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Eskom’s Group Treasurer will leave the power utility at the end of August.

South Africa’s experience with transitioning to democratic rule following years of apartheid is an important lesson that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea want to draw from, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said on Monday.

The Office of the SAPS Provincial Commissioner in Mpumalanga has commended the investigating team whose efforts led to the exhumation of women’s bodies at the house of a 25-year-old man.

With the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) expected to reshape the economy, South Africa still has a lot of homework to do to in finalising its tariff schedule related to the agreement, says Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Over 140 suspects have been arrested during National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NatJoints) operations around the Western Cape since Thursday morning, Police Minister Bheki Cele s

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has authorised his Director-General Vusi Madonsela to file papers opposing Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang's application to be extradited.

The South African National Aids Council (SANAC) chairperson, Deputy President David Mabuza, will on Tuesday officiate at the launch of the UNAIDS Global Report.

Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Blade Nzimande says the appointment of the new National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) administrator has resulted in a more successful registration process in early 2019.

If everything goes according to plan, students from all district municipalities will have access to post-school training institutions.

A dedicated and innovative public servant who looked beyond the perimeters of his work is how the late government communicator Ronnie Mamoepa has been remembered by his former colleagues.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the department will deal with staff shortages for frontline services in the year ahead.

Police Minister Bheki Cele says to deal with the proliferation of illegal firearms - which are a major contributor to crime levels – the department is in the process of approaching Cabinet to consider another firearm amnesty period.

The employment of members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the South African Police Service (SAPS) to the worst-affected crime areas in the Western Cape for a period of no less than three months has been authorised.

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says a special bill on Eskom -- aimed at finding a roadmap of the power utility’s recovery -- is currently being drafted.

Trade, Industry and Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says government will over the next five years invest R40 billion to create an additional 400 black industrialists.


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