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Deputy Minister visits NYDA's CT projects | 10-9-2014

Cape Town – Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, was so impressed with a hand crafted bag made by a Cape Town businesswoman, a beneficiary of the NYDA grant, that he hinted he might return to buy it.

Denying a child an education is a crime | 10-9-2014

The journey from grade one to grade twelve should be likened to marathon. It is about endurance and staying power. Along the way there will be challenges and sometimes even stumbles, but with perseverance and hard work the finish line will eventually loom large.

"SA shines as a prime conference destination" | 09-9-2014

If you want to host a mega conference without the logistical hassle or fuss, alongside breath-taking scenery and in world-class facilities then South Africa should be your destination of choice.

Writer Mafika Gwala passes away | 09-9-2014

Pretoria – Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has sent his condolences to the family and friends of legendary poet and short story writer, Pascal Mafika Gwala.

S Africans urged to rally behind Bafana | 09-9-2014

Pretoria – Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has urged all South Africans to rally behind the national football team when they play against Nigeria on Wednesday.

Gauteng healthcare facilities warned to shape up | 09-9-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng’s public healthcare institutions have been warned to shape up or face the wrath of authorities.

Property management entity to stamp out inefficiencies | 09-9-2014

Pretoria - Government has spelled out details of how the new Property Management Trading Entity (PMTE) will operate, after Cabinet last week approved the establishment of the entity to be located within the Ministry of Public Works.

Local government to get basics right | 09-9-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma is expected to convene a Presidential Local Government Summit to agree on an urgent action plan to strengthen local government by getting the basics right.

Current account widens in second quarter | 09-9-2014

Pretoria - South Africa’s current account deficit widened to 6.2% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2014.

Gauteng police to strengthen security at malls | 09-9-2014

Johannesburg - Gauteng police will increase visibility in and around some of the malls that have been identified as high risk, says Provincial Police Commissioner Lesetja Mothiba.

SA pushes trade, investment in DRC | 09-9-2014

Pretoria - Twenty-five companies are on their way to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in search of investment and export opportunities.

SA hosts Iran for bilateral talks | 09-9-2014

Pretoria - South African and Iranian leaders today co-chaired the Fifth Deputy Ministerial Working Group of the two countries.

SA, UK partner to support science, innovation | 09-9-2014

Pretoria – South Africa and the United Kingdom on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to support science, technology and innovation in the two countries.

Parents urged to look after children | 09-9-2014

Johannesburg - Gauteng Provincial Police Commissioner Lesetja Mothiba has urged parents to always be watchful of their children, especially after dark, to protect them from abuse and murder.

7.5% of S Africans live with a disability | 09-9-2014

Pretoria – According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), 7.5% of South Africans have a disability.

Mozambican peace deal welcomed | 09-9-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the signing of a peace agreement between Mozambican President Armando Guebuza and Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the former rebel movement Renamo.

Government detaches itself from CIA allegations | 09-9-2014

Pretoria - Government has distanced itself from the reported statement by Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Kebby Maphatsoe, that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is an agent of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

South Africa takes lead in Stockholm | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - Government has sent congratulations to the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality for scooping the Stockholm Industry Water Award and to Professor John Briscoe of South Africa for receiving the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize.

Mixed housing plan for dolomite areas | 08-9-2014

Pretoria – Gauteng MEC of Human Settlements and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Jacob Mamabolo, says a mixed housing plan will be ideal for areas affected by dolomite.

11 000 trees to create urban forest | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - Ekurhuleni Metro aims to celebrate Arbor month by planting 11 000 trees in 101 wards this month, to eliminate the effects of climate change.

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