South Africa

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the prosecution of the former acting Head of the Office of the State Attorney in Mthatha and an Eastern Cape-based lawyer on fraud 

Gauteng Traffic Police will continue to reinforce law enforcement operations in the province following a high number of reported fatal crashes that led to major loss of lives during the Easter weekend.

State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has reiterated the State Security Agency’s determination to fight corruption from within its ranks.

Department of Science and Innovation Director-General, Phil Mjwara, says government through the department is to make a further R25 million to the Network for Genomic Surveillance in South Africa (NGS-SA) to continue with health threats researches.

Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa, has called on African Ministers of Culture to work together and support engagements geared towards the profiling, protection and promotion of the continent’s heritage properties.

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ambitious programme of resuscitating economic growth and streamlining policy implementation in a challenging environment is gaining momentum.

Government has established a Technical Task Team to provide technical support as well as to facilitate the implementation and monitoring of the program of action of the Presidential Task Team on Military Veterans.

The 30th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change has urged developed countries to revisit their climate change mitigation targets while also urging them to provide support to developing countries.

The African Free Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) must be seen as a market integration pillar of the broader development integration agenda, says Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Fikile Majola.

South Africa has been ranked as the top global business services sector location for 2021, the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic) has announced.

A Mpumalanga man’s name will be added to the National Register for Sex Offenders after he was handed a life sentence for raping his 10-year-old niece on Christmas eve of 2019.

South Africa has recorded a cumulative 1 554 975 COVID-19 cases, with 1 366 new cases recorded on Thursday.

SADC Heads of State have reiterated commitment to contribute towards the efforts of bringing about lasting peace and security, as well as reconciliation and development in the Republic of Mozambique.

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister, Thoko Didiza, has expressed dismay at the theft of over 100 laptops during a break-in at departmental offices in Limpopo.

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has announced that the second phase of the country’s vaccination rollout will begin on 17 May.

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