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Finance Minister to deliver MTBPS | 22-10-2014

Cape Town – The attention of the nation will be on the National Assembly when Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene tables his first ever Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) as the principal responsible for the public purse.

Transforming ordinary spaces into great places | 22-10-2014

Pretoria – Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is working with planning practitioners and decision-makers to transform ordinary places into “Great Places”.

President Zuma had no interview with The Guardian | 22-10-2014

Pretoria - The Presidency has placed on record that President Jacob Zuma did not have an interview with British newspaper, The Guardian, on the Oscar Pistorius trial or any other matter this week.

Bird flu costs SA R4bn | 22-10-2014

Pretoria - The outbreak of the bird flu virus, commonly known as avian influenza, in the past few years has cost the country about R4 billion, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

Winterveldt homeless to receive houses soon | 22-10-2014

Pretoria - All unoccupied and vandalised low-cost (RDP) houses will soon be repaired, completed and handed over to homeless and approved beneficiaries in Winterveldt.

More farmers benefit from N West livestock subsidy scheme | 22-10-2014

Pretoria – North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has handed over bulls to livestock farmers in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District as part of that province’s Sire Subsidy Scheme.

President wishes Hindu community a happy Diwali | 22-10-2014

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has extended good wishes to the Hindu, Tamil, Gujerati and other communities who celebrate Diwali or Deepavali, as it is also known.

Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison | 21-10-2014

Pretoria - Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.

Department wishes matric candidates well | 21-10-2014

Pretoria – The Department of Basic Education has wished matric candidates well for their final examinations.

Built environment sector must transform – Minister Nxesi | 21-10-2014

Midrand – Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says it’s high time the built environment sector picks up the pace of transformation.

NPA exceeds its performance targets | 21-10-2014

Cape Town – The National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mxolisi Nxasana, says the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has achieved a second consecutive clean audit, thanks to good administration.

Military veterans receive new homes | 21-10-2014

Johannesburg - The late Moses Kotane’s daughter, Dolly Khunwana, says her mother will be extremely happy to move into her newly built home, handed over to her by the Department of Human Settlements on Monday.

Deputy President concludes visit to Lesotho | 21-10-2014

Pretoria - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday concluded his SADC facilitation visit to Lesotho.

Minister welcomes arrest of cable theft suspects | 21-10-2014

Pretoria - Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has welcomed the arrest of cable theft suspects.

SA to gain from ocean economy | 21-10-2014

It is an exciting time for South Africa following the Operation Phakisa open day on the ocean economy.

Ministerial Committee to take care of foster system | 20-10-2014

Pretoria – The Department of Social Development has appointed a Ministerial Committee to assist the department address the challenges facing the country's foster care system.

Minister Gigaba visits Lindela | 20-10-2014

Pretoria – Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he is satisfied with the running of the Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg.

Urgent need to build research capacity in Africa | 20-10-2014

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has illustrated the urgent need to accelerate focused investment in research in Africa.

President lauds work of the African First Ladies Peace Mission | 19-10-2014

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has praised the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM) for the important work it is doing in promoting peace and hope on the African continent.

Department marks National Nutrition Week | 19-10-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Basic Education has this week marked National Nutrition Week, aimed at promoting eating appropriate quantities of food.


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