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Deputy President calls for a caring society | 25-5-2015

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a caring society where there is no place for violence against foreign nationals, intolerance and lawlessness.

KZN grant-in-aid programme deadline looms | 25-5-2015

Pretoria – Emerging arts and culture associations have until 31 May to apply for the KwaZulu-Natal provincial grant-in-aid programme.

Presidency rejects statements by Marikana attorney | 25-5-2015

Pretoria - The Presidency has rejected false statements made by Marikana defence attorney, Andries Nkome, at the weekend in relation to the provincial and national police commissioners.

Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital to get make-over | 25-5-2015

Pretoria – The Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital is set to get a facelift worth R4.5 million in the medical emergency unit as of 1 June to end of this year.

Public Enterprises condemns fake Facebook profile | 25-5-2015

Pretoria - Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has condemned the existence of a fake Facebook account in her name.

Second leg of labour laws' roadshows continue | 25-5-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Labour and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) are planning to enter into a second round of intensive national roadshows to educate stakeholders on the implications of the new amended labour laws now in force.

SA learners celebrate Africa Day | 25-5-2015

Pretoria - Different schools in parts of South Africa today started Africa Day celebrations by singing the African Union (AU) anthem at special assemblies, following a directive issued by the Department of Basic Education (DBE).

Africa Day celebrated in style | 24-5-2015

Pretoria – Songs, dancing and garb from various African nations was the order of the day as thousands of people from across the continent converged in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria to mark Africa Day on Sunday.

No shortage of fixed-dose combination ARVs in SA | 24-5-2015

Pretoria – Government has strongly denied media reports that the country is experiencing extreme drug shortages, particularly fixed-dose combination (FDC) anti-retroviral drugs.

SA’s media strengthened through Local Media Awards | 24-5-2015

Johannesburg - The MDDA-Sanlam Annual Local Media Awards are a major contributor to the strengthening and development of local media, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

Mme Ruth's exemplary life celebrated | 24-5-2015

Vryburg - A sombre mood filled the special dome erected at the showgrounds in Vryburg in the North West on Saturday as thousands of mourners paid their last respects to the distinguished stalwart of the struggle against apartheid, Ruth Segomotsi Mompati.

Dept to probe classification of herbicide as possibly carcinogenic | 24-5-2015

Pretoria – Government will examine a recent evaluation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) which found that glyphosate, a broad-spectrum herbicide used in about 100 products in South Africa, could possibly cause cancer.

Elliotdale school gets tech savvy | 24-5-2015

Elliotdale - Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, on Friday made learning at Ngangolwandle High School in Elliotdale, in the Eastern Cape much more exciting by handing over 25 desktop computers, among other things.

SA to participate in world peace event | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - South Africa will join the international community next Monday to host the second Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace at Freedom Park, Pretoria.

Govt must find ways to recapitalise state owned companies | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Government must find creative ways to recapitalise state-owned companies with failure to do this resulting in utilities being unable to live off their balance sheets, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Long live the spirit of Mme Ruth | 22-5-2015

Vryburg - The story of Mme Ruth is too large to be ignored, says Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete.

Minister to meet with US representatives over AGOA | 22-5-2015

Cape Town – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says he will meet with US representatives at the beginning of June in France, to negotiate a trade agreement, intended at a stronger flow of South African poultry export products to the West.

Africa central to SA’s foreign policy | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - The African continent remains central in South Africa’s foreign policy, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane reaffirmed on Thursday.

Employer annual reconciliation deadline approaching | 22-5-2015

Pretoria – Employers are reminded that all employer annual reconciliation declarations, employee tax certificates and, where applicable, tax certificate cancellation declarations for the period 1 March 2014 to 28 February 2015 must be submitted to it by the end of the month.

Educate youth for a better Africa: Deputy Minister | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Buti Manamela, has called for the youth to be educated and skilled so they can build a better future for Africa.

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