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Employment and Labour Experiences System Challenges in Limpopo

System challenges causes delay in finalisation of UIF claims in Limpopo

The Department of Employment and Labour in Limpopo is currently experiencing disruptions with the system of which SITA is busy investigating and working on the matter and therefore requests patience from clients as the system is not working sufficiently, clients will be updated as soon as the matter is resolved.…

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Public Works and Infrastructure on oversight visit to inspect progress on Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) flood intervention projects in KwaZulu Natal

Working together with other spheres of government, one of the key interventions and forms of support by DPWI was the provision of built environment professionals through the State-Owned Entities

Oversight visit to inspect progress on DPWI flood intervention projects in KwaZulu Natal. In April this year, following the devastating flooding in the KwaZulu Natal province, Deputy Minister, Noxolo Kiviet and I led a visit to the flood affected areas to inspect damage to State-owned properties and other areas of…

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Government Commemorates the Marikana Tragedy

Government is committed to changing the painful legacy that came to define the Marikana community

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the tragedy that happened around Lonmin Platinum Mine in Marikana in North West province on 16 August 2012, which claimed the lives of miners, security guards, and members of the South African Police Service (SAPS).  Government joins the families, friends and South Africans…

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Special Investigating Unit Conducts Search and Seizure at Alexander Bay Diamonds Company Propriety Limited (PTY LTD)

SIU raids company linked to the valuation, marketing and sale of state diamonds - Alexander Bay Diamonds Company

The Johannesburg Magistrate Court on Wednesday, 10 August 2022, has granted the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) a warrant to conduct a search and seizure at the premises of the Alexander Bay Diamonds Company PTY LTD (Alexander Bay), previously known as Scarlet Sky Investments 60 PTY LTD, and related companies. SIU…

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Special Investigating Unit investigates Lepelle Northern Water Board in Limpopo and Amatola Water Board in the Eastern Cape

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) authorised to investigate two Water Boards

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a new proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate allegations of corruption and maladministration in the affairs of the Lepelle Northern Water Board in Limpopo and Amatola Water Board in the Eastern Cape, and to recover any financial losses suffered by the State…

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Government Notes a Misleading Article Published in the Star Newspaper

It must be highlighted that President Ramaphosa has always steered the ship and led the country from the front

Working together to make SA better Government has noted a misleading article published in The Star newspaper, which seeks to create a narrative that President Ramaphosa is silent on pertinent issues. This article is not only misleading, but seeks to sow divisions, create unnecessary tensions and blankly ignores the communication…

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Minister Naledi Pandor Hosts US Secretary of State Blinken, 08 Aug

DIRCO will not accept late accreditation requests

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr. Naledi Pandor, is scheduled to host the Secretary of State of the United States of America, Mr. Antony Blinken, on Monday, 08 August 2022, in Pretoria, on the occasion of the South Africa-United States Strategic Dialogue. Members of the media interested in…

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Ministers Angie Motshekga and Gwede Mantashe Unveil the Newly Built Waterkloof Hills in Rustenburg, 5 Aug

The department welcomes the construction of Waterkloof Hills Combined School as it ensures that the infrastructural improvements are in line with the Norms and Standards of the DBE

The Minister of Basic Education Mrs. Angie Motshekga together with the Minister of Minerals and Energy Mr. Gwede Mantashe will tomorrow, 05 August 2022 officially unveil the newly built Waterkloof Hills Combined School in Rustenburg, North West. Other dignitaries expected to attend the school handover ceremony include the Premier of…

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Minister Thoko Didiza Condemns the Killing of a Western Cape Farmer

It is alleged that the body of Mr Pistorius was discovered in a bin at his farm yesterday morning

The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza (MP), has learnt with shock about the killing of Mr Hendrik Pistorius, a farmer in New Caledonia, Piketberg, in the Western Cape. It is alleged that the body of Mr Pistorius was discovered in a bin at his…

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Water and Sanitation Urges KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Residents Use Water Sparingly

The province’s dams have remained unmoved since last week, sitting comfortably at 89,1%

KZN residents urged to use water sparingly The Department of Water and Sanitation continues to urge residents of KwaZulu-Natal to continue using water sparingly. The province’s dams have remained unmoved since last week, sitting comfortably at 89,1%. This is according to the weekly report on dam levels issued by the…