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SA-Russia visit strengthened bilateral relations: President Zuma | 23-10-2014

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma says his recent working visit to Russia was aimed at strengthening the countries’ bilateral relations.

Cabinet approves SAA board appointments | 23-10-2014

Pretoria - Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr John Tambi and Anthony Dixon as members of the South African Airways (SAA) Board at its meeting in Cape Town.

400 desks for Limpopo school | 23-10-2014

Pretoria - Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Rejoice Mabudafhasi will hand over 400 school desks to Litshovhu Secondary School on Friday in Madombidzha village in Limpopo.

SA needs to work together: Finance Minister | 23-10-2014

Cape Town - Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has called on South Africans to work together to steer the country through the current tough financial environment.

Minister Mthethwa shocked by arson attack at OR Tambo memorial | 23-10-2014

Pretoria - Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has condemned the arson attack at the O R Tambo Garden of Remembrance, which destroyed Tambo's statue, pictures and historic files of the ANC.

N West ups capacity to provide water | 23-10-2014

Pretoria - North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo says his administration is working around the clock to provide clean water on a daily basis to over 40 000 households in Mahikeng and surrounding villages.

Minister facilitates repatriation of struggle stalwarts remains | 23-10-2014

Pretoria - Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa is on a six-day official visit to Russia to facilitate the repatriation of the remains of struggle stalwarts Moses Kotane and JB Marks.

Stellenbosch lab conducts DNA analysis | 23-10-2014

Pretoria – The DNA samples gathered from the 116 people who died in the collapse of the building in Nigeria over a month ago have arrived at a laboratory in Stellenbosch for analysis.

Employers buying in to government's Employment Tax Incentive | 22-10-2014

Cape Town – Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says there are early indications that government’s Employment Tax Incentive, which was introduced earlier this year, is attracting buy-in from employers.

Efforts to combat corruption continue | 22-10-2014

Cape Town - Efforts to combat corruption will continue, National Treasury said on Wednesday.

Finance Minister to deliver MTBPS | 22-10-2014

Cape Town – The attention of the nation will be on the National Assembly when Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene tables his first ever Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) as the principal responsible for the public purse.

National Treasury expecting African Bank relisting next year | 22-10-2014

Cape Town – National Treasury says it expects African Bank to be relisted early next year as it is already showing signs of stability.

Transforming ordinary spaces into great places | 22-10-2014

Pretoria – Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is working with planning practitioners and decision-makers to transform ordinary places into “Great Places”.

Government announces measures to narrow deficit | 22-10-2014

Cape Town - Government has proposed a series of measures to narrow the country’s budget deficit from 4.1% this year to 2.5% over the next three years.

President Zuma had no interview with The Guardian | 22-10-2014

Pretoria - The Presidency has placed on record that President Jacob Zuma did not have an interview with British newspaper, The Guardian, on the Oscar Pistorius trial or any other matter this week.

Government proposes new framework for state-owned companies | 22-10-2014

Cape Town - Government has proposed a new framework for funding state-owned companies, which will include closer monitoring of such entities.

Bird flu costs SA R4bn | 22-10-2014

Pretoria - The outbreak of the bird flu virus, commonly known as avian influenza, in the past few years has cost the country about R4 billion, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana.

NYDA invites students to apply for scholarships | 22-10-2014

Pretoria - The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has invited young matriculants to apply for scholarships.

Winterveldt homeless to receive houses soon | 22-10-2014

Pretoria - All unoccupied and vandalised low-cost (RDP) houses will soon be repaired, completed and handed over to homeless and approved beneficiaries in Winterveldt.

Treasury's spending priorities for the next three years | 22-10-2014

Cape Town – The National Treasury has proposed increasing its spending over the next three years on initiatives that will boost job creation, education and skills development.

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