South Africa

Minister of Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, has attributed the reduced stages of load shedding to Eskom's improved generation over the past week and the demand that has tracked below projections in the base case of Eskom’s winter plan.

Government has announced short-term interventions that are currently being implemented to address the water and sanitation challenges in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu and his deputies, David Mahlobo and Judith Tshabalala, are on an oversight visit to Lekwa Local Municipality, Mpumalanga, to assess progress in the intervention projects aimed at addressing water and sanitation challenges.

National Department of Sport, Arts and Culture under the guidance of Minister Zizi Kodwa will today launch the Netball World Cup post 50 days countdown celebration at the Kenworth Shopping Centre in Bloemfontein.

Government has committed to pay attention to waste management in this financial year, with the creation of 2 000 work opportunities per province for a period of 12 months.

South Africa has joined the international community in strongly condemning the killing of a two-and-a-half-year-old Palestinian toddler, Mohammed Tamimi.

To contribute to the expansion of the wildlife economy, the South African National Parks (SANParks) will donate 2 448 plains game and 12 high value species to emerging game farmers in the coming year.

The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) says it is hard at work to support provincial and local government to adapt to the realities of climate change.

The Department of Employment and Labour’s Public Employment Service (PES) on Thursday launched the state-of-the art mobile bus, a first of its kind to assist clients to get opportunities.

The cholera death toll has now risen to 32 after a woman from Parys, Free State, succumbed to the waterborne disease.

The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) has informed motorists that partial road closures are scheduled to take place along the N1 in Gauteng this weekend.

Cabinet has called on the nation, especially the youth, to attend this year’s Youth Day commemoration at the Mangaung Outdoor Sport Centre in Bloemfontein.

Cabinet has considered a report on progress made on measures to reduce theft of scrap metal and copper cable.

Cabinet has welcomed the appointment by President Cyril Ramaphosa of a three-member independent panel to enquire into the circumstances of the docking of the Russian vessel known as Lady R.

Cabinet has supported President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call during the meeting of the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC) to accelerate service delivery in response to the needs of communities.


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