Category Archives: Key Issues

Media Roundtable and Site Visit on the 10th BRICS Summit

Members of the media are invited to the BRICS roundtable discussion to be held under the theme BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution.The content will focus of South Africa's achieveme...

The police investigate the death of six people who were trapped ...

The Police in Phalaborwa are investigating the death of six (06) people who were trapped underground at the Phalaborwa Copper Mine in the early hours of yesterday on 2018-07-15.The joint search operation led by the Search and Rescue Teams was

Royal Queens still holding comfortable lead in NW Sasol League

North West Sasol League table toppers, Royal Queens are still enjoying a healthy 6-point lead at the top as the season edges closer to its half way mark. A little worrying factor for Queens will be the fact that De

Researchers: ‘Everything We’ve Heard about Global ...

Widely accepted numbers on how much of the world's population lives in cities are incorrect, with major implications for development aid and the provision of public services for billions of people, researchers say.The United Nations predicts the world'...

Arrested for drugs

Butterworth Police arrested three women aged 22, 30, 45 and a 22 year old man for possession of drugs. The man and a 22 year old woman were arrested at Nkanini Village, Butterworth on Wednesday 11 July 2018 at about

Opinion Piece: VAR (Video Assistant Referee) – Pros & Cons

Video Assistant Referee or as it is more commonly known as VAR, continues to divide opinion among football enthusiasts, coaches, players, officials and administrators.This topic was discussed and debated for decades. VAR is good for football and good f...

Three suspects arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and ...

Cullinan SAPS members arrested three male suspects for the possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.Police were conducting routine patrols, when they noticed a suspicious Silver Toyota Corolla which was previously reported by the community memb...

Three suspects arrested for possession of Rhino horns

Northern Cape: A joint operation by the Hawks' Serious Organised Crime Investigating Unit and the Stock Theft Unit has led to the arrest of three suspects, aged between 27 and 47, for alleged possession of rhino horns.The trio were arrested

Constitutional Review Committee to Hold its Media Briefing in Gauteng

Parliament´┐Ż Parliament's Joint Constitutional Review Committee, tasked with the review of section 25 of the Constitution to make it possible for the state to expropriate land in the public interest without compensation, will interact with the media in ...

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi: Release of Medical Schemes Amendment Bill ...

Ladies and gentlemen of the MediaGood afternoonWe have called this Press Conference to deal with two Bills - The Medical Schemes Amendment Bill; and The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill I will first present the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill and en...