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Ten SA students receive scholarships from Sweden | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - The second round of South African students, who received scholarships from Sweden, will depart soon.

New Mayor to address municipal challenges | 28-5-2015

Pretoria – Newly elected Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Dr Danny Jordaan has committed to addressing challenges of education, unemployment, economic development and drug abuse in the metropolitan municipality.

Take a stand against child abuse | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - As South Africa kicks off the 2015 Child Protection Week, government has urged all South Africans to take a stand and do something about child abuse when they see it happening in their communities.

President Zuma not liable to pay for security upgrades: Report | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has determined that President Jacob Zuma is not liable to pay a portion of the security upgrades to his Nkandla homestead.

Fallen SANDF members to be remembered | 28-5-2015

Pretoria – The Freedom Park, in conjunction with the Voortrekker Monument Heritage Site, will on Sunday host an annual memorial service to commemorate members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) who passed away serving the country.

News channel apologises for insert on drug shortages | 28-5-2015

Pretoria – Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has called for a partnership in the fight against HIV and Aids in the wake of incorrect media reports that the country has a critical shortage of anti-retroviral drugs.

Towards a water, sanitation revolution | 28-5-2015

Our country needs a water and sanitation revolution. In the debate on the Department of Water and Sanitation’s budget in Parliament last Thursday, Minister Nomvula Mokanyane called for urgent changes in the way South Africans use the precious resource.

Looking after lifeblood of economy | 28-5-2015

It is a daily routine for millions of motorists. You pull in to your local fuel station, top up your tank and get back onto the road within a blink of an eye.

SA's ARV programme reducing new HIV infections | 28-5-2015

Pretoria – South Africa’s antiretroviral (ARV) programme has significantly contributed to reducing new HIV infections and mortality from Aids, and has ensured child survival and prolonged life, according to Cabinet.

Cabinet reminds parents of new legislation | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - Cabinet has reminded South Africans and foreign nationals travelling with children that the Passport and Travel Documents Act will come into effect from 1 June 2015.

SA obtained clean audit after 2010 World Cup | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - South Africa obtained a clean audit report after hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, said on Thursday.

Portfolio committee asks for Fracking report | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has expressed the need to have a comprehensive report as well as relevant legislations regarding Hydraulic Fracturing (also known as Fracking) in South Africa.

AU to launch Continental Free Trade Agreement | 28-5-2015

Pretoria – Cabinet has announced that the African Union (AU) will launch the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) on 15 June 2015, in Johannesburg.

Pres Zuma to attend Nigeria's inauguration | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will on Friday attend the inauguration of Nigeria's President-elect Muhammadu Buhari.

Cabinet approves National Youth Policy 2020 | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - Cabinet has approved the National Youth Policy 2020 (NYP2020), which will form the basis for the development of an integrated Youth Development Strategy.

SA-Peru Chamber of Commerce to focus on mining | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - Mining, agro-processing and construction will be the focus of the newly-established South Africa-Peru Chamber of Commerce (SAPCHAM), said the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

SA to celebrate National Environment Month | 28-5-2015

Pretoria – A number of key environment events are expected to take place in various provinces as South Africa kicks off the National Environment Month celebrations in June.

DNA to determine rhino horn origin | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - DNA samples from rhino horn recovered from a Chinese national in Mozambique have arrived in South Africa.

New minimum wage for hospitality sector | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - South Africa’s Hospitality Sector minimum wage has been adjusted upward with effect from 1 July 2015.

Deputy Pres in UK to raise funds for SA schools | 28-5-2015

Pretoria - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is on a working visit to London, the United Kingdom, the Presidency said on Wednesday.

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