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Military Ombudsman receives over 500 complaints | 15-10-2014

Pretoria – The Military Ombudsman Office says it has received over 500 complaints since its establishment in 2012.

Retail trade sales moderate in August | 15-10-2014

Pretoria - Growth in retail trade sales moderated to 2.1% year-on-year in August, down from 2.4% in July, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.

SA hands over chairmanship of biological group | 15-10-2014

Pretoria – South Africa has handed over the chairmanship of the Group of Like-Minded Mega-diverse Countries (LMMCs) to Guatemala after leading the group for two years.

Two-thirds of Grootvlei inmates on ARV treatment | 14-10-2014

Pretoria – Justice and Correctional Services Deputy Minister Thabang Makwetla has commended the Department of Correctional Services' Grootvlei Management Area in Bloemfontein, for ensuring that more than two-thirds of their inmates receive antiretroviral (ARV) treatment.

SA hosts African airports conference | 14-10-2014

Pretoria - Government has a well-defined strategy to drive regional co-operation across the African continent, says Deputy Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga.

Reforms in justice system enhance freedom | 14-10-2014

Those with long memories may remember that there was little or no justice under apartheid and that the separation of powers between the legislature, executive and judiciary was non-existent.

Serious incidents reported on first day of school | 14-10-2014

Pretoria - While the first day of school after the short vacation got off to a good start in most Gauteng schools, a number of serious incidents were reported, including the stabbing of a Grade 6 learner.

Condolences sent to families of N12 crash victims | 14-10-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Ismail Vadi has sent his condolences to the families of the two people, who died in the fatal multi-vehicle accident on the N12 in Alberton on Tuesday morning.

Women encouraged to tell their stories | 14-10-2014

Johannesburg - More effort has to be made to document and profile women in history, Arts and Culture Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi said on Tuesday.

SA celebrates Schools Democracy Week | 14-10-2014

Pretoria – Learners and teachers around the country will continue to celebrate the second annual Schools Democracy Week until Sunday, the Electoral Commission of South Africa said on Tuesday.

Strides made to address youth unemployment | 14-10-2014

Pretoria - Strides are being made to address youth unemployment which is a huge challenge for South Africa, says the Department of Labour.

Parliament condemns sex for marks in schools | 14-10-2014

Pretoria - Chairwoman for the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education, Nomalungelo Gina, says sex-pest educators should be eliminated from the system to restore the dignity of the teaching profession.

SA, France sign nuclear cooperation agreement | 14-10-2014

Pretoria - South Africa and France have signed an Inter-Governmental Framework Agreement on Nuclear Cooperation, the Energy Department announced on Tuesday.

Africities summit to stimulate local economy | 14-10-2014

Johannesburg – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan says the forthcoming Africities Summit, to be hosted by the City of Johannesburg next year in December, will stimulate the local economy.

N West lodge scoops top honours at tourism awards | 14-10-2014

Pretoria – The North West MEC for Tourism, Desbo Mohono, has congratulated Thaba Tshwene Game Lodge for shining at the recent Annual Lilizela Tourism Awards.

Municipality ordered to obey audit recommendations | 14-10-2014

Pretoria - North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Collen Maine, says the department will take a step against Lekwa Teemane local municipality in the next 30 days, if the municipal council fails to act on the recommendations of a forensic report.

Fight against environmental crimes intensified | 14-10-2014

Pretoria – Government will intensify its fight against perpetrators of environmental crimes, says Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.

Mahikeng water safe to drink | 14-10-2014

Pretoria - The North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements says water in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality is safe to drink and no traces of poison have been found in drinking water in the area.

Sefako University to incorporate Medunsa Campus | 13-10-2014

Pretoria - The Medunsa Campus (formerly Medical University of South Africa) will from next year become part of the newly instituted Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU).

Minister Davies arrives in UK ahead of incentive launch | 13-10-2014

Pretoria - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has arrived in the United Kingdom ahead of the launch of the revised Business Process Services Incentive.

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