A worker sprays a newly planted field of corn with Methomyl 90 SP insecticide to protect against an infestation of fall armyworms, also known as Spodoptera frugiperda, on a farm north of Pretoria, South Africa, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. South African banks and the wider business community have closed ranks on the ruling party's plan to amend section 25 of the constitution.
Ben Quilty never met the renowned Indigenous artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye, but he is the proud owner of one of her works, thanks to a heartfelt letter he wrote to a stranger. Quilty and wife Kylie were at an auction in Melbourne where “a beautiful Emily painting had been passed in'', he says.
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on Friday saluted her charges, the South African National Defence Force for their intervention in putting out the fire that burnt for more than 24 hours at a government building in the Johannesburg inner city. “Yesterday, when I was called by the Premier of Gauteng, when the fire was clearly getting out of hand in the [Johannesburg] CBD, I said to the chief of the SANDF what can we do? He said we do not have some of the capacity.
Johannesburg – The provincial Public Works Department says people waiting for their driving licence cards may experience a delay because of industrial action at the Driving Licence Card Account in Pretoria. The processing of applications for new licence cards and renewals is decentralised, but all cards are issued by the DLCA,” said head of communication Jandr Bakker.
In this July 26, 2018, file photo, China's President Xi Jinping, left, poses with Russia's President Vladimir Putin for a photo at the BRICS summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.
'The Bank of Lisbon fire was not the only fire to have sent Johannesburg's emergency services scurrying on Wednesday. Scores of people in the Angelo informal settlement in Boksburg lost their homes when a fire destroyed 30 of them.'
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