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.
Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 400 000 funding applications for the 2019 financial year.
Transport Deputy Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga has released the State of Safety Report for the 2017/18 Financial Year.
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.