South Africa

Artists with ambitions of being considered for the ArtbankSA programme, have until 12 July to submit their applications.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated South Africa’s commitment to working with the international community as the country begins a new chapter after the recently held elections.

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has urged incoming members of Parliament (MPs), Provincial Legislatures (MPLs) and the executive to work towards undoing the injustices of the past and not seek self-preservation.

With just over a week to go before the inauguration ceremony of South Africa’s sixth democratically elected President, the highest office in the land says preparations are in full swing.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured potential investors that South Africa is pulling out all the stops to ensure that the country comes out of the economic slump and moves into top gear as far as the economy is concerned.

South Africa has dedicated the month of May to commemorating Africa Month, which government is using to promote the African unity, deeper regional integration and recommit Africa to a common destiny.

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says her department has commenced some of the groundwork towards preparing South Africa for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

The public can have their say on the draft Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Chartered Accountancy Sector Code.

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has raised concern at the increasing rate of youth unemployment.

While the country has enough water to sustain the fast approaching dry winter season, South Africans have been urged to use water sparingly.

South Africa has scooped the Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) Award of Fellowship for its work to improve access, quality and efficiency of education systems on the African continent.

Government remains committed to accelerating its interventions aimed at unlocking investment opportunities, growing the economy and creating much-needed jobs.

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has removed Phumzile Tshelane as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of the Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA (Necsa).

South Africa’s unemployment rate increased by 0.5% point to 27.6% compared to the fourth quarter of 2018.

South African Revenue Service Commissioner Edward Kieswetter has welcomed the three-year direct imprisonment sentences handed to two former SARS auditors in Durban last week.

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