SOUTH AFRICAN GOVT REMAINS COMMITTED TO ENSURING ENERGY SECURITY

PRETORIA, The South African government remains committed to ensuring energy security through the roll-out of the nuclear new build programme as part of the country's energy mix, says Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.Kubayi,

Africans doing it for themselves

On the 27th of April in 1994, South Africans from all walks of life were enjoined even though a majority of them were voting for the first time ever. Armed with

Police: Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kill 2 in Police Ambush

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA � Suspected Boko Haram militants killed two people and wounded six others in an ambush on a police convoy in northeast Nigeria's Borno state on Tuesday, a police spokesman said.

Borno

DPSA to host Africa Public Service Day

Pretoria - The Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) will host the national Africa Public Service Day (APSD) celebrations in Pretoria on Friday.The celebrations will be held under the continental theme,

SOUTH AFRICA AIRWAYS VOICES OPTIMISM IT WILL MEET LOAN OBLIGRATIONS

JOHANNESBURG, State-owned South African Airways (SAA) has expressed optimism that it will be able to meet its loan obligations, which include a repayment of 9.0 billion Rand (about 688 million US dollars)

World population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal ...

The world population is now nearly 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion in 2015, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries � despite an overall drop in the

Leadership in municipalities urged to be accountable

Pretoria - Auditor-General of South Africa, Kimi Makwetu, has called on the leadership in municipalities to be accountable and respect the law in the running of municipalities.Releasing the 2015-16 Local Government Audit

President Jacob Zuma answers questions in National Assembly, 22 Jun

President Zuma to respond to Questions for Oral Reply in the National AssemblyPresident Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 22 June 2017, respond to Questions for Oral Reply in the National Assembly in

UN: Despite Cease-fire, ‘Hostilities Have Persisted’ in ...

UNITED NATIONS � The U.N.'s peacekeeping chief said Wednesday that a unilateral cease-fire declared by the government of South Sudan had not materialized, and that the country remained unstable.

"Hostilities have persisted well

President Zuma extends condolences on the passing of Lord Joel Joffe

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to the former lawyer of late President Nelson Mandela and internationally acclaimed human rights activist, Lord Joel Joffe, who passed away on Sunday, 18 June 2017,

Ekurhuleni condemns torching of customer care centre

Pretoria - The City of Ekurhuleni has condemned the torching of a customer care centre in Winnie Mandela Park, Tembisa.Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mzwandile Masina said the centre which was torched on Monday

UN: Famine in Somalia Averted, For Now

GENEVA � A senior United Nations official says famine has been averted in Somalia for now. He warns food shortages still loom and could result in a catastrophic situation if international support

ZUMA TO ATTEND SOUTHERN AFRICA CUSTOMS UNION SUMMIT IN SWAZILAND ...

PRETORIA, South African President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to attend the 5th Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Summit to be held in Swaziland on Friday.The SACU, which has been in existence since

Progress in transforming Irrigation Boards

Pretoria - The Department of Water and Sanitation is strengthening inter-sectoral planning between land, water and agricultural sectors to ensure rapid transformation of irrigation boards in line with the Constitution, Water Act