Daily Archives: July 21, 2017

Government commits to root out violence

President Jacob Zuma says government will continue to take positive measures and work closely with communities to root out the scourge of violent crimes against women and children.

The President was addressing the 50th anniversary of the death of Chief …

US WARNS SOUTH SUDAN REGIONAL PLAN IS LAST CHANCE FOR PEACE

The United States warned on Thursday that a new regional plan to shore up South Sudan’s failing peace agreement was the last chance for Juba’s leaders to end the war, now in its fourth year.

US Deputy Ambassador Michele Sison …

SOUTH AFRICAN GOVT ASSURES PUBLIC SERVANTS’ PENSION FUNDS ARE SAFE

PRETORIA, South Africa’s National Treasury has again re-assured the country’s public sector employees that their savings in the Government Employees’ Pension Fund (GEPF) and Public Investment Corporation (PIC) are safe and their benefits and pensions are not at risk.

The …

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the Launch of National Programme of Tribute for Ahmed Kathrada

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, Saturday, 22 July 2017, address the Launch of the National Programme of Tribute for the late anti-apartheid struggle veteran, Ahmed Kathrada, in his hometown of Schweizer-Reneke, North-West Province.

Deputy President Ramaphosa attends the launch …

NMMU becomes NMU

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth has relaunched itself as the Nelson Mandela University.

The university says the new name affords them an opportunity to rethink the kind of university it can, and should become as it contributes …