South Africa

A magistrate, medical doctor and licensing officials are expected to appear in the Eerstehoek Regional Court in Mpumalanga on Wednesday on allegations of the irregular and corrupt issuing of a driving licence.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has learned with deep sadness of the passing of financial expert and former Algerian Minister of Finance, Abderrahmane Benkhalfa.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has made great progress towards realising the rights of people and advancing human dignity.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the 2021 National Freedom Day celebrations in Botshabelo, Free State today.

South Africa’s National Flag was first used 27-years ago as the country held its first democratic elections, heralding a new era for a country previously divided along racial lines.

Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has paid tribute to publisher, Nadia Goetham, describing her as a literary powerhouse.

Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu is calling on South Africans to come forward with proposals that might assist in resolving the deadlock between government and organised labour over the current public service wage negotiations.

As governments around the world prioritise economic recovery following the devastating impact of COVID-19 on business, this year's World Intellectual Property Day will shine a light on the role of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

South Africa is still on track to vaccinate at least 45 million people residing in South Africa, says Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize.

Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has called on South Africans to welcome the Cuban engineers who have arrived in the country to assist government’s efforts to deliver water and other related services.

The South African Netflix original documentary, "My Octopus Teacher", has won an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.

South Africa will resume the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine rollout on Wednesday in a push to vaccinate 500 000 healthcare workers through the Sisonke Programme.

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, has called on those who seek to buy a home or property for the first time to apply for the Finance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme (FLISP).

Even as the country continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, tackling climate change is a national priority for South Africa.

South Africa now has 1 575 471 confirmed COVID-19 cases, while 54 148 people have died, according to the official figures.


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