South Africa

The Competition Tribunal has slapped pharmacy group, Dis-Chem, with a R1.2 million fine for excessively overpricing surgical masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

No company should ever think it can operate in South Africa and not comply with the labour laws that have been designed to protect both workers and employers.

Two more police stations have been shutdown due to members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) testing positive for COVID-19.

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) has appointed Willie Mathebula the acting Group Chief Procurement Officer (GCPO) with immediate effect.

The Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Water and Sanitation and Human Settlements has extended its heartfelt condolences to the family of the late North West Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs MEC, Gordon Kegakilwe.

While millions of learners in Grades R, 6 and 11 went back to school across the country on Monday, their peers in the Eastern Cape remained at home.

Eskom interim Chairman, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, has been appointed to serve on the 12-member expert panel of the Data and Safety Monitoring Board for the first COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials.

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has called on unions to convene their own bilateral meetings to finalise the South African Airways (SAA) restructuring plan.

Proudly South African had recently launched a Buy Local consumer education campaign that went live on various platforms which included TV commercials.

The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, has signed and approved the reopening of cinemas, theatres, museums, libraries, galleries and archives.

African Union Chairperson, President Cyril Ramaphosa, has welcomed the resumption of trilateral negotiations between the parties to the Grand Renaissance Ethiopian Dam (GERD).

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has welcomed the arrest of a former departmental employee who appeared in court on charges of fraud and corruption.

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases have breached the 200 000 mark, while the death toll is now sitting at 3 310.

A Mamelodi West Labour Centre was forced to shut its doors after an officer tested positive for COVID-19.

North West Premier Job Mokgoro has expressed condolences at the passing of the province’s Cooperative Governance, Human Settlement and Traditional Affairs MEC, Gordon Kegakilwe, who on Monday succumbed to a short but serious COVID-19-related illness.

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