South Africa

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has welcomed the resignation of the South African Special Risk Insurance Association (SASRIA) Non-Executive Directors.

The employment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in crime-affected parts of the Western Cape has been extended until 31 March 2020.

South Africa will use the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) to affirm its commitment to multilateralism and the central role of the UN in the system of global governance, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said on Monday.

The South African public has been invited to vote for their favourite Integrity Icon in the build up to the ceremony on 10 October.

The sending of special envoys to several African countries is a reflection of South Africa’s resolve to address recent attacks on foreign nationals, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said on Monday.

Public Service and Administration Deputy Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga will on Tuesday address the Annual Thusong Service Centre Indaba in Cape Town.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has encouraged all learners who will be writing the 2019 matric examinations to ensure that they use the remainder of their time to study.

Intensified crime combating operations in Gauteng over the weekend saw the arrest of over 900 suspects and 15 illegal firearms recovered.

The unveiling of the Durban Aerotropolis Master Plan will have positive spinoffs for KwaZulu-Natal, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Nomalungelo Gina.

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed a Commission of Inquiry into minibus and taxi-type service violence, fatalities and instability in Gauteng.

A team of Special Envoys has been dispatched by President Cyril Ramaphosa to several countries on the continent to deliver a message of reassurance in light of the recent attacks on foreign nationals.

The Presiding Officers of Parliament have expressed shock and deep sadness at the news of the passing of Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Bavelile Hlongwa.

Members of the public have been urged to take advantage of National Wills week and draft their wills for free.

Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu will on Monday host the UN Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of Human Rights for Persons with Albinism, Ikponwosa Ero.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is attending the State Funeral of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Harare on Saturday.