South Africa

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed the Pretoria High Court judgement suspending warrants of execution and attachments against the Road Accident Fund (RAF).

South Africa’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) continue to thrive despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19, says Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Nomalungelo Gina.

As part of its efforts to raise funds from the disposal of non-core property, Eskom has announced the sale of two buildings to the Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the continent needs to build a vibrant and innovative African medical supplies manufacturing capability that meets the health needs of the continent’s people.

South Africa recorded 655 COVID-19 cases on Monday, while 34 people lost their lives due to complications related to the disease.

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed a Pretoria High Court dismissal of former Gauteng Health MEC, Dr Bandile Masuku’s application challenging the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) investigation outcome report.

The Department of Water and Sanitation has called on communities in the Gqudezi village in Fort Beaufort, in the Eastern Cape to stop making illegal water connections as government is losing billions of rands due to water loss.

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) will appoint contractors to unblock sewer systems that flow into the Vaal River.

Consultations have seen the COVID-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme (LGS) extended by a further three months.

Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza -- together with the Mpumalanga MEC of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs, Mandla Msibi -- has met with farmers and farmer organisations to discuss farm lease agreements, among other issues.

The Presidential Employment Stimulus has assisted to create 8 000 new jobs, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Three suspects are expected to appear before the Kuilsrivier Magistrate’s Court on charges of dealing in dagga and bribery.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa must forge a new economy in a new global reality.

A total of 979 beneficiaries of the Presidential Employment Stimulus Package, which is administered by the National Arts Council (NAC), have been paid R160 million.

A total of 23 013 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours, with 931 new cases, representing a 4% positivity rate, the Health Department said on Sunday.

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