Daily South Africa Updates
Daily South Africa Updates

Norway to provide NOK 30 million for school meals in Mali

Funding from Norway will be used to provide nutritious school meals to some 55000 children in conflict-torn Mali. 'Malnourished children have problems learning, no matter how good the teaching is. If children are given school meals, their parents are m...

Xenophobia: South Africa to send special envoys to rebuild relations with African countries

PRETORIA, The sending of special envoys to several African countries is a reflection of South Africa's resolve to address recent attacks on foreign nationals, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said.South Africa is taking th...

Cities to Step Up at UN to Push Climate Fight, Sustainable Development

UNITED NATIONS - As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress

Media Invitation: Community mobilisation and celebration of World Rhino Day

POTCHEFSTROOM - In creating public awareness with regards to the international crisis of rhino poaching, the North West Police in cooperation with the North West Parks Board, will hold a community mobilisation and World Rhino Day celebration.It is expe...

Illegal firearms seized in operations

DURBAN Police in KwaZulu-Natal seized three unlicensed firearms at Ekombe. A man (59) is due to appear in the Ekombe Magistrate's Court today. The police officers followed up information with regards to illegal firearms at Gwiji last night. The

Police nabbed a man for possession of unlicensed firearms

POLOKWANE - The South African Police Service in Hoedspruit outside Phalaborwa arrested a 32-year-old man, after they found unlicensed firearms as well as ammunition at his house on 12 September 2019 at about 10:00 in the morning.The arrest was effected...

Major General Kanuka appointed as first OR Tambo District Commissioner

OR Tambo district has a new first district Commissioner effective from 1 October 2019. Major General David Kanuka could not believe it when the announcement was made today by Minister Thoko Didiza after the official launch of the OR

Africa Oil Power and South Africa Partners Condemn Attacks on Foreign Nationals

Africa Oil amp; Power (AOP) (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) is outraged by the violent attacks on foreign nationals living in South Africa. As government adopts measures to ensure safety for all, AOP calls for violence to come to an end; As of 9

Agricultural Innovation and Technology Hold Key to Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries, says World Bank Report

WASHINGTON, Developing countries need to dramatically increase agricultural innovation and the use of technology by farmers, to eliminate poverty, meet the rising demand for food, and cope with the adverse effects of climate change, says a new World Ba...

South Africa Deploys Envoys in Wake of Xenophobic Attacks

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has sent out special envoys to explain the government's position on the recent wave of attacks on foreign nationals and their businesses. The country has come under criticism for failing to quickly end the attacks that