South Africa

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Zweli Mkhize has extended condolences to the family and colleagues of the firefighter killed when the truck in which they were travelling overturned and rolled down a pass.

Unions representing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) employees in Bhisho, Eastern Cape, have called off their strike after reaching an agreement with management.

South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo, who were detained by law enforcement in Tanzania last night, have been released.

Eskom’s Board of Directors has decided to review the company’s organisational design to enhance operational and cost efficiencies.

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.