South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended the progress made by the New Development Bank (NDB) since its inception in 2015.

Aspen Pharmacare has through its R3.4billion investment, demonstrated its confidence in South Africa’s economic growth potential.

Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has called on dam owners across the country to adhere to dam safety legislation in the wake of extreme weather patterns.

Government has called on refugees, who were camping outside the offices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), to vacate the area as they have been ordered by the High Court in Pretoria.

Acting President Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has, on behalf of President Cyril Ramaphosa, expressed her heartfelt condolences following the passing of King Mpendulo Calvin Sigcawu Ah! Zwelonke.

A second tornado has hit the province of KwaZulu-Natal this afternoon in the Bergville area, with residents posting videos on social media of the disaster.

A total of 100 000 young entrepreneurs will take their businesses to new heights with funding through the Small Business and Innovation Fund (SBIF).

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says South Africa will continue to improve access to reproductive health care services.

The Department of Employment and Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) in Gauteng has busted a Chinese factory involved in the trafficking of illegal immigrants and subjecting them to forced labour.

While the country’s power system remains constrained and vulnerable, Eskom says there is no load shedding expected on Thursday.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says it has not had any positive Ebola cases in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.

A 21-year-old Bolivian suspect will appear before the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court after OR Tambo Airport police yesterday nabbed her for possession of cocaine valued at R1.1 million.

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has urged Minister Blade Nzimande to expedite the establishment of the Ministerial Task Team to review the business processes of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will create opportunities for the BRICS investment partners to develop infrastructure on the continent, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The Government Printing Works (GPW) says it is reviewing the contract it has with a service provider following an incident in which children and educators in Limpopo fell ill after inhaling an unpl