South Africa

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

The Department of Basic Education has released, on its website, the scripted lesson plans which are being used in the pilot phase of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in selected schools.

South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled almost all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday as a result of industrial action.

Investments ploughed in African economies should trickle down to its impoverished and underdeveloped communities, says African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.

The Department of Water and Sanitation will today hold an urgent meeting with the Limpopo Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs Department to discuss ways of averting the looming disaster in the region due to dry weather conditions.

The African Development Bank (AFDB) has revealed that the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) has in the past three days netted 52 projects worth $41 billion in investment.

Gauteng MEC for Roads Infrastructure and Public Transport Jacob Mamabolo will engage with all bus companies that have contracts with his department to make advance driving a compulsory skill drivers.

The Department of Labour and Employment is set to embark on a service delivery campaign in the Northern Cape, next week.

South Africa is to host the 17th Ordinary Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) in Durban.