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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille says she is delighted with the level and quality of responses received with regard to the implementation of the Integrated Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency (iREREP).

Despite facing "less than ideal circumstances,” Eskom is making good strides towards sustainability and energy security.

In the wake of the safety challenges faced by Amakhosi and Izinduna, the KwaZulu-Natal Executive Council has approved a decision by Community Safety and Liaison MEC Peggy Nkonyeni to establish new Community Safety Intervention Units.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Executive Council has approved the extension of the financial intervention in eight of the province’s municipalities.

While the South African Police Service (SAPS) has made significant inroads in promoting women to managerial roles, Police Minister Bheki Cele says greater female empowerment in the organisation is "not a negotiable and must be realised".

The Central Energy Fund (CEF) says an Auditor General report has cleared it of any wrongdoing in the appointment of its chief executive, chief operations officer and legal services executive.

Water and Sanitation Minister, Senzo Mchunu, says the country’s water boards are to be reviewed in a bid to enhance effective water and sanitation delivery.

The Commission for Gender Equality has slammed the alleged assault of a female councillor by security guards at the Amathole District Municipality on Monday.

South Africa reported 4 514 new COVID-19 cases and 94 deaths, of which 20 occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours, said the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Wednesday.

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs division will scale up digital transformation and increase data usage to improve the facilitation of trade, revenue collection and compliance by import and export traders across South Africa’s borders.

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Zambian President, Hakainde Hichilema, have vowed to cement bilateral relations between the two countries during a meeting on Wednesday at the Mahlamba Ndlopfu official residence in Tshwane.

The Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, has condemned acts of gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in the workplace.

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have secured the arrests of eight suspects linked to two multiple mass murder cases earlier this month.

The National Development Agency (NDA) has called on civil society organisations (CSOs) to submit proposals for the agency’s Volunteer Programme.

Government must enhance accountability mechanisms against contractors responsible for blocked and unfinished human settlements projects.


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