South Africa

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has congratulated South Africa’s Culinary Olympics Team which showed-off their skills at the 25th IKA Culinary Olympics.

Police Minister Bheki Cele and national Hawks head Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya have commended the hefty sentences handed to three men convicted in the murder of a police officer and a businessman.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is proud of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) which is an enduring symbol of the country’s rainbow nation, that includes in its ranks both men and women, from all race groups.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says land reform beneficiaries are being offered support in the form of training and finance, among others, so that they can in the end be successful farmers.

The North West Growth Acceleration Programme (NWGAP) has adopted 121 companies and placed them in an intense incubation programme since its inception three years ago.

The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission will today host the Gauteng leg of its provincial conferences at the Lord’s Signature Hotel in Meyerton.

Owing to unplanned breakdowns, Eskom will continue to implement rotational load shedding going into the weekend.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has postponed the eminent release of the forensic report into the circumstances surrounding the death of Enock Mpianzi.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the exchange that unfolded in the National Assembly, where gender-based violence was used as a tool for political debate, was unfortunate and that the House should apologise.

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has assured South Africans that the country is on top of the water crisis and has a plan, the National Water and Sanitation Master Plan.

The Ministry of Transport has reaffirmed its commitment to addressing challenges in the transport sector, following a march by members of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in the Western Cape, on Thursday.

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will host the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Portuguese Republic, Professor Augusto Santos Silva, for bilateral consultations in Pretoria on Friday.

The South Africa Local Government Association (SALGA) has resolved that the country’s municipalities embark on a rigorous debt collection and restructuring process - in an effort to prop up their coffers.

A Kempton Park-based chocolate manufacturer has been challenged by the Department of Employment and Labour to address its alleged equity representation disparities.

The Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology is currently finalising the Policy Framework on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) for the post-school sector, Minister Blade Nzimande announced on Thursday.