South Africa

The annual SA National Parks Week will run from 11 to 16 September 2022, said the South African National Parks (SANParks).

Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, says government is focused on improving the performance of Eskom’s power stations and “adding as much new generation capacity to the grid as possible, as quickly as possible” in order to ensure energy security.

Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has welcomed the commencement of the mediation process between the Gauteng e-Hailing Partners Council (GEPCO) and e-hailing technology companies, Uber and Bolt.

Frank conversations need to be had on the socio-economic empowerment and advancement of women, young women, and women with disabilities in South Africa, says Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Two-hundred and fifty nine rhino were poached for their horn in South Africa in the first six months of 2022, which is a slight increase from the same period last year.

As the country kicks off Women’s Month today, the South African Police Service has welcomed the first female Deputy National Commissioner responsible for Policing, Lieutenant General Tebello Mosikili who assumed office exactly a month ago.

Following a spate of mass shootings around the country, South Africa’s provincial commissioners are mobilising maximum resources towards preventing more such incidents and apprehending the perpetrators.

Government says that the mass arrest of over 80 illegal miners in connection with the rape of eight women in Krugersdorp bears testament to efforts made by the police in fighting crime in the country.

The three suspects, who were arrested for allegedly killing the Mayor of Collins Chabane Municipality in the Vhembe District are expected to make their first court appearance in the Malamulele Magistrate's Court today.

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has expressed shock and anger following the gang rape of eight women in Krugersdorp, West of Johannesburg.

Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, met with six of the eight survivors of the gang rape in Krugersdorp, along with their families on Sunday at the Alexandra police station.

The National Treasury has called on the public to comment in writing on the 2022 Draft Revenue Laws Amendment Bill and all other draft tax bills.

The death toll in the latest KwaZulu-Natal mass shooting has risen to seven, as police are on the manhunt for the suspects responsible for the shooting at Marianhill Tuckshop on Saturday evening.

Consumers are in for some relief this month as the Department of Minerals and Energy has announced a decrease in all grades of fuel starting from Wednesday.

The Department of Health and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) will no longer issue the daily numbers of COVID-19 cases, hospital admissions and deaths due to a decrease in SARS-CoV-2 levels.

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