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Drive to educate people to see | 11-4-2014

Pretoria – In an effort to avoid complications resulting from poor eye care, the Gauteng Department of Health has embarked on a drive to educate people from the province on the importance of eye health and screening.

Gauteng's jewellery graduates shine bright | 11-4-2014

Pretoria – The first 15 students have completed and graduated from Gauteng’s Design @ 50 commercial jewellery programme.

Electronic Communications Amendment Act signed into law | 11-4-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has signed into law the Electronic Communications Amendment Act, 2014 (Act No.1 of 2014).

Pres Zuma to visit Nelson Mandela Bay | 11-4-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday visit Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as part of the Siyahlola Presidential Monitoring Programme.

Premier appeals for calm after protesting teen shot dead | 10-4-2014

Pretoria - North West Premier Thandi Modise has appealed for calm after a teenager was allegedly shot dead by a tavern owner during violent protests in Christiana near Bloemhof on Wednesday afternoon.

Parliament sets up Nkandla ad hoc committee | 10-4-2014

Pretoria - Speaker of Parliament Max Sisulu has established an ad hoc committee which will consider submissions by President Jacob Zuma to the Public Protector’s Nkandla report.

Marking of NSC supplementary scripts completed | 10-4-2014

Pretoria – The marking of the 2013 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Supplementary Examination scripts have been concluded, the Basic Education Department announced on Thursday.

Ekurhuleni remembers Chris Hani | 10-4-2014

Pretoria - The City of Ekurhuleni will this morning host the commemoration of the 21st anniversary of the assassination of former SA Communist Party (SACP) leader, Chris Hani, at the Thomas Nkobi Memorial Park in Boksburg.

Management of remand detainees improves | 10-4-2014

Pretoria - More than 380 awaiting-trial detainees, who were in custody in correctional centres for more than two years, are no longer in remand detention, the Department of Correctional Services (DSC) said on Thursday.

Gender summit reviews progress, challenges | 10-4-2014

Pretoria - South Africa has many milestones worth celebrating in its journey to achieving gender equality in the past 20 years, says the Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana.

Celebrating Freedom Fridays with 'selfies' | 10-4-2014

Pretoria – South Africans are encouraged to show their pride, wear their colours, take a ‘selfie’ and upload it on social media using the hashtag #FreedomFridaySelfie and/or #20YOFSelfie.

More needs to be done to reduce HIV | 10-4-2014

Pretoria – Although South Africa’s large scale Aids response has resulted in significant gains, HIV surveillance experts in South Africa have stressed the need to further expand and intensify current efforts to reduce the impact of Aids.

Focus on foundation phase education yielding results | 10-4-2014

Pretoria – Deputy Minister of Education Enver Surty says government’s focus on education at the foundation phase is showing results.

Wireless network opens doors for N Cape learners | 10-4-2014

Kuruman – Education for learners in about 50 schools in the JT Gaetsewe District Municipality in the Northern Cape is set to become more interesting, thanks to the introduction of wireless network in the area.

Dewani formally charged | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani has been formally charged with five counts, including the murder of his wife, Anni Dewani.

KZN kicks off 20 years celebrations | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Celebrations to start the countdown to South Africa’s 20th Anniversary of Freedom and Democracy got off to a spectacular start in Durban on Tuesday.

Pres Zuma calls for tolerance in KZN ahead of elections | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - With the 2014 general elections less than a month away, President Jacob Zuma has urged the people of KwaZulu-Natal not to allow violence to return to the province.

Reserve Bank unlikely to intervene to stabilise rand | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - While the rand is expected to remain volatile, the Reserve Bank is unlikely to intervene in the market to try to stabilise the currency, says Governor Gill Marcus.

Minister Tsenoli condemns Bloemhof protests | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Lechesa Tsenoli has strongly condemned the violent protests in Boitumelong, Bloemhof, in the North West.

SA urged to use water sparingly | 09-4-2014

Pretoria - Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has urged South Africans to use water sparingly and with utmost care.

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