Category Archives: Medical and Health

Western Cape Agriculture confirms presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian ...

Bird flu confirmed in Western Cape

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza (HPAI), type H5N8, in two ostrich farms in the Heidelberg area.

Avian influenza


DURBAN, Aug 12 (NNN-SABC)--Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has called on black people to form their own bank while encouraging students to form land expropriation committees.Speaking to students at the

Government to listen to artists’ concerns

South African artists will get an opportunity to voice their concerns when government hosts the Musicians Indaba on Friday in Soweto.Briefing the media ahead of the indaba, the Deputy Minister in the

Have your say on B-BBEE defence sector code

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has approved and gazetted the draft Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) defence sector code for public comment.

This is a defence industry specific element designed to

Al-Qaida Releases South African Held in Mali After 6 Years


A South African man held by al-Qaida in Mali since 2011 has been freed, the South African government said Thursday.

Stephen McGowan was the last of three foreign nationals abducted in

Environmental Affairs Committee Continues with Public Hearings on ...

Parliament� The Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs will tomorrow continue holding public hearings on the Marine Spatial Planning Bill in Idutywa in the Eastern Cape.

Details of public hearing:

Date : Thursday, 03

Attacks on police officers condemned

The South African Police Service management has urged communities to help in efforts to stem attacks on police officers.On Monday, one police officer was killed and four others wounded in two separate


DURBAN, The South African government is intensifying efforts to curb the scourge of human trafficking in the country, says Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development John Jeffreys.Legislation has been introduced to

Government briefs media on the arrangements for the memorial and ...

Government will host a media briefing to update on the arrangements for the memorial service and funeral of the late Mr Ronnie Mamoepa. President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial

SA, Indonesia explore investment opportunities

South Africa and Indonesia have agreed to identify sectors to exploit investment opportunities.Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and his Indonesian counterpart, Enggartiasto Lukita, met on Friday during the third Joint Trade

MEC Alan Winde visits Absa Aliens, 24 Jul

Young city software developers to showcase their latest conceptsYoung software developers will have the chance to showcase their concepts as part of Minister Alan Winde's focus on innovation this month.Tomorrow (24 July

Don’t use your car as collateral for a loan

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has warned consumers against using their cars as security for loans.The NCR cautions consumers against using their cars as security for loans or pawning them since they

Premier Supra Mahumapelo donates gifts at Ikhaya La Bantwana ...

Premier Mahumapelo doing his 67 minutes at Ikhaya La Bantwana in IkagengAs part of observing the 67 minutes for Madiba, the Premier of the North West, Supra Mahumapelo spent his time doing

Special Provincial Official Funeral for Ray Phiri

President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for the late legendary jazz musician, Ray Phiri, says the Presidency.Raymond Chikapa Enock Phiri passed away last week. Phiri, who was born