Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced that nationals from four of the seven countries he granted visa-free status during his Budget Vote speech will be able to travel to South Africa without visas from today.
Deputy President David Mabuza has met with Commissioners from the National Planning Commission’s Project Team on the Township Economy.
Bilateral, continental and global issues will form the basis of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s state visit to Tanzania which gets underway today.
Eastern Cape Legislature Speaker Helen Sauls-August has urged aggrieved community members to utilise the available parliamentary channels to seek intervention from the Legislature instead of destroying public property during protests.
South African Airways (SAA) on Wednesday resumed flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong.
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Quick Cape Town Fact: Cape Town has a ‘second New Year’ – Every year at the 2nd of January as many as 13,000 minstrels take to the streets garbed in bright colours, either carrying colourful umbrellas or playing an array of musical instruments. The minstrels are self organised into klopse (“clubs” in Kaaps Afrikaans, but more accurately translated as troupes in English). The Kaapse Klopse (or simply ‘Klopse’), as it is called, is also referred to as the Tweede Nuwe Jaar (meaning ‘second New Year’).