Government News

Mining sector urged to prioritise safety

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe has called on the mining sector to take very strict precautionary measures to ensure that miners are safe underground.Last Wednesday night, nearly 1 000 mineworkers were trapped underground at the Sibanye Gold Mine in…

SA participates in AU safety, security meeting

South Africa is taking part in the 13th ordinary meeting of African chiefs of defence staff and heads of security and safety services at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis-Ababa.Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is representing South Africa in the meeting which is currently underway.According…