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SAA makes progress | 16-4-2015

Pretoria - With the conclusion of the 90 Day Action Plan, South Africans now have an aviation asset, says South African Airways (SAA) acting Chief Executive Officer, Nico Bezuidenhout.

Ekurhuleni Mayor calls for calm | 16-4-2015

Pretoria - Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mondli Gungubele has called for calm and tolerance in the wake of attacks on foreign nationals.

Unemployment remains high amongst black S Africans: Lehohla | 16-4-2015

Cape Town – Unemployment remains high amongst black South Africans compared to other races, Statistician General Pali Lehohla said on Wednesday.

Minister meets leadership of former Afrikaans universities | 16-4-2015

Pretoria - Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande today met with the leadership of the four former Afrikaans only universities as part of a process of cluster engagement on transformation within the higher education sector.

Marchers call for an end to attacks on foreign nationals | 16-4-2015

Pretoria - Thousands of South Africans who took part in a peace march today, have spoken in one voice, calling for peace and for an end to attacks on foreign nationals.

Spelling Bee competition to improve learners' vocab | 16-4-2015

Pretoria - As part of a broader comprehensive strategy to address the poor performance by learners in languages and numeracy, the Department of Basic Education, in partnership with Spell It South Africa, will today launch the Spelling Bee South Africa Competition for 2015.

President Zuma calls for calm, end to violence | 16-4-2015

Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma has condemned the recent “shocking and unacceptable” incidents of violence directed at foreign nationals in some parts of KwaZulu-Natal and has appealed for calm.

KZN to hold peace march | 16-4-2015

Pretoria - The KwaZulu-Natal government will this morning lead a peace march against attacks on foreign nationals.

SA activates national plan to respond to unrest | 16-4-2015

Pretoria - Joint Operational Centres have been activated nationally to respond to the ongoing attacks on foreign nationals and the looting of their shops, particularly in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Switch off non-essential appliances, Eskom urges | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - Eskom has from 6am this morning implemented stage 2 load shedding.

SA delegation in US for AGOA talks | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has arrived in Washington to advocate for the renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) with South Africa as a beneficiary country.

N West opens its doors to host SAMAs | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - The North West Department of Tourism is proud that the province will host the 21st edition of the South African Music Awards (SAMAs).

Over 70 izimbizo held during focus week | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - The second National Imbizo Focus Week has seen government representatives, including Cabinet Ministers and their deputies, embarking on over 70 events countrywide.

SA to mark World Intellectual Property Day | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will celebrate World Intellectual Property Day later this month.

New university to be ranked best in the world | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has launched a new health science university envisaged to be ranked amongst the best in the world.

Mobile offices to make land claims process easier | 15-4-2015

Cape Town – The unveiling of a high-tech mobile lodgement office is expected to increase accessibility to citizens who live in far-flung rural areas who wish to submit land claims.

Free State, China build trade ties | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - Free State Premier Ace Magashule has encouraged the province’s business fraternity to build working relationships with their Chinese counterparts.

Freedom Park to exhibit work at World Trade Market | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - Freedom Park is taking part in the World Trade Market 2015 taking place in Cape Town from Wednesday till Friday.

Learners get lifetime opportunity to chat to astronaut | 15-4-2015

Pretoria - A group of learners from Sol Plaatje Primary School in Mafikeng will get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to talk directly to an astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS) in May.

Minister Brown updates the nation on electricity shortages | 15-4-2015

Cape Town – Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom’s residential and business customers to use energy sparingly as the winter season approaches.

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