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38 people trained on conflict resolution | 28-6-2015

Pretoria – Thirty-eight South Africans have completed training in specialized conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation from world experts as part of the Capacity Building and Training Programme in Mediation for South African Youth.

KZN poorly performing municipalities warned | 28-6-2015

Pretoria - The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has warned all poorly performing municipalities in the province of harsh consequences for non-compliance with the legislative prescripts that govern the financial health of all local governance institutions.

National Health Laboratory recognised on world stage | 28-6-2015

Pretoria – The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) has been nominated by the Swiss Institute for Quality Standards (SIQS) and the Socrates Committee for the prestigious international award in ‘European Quality’ in the healthcare sphere category.

SAPS management to study Marikana report | 26-6-2015

Pretoria - The management of the South African Police Service (SAPS) has taken note of the findings and recommendations as well as the statement by President Jacob Zuma regarding the Marikana Commission of Inquiry's report.

DPSA welcomes revised wage agreement | 26-6-2015

Pretoria – Acting Minister of Public Service and Administration, Nathi Mthethwa, has welcomed the revised public sector wage agreement, as well as the conclusion of the wage agreement.

Police to implement Marikana report recommendations | 26-6-2015

Pretoria - The Police Ministry has welcomed the release of the Marikana Commission's report, saying it will speedily implement its recommendations.

Stage 2 load shedding to be implemented | 26-6-2015

Pretoria - Due to increased electricity demand as a result of the cold front, power utility Eskom says it will implement stage 2 load shedding from 16:00 today.

SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline | 26-6-2015

Walvis Bay - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries that are still using the analogue broadcasting signal are committed to migrate to digital broadcasting by June 2016.

Boxing action returns to SABC 2 tonight | 26-6-2015

Walvis Bay - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has urged South Africans to stay glued to their television sets to watch a live Boxing action match when it returns to SABC 2 tonight at 9:30pm.

Tearful, emotional reunion for granny, children | 26-6-2015

Pretoria – After a tearful and emotional year of searching and never giving up hope, a Mpumalanga granny has been reunited with her abducted 14 and 20-year-old grandchildren at OR Tambo International Airport.

Eskom: no load shedding expected | 26-6-2015

Pretoria - There is currently no load shedding taking place as Eskom has adequate generating capacity to meet the demand in electricity.

Deputy President to study Marikana Report | 26-6-2015

Pretoria – The Presidency says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has noted the release of the Farlam Commission report into the Marikana tragedy by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, and will study its contents and provide his comment in due course.

Judgment against Aurora directors welcomed | 26-6-2015

Pretoria -The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has welcomed the judgment handed down by the High Court in Pretoria against the directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems.

Operation Fiela contributing to peace, order | 26-6-2015

Pretoria – Despite widespread outrage over Operation Fiela, the operation is making inroads in maintaining peace and order, while creating a conjunctive environment for all the people who are living in South Africa to participate freely in economic and social activities.

Presidency responds to complaints regarding Marikana report | 26-6-2015

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma did not want to delay the release of the report of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry after finalising consideration of the report, given the recent urgent application and the various requests for the report to be released.

MEC suspends decision to close Curro School | 26-6-2015

Pretoria – The Gauteng Department of Education has suspended its plans to withdraw the licence of Curro Roodeplaat School, in Pretoria, pending the implementation of interventions by Curro Holdings.

No load shedding currently | 25-6-2015

Pretoria – There is no load shedding taking place currently as Eskom has adequate generating capacity to meet the demand in electricity, the power utility said on Thursday morning.

Minister welcomes court ruling on set top boxes | 25-6-2015

Walvis Bay - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has welcomed the North Gauteng High Court’s ruling to dismiss an application by etv over set-top box (STB) encryption.

Minor drop in tourism numbers | 25-6-2015

Pretoria – The implementation of the Immigration Regulations has not significantly affected the numbers of people travelling into South Africa.

President to release report on Marikana | 25-6-2015

Pretoria – The Presidency has announced that President Jacob Zuma will this evening release the report of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, in an address to the nation.

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