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Coalition partner supports S. African govt’s decision to downgrade diplomatic mission in Israel

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) on Monday voiced support for the government's decision to downgrade the country's diplomatic mission in Israel. ...
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South African Government vows to push through land reforms in spite of opposition

The South African government will continue to pursue land expropriation without compensation until land is returned to those who were forced to be deprived...

South African government says to encourage safe, responsible tourism

South Africa's Department of Tourism on Friday that officials will visit tourist resort areas to encourage responsible and safe tourism practices in the coming...

S. African gov’t official calls for skills development priorization

Skills development must be prioritized in order to succeed in the world of fourth industrial revolution, said a South African senior government official on...
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South African government welcomes sentencing of triple axe muderer

The South African government on Thursday welcomed the sentencing of triple axe ,murderer Henri van Breda for three life sentences, the severest penalty for...
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South African government calls for calm on those protesting

The South African government on Friday called for calm in the Mahikeng, North West province where people have been protesting, blocking roads and burning...
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South African government moves to stabilize power utility Eskom

The South African Presidency on Saturday put in place measures to stabilize the country's power utility, Eskom which is facing governance challenges. The Presidency issued...

S. Africa authorities priorities radical socio- economic change in 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday reaffirmed the government's commitment to radical socio-economic transformation in 2018. Radical socio-economic transformation will be the government's main...
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South African government confident in debt-ridden SAA

The South African government believes that the debt-ridden South African Airways (SAA) can and can be put on a path of financial sustainability, Deputy...
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Johannesburg mayor to force S. African government to deport illegal immigrants

The Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Thursday said he will take the country's department of home affairs to force them to depot undocumented migrants. Mashaba...

South African government urged to take bold action to tackle job losses

South Africa's biggest labor union on Wednesday urged the government to take bold and decisive action to tackle the ongoing massive job losses. "We need...
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South African government urges elimination of illicit mining

"One of our biggest tasks is to get to the syndicates behind these operations, as well as the markets they're supplying," Minister of Mineral...
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South African government warns against unlawful housing of foreign nationals

Amidst a crackdown on foreign nationals without legal status, a South African farmer near Durban in KwaZulu-Natal Province has turned his dwelling into a...
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South African gov’t restricts tuition fee hike

The announcement was made by Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande after a meeting in Cape Town with representative delegations of university...
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South African government solicits help from communities in curbing rhino poach

"It is only through working with communities that sustainable solutions to the problem can be found," Barbara Thomson, Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, said...
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South African government urged to attract skilled foreigners

Amid concerns over strict visa regulations that allegedly drive away skilled foreigners, S. African MPs on Wednesday stressed the need to attract critical skills...

South African government says new VISA rules not affecting tourism

The South African government on Wednesday refuted allegations that the new VISA rules have led to a sharp decline in tourists coming to the...

South African government says will not review new visa regulations

South Africa's department of tourism said on Monday that there will not be a review of the new visa regulations which have raised controversy...
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South African government sets ambitious target for tourism development

Despite challenges, South Africa is set to achieve its ambitious target of attracting 12 million international tourists by 2018, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said...

South African government to cut e-toll fees due to strong public defiance

Due to strong public defiance, the South African government on Wednesday announced a single reduced tariff for all motorists using highways in and around...

S.A government worried over unceasing attacks on foreign nationals

Attacks on foreigners continued unabated in parts of South Africa despite government warnings against xenophobia, authorities said on Saturday. The latest...
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South African government urged to scrap plan to raise electricity tariffs

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to the Minister of Public Enterprise, Lynne Brown, demanding immediate action to act on a...