South Africa

Board chairperson of state-owned defence equipment company Denel, Gloria Serobe says all outstanding salaries owed to workers have now been fully paid.

The South African government has managed to negotiate a settlement that will see the clearing of citrus containers stuck in ports of entry in the European Union (EU).

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, on Thursday announced that his department is set to recruit 10 000 unemployed young graduates for the digitisation of its civic paper records.

Rebuilding the economy and creating decent jobs in the formal and informal economies are the top priorities for the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial government, says newly elected Premier Nomusa Dube-Ncube.

Thousands of people from the Sedibeng District Municipality are expected to descend on the Sharpeville cricket pitch on Friday, for the District Development Model (DDM) Presidential Imbizo, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and the Hawks are currently raiding the offices of Alexander Bay Diamonds Company PTY LTD (Alexander Bay) in Johannesburg in relation to an ongoing investigation on the affairs of Alexkor, the State’s diamond mining company.

Human Settlements Deputy Minister, Pamela Tshwete, has reiterated that title deeds are not a licence to sell government subsidised houses.

Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, has assured local communities of the Sedibeng District Municipality that government is going to attend to their concerns.

Rand Water has notified the City of Tshwane of a planned shutdown to complete a tie-in of the newly installed S4 pipeline to the existing S4 pipeline.

A shortage in generation capacity may at short notice see Stage 2 load shedding being implemented between 4pm and 11pm on Wednesday, Eskom has warned.

The Special investigating Unit (SIU) will investigate allegations of corruption and maladministration at water boards in the Eastern Cape and Limpopo.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday lead the fourth instalment of the District Development Model (DDM) Presidential Imbizo in the Sedibeng District Municipality in Gauteng.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier-elect, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has been sworn in as KwaZulu-Natal's first female Premier during a special sitting of the Legislature held on Wednesday.

Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (GoGTA) MEC, Xolile Nqatha, has condemned a violent illegal strike by some Amathole District Municipality (ADM) staff.

Solicitor-General Fhedzisani Pandelani, from the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, has assured claimants from the tragic 2012 Marikana incident, that their cases could be settled by the end of the month.

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