South Africa

Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has condemned the United Kingdom (UK) and other developed countries for knee jerk reactions over the country’s scientific work of scientists in genomic modelling.

The R47 million fraud and corruption case related to the procurement of goods and services for KwaZulu-Natal police during the 2010 World Cup has been postponed in the Durban High Court.

The Nelson Mandela University (NMU) has officially launched its medical school, a move the Department of Higher Education and Training has described as the realisation of a long-held dream.

The Department of Health has announced the reinstatement of Director-General, Dr Sandile Buthelezi.

The number of unemployed South Africans rose by 0.5% in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke has announced.

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister, Thoko Didiza, has announced the opening of the application process for the second phase of the Presidential Employment Stimulus.

Justice and Constitutional Development Deputy Minister John Jeffery says the battle against Gender Based Violence and Femicide is one that government can lead but not fight alone.

The Department of Transport has denied reports that Cabinet has taken a final decision on e-tolls.

The President of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (SCA), Justice Mandisa Maya, will officially be installed as the Chancellor of the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) on Tuesday.

South Africa’s COVID-19 caseload is edging closer to three million after 2 273 new infections were recorded in the past 24 hours.

South Africans will be paying more at the pumps from Wednesday when fuel prices are expected to increase.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed travel bans imposed on South Africa as countries around the world continue to react with apprehension to the emergence and reporting of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.

Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has reiterated the President’s call for South Africans to keep calm amid the latest variant, Omicron.

Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, on Monday received results confirming that she has tested positive for COVID-19.

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Patricia De Lille, has reiterated the need for families and communities to stand together and speak out against abuse as well as report abusers to the authorities.


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