South Africa

Government, together with communities and social partners countrywide, will lead the Annual Thusong Service Centre Week under the theme, 'Batho Pele Revitalisation - Walking the Talk'.

Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, will today participate in the opening of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77) Debate at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

The Western Cape Provincial Government has commended the collaborative efforts between the three spheres of government in ensuring that the release of Sandkraal Farm in George to a Communal Property Association (CPA) becomes a success.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says resolving the energy crisis is critical to ensure that the economic and investment potential of the country is realised.

Eskom has launched three programmes to procure more power for the grid, as part of its measures to address the country’s power generation shortfall and mitigate load shedding.

Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) Minister, Pravin Gordhan, says the department has mobilised full resources with Eskom to ensure that the current load shedding crisis is resolved.

Acting President David Mabuza says he has noted with concern the accidents that have occurred on South African roads involving trucks.

International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Dr Naledi Pandor, arrived in New York on Monday, where she is leading South Africa’s delegation to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA77).

The Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA), Tsakani Maluleke, says South Africa must improve coordination across public institutions and government in order to minimise duplication and fragmentation.

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) has gazetted the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Policy for public comment in the Government Gazette No: 46917.

Public servants have been encouraged to take a stand against corruption and unethical behaviour, as South Africa observes Public Service Month.

Sibusiso Siyaya, a 28-year-old truck driver, appeared in the Pongola Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the accident that claimed 21 lives, mainly children, on Friday last week.

Land ownership has been identified by KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, as one of the biggest game changers for the empowerment of women.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his deep sadness at the death of 19 learners and two adults in a collision between a bakkie and a truck near Pongola in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Friday.

The eThekwini Municipality has announced that residents in some parts of oThongathi will have water flowing from their taps again from as early as next week.