President Cyril Ramaphosa's plan to reduce South Africa's nine provinces to six will not necessarily bring about a decrease in state expenditure; instead, it creates the impression that the government wants to centralise all power and decision making.
Due to continued pressure on the national grid, Eskom will implement Stage 4 loadshedding from 13h00 today and is likely to continue until 22h00.
The Portfolio Committee on Police will on Tuesday evaluate the current anti-gang strategy of the South African Police Service (SAPS) in its first meeting of 2019.
Today, Monday 4 February 2019, the Leader of the DA Youth, Luyolo Mphiti, will launch a petition on the campus of the University of the Free State, to stop the Black Land First (BLF) party of contesting the upcoming 2019 General Election.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in KwaZulu Natal is extremely angry with Somkhele Mine following the company's failure to adhere to the Labour Relations Act of 1995, Section 189(A) when dealing with retrenchments.
The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay has denounced the killing of Javid Noori in western Afghanistan.
The FF Plus lodged a complaint of possible hate speech, racism and discrimination with the South African Human Rights Commission (HRC) against Mr Lindo Buthelezi, the man who used social media to distribute a video of himself in which he insults a white beggar on the street.
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has appealed for South Africans to intensify their water conservation efforts as dam levels are beginning to dwindle because of poor rainfall in parts of the country.