Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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,…

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…

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…

DSI receives third successive clean audit

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has commended the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) for receiving a third consecutive clean audit for the 2019/20 financial year. For the third year running, the Auditor-General delivered an unqualified audit opinion without any findings on the DSI’s financial statements,…