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Public servants who go the extra mile recognised | 16-11-2014

Johannesburg - Public servants who go the extra mile in delivering services by putting people first were honoured at the Batho Pele Excellence Awards in Johannesburg on Friday night.

Bodies of 74 victims to be transported to SA | 15-11-2014

Lagos – Government has confirmed that the bodies of 74 South Africans, who died when a guesthouse collapsed in Nigeria over two months ago, will be transported from Lagos to Pretoria on Saturday night.

Youth help build houses in Kimberley | 14-11-2014

Pretoria - Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zoliswa Kota-Fredericks says the National Youth Service Model, adopted by government, seeks to work together with communities in providing structured learning and the individual development of young people.

Bekkersdal sewer network system to be upgraded | 14-11-2014

Pretoria - Government has set aside R250 million to renew and improve the sewer network system in Bekkersdal, south west of Johannesburg.

Speed governors to slow down public vehicles | 14-11-2014

Pretoria – The Department on Transport is forging ahead with plans to enforce the installation of speed governors, which will restrict the speed of vehicles to the speed limits, in all new minibuses and buses.

Community media, SABC have a role to play | 14-11-2014

Bloemfontein - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says community broadcasters and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) each have a different role to play in the media arena.

Pretoria prepares to receive Nigeria building victims | 14-11-2014

Lagos – Government says it is all systems go for the repatriation of the remains of the South Africans who died in Nigeria when a multi-storey guesthouse attached to the Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed more than two months ago.

State-of-the-art buses launched in Tshwane | 14-11-2014

Pretoria – Commuters in the City of Tshwane can look forward to travelling in style and comfort with the new state-of-the-art A Re Yeng buses which were unveiled today.

No decision on trade of rhino horn | 14-11-2014

Pretoria - South Africa has not taken a decision on making the trade of rhino horn illegal as an intervention to reduce rhino poaching.

Draft regulations for tax free savings published | 14-11-2014

Pretoria - National Treasury has published the draft Notice and Regulations required to allow the introduction of tax free savings accounts as of March next year.

Government moves to review broadcasting policy | 14-11-2014

Pretoria – Government this week released a Gazette in terms of section 3(2) of the Broadcasting Act (No. 4 of 1999) with the intention of undertaking a comprehensive broadcasting policy review.

Deputy Minister opens Khayelitsha Small Claims Court | 14-11-2014

Cape Town – The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development aims to open 25 new Small Claims Courts in the current financial year, Deputy Minister John Jeffery said on Friday.

State specialists arrive in Nigeria to begin repatriation | 14-11-2014

Lagos – A high-level team consisting of 80 specialist members from the Department of Health, the South African Police Service and the South African Military Health Service will arrive in Nigeria tonight to begin the process of repatriating the mortal remains of South Africans who died when a guesthouse collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria in September...

Good progress being made at Medupi | 14-11-2014

Pretoria - Steady progress is being made with regards to the construction of the Medupi coal fired power station in Limpopo, Eskom said on Thursday.

Power system to remain tight: Eskom | 14-11-2014

Pretoria - South Africa’s power system is expected to remain constrained for the rest of the week going into the weekend.

SA hopes to bring home all Nigeria tragedy victims | 13-11-2014

Lagos – The South African government says it’s still hoping to bring back this weekend, all the mortal remains of the South Africans, who died when a church building collapsed in Nigeria in September.

SA ready to receive bodies of fallen | 13-11-2014

On September 12 the lives of countless South Africans were forever transformed when a multi-storey guest house of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, collapsed.

SA delegation attending World Parks Congress | 13-11-2014

Pretoria - A South African delegation, led by Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa, is attending the World Parks Congress in Australia.

SA reflects on public service since democracy | 13-11-2014

Pretoria – Public Service and Administration Minister, Collins Chabane, says as the country celebrates the 20th year since the dawn of democracy, there is a need to reflect on what the country has achieved and what challenges still lie ahead with regards to the public service.

More needs to be done to promote peace in Middle East | 13-11-2014

Pretoria - A lot still needs to be done to promote peace and stability in the Middle East, says International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo.

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