Category Archives: Politics

Commission for Gender Equality gets new members

President Jacob Zuma has appointed four members of the Commission for Gender Equality.The President has appointed Tamara Eugenia Mathebula, Sediko Daniel Rakolote and Nthabiseng Sepanya Mogale as part-time members, as well as

Police deployments and operations in Umzimkhulu will continue

The KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa and his management commended the work done by police officers deployed at Umzimkhulu to stabilise crime in the area. Additional police deployments in

Robben Island powered by solar mini-grid

Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says the launch of a R25 million solar-powered mini-grid plant at Robben Island is the first step in turning the world heritage site green.

The Minister unveiled the solar

Hawks launch investigation into alleged data breach

PRETORIA � The Acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has instructed an investigation into the alleged Master Deeds data breach, which exposed the

Eastwood suspects in custody for public violence

On 17 October 2017, the Mountain Rise Police with the assistance of Public Order Police responded to a complaint of disruptive behaviour of alleged learners at a secondary school in Eastwood. On

DPSA warns against fake RFQ

The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) has warned citizens against a fake e-mail using the ministry's name, requesting proposals from people for various economic development projects. The e-mail is not

Treasury hosts workshop on Financial Sector Ombud System reforms, 17 ...

The National Treasury will host a workshop for interested stakeholders to discuss reforms proposed to the financial sector ombud scheme system in South Africa. This follows the publication of a consultation policy

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa attends post-elections National ...

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will, in his capacity as SADC Facilitator to the Kingdom of Lesotho, pay a working visit to Lesotho to attend the landmark Post-Elections National Dialogue in Maseru, Lesotho,

Man arrested for illegal possession of firearm at Highflats

Yesterday, police officers at Highflats arrested a 65-year-old man for possession of an unlicensed firearm together with two other suspects, aged 32 and 62, at Mkhunya location, Highflats. Police were conducting crime

SAFETY IN SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT MUST BE RESTORED

The Select Committee on Education and Recreation condemns the acts of sexual assault against learners at schools in Gauteng and Limpopo provinces.The schooling environment must at all times be a place

Rape accused to serve three life sentences

The North West Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane welcomed the sentence and lauded the effort of the investigation team that resulted in the sentencing of a 26-year-old accused to three life

Soccer Legend, VP Maintain Early Leads in Liberia Election

MONROVIA, LIBERIA Former soccer star George Weah maintained his lead over Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai on Friday as more provisional results from the West African country's presidential election were announced.If

Hospital upgrade benefits more than 300 people

More than 300 people have benefitted from the upgrade of the Khotsong TB Hospital in Matatiele in the Eastern Cape.Once finished, the TB Hospital will be a world class, modern hospital with

President Zuma to visit Nigeria, DRC

President Jacob Zuma will visit Owerri City in the Imo State of Nigeria after his State visit to Zambia.The Presidency on Friday said President Zuma will travel to Nigeria to strengthen socio-economic