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The driver of a truck that was transporting 87 illegal immigrants intercepted at the Polokwane control centre on Wednesday, is expected to appear before the Polokwane High Court on Monday.

South Africa and Palestine have signed a landmark tourism cooperation agreement between the two countries at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg.

Intra-African trade remains as a priority for the South African government, Director General of the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), Lionel October, said on Thursday.

The Basic Education Department (DBE) has advised the school fraternity that Friday, 14 September, is a normal school day.

North West Premier, Professor Job Mokgoro, has established a task team that seeks to address sporadic and violent public protests.

Following the alleged fatal stabbing of a teacher by a 17-year-old pupil, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has expressed shock and called for schools to be safe spaces for learners and teachers.

A female student carrying almost R10 million in US currency in a plastic bag appeared in court today, said the South African Revenue Service (SARS).

The Department of Labour says it will direct more energy in the efforts to improve enforcement of the occupational safety and health regulations.

Police Minister Bheki Cele has lobbied sectors outside law enforcement to join hands with the men and women in blue to stem the tide of crime.

A coffin bearing the remains of General Arlindo Chenda Pena made its exit out of South Africa to his home country of Angola for his final burial.

Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says coding should be introduced as a compulsory subject in schools in order to put the upcoming South African generation on par with international standards.

Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu will on Friday unveil a fully-fledged disability development centre in Ndwedwe, north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

Healthcare will come a step closer to residents as the City of Ekurhuleni has brought on an additional 14 mobile clinics to service informal settlements.

Government officials will be crossing the length and breadth of the country on Friday to encourage South Africans to take a stand against corruption.

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Ismail Vadi has appealed to all public transport operators to convert their radius-based permits to route-based operating licences.

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