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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.
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 🇳🇬
#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
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
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
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