South Africa

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has congratulated the newly appointed CEO of Thebe Tourism Group (TTG), Jerry Mabena and wished him success in their new venture.

Minister of Small Business Development, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, says she is appalled at the misinformation peddled by the Democratic Alliance (DA) about the expenditure of the small business COVID-19 relief funds.

South Africa’s Information Regulator has announced that it met Facebook South Africa on Wednesday to discuss its revised WhatsApp privacy policy.

Eskom has announced it will implement Stage 2 loadshedding from Thursday midday until Sunday evening.

The Department of Transport has clarified that the announcement of the extension of licenses did not include vehicle licenses and license disc.

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister, Thoko Didiza, says she is greatly saddened to learn about Professor Mohammad Karaan’s passing.

COVID-19 is showing no signs of slowing down in South Africa, with the death toll now exceeding 35 000.

The African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) has confirmed the acquisition of a provisional 270 million vaccine doses for African countries, with at least 50 million being available for the crucial period of April to June 2021.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has honoured BaPedi King Victor Thulare III with a Special Official Funeral Category 1.

The King passed away on Wednesday, 6 January 2021 at the age of 40.

Three officials in the Office of the Master in Pretoria face arrest after they allegedly solicited a bribe from a citizen seeking a Letter of Authority.

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs says the implementation of a One-Stop Border Post with neighbouring countries and the establishment of the Border Management Authority (BMA) offers a solution to the challenges at the Beitbridge Border Post.

COVID-19 continues to rise in South Africa, with 13 105 new cases, representing a 26% positivity rate.

Police Minister Bheki Cele has called on South Africans to heed government’s call to adhere to the adjusted COVID-19 lockdown regulations.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that government will deploy a comprehensive vaccination strategy that aims to reach all parts of the country.

Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the suspension of several services rendered by the Department of Home Affairs under level 3 of the lockdown.

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