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President appoints new Reserve Bank Deputy Governor | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has appointed Kuben Naidoo as a Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, said the Presidency.

SAQA develops qualification fraud register | 27-3-2015

Pretoria – The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) has developed a national fraud register, which lists individuals who have committed qualifications fraud.

Minister Motshekga hands over 99th new school | 27-3-2015

Cape Town – Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has handed over the 99th school that was demolished and built from scratch in Riverton in the Western Cape.

Professionalising social work | 27-3-2015

Durban – Managers in the social work sector must have the relevant social work qualifications and be registered professionals.

Officials arrested at Soweto Driver Licensing Centre | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Two officials working at the Maponya Mall Driver Licensing Testing Centre in Soweto were arrested on Friday morning for alleged irregular processing of professional driver permits.

SA mourns Senyaka Kekana | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has expressed shock at the news of the passing of yet another public icon, Senyaka Kekana.

Minister Motshekga to handover ASIDI school | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, will this morning handover the multi million rand Valhalla Primary School in Cape Town, Western Cape.

SA keen on doing business with Russia | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - South Africa wants to expand its product footprint and bring business to Russia as it wants to be part of the developments taking place in the region, says Ambassador of South Africa to Russia, Mandisi Mpahlwa.

Nigeria allays fear over military deployment for elections | 27-3-2015

Lagos - The deployment of military personnel for the general elections in Nigeria will not interfere with the electoral process, the government said on Thursday.

R1 billion to support black industrialists | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is to avail R1 billion in support for the Black Industrialists Development Programme, said Minister Rob Davies.

Intergovernmental agreement with US on track: SARS | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - The implementation of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the US remains on track, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said.

Salga throws its weight behind Back to Basics | 27-3-2015

Pretoria – The South African Local Government Association (Salga) concluded its three-day 2015 National Members Assembly (NMA) with a commitment to support the Back to Basics programme.

Ekurhuleni gears up for winter season | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - The City of Ekurhuleni is gearing up to prevent shack fires and loss of lives this coming winter season, it said on Friday.

Eskom contract workers dismissed | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Contract workers who went on an illegal strike at Eskom’s Medupi power station have been fired, Eskom said on Friday.

Vote of no confidence passed against two SABC board members | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she supports and respects the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board decision to pass a vote of no confidence against two non-executive directors.

Nooitgedacht phase 2 to add more water to Bay's supply | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has confirmed that it is going ahead with the Nooitgedacht Low Level Scheme Phase 2 Project which will see additional water added to the bay's supply system.

Digital technology transforming broadcasting | 27-3-2015

Pretoria – Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says the development of digital technology has brought about much-needed change to the broadcasting industry.

GP roads, transport chief director suspended | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has suspended its transport services Chief Director Loyiso Marasela for alleged financial misconduct, MEC Ismail Vadi told the members of the legislature on Thursday.

President Zuma updated on Eskom developments | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - The Presidency says President Jacob Zuma has been updated on the developments at Eskom and the attempts being made by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the board to overcome the energy challenge facing South Africa.

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - The Reserve Bank has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% per annum.


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