South Africa

Marching Alexandra township residents have arrived at the City of Johannesburg Region 6 Municipal Offices in Sandton.

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have launched a manhunt for two awaiting trial prisoners, who remain at large after escaping with three others from custody at the Margate police station.

In exactly a month – South Africans will take to the polls for the 2019 National and Provincial Elections.

The Western Cape’s emerging export companies have identified possible business opportunities in Brazil and the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) which can be explored to grow their businesses.

The life, times and last moments of struggle icon Solomon “Kalushi” Mahlangu came under the spotlight when government and the Mahlangu family observed the 40th anniversary of his execution.

Government has set aside R341 million for the rehabilitation of all wastewater treatment infrastructure in the Vaal Triangle.

About 35 young graduates will provide additional capacity to the country’s environmental and tourism sector.

The Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga is expected to release the findings of the 2017 School Monitoring Survey which reflects on progress made in terms of service delivery in the country’s public schools.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to visit the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) in Cape Town next week where he will be briefed on efforts to improve commuter services.

A task team has been setup by government and members of the Diplomatic Corps to look into the sprouting of acts of violence against foreign nationals.

Members of the public have been warned of people pretending to be Home Affairs officials so they can gain access to their homes to rob them.

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the death of Solomon Mahlangu, a number of youths have been taken on an emotional tour of the isolated place that is the gallows at the Kgoshi Mampuru Correctional Services were he was executed by the apartheid regime.

Should our textbooks tell the story of the country as it is, or should they be aspirational? That’s the question posed by Professor Crain Soudien.

In its own quiet, no frills, no thrills way, a community-based care and protection intervention project has been providing a life line to South Africa’s orphaned and vulnerable children, as well as the youth, so much so that a large number have now become strong, successful individuals - contributing to their communities.

Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe has resigned.


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