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The recently launched Anti-Gang Unit will go a long way in dealing decisively with the problem of gang and drug related crimes that are plaguing communities, says Cabinet.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to Zimbabwe following a horrific accident that claimed 47 lives.

As the deadline towards switching off analogue transmitters draws closer, the House of Traditional Affairs in the Free State has given the project its full support.

Brand South Africa has welcomed South Africa’s performance in the 2018 World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index (EDB), which sees the country placing 82nd out of 190 economies.

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Zweli Mkhize has extended condolences to the family and colleagues of the firefighter killed when the truck in which they were travelling overturned and rolled down a pass.

Unions representing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) employees in Bhisho, Eastern Cape, have called off their strike after reaching an agreement with management.

South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo, who were detained by law enforcement in Tanzania last night, have been released.

Eskom’s Board of Directors has decided to review the company’s organisational design to enhance operational and cost efficiencies.

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has started the countdown to its 100th anniversary and will host a series of global, regional and national events throughout 2019.

Merge forces and plough back into the African continent - this was President Cyril Ramaphosa’s message to delegates at the Africa Investment Forum.

Banks operating in Africa have been urged to accelerate funding for women-owned businesses or risk limited lending from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the institution cautioned on Wednesday.

Electoral Commission (IEC) chairperson, Glen Mashinini, says the 2019 general elections will most likely be held in May.

Officials from local municipalities in Limpopo have been shown the door for their involvement in the VBS Mutual Bank.

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo says unaudited restated financial statements show that VBS Mutual Bank has a negative equity position of R372 million.

Mortimer Saunders has been found guilty of rape and the premeditated murder of Courtney Pieters.

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