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Mpumalanga assists matric learners | 18-8-2014

Pretoria – The Mpumalanga Department of Education has taken steps to assist grade 12 learners prepare for their 2014 final examinations.

Nine arrested for attempted rhino poaching | 18-8-2014

Pretoria - A police constable and his eight accomplices are expected to appear before the Modimolle Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on charges of attempted rhino poaching and possession of unlicensed firearm.

Manhunt for suspected Limpopo rapists | 18-8-2014

Pretoria - Hlanganani police are searching for two suspects, who allegedly raped and assaulted an 83-year-old woman in Sereni village, Limpopo.

Natalspruit Hospital relocates to Vosloorus | 18-8-2014

Pretoria - The Gauteng Provincial Government has started relocating the old Natalspruit Hospital from Katlehong to the new site in Vosloorus.

Land Bank to drive commercial agriculture | 18-8-2014

Midrand - Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas has called for the Land Bank to drive commercial farming as it was fundamental for creating jobs in the country.

Suspected Ebola patient tests negative | 18-8-2014

Pretoria – The Ministry of Health and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) say the male patient admitted to the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, has tested negative for the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Dti gears up for SA-Nigeria forum | 18-8-2014

Pretoria - Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina will later this week address the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC) breakfast forum.

Public Works Minister's Facebook page fake | 18-8-2014

Pretoria - Government has warned the public about a bogus Facebook page in the name of Public Works Minister Thembelani “Thulas” Nxesi.

SA to lead SADC organ on politics, defence | 18-8-2014

Victoria Falls – International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said South Africa’s re-election on Monday to chair the SADC organ for politics and defence Troika was an affirmation of the confidence the regional body has in Pretoria.

Municipal Rates, Labour Relations Acts approved | 17-8-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Act.

Housing MEC welcomes fraudster’s sentence | 17-8-2014

Pretoria – Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Jacob Mamabolo has welcomed the sentence of a Lenasia land syndicate kingpin, saying this should send a strong message to every citizen that crime does not pay.

Unity in Vhavenda Kingdom praised | 17-8-2014

Pretoria - Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha has congratulated Thovhele Kennedy Tshivhase for his bravery by announcing that he had decided to end his protracted battle for the Kingship with Vhavenda King Khosikhulu Toni Mphephu Ramabulana.

Nakasa's remains to arrive in Durban | 17-8-2014

Pretoria - The remains of the distinguished journalist, Nathaniel Ndazana, commonly known as Nat Nakasa, will land at King Shaka International Airport, in Durban, on Tuesday.

Greyhound racing remains illegal in SA | 17-8-2014

Pretoria - Greyhound racing remains illegal in South Africa, says the Department of Trade and Industry.

Dti to host Company Law Symposium | 17-8-2014

Pretoria – An upcoming Company Law Symposium is expected to discuss and consider important principles arising from the Companies Act, including mergers and acquisitions, among other things.

Pres Zuma sends condolences to Oriani-Ambrosini family | 17-8-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has conveyed condolences to the family of Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Member of Parliament (MP) Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, who lost his battle with lung cancer.

Pres Zuma has responded to Nkandla report | 17-8-2014

Pretoria - The Presidency has noted statements attributed to the Office of the Public Protector stating that the President had not responded to the report on the Nkandla security upgrades.

Rural co-operative scoops NW entrepreneur award | 17-8-2014

Pretoria - A rural agricultural co-operative, which uses animal fat to make hydra bar soaps, scooped the 2014 North West Female Entrepreneur Award.

R2.7-billion youth fund launched | 17-8-2014

Cape Town – The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (sefa) have launched a R2.7-billion Youth Fund aimed at creating millions of sustainable jobs.

Marikana anniversary: a day of reflection, recommitment | 17-8-2014

Pretoria - The tragic day, which resulted with the death of 34 people in Marikana, should be marked as a day of reflection and recommitment to peace and tolerance in the country, says President Jacob Zuma.

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