South Africa

The Department of Basic Education is currently testing scripted lesson plans that are aimed at making learners more conscious of issues of Gender Based Violence (GBV).

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his sadness at the passing away of former Springbok rugby wing Chester Williams.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa and Nigeria are resolute in their shared commitment to build an Africa at peace with itself and others.

Cabinet has called for the imposition of the maximum sentence for perpetrators of gender-based violence.

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has announced measures aimed at improving service delivery at driving licensing testing centres (DLTC).

Cabinet has strongly condemned the recent sporadic violence that erupted in some parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

Cabinet has joined South Africans in welcoming the Equality Court’s ruling on the restriction of the display of the pre-1994 apartheid era flag, which represents the country’s divisive past.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Provincial Funeral in honour of the late former Robben Islander and Western Cape veteran Vincent Diba, who passed on at the age of 59.

Storytellers, poets and books stacked to the rafters -- a reader’s dream - that aptly describes the hive of activity at the launch of the South African Book Fair.

Police in Gauteng remain on high alert and continue to closely monitor Katlehong North in Ekurhuleni where violence flared up on Thursday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated calls for all South Africans to take an unequivocal stand against gender-based violence.

South Africa has conveyed its condolences to the people of Zimbabwe following the passing of its founding President Robert Gabriel Mugabe.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says for African countries to be on the rise and attract investment, they need to address governance issues, root out corruption and improve the ease of doing business.

South Africa and China are committed to strengthening their economic relations, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Fikile Majola.

Local companies have expressed delight at the prospects of possible trade leads at the Africa Down Under (ADU) International Conference and Exhibition currently underway in Australia.

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