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Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Ismail Vadi has encouraged commuters in Soweto, who rely on WATA and Nanduwe minibus taxis, to make alternative transport arrangements.

Government will, through the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), coordinate its efforts to ensure that South Africans derive an economic spin off from the revolution, says Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) says it is working with the equine industry on protective measures for horses in the African Horse Sickness (AHS) infected zone in order to reduce the severity of AHS outbreaks.

Having struggled to become a motor mechanic, Isaac Boshomane has vowed to help young people to acquire the skills and qualifications needed to become a qualified mechanic.

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications has adopted a final report that recommends eight candidates to fill the SABC board.

Four suspects have been arrested by New Zealand Police in relation with this morning’s shootings in Christchurch.

In a pioneering surgical procedure using 3D-printed middle ear bones, developed by Professor Mashudu Tshifularo and his team at the University of Pretoria (UP), a 35-year-old patient has regained his hearing.

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will today attend a meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers in Namibia.

Economic transformation is still hampered by fronting, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Due to a shortage of capacity, Eskom is implementing Stage 2 load shedding this morning.

Eskom has started to implement Stage 2 load shedding - up from the initial Stage 1 load shedding announced earlier in the day.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on 28 March 2019 open the Booysens Magistrate’s Court in Gauteng, which will deal with domestic violence, amongst others, and include family and children’s courtrooms.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has lauded the multi award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir for being heroes of South Africa, as they have showcased to the world what the country has to offer.

Eskom’s Technical Review Team is expected to produce a preliminary report within four weeks, Cabinet said on Thursday.

Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Faith Mazibuko, has apologised to the people of Gauteng following a widely circulated audio recording concerning a meeting she held with senior managers on 15 February 2019.

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