South Africa

African countries have set their sights on reforming secondary education on the content by boosting the teaching profession, embracing innovation and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Technological advancements have helped the Compensation Fund to pay claims faster, said Commissioner of the Fund Vuyo Mafata on Wednesday.

The Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, says every effort must be made to empower women economically as part of ending abuse and gender inequality.

Ronald Lamola swapped his Justice Minister hat for that of call centre agent on Wednesday to assist members of the public at Legal Aid South Africa's call centre in Johannesburg.

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced that Freeman Nomvalo has been seconded to lead efforts towards establishing the office of the Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) at Eskom.

Power utility Eskom on Tuesday recorded a net loss after tax of R20.7 billion in the year ended March, up from a previous loss of R2.3 billion.

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has invited all sectors of business to join hands with government in efforts to stem unemployment, poverty and inequality.

The Prudential Authority (PA) has imposed administrative sanctions on Sasfin Bank for non-compliance with certain provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) Act.

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has pledged to work with relevant social partners in an effort to address factors contributing to job losses.

To mark Mandela Month, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor went beyond painting the classroom and painted a possible future for the pupils of Jan Kotlolo Primary School.

Deputy President David Mabuza on Tuesday held a successful inaugural meeting with the Moral Regeneration Movement Board for the 6th Administration, at the Union Buildings, in Pretoria.

China has lifted the ban on beef imports, following a unique decision by the Chinese government after an expert team was sent to South Africa to study the situation of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the country.

Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy has welcomed a group of 45 Working on Fire (WoF) crew and their senior managers, who spent almost 30 days fighting fires at the Province of Alberta in Western Canada.

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille says her department has set aside more than R260 million for the repairs and maintenance of court buildings across the country.

South Africa’s unemployment rate has risen to 29% during the second quarter of 2019, according to figures released by Statistician General Risenga Maluleke.

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