Daily Archives: May 31, 2018

Serial rapist arrested in Hermanus

Western Cape: Crimes against women and children are on top of our list as priority crimes and every endeavour will be made to apprehend perpetrators, as indicated with the arrest of a serial rapist in Hermanus recently.During the period September

Mine workers jailed for dealing in explosives

LIMPOPO � The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) has welcomed the conviction of three mine workers by Seshego Regional Court yesterday.During November 2008, the Serious Organised Crime Investigation Unit apprehended Gobakwaoana Emmanu...

Proposed changes to patents to pave way for affordable generic drugs

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, says proposed changes to the Intellectual Property Policy will do away with prolonged patents and open up the pharmaceuticals sector for more affordable generics to be manufactured. The Minister said this when he, ...

‘South Africa must take its rightful place as active player in ...

The Presiding Officers of Parliament hosted the 4th Industrial Revolution Roundtable Discussion to ascertain how Parliament could position itself to harness the opportunities it presents and to offset any negative challenges it may pose to the socio-ec...

Title deed Friday to end homelessness

The Gauteng Provincial Government, together with the provincial Department of Human Settlements, will be handing over title deeds every week, says Gauteng Premier David Makhura.Speaking to SAnews in Shoshanguve on Thursday, Makhura said as of 1 June, g...

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on African swine fever in ...

An outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been reported in the Northern Cape Province in the Springbok area after movement of pigs from the Kimberley area. This falls outside of the ASF controlled areas of the country. The Northern

UN Threatens South Sudan With Sanctions

The U.N. Security Council is giving South Sudan one month to stop fighting and sign a peace deal or face an arms embargo and sanctions.The council passed a U.S.-sponsored resolution Thursday with the minimum nine votes needed for approval. Six