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Pastor Evan Mawarire who has been arrested several times for his dissenting views informed the congregation about his imminent arrest in a video streamed live on Facebook.
Zimbabwean pastor arrested in church over video post

Sunday 24 September 2017 19:24

Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire was on Sunday arrested during a church service.


The 2017 Heritage Day carnival key message is fostering social cohesion among different nations of the world.
Thousands gather for Gauteng Social Cohesion Carnival

Sunday 24 September 2017 16:20

A tapestry of sheer colourful cultural displays marked the annual Gauteng Social Cohesion Carnival in the capital city on Saturday.


World leaders continue to tackle issues regarding reformation

Thursday 21 September 2017 05:50

World Leaders will continue to address the UN General Assembly through the weekend, tackling issues of UN reform, climate change and terrorism among a host of issues.


Government spokesperson, Phuti Seloba, says it baffles them as to why learners have not returned to class, while they have delivered on the protestors demands in Vuwani.
Government deploys officials to render municipal services in Vuwani

Monday 18 September 2017 20:31

The Limpopo government has deployed some of its officials to Vuwani to render municipal and traffic services to the area.


IEskom says in the last few days it has been engaging the affected municipalities and the provincial government regarding the pending interruptions.
Eskom reschedules electricity interruptions to three E Cape municipali

Wednesday 13 September 2017 09:52

Eskom on Wednesday announced that it was rescheduling electricity interruptions to three Eastern Cape municipalities.


Addressing the Legislature Standing Committee on Social Development in Polokwane, Ramathuba says the Department of Social Developement no longer offered bursaries to social workers.
800 social workers left unemployed in Limpopo

Wednesday 13 September 2017 06:24

Limpopo Acting Social Development MEC, Phophi Ramathuba, says the Department has no budget to appoint 800 social workers who have completed their studies.


According to Tanzanian authorities, the documents from Williamson Diamonds estimated the value of the shipment at 14.7 million dollars based on a lower declared weight, while in fact they were worth d
Tanzania seizes diamonds from British mining company

Sunday 10 September 2017 15:32

The Tanzanian government said it had confiscated diamonds worth nearly 30 million dollars after accusing British company Petra Diamonds of having declared a lower value.


DA Finance spokesperson Alf Lees was reacting to reports that the Department of Water and Prasa were in the process of handing contracts worth over R70-billion to Chinese Parastatals.
DA calls for Gigaba’s intervention in Chinese contract

Sunday 10 September 2017 14:38

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to intervene in a multi-billion rand contract between government and two Chinese Parastatals.


Hurricane Irma hits Cuban provinces

Sunday 10 September 2017 08:45

Hurricane Irma battered Cuba's northern and western provinces with strong winds and heavy rain on Saturday.


Provincial governments waste money: Godi

Sunday 10 September 2017 08:12

The South African government can save millions of rands and improve service delivery if provinces are done away with.


How South African business can help government fix the economy

Tuesday 5 September 2017 07:24

What business is willing to say to itself is as important, as what it says to government.


Duduzane Zuma denies involvement in alleged corruption

Friday 1 September 2017 09:42

Duduzane Zuma, the son of President Jacob Zuma has denied involvement in alleged corruption despite his links with the controversial Gupta family.


Zuma lauds traditional leaders' role in society

Thursday 17 August 2017 06:06

Zuma says traditional leaders have a crucial role to play in helping govt deliver on its constitutional mandate and to foster social cohesion amongst communities.


Lindiwe Sisulu gets Gill Marcus' support for presidency

Saturday 12 August 2017 17:50

Presidential nominee and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Saturday received the endorsement of the former Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus.


Kenya’s polls to put technology to the test

Monday 7 August 2017 05:25

The Kenyan government's quest to use modern technologies to minimise election fraud and guarantee a credible electoral process will again come under a stiff test during general polls on Tuesday.  


SAA appoints Vuyani Jarana as new Chief Executive Officer

Thursday 3 August 2017 16:47

Vuyani Jarana has been appointed as South African Airways Chief Executive Officer.


Children remain in hunger as feeding scheme is on shaky ground

Tuesday 1 August 2017 21:22

Thousands of school children in KwaZulu-Natal are going hungry.


Zambia starts implementing dual citizenship law

Tuesday 1 August 2017 20:08

The Zambian government has started implementing a clause in its amended constitution which allows dual citizenship.


Gauteng goes tech to tackle crime

Saturday 29 July 2017 08:08

The Gauteng government is adamant that the Integrated Emergency Response App will help the police to fight crime.


De Lille says climate change goals are important to the City of Cape Town.
Climate change goals are important: De Lille

Friday 28 July 2017 09:18

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says climate change goals are important to the City of Cape Town.


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