South Africa

Acting President David Mabuza has, on behalf of government and the people of South Africa, conveyed his deepest condolences following the sad passing of Umkhonto we Sizwe veteran and pioneer businesswoman, Dr Thandi Cynthia Ndlovu.

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza met with the MECs from the three provinces affected by African Swine Flu in Pretoria this week to look at how best to deal with the outbreak and find a permanent solution.

Government will in the next few weeks publish a Special Paper on Eskom, which will clearly outline the roadmap to put Eskom on a long-term sustainability path.

A total of 263 new recruits were on Friday welcomed to the City of Ekurhuleni’s Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD).

Eight licensing officials are to appear in the Middelburg Magistrates Court in Mpumalanga on Monday on fraud and corruption charges.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Biarritz, France to participate in the G7 Summit, which is focused on the elimination of inequalities of various kinds globally.

Deputy Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Pinky Kekana has called for the message that technology is an opportunity for women to participate in the economy and give them a chance at a better life, to be spread far and wide.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to use his trip to the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) VII Summit next week to advance Africa’s Development.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to participate in the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France from 25 to 26 August 2019.

With road accident fatality figures remaining stubbornly high, government has reintroduced the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme in an effort to curb the scourge.

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola says the department is in the process of reviewing and modernising the Criminal Procedures Act to ensure that it is centred on protecting victims of abuse.

Deputy President David Mabuza says responding to the scourge of HIV and tuberculosis requires focused interventions as well as targeted campaigns.

Gauteng Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo has expressed his shock over the horrific crash which claimed four lives and left 15 injured on the M1 North near the Xavier off-ramp on Thursday morning.

KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Nomsa Dube-Ncube has assured the community and business in Richards Bay that government is moving with speed to deal with the social unrest which led to bus and taxi ranks shutting down earlier this week.

The Finance Ministry has warned the public against a scam doing the rounds, which claims that Deputy Minister David Masondo will offer people funding for their business.