South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa will today attend the State Funeral Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland at Westminster Abbey, London.

Eastern Cape Premier, Oscar Mabuyane, has called on communities to remain on high alert after the South African Weather Services (SAWS) at the weekend issued a level 6 warning for disruptive storms in the province.

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has announced the death of five members in a car accident in Mpumalanga on Sunday.

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, says there is a need to increase private sector involvement in water services to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Eskom CEO, Andre de Ruyter, says the power utility is working hard to bring back failing generation units and restore stability to the grid.

The Department of Home Affairs has dismissed claims that Border Guards are turning back Zimbabweans who want to go back home when they reach the Beitbridge Border Post.

The SAPS in the Eastern Cape have launched a manhunt for two suspects after an iNgquza Local Municipality councillor and his son were fatally shot and killed at their home on Friday evening.

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has conveyed his condolences to the families of the 21 people who lost their lives in the collision between a light and a heavy motor vehicle in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal.

A joint task force on trade and investment is to be established to expand bilateral economic ties between South Africa and the United States.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with the Congressional Black Caucus and anti-apartheid veterans during his visit to the United States.

Eskom announced on Friday that it will soon launch a crowdsourcing digital platform to supplement its existing skills base to help address its operational challenges.

The Department of Employment and Labour’s Deputy Director of Employment Equity, Masilo Lefika, has called on employers to educate their employees on their harassment policies.

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, says his ministry implementing measures to close the gender gap within this sector.

The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) says nearly 400 Ethics Officers and interested parties have been trained to conduct lifestyle reviews in a bid to root out corruption in the public service.

Deputy President David Mabuza has acknowledged that illegal mining is a major challenge in South Africa.

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