South Africa

Deputy President David Mabuza has warned that the nation is now at the point of no return and have geared to confront the land question head-on, by utilising all constitutionally compliant instruments and mechanisms of transformation.

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, has further extended the period for appeals of the 2021 Fishing Rights Allocation Process (FRAP2021) by an additional 60 days.

The Ministries of Transport and Public Enterprises, have dismissed articles published by the Independent Newspapers group in relation to contracts worth R17.4 billion by the South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL).

President Cyril Ramaphosa says recent flooding in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape is proof that climate change is upon us and that preparing for its effects is now, more than ever, critical.

South Africa has recorded 3 801 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 944 845.

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister, Barbara Creecy, has expressed her sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Eastern Cape Black Fishers’ Association Chair, Xola Ngcangca, who was murdered on Wednesday night.

A University of Johannesburg (UJ) and Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) COVID-19 Democracy Survey has found that vaccine hesitancy declined slightly from 28% in July 2021 to 25% in November 2021.

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister, Ronald Lamola, says the current generation of youth can honour the legacy of struggle heroes by taking ownership of South Africa’s hard fought democracy.

The Portfolio Committee on Police has raised concern over the high number of public complaints against the South African Police Service (SAPS) with regards to failing to implement the Domestic Violence Act at police stations.

A public-private partnership between the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport and Sandton Central Management District (SCMD) to redesign the Grayston Drive/M1 interchange has the potential to unlock major investments worth over R3 billion.

Deputy President David Mabuza has assured military veterans that government is committed to resolving their challenges and giving them quality services.

Gauteng Hawks head, Major General Ebrahim Kadwa, has praised the investigation team for a major breakthrough on the apprehension of two fraud accused in relation to approximately R35 million defrauded from the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).

Cabinet has commended great progress made by a number of government departments in institutionalising the Framework on Gender Responsive Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring Evaluation and Audit.

Cabinet on Wednesday approved the submission of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (ICPPED) to Parliament for consideration.

Employment and Labour Minister, Thulas Nxesi, has appealed to all parties in the ongoing Sibanye Stillwater wage strike to find a settlement.


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