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President Ramaphosa calls for national action to restore employment in South Africa amid COVID-19 pandemic

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all South Africans to work together to ensure a rapid rebound in employment, following the release today, Tuesday, 29 September 2020, of the latest employment figures.

South Africa seeks to generate 11,800 megawatts of additional electricity from renewable sources to add to 30,000 megawatts available

South Africa is seeking to generate 11,800 megawatts of additional electricity from renewable sources to add to the 30,000 megawatts of electricity already available on the national grid, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Monday.

South African defense minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will not receive salary for 3 months for flying ANC party members to Zimbabwe on air force plane

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued the Minister of Defense and Military Veterans Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula with a formal reprimand for conveying an African National Congress (ANC) delegation to Zimbabwe on an aircraft of the...

Full remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Heritage Day 2020 celebrations in South Africa

24 September 2020 - 1:00pmFellow South Africans,Dumelang, Molweni, Sanibonani, Goeie Dag, Thobela, Lotjhani, Ndi masiari, Nhlekanhi,Today we celebrate the unique and diverse heritage of...

African women should be empowered with technology to become financially secure and independent, South Africa’s leader tells G7

African women should be given the tools they need to become financially secure and independent, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa reiterated on Wednesday."By giving women the tools to become financially secure and...

Ramphosa urges world leaders to fight racism, grant Africa more Security Council seats, lift sanctions against Zimbabwe and Sudan and cancel continent’s interests on...

African Union Chairperson, the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Tuesday, urged the United Nations General Assembly to fight racism, grant Africa more Security Council seats, lift sanctions against Zimbabwe and Sudan, cancel the continent’s...

Cybercriminals target South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria with millions of attacks in 2020, and the year is not over

South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria have already seen millions of cyberattacks in 2020 with three months to the end of the year, according to Kaspersky security solutions.In the three countries alone,...

African Union Chairperson President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa to present Africa’s position on global peace and security at UN75

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, in his capacity as the African Union (AU) Chairperson, will address the first day of the General Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

President Ramaphosa to reaffirm South Africa’s commitment to UN as agency clocks 75

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday will reaffirm South Africa’s commitment to the United Nations as the agency clocks 75.The President leader is participating in a number of virtual sessions of the 75th...

WHO encouraged by South Africa’s declining COVID-19 trend

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday commended the government of South Africa for bending the COVID-19 pandemic curve. WHO said it was greatly encouraged by the ongoing measures to suppress the spread of SARs-COV-2, the...

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Half of women in the world are jobless, UN says in shocking new report

Less than 50% of working-age women are in the labour market, a figure that has barely...

Sub-Saharan Africa faces difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, IMF says in latest economic outlook

Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its...

IMF approves additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved an additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout.

Half of women in the world are jobless, UN says in shocking new report

Less than 50% of working-age women are in the labour market, a figure that has barely changed over the last quarter...

South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

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