37 hospitals excluded from load shedding in South Africa: Health Minister

October 1, 2022

Thirty-seven hospitals across the country will be exempted from the load shedding schedule, Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, announced on Friday. This follows several engagements with various stakeholders, including Eskom and municipalities, as the Department of Health works on a plan to…

Trade Minister Minister Patel to host South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC)

October 1, 2022

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel will host the 9th session of the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC) and the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Trade and Investment Forum next week. The forum is set to take place on Monday in…

An intelligence-driven operation by police in Gauteng leads to the swift arrest of a suspect and recovery of an unlicensed firearm

October 1, 2022

On Saturday, 01 October 2022 police in Gauteng arrested a 26-year-old suspect for possession of an unlicensed firearm following an intelligence-driven operation in Heidelberg (Gauteng). Police reportedly obtained information of a suspect making his way to Gauteng from KwaZulu-Natal. A team comprising…

Youth Delegates Call for Active Role in Decision-Making, Tackling Global, National Problems, as Third Committee Continues Debate on Social Development

October 1, 2022

As the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) continued its general debate today on social development, youth delegates, describing the issues they encountered in everyday life and the future they were facing, challenged the lack of robust political representation and called for…