South Africa

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has started the countdown to its 100th anniversary and will host a series of global, regional and national events throughout 2019.

Merge forces and plough back into the African continent - this was President Cyril Ramaphosa’s message to delegates at the Africa Investment Forum.

Banks operating in Africa have been urged to accelerate funding for women-owned businesses or risk limited lending from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the institution cautioned on Wednesday.

Electoral Commission (IEC) chairperson, Glen Mashinini, says the 2019 general elections will most likely be held in May.

Officials from local municipalities in Limpopo have been shown the door for their involvement in the VBS Mutual Bank.

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo says unaudited restated financial statements show that VBS Mutual Bank has a negative equity position of R372 million.

Mortimer Saunders has been found guilty of rape and the premeditated murder of Courtney Pieters.

African Presidents have been saluted at the inaugural Africa Investment Forum for embracing the continent’s economic growth project, with event organisers on Wednesday saying this will go a long way in attracting tangible investment.

A total of 27 South African organisations are hoping to clinch trade deals at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) this week.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has adopted a multi-disciplinary and systemic approach to tackle service delivery protests.

The National Assembly’s house chairperson of internal arrangements, Thoko Didiza, had to suspend a question and answer session for a few minutes to restore order after an exchange between Members of Parliament went from a series of point of orders to unparliamentary insults.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has prioritised several key reforms aimed at attracting investment into minerals and petroleum exploration, tourism and agriculture.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the South African Police Service (SAPS) has entered into partnerships to come up with strategies to tackle safety in schools.

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says there is no policy framework that can enable the department to formalise an arrangement to enable Fireblade Aviation to have immigration services at the VVIP terminal at OR Tambo International Airport.

The Bargaining Forum in the contract cleaning sector has proposed revised wages ahead of the review of the current sectoral determination, said the Department of Labour.