South Africa

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba will this morning officiate the opening of the new Home Affairs offices in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal.

South Africa’s vision of integrated urban planning continues to be negatively impacted by the development of houses in the periphery of urban centres, says Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Andries Nel.

South African cities are making significant strides in improving the ease of doing business, a report by the World Bank Group has found.

Despite the heatwave in some parts of the country, dam levels in the Western Cape remain consistent, with an improvement from 60.6% to 61.6% this week.

In just five days, President Cyril Ramaphosa will join other world leaders at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as they present their views on pressing world issues.

The Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation (Hawks) has scored a significant victory in the fight against rhino horn poaching after six key syndicate members were arrested separately on Tuesday, in Mpumalanga.

The government of Egypt has lifted a temporary suspension of fresh fruit and vegetables exported from South Africa into Egypt.

The head office of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has been declared safe.

The South African Post Office (SAPO) has successfully paid more than five million South African Social Security social grant recipients in September, as more than six million beneficiaries convert to the new SASSA cards.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed decorated South African lawyer Nicholas Haysom as special representative for Somalia and head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in the same country.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says several ideas are being explored to modernise the funding model of defence and reduce its dependency on the fiscus.

Russia continues to be an important market for South African fresh produce, says the Fresh Produce Exporters' Forum (FPEF).

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has welcomed the high court’s decision to dismiss Seth Radebe’s application challenging his removal from office.

Government has adopted a number of interventions to improve education, healthcare and the provision of social infrastructure.

The Women and Youth Dialogue on Land Reform kicks off in Boksburg this morning under the theme ‘Land, Our Heritage’.