South Africa’s Deputy Minister, Thabang Makwetla, recently announced that the country would soon commence the pension payout rollout for military veterans. This initiative resulted from Parliament’s passage of the Military Veterans Act of 2011, which faced budget constraints that prevented its implementation. However, the Presidential Task Team (PTT) intervened to address these challenges, and the Government Pension Administration Agency has taken measures to ensure a smooth application process for the rollout.
Residents of Johannesburg are facing a nightmare on the city’s roads, which are in a state of disrepair. The lack of adequate maintenance has led to the proliferation of potholes that make driving a dangerous proposition. Despite the efforts of the newlyelected mayor, Thapelo Amad, the situation remains unchanged.