Daily Archives: November 11, 2020

Condolences for Palestine

South Africa has conveyed condolences to the government and people of the State of Palestine following the passing of Dr Saeb Erekat. Erekat was the Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), member of the Fatah Central Committee and prominent academic, the lead Palestinian peace negotiator, as well as a close

Support for varsity students to complete academic year

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Buti Manamela, says the department has rolled out a multi-model approach to support students to regain lost time and finish the academic year. “The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation requested all universities to adopt a multi-model learning and teaching approach, which includes, but is

Global COVID-19 cases spike

The global cases of COVID-19 have increased by 8% compared to the previous week, totalling more than 3.6 million new cases, while new deaths increased by 21% to over 54 000, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. “This brings the cumulative numbers to over 49.7 million reported cases and over 1.2 million deaths globally since

SA, DRC hold political consultations

Issues of mutual interest within the South Africa – DRC Strategic Partnership formed part of discussions between International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Dr Naledi Pandor and her Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart, Minister Marie Tumba Nzeza. Pandor and Nzeza, who is Minister of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs in the DRC, held political consultations