South Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced its plan to reconvene the Emergency Committee on monkeypox under the International Health Regulations as infections continue to soar globally.

Justice and Correctional Services Minister, Ronald Lamola, is expected to hand over a sports field revamped by offender labour to Mchaka High School in Bushbuckridge on Friday.

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) will next week kick-off public engagements on Unconventional Gas Regulations in the Northern Cape.

Municipalities across the country have received their share of the R33.9 billion first tranche of the Local Government Equitable Share (LGES).

South Africa now has 3 996 441 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 after 657 people tested positive on Wednesday.

Eight initiates have died in the Eastern Cape since the beginning of traditional male circumcision season on 17 June 2022.

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) will host a Bidders Conference today (Thursday) for renewable energy producers and stakeholders in relation to government’s call for bids under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) bid window six.

Eastern Cape Police Commissioner, Lt Gen Nomthetheleli Mene, has condemned the wanton attack on an off duty police Sergeant in Zwide on Tuesday evening.

“I’m coming back; Mama”- these were the last words of 13-year-old Thembinkosi Silwane - the youngest victim of the Enyobeni Tavern tragedy - to his mother before going out that tragic night.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned liquor establishments who put profits before the lives of children of the country.

The Gauteng Traffic Police has vowed to intensity operations on major routes in an effort to deal decisively with transgressors.

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, will launch Africa’s new science diplomacy initiative in Pretoria on Friday.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government has unveiled the land parcels that have been secured and linked to each mass care centre, as part of a programme to get the flood victims’ lives back to normal and give them back their dignity.

Justice and Constitutional Development Deputy Minister, John Jeffery, says the draft Domestic Violence regulations are critical to strengthening the fight against gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala, says there is ample evidence that where local government sufficiently and efficiently meets the needs of communities, there is greater social cohesion, stable societies and more opportunities for development.

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