Category Archives: Politics

Top honours for SADC journalists

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has honoured journalists in the region during an awards ceremony to recognise those who excel in the profession.Zambian journalist Patson Phiri won the top prize in

Acceptance speech by President Jacob Zuma on the occasion of the 37th ...

Your Majesty King Mswati IIIYour Excellencies Heads of State and GovernmentHonourable MinistersExecutive Secretary of SADCSenior OfficialsLadies and Gentleman I am truly honoured to welcome you, the leaders of our regional family of

Eskom donates R750 000 for drought relief

Eskom's Development Foundation has donated R750 000 in aid of the Free State's Setsoto Municipality drought relief programme. The power utility's Development Foundation donated the cheque to the South African Red Cross

Developer fined R1.6m for non-compliance

The National Home Builders Registration Council's (NHBRC) Disciplinary Committee has imposed a fine of R1.6 million on a developer after failing to enrol residential units which were under construction at Elarduspark in

SADC, EU launch implementation of trade projects

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the European Union (EU) have formally launched the implementation of projects valued at 31.6 million Euros.The projects were launched under the Trade Related Facility (TRF),

Minister Jeff Radebe conducts follow up monitoring visit at ...

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and Chairperson of the National Planning Commission, Jeff Radebe will conduct a follow up monitoring visit at the Tembalethu School for learners with

Condolences for Sierra Leone

African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Moussa Faki has expressed deep shock following the catastrophic mudslides that killed more than 300 people on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown.The African Union on

Film and Publication Board hosts student dialogue on Gender Based ...

Does Social Media somewhat Fuel Gender Based Violence? The Film & Publication Boards asks the questions to Eastrand learners on Women's Month

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) will be hosting a student

Ekurhuleni resumes housing registration process

Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality has resumed the process of verifying the application status of low-cost housing and registering new applicants.The registration process resumed on Tuesday in the City of Ekurhuleni's Southern Region Customer

President Jacob Zuma signs SIU Proclamation to investigate ...

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 2 (2) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996, authorised the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect

Soweto taxi ranks to remain closed for longer

The Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, is planning to extend by another three months the closure of five taxi ranks and routes linked to violence, unrest and instability in

Basic Education condemns violence in schools

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has learned with horror and absolute disgust of the violence contained in video that is circulating on social media.The video, clearly filmed on a school premises

Rwanda’s Kagame wins re-election by landslide

The Rwandan National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday released the final results of the presidential elections, declaring that Paul Kagame won the third term.According to NEC, the incumbent president Kagame won 98.79%

Address by President Jacob Zuma at the National Women’s Day ...

The Premier of the Northern Cape,The Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women,The Minister of Arts and Culture,Ministers, Premiers, Deputy Ministers, MECs, MPs, MPLs, Councillors,Members of the diplomatic corps,Veterans of the liberation