Pretoria – A total of R68 million has been invested to refurbish an old Port Elizabeth building into a social housing project, says the Eastern Cape Human Settlements Department. The project will be implemented by the Qhama Social Housing Institution and will have 220 units consisting of bachelor, one and two bedroom units. The project, which is for rental purposes, will be opened to people that earn between R1 500 and R7 500 a month.
Eastern Cape MEC for Human Settlements Helen Sauls-August said the first phase of the project will focus on the social housing element of the building. “This marks a defining moment for the people of the Eastern Cape Province as were are here to [...]
His Excellency President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Excellency Hassan Rouhani, who has won the Iranian presidential elections held on Friday, 19 May 2017.
The election victory will see President Rouhani serve a second presidential term, having ascended to the office for the first time in 2013.
President Zuma extended his congratulations and best wishes to President Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
President Zuma undertook a State Visit to Iran in April 2016, where he held fruitful bilateral talks with President Rouhani and witnessed the signing of several agreements covering the fields of [...]
Malawi Government has announced plans to construct Sports Academies in the country in order to nurture new talent for every sporting discipline.
Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development Henry Mussa made the announcement during the on-going parliamentary sitting in Lilongwe on Tuesday.
He said the Academies will identify new talent across the country for the betterment of sport.
“There must be a revolution in as far as sports development in Malawi is concerned.The only way to do that is to have Sports Academies across the country where various sporting disciplines in Football, Netball, Volleyball, Rugby, Squash, Boxing and many more will be [...]
Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has wished all South African families a peaceful and joyous International Day of Families which is observed across the world today.
The United Nations declared 15 May as the International Day of Families, which is observed under the theme: “Families, education and well-being”.
This year’s day focuses on the role of families and family-oriented policies in promoting education and the overall well-being of family members.
According to the Presidency, International Day of Families remains one of the most significant days declared by the United Nations to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge [...]