The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the BRICS Summit, represented by its Chairperson, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Lindiwe Sisulu and Co-Chairperson, Minister of Higher Education Ms Naledi Pandor,
Two former EFF leaders in KwaZulu-Natal have formed a new political party, allegedly after consulting former president Jacob Zuma for advice. The new party, Mazibuye African Congress, promises to champion the cause of black people, with its leaders saying the membership will not be open to white South Africans.
In what could signal an end to a long and complicated battle over the country’s National Traffic Information System‚ the Constitutional Court yesterday made a ruling in favour of the transport department. The effect of yesterday ’s judgment is that‚ essentially‚
With another petrol price hike looming in August, the Finance Minister says that government departments will also feel the pinch. In a written parliamentary reply, Nhlanhla Nene says that between 2013 and 2017, spending on fuel by government departments has continued to grow faster than inflation.
Kenyan intellectual Patrick Lumumba said without land there would be no peace in Africa. Lumumba was delivering the Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at Walter Sisulu University Mthatha campus last night. The lecture was also attended by‚ among others‚ Bhisho legislature deputy speaker Mlibo Qoboshiyane‚
Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela. Mandela was born on this day in July 1918. According to the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Centenary is an occasion to reflect on his life and legacy, and to follow his call to “make of the world a better place.” The Nelson Mandela Foundation is dedicating this year's Mandela Day to Action against Poverty, honouring Nelson Mandela's leadership and devotion to fighting poverty and promoting social justice for all. Gontse Moyahi of Newsnote News Agency reports
Hundreds of motorists in KwaZulu-Natal were caught in traffic congestion yesterday after activists from the #FuelPricesMustFall campaign blockaded roads in Durban, Chatsworth, Ballito, OThongathi and Pietermaritzburg.
Former United State president Barak Obama has just finished delivering the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela lecture held for the first time at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium in Illovo, Johannesburg. The lecture was a partnership between the Mandela Foundation and the Motsepe Foundation. In his speech the former president said Mandela’s struggle was particularly to end apartheid in this part of the world through sacrifice. Taking a pot-shot at leaders who want to die in office, Obama said Madiba stepped aside after realising that his job was done. Gontse Moyahi of Newsnote News Agency has compiled this report.