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Dec 3, 2021 27 tweets 9 min read
@Healthza Minister Dr Joe Phaahla and his Deputy Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo will this morning convene a virtual media briefing on government efforts in the fight against #COVID19 and the national vaccination rollout programme. Minister Phaahla: The confirmation of the new variant in the Tshwane area explained the steep rise in new infections, which has now spread across Gauteng.
Dec 2, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
Happening now: President Ouattara and Mrs Ouattara are hosting a State Banquet in honour of President @CyrilRamaphosa’s state visit. #SAinIvoryCoast [WATCH] President Ramaphosa has thanked his counterpart for inviting him to his country. #SAinIvoryCoast #BetterAfricaBetterWorld
Dec 2, 2021 10 tweets 10 min read
President @CyrilRamaphosa has extended his gratitude to President Ouattara for the solidarity they displayed by allowing the state visit to continue amid the travel bans against South Africa. #BetterAfricaBetterWorld President Ramaphosa: “We have agreed to work together on multilateral and global issues of mutual concern…this has been the most productive and rewarding state visit as well as engagement in a number of ways.” #BetterAfricaBetterWorld
Dec 2, 2021 11 tweets 7 min read
Happening now: President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Ivorian counterpart President Ouattara have concluded their Tête-á-tête. #BetterAfricaBetterWorld [WATCH] Minister of Defence Thandi Modise and Minister Téné Birahima Ouattara sign an Agreement between the Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire on Defence Cooperation. #BetterAfricaBetterWorld
Dec 2, 2021 6 tweets 5 min read
Happening now: Preparations are currently underway at the Presidential State House in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. His Excellency President @CyrilRamaphosa will be received by his Ivorian counterpart President Alassane Ouattara. #BetterAfricaBetterWorld The South African delegation has arrived at the State house in Abidjan for the bilateral discussions. #BetterAfricaBetterWorld
Dec 1, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
[WATCH] President @CyrilRamaphosa has concluded his state visit in Nigeria.
“We’ve had a really excellent and successful visit to Nigeria, we’ve had extensive discussions with President Buhari and reached a lot of areas of understanding and mutual agreement.” #SANigeriaBNC President @CyrilRamaphosa: “We are particularly pleased that Nigeria demonstrated its commitment in-terms of receiving us even in the wake of #Omicron. They were quite determined for this visit to take place even on a scale down basis.” #SANigeriaBNC
Dec 1, 2021 6 tweets 7 min read
President @CyrilRamaphosa during a meet and greet with South African businesses operating in Nigeria 🇳🇬

#SANigeriaBNC President @CyrilRamaphosa during a meet and greet with South African businesses operating in Nigeria 🇳🇬

#BetterAfricaBetterWorld #SANigeriaBNC
Nov 30, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read
[Watch] President Ramaphosa has today departed SA for the Federal Republic of Nigeria 🇳🇬 commencing his week-long, four-nation visit to the Western Africa region #BetterAfricaBetterWorld #BetterAfricaBetterWorld
Nov 25, 2021 16 tweets 9 min read
#RamaphosaQandA President @CyrilRamaphosa will this afternoon respond to oral questions from MPs before the National Assembly. #RamaphosaQandA President @CyrilRamaphosa says today marks the start of 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children of our country. This is a time when all Africans come together to reaffirm the commitment to the end of violence that’s perpetrated by men
Nov 25, 2021 16 tweets 9 min read
Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla and Deputy Minister of Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, are expected to convene an urgent virtual media briefing at 1pm on the latest developments around #COVID19 vaccination programme. Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla: Over the last few days, there has been more of an exponential rise in #COVID19 cases. As of yesterday, we passed the 1000 mark in new cases. The bigger number of positive cases was in GP, as of Wed at least 80% of cases cases were in GP...
Nov 25, 2021 53 tweets 20 min read
Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele briefing the media on the outcome of Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday #postcabinetbriefing Cabinet has expressed concern on the safety of children with high incidences of kidnapping #postcabinetbriefing
Nov 25, 2021 16 tweets 9 min read
Happening today: Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is expected to launch the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign at the Zoe Bible Church, Pimville #16DaysOfActivism #16Days Minister Nkoana-Mashabane is now addressing the gathering #16DaysOfActivism #16Days
Nov 23, 2021 18 tweets 6 min read
HAPPENING NOW: President Cyril Ramaphosa and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta are briefing the media on the final conclusion of official talks during President Kenyatta's State Visit. #KenyaInSA Image Ministers of the two countries have just concluded the signed several memoranda of understanding – paving the way for an official strengthening of ties between Kenya and South Africa. #KenyaInSA
Nov 23, 2021 20 tweets 7 min read
President Cyril Ramaphosa and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta are expected to brief the media following a state visit by President Kenyatta and talks between the two countries. #KenyaInSA Image According to The Presidency, discussions were centred on bilateral, multilateral, economic, regional and continental issues. #KenyaInSA
Mar 18, 2021 13 tweets 5 min read
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe is currently briefing members of the media on the latest developments in the #Energy Sector. Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe: The evaluation process for the risk mitigation IPP procurement programme has resulted in the selection of 8 preferred bids totaling 1 845 Megawatts and a further 3 eligible bids totalling 150 megawatts #energy
Mar 18, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
#Eskom corrects defects at Kusile and Medupi tinyurl.com/dytn3eep #MabuzaQandA | Deputy President @DDMabuza says the implementation of the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan should respond to young people, who are digitally adept in ICT tinyurl.com/4j2hxty4 #4IR #jobs
Mar 18, 2021 44 tweets 14 min read
President Cyril Ramaphosa will this morning deliver the eulogy at the Special Official Funeral of the late AmaZulu Monarch, His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini KaBhekuzulu. #RIPKingGoodwillZwelithini His Majesty the King passed away in the early hours of Friday, 12 March 2021, after an extended illness. #RIPKingGoodwillZwelithini
Mar 17, 2021 7 tweets 3 min read
#MabuzaQandA Deputy President David Mabuza is responding to oral questions at the National Assembly this afternoon. #MabuzaQandA the Deputy President says the nationwide lock down was expected to lead to a short & long term economic costs, especially to sectors such as manufacturing and tourism. Official labour data shows there were approx 2.2m people fewer people employed in Q2 of 2020
May 30, 2020 37 tweets 41 min read
Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane briefs the media on the level 3 regulations in the tourism sector #WeDoTourism #TourismStrong #StayHome #Covid_19 #Level3Regulations Image To ensure that SMMEs in the tourism sector survive the crisis we put together the tourism relief fund. The application window for the Covid-19 Tourism Relief Fund will close on 31 May 2020 #WeDoTourism #TourismStrong #StayHome #Covid_19 #Level3Regulations
May 3, 2020 37 tweets 23 min read
[Read] Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has placed the Amatola Water Board in the Eastern Cape under administration.
sanews.gov.za/south-africa/a… @deptoflabour Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi will host a media briefing to brief the country on the back-to-work readiness #SAinLockdown #COVID19SouthAfrica
Oct 29, 2019 7 tweets 17 min read
[Read] South Africans will be able to watch the 2019 #RugbyWorldCup final between South Africa and England on SABC 2 @SPORTATSABC @Springboks tinyurl.com/y53fcspt @SPORTATSABC @Springboks SABC is pleased to announce th@ it has reached an agreement with @SuperSportTV to broadcast the final game of #RugbyWorldCup19 bet SA &England, live on SABC2 on Sat, 2 Nov @11h00 @SPORTATSABC @Springboks tinyurl.com/y53fcspt #StrongerTogether #RWC2019 #RWCFinal #WebbEllisCup