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SA sends condolences following Germanwings plane crash | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has conveyed the country's condolences to the families and friends of all the victims of Germanwings flight 4U 9525, which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

SAPS not looking for NPA Deputy Head | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - The South African Police Service (SAPS) says it has not issued summons against the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Deputy Head Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba.

Domestic, farm workers must benefit from labour programmes | 26-3-2015

Pretoria – The Department of Labour and all its entities need to ensure that domestic and farm workers benefit from their delivery programmes, says Portfolio Committee on Labour chairperson Lumka Yengeni.

KZN, Mpumalanga partner for the benefit of its citizens | 26-3-2015

Pretoria –KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga have set up a partnership to achieve integrated development and sustainable livelihoods to the benefit of citizens from both provinces.

Wits, Univen partner in research, post-grad studies | 26-3-2015

Pretoria – The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the University of Venda (Univen) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will see the two institutions partnering in research, teaching and learning, post-graduate studies and community engagement.

GP transport department clamps down on corruption | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi says the province will only realise its vision of transforming the economy if it remains steadfast in fighting fraud and corruption.

North West sets sights on tourism growth | 25-3-2015

Pretoria – The two-day provincial tourism lekgotla in the North West has set a target of making the province a destination of choice among tourists.

Hawks senior officer arrested for fraud, corruption | 25-3-2015

Pretoria – A senior officer at the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) in Durban has been arrested for alleged fraud and corruption.

Need for black industrialists not racist, says Pres Zuma | 25-3-2015

Midrand - The need for black industrialists in the economy is not aimed at creating racism but rather at ridding the country of it, says President Jacob Zuma.

Black Industrialists Indaba kicks off today | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will this morning open the Black Industrialists Indaba as part of government’s commitment to develop black industrialists in the country.

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria | 25-3-2015

Pretoria – Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy.

SA to roll out massive TB screening campaign | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - Government is embarking on a three-year mass tuberculosis (TB) screening campaign that will help to reduce the number of new infections and related deaths.

Medupi workers down tools for the day | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - Workers at the Medupi coal fired power station in Limpopo have downed tools for the day, the power utility Eskom has confirmed.

SA companies invited to participate in investment mission | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) has invited companies to participate in the Outward Selling and Investment Mission to Vietnam and Philippines.

Eskom to implement stage 2 load-shedding | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - Eskom will implement stage 2 load-shedding as of 4pm this afternoon, said the utility on Wednesday.

SA companies urged to enter Moscow market | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - South African companies have been urged to take up the favourable opportunities offered by Moscow and expand their product footprint.

Deputy President to convene summit on Eskom | 25-3-2015

Cape Town - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will soon convene a summit to discuss solutions to the current electricity challenges facing the country.

Municipalities have a good story to tell | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - Despite grappling with several challenges, municipalities have a good story to tell in building sustainable communities, says National Executive Committee chairperson of the South African Local Government Association (Salga), Mpho Nawa.

Social workers urged to return to positive values | 25-3-2015

Pretoria – Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has urged social workers to make positive values an essential part of social work practice.

Elderly citizens chat with President Zuma | 25-3-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday visited residents of Lodewyk P. Spies Home for the Elderly in Eersterust, Pretoria East, where he interacted with them after assessing the state of the home.

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