Showing posts with category "government"

Dlamini-Zuma outlines new model for municipalities in South Africa

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says that government is pushing forward on its new District Development Model (DDM).

October 15, 2021
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South Africa opens Covid-19 vaccinations to children over 12

Health minister Joe Phaahla has announced that the government will open Covid-19 vaccinations to children over the age of 12.

October 15, 2021
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Unemployment rates in South Africa’s major metros

As South Africans get ready to head to the polls on 1 November for the local government elections, much of the focus will be on the country’s record-high unemployment rate.

October 14, 2021
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South Africa is expanding its international postal services – but watch out for taxes

The South African Post Office has announced expanded services as lockdown and travel restrictions around the country ease.

October 14, 2021
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Cele says the state is close to cracking the insurrectionist plot behind the July riots; Mbalula makes more promises for a resolution to e-tolls; the City of Ekurhuleni was reportedly well aware that waste collectors were getting swindled by its employment programme; and an ongoing health study finds no significant links between Covid vaccines and 23 serious side effects.

October 14, 2021
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Is this the worst run municipality in South Africa?

It is nearing sunset on a Friday and parked on the bank of the Klip River in Vereeniging, Leon de Klerk sits in his bakkie, door open, sipping a beer and watching the placid waters.

October 13, 2021
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Government begins talks on new marriage laws for South Africa

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has begun public consultations on its Green Paper on Marriages in South Africa.

October 13, 2021
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These 44 roads in Ekurhuleni are getting a name change – what you need to know

The City of Ekurhuleni has announced more than 40 name changes for the metropolitan – including roads, theatres, libraries and other public places.

October 13, 2021
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How South Africa’s postal system ranks vs the rest of the world

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) has published its annual postal development ranking, listing the countries with the best postal systems worldwide.

October 13, 2021
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Ramaphosa signs new municipal laws ahead of South Africa’s elections

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Act will come into effect from 1 November 2021.

October 12, 2021
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Ramaphosa announces extra public holiday for South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that 1 November will be made a national public holiday due to the local government elections.

October 12, 2021
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Government opens sports venues to spectators in South Africa – with conditions

Cooperative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has published a new gazette, updating South Africa’s lockdown level 1 restrictions to allow sports venues to open to spectators.

October 11, 2021
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