Despite the perennial challenges of a constrained global and domestic economy, a tight fiscal environment, and a long drought season, the Eastern Cape economy has made a positive contribution towards creating employment and improving lives.
Residence occupiers, workers and a manager were part of 62 people killed on South African farms during the 2017/18 financial year, annual crime statistics have revealed.
More of the men and women in blue, who are tasked with the responsibility of safeguarding citizens, are being killed while they are on or off duty.
Nyanga township in the Western Cape still has the highest murder rate, while Johannesburg Central police station tops the list of the top 30 police stations when it comes to the number of contact crimes reported over the past year.
Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, says his department will soon issue a contract under the National Health Insurance (NHI) to clear the backlog of mental health patients awaiting treatment.
Scores of students at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University today participated in the launch of the 2017 First Things First campaign.
The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, is set to visit agriculture colleges as part of Government Imbizo Focus Week.
Eastern Cape Education MEC Mandla Makupula says the department is working tirelessly to address teacher shortages in the province.
Adopting the habit of working hard from an early age is what secured a bright future for an aspirant mechanical engineer, Olwethu Bitterhout, from the Eastern Cape.