South Africa

Minister in the Presidency for Women, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has reiterated calls for communities to take united action to end gender-based violence.

The registration process for the annual Valentine’s Day mass wedding at the Robben Island Museum is now officially open for couples who plan to participate in the event.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has told chairpersons and chief executives for transport public entities that lawlessness will not be tolerated.

The Board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Zukiswa Potye as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Agency.

The PetroSA Board has announced Pragasen Naidoo as the entity’s new group chief executive officer.

Two suspects are expected to appear at the Emalahleni Magistrate’s Court today, following their arrest on Monday for allegedly kidnapping an 11-year-old girl.

The Gauteng Health Department and Tembisa Hospital management is currently implementing an operational plan to address the carbapenem-resistant (CRE) Klebsiella pneumonia outbreak that has resulted in the death of 10 babies.

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in partnership with the South African Furniture Initiative, is set to conduct workshops with key stakeholders across the furniture industry value-chain, in five provinces.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says while the risk of imported novel (new) coronavirus remains low, it is conducting active surveillance to identify any potential imported cases.

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) is scheduled to host the 2020 edition of the annual Ubuntu Awards in Cape Town on Saturday, 15 February 2020.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has made significant inroads in reducing crime during the festive season period, says Police Minister Bheki Cele.

South African Airways (SAA) is in the process of consolidating selected domestic flights between the airline’s main hub, OR Tambo International Airport in Gauteng, and Cape Town.

African leaders at the UK-Africa Investment Summit have urged UK businesses to explore the vast investment opportunities that exist on the continent.

The Ministry of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation has clarified its position on several media reports relating to the appointment of Mo Shaik and Advocate Menzi Simelane as special advisors.

The Transnet board of directors has forwarded its recommended candidate to fill the State-owned entity’s vacant group chief executive officer (GCEO) position to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for consideration.