South Africa

The National Cancer Registry (NCR) has been named one of three IARC-GICR Collaborating Centres for sub-Saharan Africa by the International Agency for Research in Cancer (IARC) Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development (GICR).

As Black Friday and the festive season looms closer, consumers become vulnerable and tend to spend money on unbudgeted items or shop beyond their budget.

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has called for a lasting solution to ensure equal opportunity for jobs and education that will ensure that women are economically independent of men.

Acting President, Angie Motshekga, has conveyed her heartfelt condolences to the family of the Presidential Protection Services (PPS) member, who was killed in an accident on Sunday.

Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan, has held an urgent meeting with the Eskom board.

Acting Public Service and Administration Minister, Thulas Nxesi, has set the record straight on government’s wage offer to public servants.

Umalusi, the Quality Council for General and Further Education and Training, has established a three-member independent panel to investigate the reasons that led to the inclusion of the “problematic” Question in the 2022 matric final Mathematics Paper 2.

The Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ) has officially entered into full operation, with all 10 auto component manufacturing companies located in the zone starting full production.

The South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the heavy sentencing of a rhino poacher by the Skukuza Regional Court, to a total of 52 years in prison for rhino poaching and related offences.

South Africa has called on all Parties to work constructively and in a spirit of compromise to achieve the draft outcomes of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)’s Sharm el-Sheikh Conference of Parties (COP27), which frames the climate crisis.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will this week conduct a State Visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) from 22 to 23 November 2022.

The management of the South African Police Service (SAPS) has expressed sadness at the death of one of its members who was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Middleburg, Mpumalanga, on Sunday.

Eskom says Stage 4 load shedding will be implemented until further notice.

Water and Sanitation Deputy Minister, David Mahlobo, is currently participating in the World Toilet Summit, underway in Abuja, Nigeria.

With the imminent threat of climate change, South Africa has laid the foundation to enable climate education in schools but there are areas of improvement that have been identified.

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