South Africa

South African Ambassador to Germany Stone Sizani has urged local companies to embrace partnerships with their German counterparts.

Water and sanitation challenges will come to the fore at the North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements summits.

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has called for improved relations between mining companies and communities in which they operate.

Eskom will this morning implement Stage 2 load shedding from 9am as a result of plant breakdowns.

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday launch the report on the outcomes of the Presidential Health Summit held in October 2018.

On this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela left Victor Verster Prison in Cape Town a free man, after spending 27 years in prison.

Eskom has implemented stage two load shedding from 1pm, which is expected to last until 10pm.

The Gauteng Provincial Government has instituted disciplinary proceedings against five officials in the Department of Roads and Transport following the termination of the Lubbe contract, which was recently found to have been irregularly awarded.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is expected to announce a new initiative to influence early childhood development (ECD) across Africa.

The focus on the State of the Nation Address will continue this week when Parliamentarians on Tuesday and Wednesday debate President Cyril Ramaphosa’s second SONA.

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police will on Tuesday evaluate the current anti-gang strategy of the South African Police Service (SAPS) at its first meeting of 2019.

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom will this Friday officially launch and handover Metsi Matso Lodge in Qwaqwa in the Free State.

The Gauteng Department of Health has confirmed that all medical interns and community service candidates registered with the Health Professions Council have been paid.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to lead a high-level South African delegation at the 32nd Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of the Heads of State and Government.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says 70% of all the proceeds raised from the annual Presidential Golf Challenge will be spent on a national campaign to eradicate pit latrines at schools.