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The Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation (Hawks) has scored a significant victory in the fight against rhino horn poaching after six key syndicate members were arrested separately on Tuesday, in Mpumalanga.

The government of Egypt has lifted a temporary suspension of fresh fruit and vegetables exported from South Africa into Egypt.

The head office of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has been declared safe.

The South African Post Office (SAPO) has successfully paid more than five million South African Social Security social grant recipients in September, as more than six million beneficiaries convert to the new SASSA cards.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed decorated South African lawyer Nicholas Haysom as special representative for Somalia and head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in the same country.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says several ideas are being explored to modernise the funding model of defence and reduce its dependency on the fiscus.

Russia continues to be an important market for South African fresh produce, says the Fresh Produce Exporters' Forum (FPEF).

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has welcomed the high court’s decision to dismiss Seth Radebe’s application challenging his removal from office.

Government has adopted a number of interventions to improve education, healthcare and the provision of social infrastructure.

The Women and Youth Dialogue on Land Reform kicks off in Boksburg this morning under the theme ‘Land, Our Heritage’.

The Itireleng informal settlement community, just outside Laudium in Tshwane, is about to get healthier and live active lifestyles.

Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor will soon meet the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and Universities South Africa (USAF) to discuss steps to be taken to deal with the violence at higher education and training institutions countrywide.

The Competition Commission will next month hold public hearings for the Data Services Market Inquiry.

First Lady Dr Tshepo Motsepe, the spouse of President Cyril Ramaphosa, will from today kick off her official visit to the United States, where she will undertake various public engagements.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has noted the ruling by the Constitutional Court to decriminalise the cultivation and private use of cannabis.


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