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The problem of municipal debt to water boards needs to be addressed more aggressively by all stakeholders.

South African Revenue Service (SARS) customs officials have intercepted suspected counterfeit clothing and shoes valued at approximately R10 722 364 in the Western Cape.

The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) biannual summit, which ended on Wednesday, has resolved to prioritise and expand youth and women programmes such as mass sport participation and school homework assistance.

The South African government has welcomed the ceasefire brokered by Egypt between Palestine and Israel following the two days of Israel’s aerial attacks on Gaza.

Government has called for nominations for the Women of Fortitude campaign.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Brussels, Belgium, as the second leg of his two-day working visit to the European Union (EU) kicks off.

Africa can draw lessons from the European Union’s path to integration, economic and political union, and achieving social progress, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

When viewed in isolation, the results on unemployment in the country released by Statistics South Africa - of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the third quarter of 2018 - make for disappointing reading. By any measure, our unemployment remains too high, and this is a serious concern to the government. However, certain key interventions and a number of others in the past year, have placed the country on a new path towards economic growth and job creation.

The Department of Water and Sanitation has raised fears that the country may end up with half the water resources it has currently, as the heatwave continues to affect dam levels.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) must focus on strengthening the leadership at rural police stations if it’s Rural Safety Strategy is to be effective, says Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has held discussions with the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, in Strasbourg, France.

The majority of Johannesburg Park Station platforms will be completely closed with limited train services between 16 November and 16 December.

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources on Wednesday sent its condolences to the family of a chief safety officer at Sibanye-Stillwater mine in Welkom, Free State.

The provisional curatorship of life insurer Bophelo Life Insurance Company Limited (Bophelo Life) is in the best interest of its policy holders, says the Reserve Bank’s Prudential Authority (PA).

The City of Ekurhuleni has called on its residents to go and collect their IDs at their local Department of Home Affairs offices (DHA).

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