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Constitution Hill to celebrate World Tourism Day | 23-9-2014

Pretoria – The Constitution Hill will be joining the international community in celebrating World Tourism Day on 27 September 2014.

Self-enrichment pattern must be rooted out of public service | 23-9-2014

Pretoria - Limpopo Premier Chupu Mathabatha says the self-enrichment syndrome is a cancer that must be confronted and rooted out from the Public Service.

New SARS Commissioner appointed | 23-9-2014

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has appointed Thomas (Tom) Swabihi Moyane as the new Commissioner of the South African Revenue Services (SARS).

SA, Russia sign strategic nuclear energy pact | 23-9-2014

Pretoria - South Africa has signed an Intergovernmental Agreement on Strategic Partnership and Cooperation in Nuclear Energy and Industry with Russia.

Energy Department to build its capacity | 23-9-2014

Pretoria – The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Energy, Fikile Majola, says the committee will work together with the Department of Energy to build its capacity and enable the department to respond to the energy challenges in South Africa.

Billboards to inform public on state of air | 23-9-2014

Pretoria - Government plans to put up billboards that will report live on the state of air with health messages in highly populated areas in the country, National Air Quality Officer, Dr Thuli Mdluli, said on Tuesday.

25 survivors from Nigeria return home | 22-9-2014

Pretoria – The 25 South Africans who were injured when a building at the Synagogue Church of all Nations in Nigeria collapsed, have arrived in the country.

Focus on transformation matters at N West varsity | 22-9-2014

Pretoria - The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training will on Tuesday pay an oversight visit to the North West University (NWU) to discuss, among others, issues of transformation at the institution.

SA survivors from Nigeria return home | 22-9-2014

Pretoria - Twenty six South Africans who were injured when a building at the Synagogue Church of all Nations in Nigeria collapsed, will arrive in the country this morning.

Police in control of crime - Phiyega | 22-9-2014

Johannesburg – While challenges with certain categories of crime such as murder and sexual offences remain, South Africa’s police have a firm handle on crime, says National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega.

SA pushes for UN transformation | 22-9-2014

New York – South Africa has vowed to push for the transformation of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) ahead of the 69th UN General Assembly debate taking place in New York, this week.

Telling stories of freedom | 21-9-2014

Pretoria – As South Africa celebrates Heritage Month and its 20 Years of Freedom, staff at the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) spent a part of their Friday afternoon taking part in the ‘Tell your Story’ campaign.

Thusong Centres bring government closer to communities | 21-9-2014

Botshabelo – Thusong Centres, which provide services to about five million people in South Africa, have bridged the gap between government and the people who live in remote areas, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

Public Works committed to providing accommodation | 21-9-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Public says it is committed to honouring its Constitutional mandate of providing accommodation to government, including members of the Executive.

Ekurhuleni residents urged to use water sparingly | 21-9-2014

Pretoria - The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality has made an appeal to residents to use water sparingly as it experiences water supply interruptions in Germiston, Benoni, Etwatwa, Daveyton and Tsakane.

Council looks to ICT to improve education | 21-9-2014

Pretoria – Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) will push for the stronger use of ICT to radically transform basic education.

Legal action taken against Kuruman protesters | 21-9-2014

Pretoria – Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the law must take its course against protesters in Kuruman, Northern Cape, who have prevented learners from attending school.

All systems go for matric exams | 21-9-2014

Pretoria – With just 36 days to go before this year’s matrics begin their final exams, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says preparations are complete.

Kruger Park experiencing veld fires | 19-9-2014

Pretoria - The Kruger National Park (KNP) is currently experiencing four fast moving fires since Friday due to the hot weather conditions in the area.

Municipalities urged to involve people in housing delivery | 19-9-2014

Benoni – Human Settlements Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks says local government needs to include the participation of the people in housing delivery.


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