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Forty lucky learners to further education | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Forty learners from disadvantaged backgrounds in Polokwane have been chosen to further their education at tertiary level, thanks to bursaries from the municipality.

Eskom Pension Fund commits R100m for housing | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - The Eskom Pension and Provident Fund has committed R100 million to the development of 20 000 new affordable homes, through an investment in global private equity funder, International Housing Solutions.

Minister tackles discrimination in the workplace | 09-4-2014

Pretoria – Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says despite the fact that South Africa has come a long way in the last 20 years of democracy, more needs to be done to change attitudes to end discrimination in the workplace.

SA, Mozambique MoU to help address wildlife crimes | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - South African and Mozambique will next week sign a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Biodiversity, Conservation and Management, which will help in the fight against rhino poaching.

N4 road users urged to be patient over Easter | 09-4-2014

Mbombela - Motorists using the N4 highway have been urged to be patient when travelling over the Easter weekend.

Thaba-Nchu school for visually impaired gets computer lab | 09-4-2014

Pretoria – The Deputy Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, says education is a weapon to fight poverty.

Govt meets religious leaders | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe this afternoon led a government delegation in a meeting with leaders and representatives of the religious sector.

SA's employed likely to retain jobs: report | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - South Africa’s employed people are most likely to stay in their jobs, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.

Dewani formally charged | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani has been formally charged with five counts, including the murder of his wife, Anni Dewani.

KZN kicks off 20 years celebrations | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Celebrations to start the countdown to South Africa’s 20th Anniversary of Freedom and Democracy got off to a spectacular start in Durban on Tuesday.

Pres Zuma calls for tolerance in KZN ahead of elections | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - With the 2014 general elections less than a month away, President Jacob Zuma has urged the people of KwaZulu-Natal not to allow violence to return to the province.

Reserve Bank unlikely to intervene to stabilise rand | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - While the rand is expected to remain volatile, the Reserve Bank is unlikely to intervene in the market to try to stabilise the currency, says Governor Gill Marcus.

Minister Tsenoli condemns Bloemhof protests | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Lechesa Tsenoli has strongly condemned the violent protests in Boitumelong, Bloemhof, in the North West.

Minister orders probe into Wallacedene housing | 08-4-2014

Pretoria - Human Settlements Minister Connie September has ordered a thorough investigation into allegations of incomplete and shoddy houses built in Wallacedene, Cape Town.

N West govt appeals for calm amid protests | 08-4-2014

Pretoria – Government officials in the North West province have appealed for calm amid violent protests in Boitumelong and Coverdale townships near Bloemhof.

All must flourish in our freedom | 08-4-2014

If you ask a room full of people what freedom means to them, it is likely that all will give a different answer. The essence of freedom is hard to define and tends to differ from person to person. For some, freedom is defined by respect for their inherent human dignity, while others point to freedom of speech.

Limpopo learners play their part to save water | 08-4-2014

Tzaneen – A group of school children from Morutsi Primary School in Limpopo has been recognised for playing a role in saving water in their communities.

Security cluster seeks clarity on aspects of Public Protector report | 08-4-2014

Pretoria – Ministers in government’s security cluster have written a letter to the Public Protector regarding several areas of her report on the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence, which require further clarity.

Manufacturing Circle commends IPAP | 08-4-2014

Pretoria - The Manufacturing Circle has welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry’s sustained efforts to support manufacturing in the country.

Sanral operations centre officially unveiled | 08-4-2014

Midrand – Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has officially unveiled the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) e-toll central operations centre in Midrand.

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