Daily Archives: March 22, 2018

Deputy Minister AndriesNel: Launch of International Decade for Action ‘Water for Sustainable Development’ at United Nations

National statement of South Africa at the launch of the International Decade for Action: 'Water for Sustainable Development' presented by Deputy Minister AndriesNel at the United Nations Headquarters, New YorkMr PresidentExcellencies,South Africa align...

Funds made available for immediate drought disaster relief

Government has made R433.524 million available from the disaster grants for immediate drought disaster relief funding for the three-most affected provinces.The funds have been allocated to the Eastern, Northern and Western Cape provinces over the 2017/...

SA committed to signing African Continental Free Trade Area

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa will become a signatory to the African Union's agreement on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).The Presidency said South Africa held off on signing the actual agreement until legal and other ins...

Public Works on refurbishing of Dr JL Dube House

The Department of Public Works Is Refurbishing Dr JL Dube HouseThe Department of Public Works is currently undertaking major renovations of the Dr JL Dube Presidential Residence in Durban. The Residence is a heritage building, which was first occupied ...

Tangled French Relations with Libya Forms Backdrop of Campaign Financing Scandal

Allegations of illicit Libyan campaign financing now grabbing French headlines are also revisiting, and potentially revising, the tangled, roller-coaster relationship between Paris and Tripoli.Once centered on arms and oil sales, France's strategic int...