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Brand South Africa welcomes the decline in the fourth quarter unemployment’s statistics

Brand South Africa welcomes the decrease in South Africa’s unemployment rate which declined by 0.4% points from 27.5% at the end of the third...

State of the Nation address by President Cyril Ramaphosa

  7 FEBRUARY 2019PARLIAMENT Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete,Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise,Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly...

Video: Fire on Table Mountain

The fire that broke out on Devil's Peak above Cape Town on Tuesday, forcing between 50 and 70 families to evacuate their homes, was "more or less contained" but would keep firefighters busy for the next few days, Table Mountain National Park fire chief Philip Prins told News24 on Wednesday afternoon.

Commonwealth nod to SA writer

Renowned South African writer Mandla Langa has been awarded the sought-after Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book Award for the Africa Region 2009.

South Africa’s newest national park

South Africa has launched the new Garden Route National Park as part of a strategy to expand its conservation areas from 6% to 8% of the country's total land area.

New tax system for small firms

In a bid to cut red tape and reduce the administrative burden on small businesses, the South African Revenue Service has launched a new tax system that will dramatically lower the time and cost of submitting tax returns.

SA’s latest mine-protected vehicle

Land Systems South Africa introduced a new variant of its RG-series of mine-protected vehicle, which has been deployed with great success by defence forces around the world, at the 2009 IDEX exhibition in the United Arab Emirates.