South Africa

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) has arrested a member of the South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) for his involvement in cross-border crimes in the Northern Cape.

Gauteng Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, has welcomed the 25-year sentence imposed on a father who killed his three-year-old daughter.

The Department of Water and Sanitation has called on the people of Limpopo to use water sparingly.

The Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Human Settlements says the upcoming local government elections is a chance for communities to rebuild themselves following the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on livelihoods and the lives of all South Africans.

The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation unit has arrested a 36-year-old suspect in Gauteng following the August 2020 data breach at Experian.

An Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Department (EMPD) has been handed a six year prison sentence for corruption.

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has appealed to employers to resolve errors on the COVID-19 TERS portal to enable it to finalise outstanding claims.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and a group of global health leaders on Tuesday issued an urgent call for vaccine equity globally, particularly in Africa.

Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant-General Semakaleng Manamela, has welcomed the hefty sentence handed down to Sbusiso Nkosi.

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has issued a call for nominations for the annual 2021 SAMRC Scientific Merit Awards, which seek to honour the best scientific minds and contributions within health research.

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is expected to institute civil proceedings in the Special Tribunal against construction company, Aventine CC, to recover financial losses suffered by the State after the unit concluded an investigation into a temporary housing construction tender awarded to the company by the Limpopo Provincial Government.

South Africa has now crossed the 15 million mark for COVID-19 doses administered.

A new internal ethos of delivering first class customer service will ensure that South African Airways (SAA) is revived to its former glory.

KwaZulu-Natal province is set to host the 2nd Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli ICC from 15 - 21 November 2021.

The start date for the National Senior Certificate examination has been moved to 27 October 2021 from the initial starting date of 1 November 2021 to accommodate the upcoming local government elections.


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