South Africa

“Excellent and successful” is how President Cyril Ramaphosa described his state visit to the Federal Republic of Nigeria which concluded on Wednesday following bilateral discussions between the two economic giants on the continent.

Despite all the strides made in the fight against HIV and AIDS, the country continues to suffer setbacks in human progress.

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has emphasised that Nigeria is a critical market for South African capital and goods while South Africa is a big market for Nigerian businesses.

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has welcomed the coming into operation of certain sections of the Cybercrimes Act, with effect from 1 December 2021.

As the country commemorates World Aids Day, the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has expressed concern about the vulnerability of young women to the HIV epidemic in South Africa.

South Africa and Nigeria are determined to create a conducive environment for businesses to operate in both countries, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The South African Post Office (SAPO) says Christmas mail leaving the country will be delayed due to the international travel restrictions.

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) will appeal the recent Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg judgment ordering the release of former President Jacob Zuma’s tax information.

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has announced the readjustment of the price of both 93 and 95 ULP and LRP grades.

Two of Africa’s largest economies, South Africa and Nigeria, are today expected to strengthen their longstanding bilateral ties and trade relations during President Cyril Ramaphosa’s two-day state visit in Nigeria.

Hawks' National Head, Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya, has lauded his team’s recovery of a 600kg cocaine cache with a street value of R240 million at the Durban harbour.

South Africa recorded 4 373 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, of which 3 143 were reported in Gauteng alone.

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has published the Technical Specification Paper (TSP) report on public comments received on the draft statement of methodology and policies governing the SARB-administered interest rate benchmarks.

The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) has encouraged South Africans to engage in safe sexual practices by using SABS certified condoms.

South Africa should be applauded for having alerted the world about the Omicron variant that is now beginning to spread around the world, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.


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