South Africa

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says it will investigate the affairs of state-owned telecommunications company Telkom in relation to allegations of corruption, maladministration and improper conduct at the entity.

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, says the basic education ecosystem must be strengthened so that it is future proof against the subsequent pandemics.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed and received letters of credence from the newly appointed Heads of Mission from countries across the world at a ceremony held on Tuesday.

The Commission for Gender Equality says it will continue its investigation into how convicted rapist Jeffrey Donson and convicted fraudster Werner Meshoa were elected as mayor and deputy mayor of Kannaland - despite a motion of no confidence being passed against the two last week.

The strategic approach to the management of asylum seekers and refugees in South Africa came to the fore at a meeting between Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), has welcomed the appointment of the new TIA board by Higher Education, Science and Innovation Mi

The rape and child abuse case against a 30-year-old man has been postponed in the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s court after his bail application was denied by the court.

South Africa conducted 36 216 Coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, of which 3 197 came back positive, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Tuesday.

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has condemned the physical abuse of an Amathole District Municipality councillor at its East London offices.

The Department of Water and Sanitation has closed two sluice gates that were opened at the Vaal Dam after the water levels reached better manageable volumes due to previous releases into the dam.

The South African government has condemned the coup d’état in Burkina Faso and is calling on the military to return to their barracks and restore democracy.

The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements has called for absolute transparency regarding the housing beneficiary list, to ensure that beneficiaries know their place on the waiting list.

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Thembi Siweya, has called on citizens and all who live in the country to participate in Census 2022 set to start from 3 to 28 February 2022.

Total tax revenue collections for 2020/21 declined by 7.8% to R1 249.7 billion from the R1 355.8 billion collected in the previous year, tax statistics have revealed.

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, today opened a newly built block of classrooms, which will accommodate more than 350 learners at Bordeaux Primary School in Randburg.


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