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Eskom to create 10 000 jobs in Mpumalanga

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:00

Eskom plans to create 10 000 jobs in Mpumalanga over the next three years as part of its development initiative.

Qasha’s Nek closed due to bad weather

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:44

South Africa and Lesotho have taken a joint decision to close the Qasha's Nek Port of Entry due to adverse weather conditions caused by heavy snowfall.

Business sector supports NDP youth ambassadors

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:00

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), Jeff Radebe, says millions of jobs needed in South Africa can be created through the private sector, which controls about 75% of the country’s economy.

Situation in Zimbabwe a “great concern”

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:02

President Jacob Zuma on Friday urged parties involved in the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe to maintain peace and security.

Janus Walus denied parole

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:22

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha on Friday announced his decision to deny Janus Walus parole.

Africa called to support circular economy

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:33

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says South Africa is committed to its long-term vision of transitioning to an environmentally sustainable, climate change resilient, low-carbon economy and just society.

Killing of a police officer condemned

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:39

KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner Major General Bheki Langa has condemned the killing of a police officer in Mbongolwane, near Eshowe.

Families given a chance to identify M1 bodies

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:16

Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has instructed that the burial process of the bodies involved in the M1 South incident be stalled for seven days.

President Zuma in Botswana to co-chair BNC

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:39

President Jacob Zuma is in Botswana where he will participate in and co-chair the 4th Session of the South Africa-Botswana Bi-National Commission (BNC) today.

SA forges ahead with Paris Agreement

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:28

South Africa is forging ahead with the implementation of the Paris Agreement, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Thursday.

SADC calls for urgent extra ordinary summit on Zimbabwe

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:03

The ministerial meeting of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation has recommended that SADC members hold an urgent extra ordinary summit to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe.

Inquiry into state capture critical, says Deputy President

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:31

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says it is critical that a judicial commission of enquiry into state capture be established without any delay.

SA eyes manufacturing investment from BRICS countries

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:12

President Jacob Zuma says manufacturing forms the backbone of South Africa’s economy and is an integral element in addressing some of the challenges facing the country.

Tax season deadline looms

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:45

With one week left until the 2017 tax season deadline, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has received over five million tax returns.

Eskom self-reflects, gets ready for change

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:24

Eskom says it has adopted a plan to rebuild governance and the company’s integrity.

SA sees snow in November

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:37

As the country woke up to winter-like temperatures on Thursday, the South African Weather Services (SAWS) has issued a special weather advisory for heavy rain and snowfall for some parts of the country.

Use water wisely

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:26

Cabinet has cautioned communities to use water more wisely as the levels in South Africa’s dams remain critical.

Join the fight against women, child abuse

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:20

Cabinet has joined all South Africans who are taking a stand against women and child abuse through the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign.

Congratulations France!

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:19

Cabinet on Thursday congratulated France on being named as the host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Run, walk for Madiba

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:18

The 2017 Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run, in its fourth year of existence, will take place on Sunday, 10 December 2017.