cape Premier, Dr Zamani Saul, have hailed the public-private partnership between the Mining Leadership Forum (MLF) and the department, which saw the completion of the first phase of the Vaal-Gamagara Water Supply Scheme.

Justice and Correctional Services (DJCOD) Minister Ronald Lamola says the department is doing all it can to mitigate the impact of load shedding on court services.

The Stilfontein Regional Court has sentenced at least 87 illegal miners to a combined 696 years imprisonment.

The first cohort of traffic trainees in the country, who just completed the ground-breaking three-year intensive training, are ready to be deployed on the roads to ensure that law and order is maintained.

The South African Tourism Board has agreed not to proceed with the Tottenham Hotspur FC sponsorship proposal as advised by Tourism Minister Patricia de Lille.

The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has clarified its position and latest offer tabled at the public service wage negotiations, which are currently underway at the Public Service Council Bargaining Council (PSCBC).

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the sentencing of four traffic officials after they pleaded guilty on multiple fraud counts.

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has warned consumers against transacting with Manicaa, a scam operation online, purporting to be an online business.


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