South Africa

South Africa has formally nominated and lodged papers for Professor Mthunzi Perry-Mason Mdwaba to run as the next Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has urged South African aged 18 and above to visit the country’s 23 146 voting stations at the weekend to register to vote on the 1 November municipal elections.

A North West police officer has been dismissed after he allegedly impregnated an inmate.

The drive-by shooting that claimed the lives of three women in Inanda, Durban, at the weekend was part of intimidation tactics devised to weaken and undermine the country’s Constitution ahead of the 1 November municipal elections.

In an effort to ensure that all clients are attended to, the Mpumalanga Department of Employment and Labour through its entities led by Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will be embarking on a campaign of "Taking services to the people of Secunda".

The Department of Employment and Labour is encouraged by the high rate of compliance with labour legislation, which stood at 96% in one week of the joint blitz inspection in Sarah Baartman District in the Eastern Cape.

Unemployment, economic recovery and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be top of the agenda during this week’s government Cabinet Lekgotla.

Widows and the partners of deceased men are still being side lined when it comes to inheritance and succession after their partners pass away.

Of the 14 922 954 million COVID-19 doses given so far in South Africa, 217 752 were administered in the past 24 hours.

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has informed beneficiaries of child maintenance that payments will be delayed due to departmental systems, including MojaPay, not being accessible.

Police Minister Bheki Cele will today receive a full briefing from KwaZulu-Natal SAPS management on a drive-by shooting that claimed the lives of three women in Inanda, in Durban, at the weekend.

Businesses affected by the devastating public violence and looting that swept across Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal in July have until 30 September 2021 to apply for government financial relief.

Customs officers of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) seized 67 pieces of calcium hydroxide, which is used to produce crystal methamphetamine - commonly referred to as “ice” or “tik”.

The Gauteng Department of Education has confirmed that over 73 000 successful Grade 1 and 8 applications were recorded on day one of the Phase 2 of the 2022 Online Admissions applications.

Thusong Service Centres continue to play a vital role in giving South Africans access to government services, particularly those who live below the poverty line in rural and disadvantaged areas.


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