Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Health |

Member of Executive Councils (MEC) Madoda Sambatha calls on Eskom to exempt North West hospitals from loadshedding

Provinces can't be treated differently in a crisis - MEC Sambatha calls on Eskom to exempt North West hospitals from load-shedding

The North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha has reacted with dismay at failure by ESKOM to include the North West Province hospitals in the list of facilities that are excluded from load-shedding. The National Department of Health has at the end of September engaged ESKOM to consider exempting key hospitals…

Source: Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Capetown, The Republic of South Africa |

Consul General Encouraged “Back to Our Roots" Tour to Indonesia

The Consul General moreover encouraged Mr. Fatieg in reviving tour package to Indonesia, and suggested to combine it with the visit of Cape Malay businessmen to Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI)

On October 2, 2022, the Consul General accompanied by Socio-Culture Official hosted Mr. Fatieg Behardien, a South African businessman of Cape Malay/Indonesian descent who owns “Suburban Travel" travel agency. One of the tour packages he operates is the “Back to Our Roots", in which the participants make a tread tour…

Source: South African Government |

Employment and Labour on National Labour Migration Policy

The main objective of the National Labour Migration Policy (NLMP) will be to ensure that labour migration to and from South Africa is undertaken

Department of Employment and Labour’s National Labour Migration Policy aims to provide a national regulatory framework in line with the international labour standards and regional labour migration frameworks The Department of Employment and Labour Deputy Minister, Boitumelo Moloi, yesterday (04 October 2022) said the main objective of the National Labour…

Source: The Presidency: Republic of South Africa |

President Ramaphosa to officially open the Little Flower Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre in Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Local Municipality, Eastern Cape Province

The construction of the centre is part of the Vangasali campaign which is a partnership between the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Department of Basic Education

President Cyril Ramaphosa will later today, Wednesday, 05 October 2022, officially open the newly constructed Little Flower Early Childhood Development Centre (ECD) in Nkantolo within the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape Province. The centre had been operating for several years from a shack structure.   The construction of…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Minister Pandor to deliver a keynote address at the Irish Solidarity with Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa Exhibition

The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa curated an exhibition, which focusses on Irish solidarity with South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will, this evening, 05 October 2022, deliver a keynote address at the launch of the Irish Solidarity with the Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa Exhibition at the Freedom Park, in Pretoria. In its efforts to highlight the historical links between…

Source: South African Government |

North West Human Settlements on launch of Human Settlements Month

The campaign is aimed at increasing awareness on departmental programmes such as the Informal Settlements Upgrading Programme, Social Housing and FLISP (Help-Me-Buy-A-Home)

The National Department of Human Settlements in conjunction with the provincial department and the Matlosana local municipality launched the human settlements month on Monday with hype of activities geared towards service delivery and restoring dignity to the residents of Matlosana. The campaign is aimed at increasing awareness on departmental programmes…

Source: Republic Of South Africa: Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment |

Minister Barbara Creecy condemns the murder of a German tourist travelling to a community-owned safari lodge in the Kruger National Park

Minister Creecy condemns killing of German Tourist en route to the Kruger National Park

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy, condems the murder of a German tourist travelling to a community-owned safari lodge in the Kruger National Park via Numbi in Mpumalanga. “I appeal to the Mpumalanga police to work tirelessly to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime…

Source: The Presidency: Republic of South Africa |

The Presidential Employment Stimulus reaches one million South Africans

The Presidential Employment Stimulus was launched by President Ramaphosa in October 2020

The Presidential Employment Stimulus (PES) has – since its launch in October 2020 – created opportunities for over 1 million direct beneficiaries across South Africa.  Marking this important milestone, President Cyril Ramaphosa said: “While the work of creating jobs continues, today we take a moment to celebrate over one million…

Source: South African Government |

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on gazetting of National Council on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Bill

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane announces gazetting of National Council on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Bill (NCGBVF)

Minster in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane wishes to inform the media and the public that the National Council on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Bill, 2022 (“the Bill”) was published today, 30 September 2022. The purpose of the publication is to inform the public…