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SAPS members promoted | 18-9-2014

Pretoria - The South African Police Service (SAPS) has promoted 7 524 members in various divisions countrywide.

Thusong booklet to tell success stories | 18-9-2014

Pretoria - As part of the Thusong Service Centre week, Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni–Abrahams will today launch the Thusong Success Stories Booklet at Leretlhabetse Thusong Service Centre, in Moretele Municipality, North West.

Improving lives with water delivery | 18-9-2014

Our founding President Nelson Mandela often highlighted the profound impact water had in changing lives. He shared his personal experience of growing up in the former Transkei where water for household use had to be drawn each day.

Creating a better life for all | 18-9-2014

South Africa this year celebrates 14 years of local government. This period has been marked by seismic changes, which were necessary to overhaul the dysfunctional administrative and political structure the apartheid government had imposed on our nation.

Inter-Ministerial Task Team to manage Nigeria tragedy | 18-9-2014

Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has established an Inter-Ministerial Task Team to help manage the tragic collapse of a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations.

Small Business Ministry warns of fake Facebook accounts | 18-9-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Small Business Development has identified three fake Facebook accounts, which claim to be that of Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

Cabinet supports SA's role in Lesotho | 18-9-2014

Pretoria – Cabinet has come out in support of the SADC Summit’s resolutions which mandated Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to act as a facilitator in Lesotho.

Cabinet approves transfer of government shares in Biovac | 18-9-2014

Pretoria - Cabinet has approved the transfer of the Department of Health’s shares in the Biological and Vaccines Institute (Biovac) of Southern Africa, to the Department of Science and Technology.

SA municipalities to improve basic service delivery | 18-9-2014

Midrand - President Jacob Zuma says great strides have been made in delivering basic services to South African communities in the past 14 years since the inception of a democratic local government.

Winners of Nat Nakasa competition congratulated | 18-9-2014

Pretoria - Cabinet has congratulated the winners of the inaugural essay competition on the life of Nat Nakasa, a prominent journalist whose remains returned to South Africa after 50 years on 19 August 2014.

Legal, labour relations specialist pool for public service | 18-9-2014

Pretoria – An internal public service pool of legal and labour relations specialists will be set up to deal with the backlog of pending precautionary suspension cases in the public service.

Campaign brings sanitary dignity for school girls | 18-9-2014

Johannesburg – Girl learners from schools around Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, will no longer have to stay away from school during their menstruation, thanks to the launch of the Sanitary Pads Project.

African infrastructure development gains momentum | 18-9-2014

Pretoria – Infrastructure development on the continent has gained momentum, with a special office to be set up soon, to champion this cause.

Repo rate unchanged | 18-9-2014

Pretoria – The Reserve Bank on Thursday kept the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% per annum.

Summit tackles housing problems | 18-9-2014

Benoni – As the population of Ekurhuleni currently grows at a rate of between 3 and 4 percent yearly, the area has become one of the largest informal settlements in the country.

Deputy President to facilitate peace talks in Lesotho | 18-9-2014

Pretoria - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will today travel to Lesotho to mediate in the political crisis after the leaders agreed to bring the country’s election date forward from 2017, in an attempt to solve the impasse.

South Africa in mourning | 17-9-2014

Pretoria – The nation is mourning the death of 67 South Africans, who died after a building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, collapsed.

International observers arrive in Mozambique | 17-9-2014

Maputo - Invited international military observers arrived in Maputo on Tuesday ahead of the implementation of the agreement to end military hostilities between the Mozambican government and the former rebel movement Renamo.

Public Works on the road to recovery | 17-9-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Public Works says it has reached important milestones in its annual performance targets in the first quarter of the 2014/15 financial year.

Ozone layer showing signs of recovery | 17-9-2014

Pretoria - The ozone layer was showing positive signs of recovery, a report presented by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) said.

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