Wednesday, 26 February 2020 19:17

Sin Taxes increase

Smokers and drinkers will from Wednesday have to dig deeper into their pockets for cigarettes and alcohol.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 19:07

Government to take up equity in SEZs

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is planning to take up equity in the country’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs), says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Fikile Majola.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 18:59

Mpumalanga builds seven new schools

The Mpumalanga Provincial Government will commence with the construction of seven new schools in five fast-growing towns.

Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister, Blade Nzimande, says all National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) qualifying students do not have to pay upfront registration fees at universities or colleges.

Friday, 11 October 2019 10:19

NSFAS employees arrested for fraud

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has confirmed and welcomed the arrest of three employees following allegations of fraud relating to student allowances.

The Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, says every effort must be made to empower women economically as part of ending abuse and gender inequality.

Ronald Lamola swapped his Justice Minister hat for that of call centre agent on Wednesday to assist members of the public at Legal Aid South Africa's call centre in Johannesburg.

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 09:45

Unemployment rate rises

South Africa’s unemployment rate has risen to 29% during the second quarter of 2019, according to figures released by Statistician General Risenga Maluleke.

Government has reiterated its condemnation of any form of violence and intimidation during the strike by bus drivers in the City of Tshwane.

Eskom is appealing to communities to stop illegal connections as it continues to experience an increasing number of repeated equipment failures in most areas.

Page 8 of 86