COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: Pretoria (executive), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial)Government: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Republic
Current President: Cyril Ramaphosa
Population: 54,948,552 (2017)
Land Size: 1.22 million sq km (470,693 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sat - Dec 15, 2018: Dead Sailor Whose Yacht Washed Ashore in KZN Identified As French National - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[News24Wire] A dead sailor, found aboard a yacht that washed ashore at a beach in Southbroom on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast on Saturday, has been identified, provincial police have confirmed.
- Sat - Dec 15, 2018: Nugent Commission Submits Final Report to the President - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[SAnews.gov.za] President Cyril Ramaphosa has received the final report of the Nugent Commission of Inquiry into Tax Administration and Governance by the South African Revenue Service (SARS).
- Sat - Dec 15, 2018: Acting SARS Commissioner Appointment Extended - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[SAnews.gov.za] Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has re-appointed Mark Kingon as Acting Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) for a further 90 days, beginning on December 13.
- Sat - Dec 15, 2018: President Appoints Eskom Sustainability Task Team - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[SAnews.gov.za] President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed an Eskom Sustainability Task Team to advise government on actions to resolve Eskom's operational, structural and financial challenges.
- Fri - Dec 14, 2018: New Social Grant for Families - AllAfrica News: South Africa
[GroundUp] The Department of Social Development (DSD) is fast approaching a February 2019 deadline to amend the foster care system so that families no longer have to go to court every two years to get their foster care grants extended.