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No load-shedding for long weekend | 26-4-2015

Pretoria- Power utility Eskom says it is using this weekend to embark on a massive maintenance drive in an effort to improve the performance and reliability of its power generating units, ahead of the expected peak winter demand.

Deputy President not benefited from Eskom coal contracts | 26-4-2015

Pretoria- The Office Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday said it takes exception to statements made by energy analyst, Ted Blom, that the Deputy President had benefited improperly from Eskom coal contracts.

Ekurhuleni repairs Alberton substation | 26-4-2015

Pretoria- Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality on Sunday said technicians were continuing to repair the substation at Alberton that was left damaged after two transformer oil valves were stolen in the early hours of Friday morning.

Churches urged to fight violence against forein nationals | 26-4-2015

Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe has called on church leaders to play a leadership role in fighting violence against women and foreign nationals.

President Zuma sends condolences to Nepal | 26-4-2015

Pretoria- President Jacob Zuma has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, following a massive earthquake there on Saturday.

State prepared to up salaries by 5.8 percent | 25-4-2015

Acting Public Service and Administration Minister Nathi Mthethwa says government is only prepared to increase public servants salaries by 5.8 percent.

SA seen as heaven by migrants | 25-4-2015

Leaders of different organisations representing foreign nationals who live in South Africa say most of their members migrate to the country because they know their lives will be well-protected than in their countries of origin.

Police Minister in Moscow for anti-drug meeting | 25-4-2015

The Minister of Police Nathi Nhleko has noted with concern media comments insinuating that he opted to attend a conference in Russia rather than deal with the issues pertaining to attacks on foreign nationals.

Minister Shabangu encourages integration | 25-4-2015

Johannesburg- The Minister in the Presidency reponsible for Women Susan Shabangu says attacking foreign nationals or chasing them out of the country will not reduce the problems facing South Africans, but could increase unemployment and lead to job losses.

Minister Muthambi visits Musina | 24-4-2015

Musina - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will this morning visit the border town of Musina in Limpopo to promote good relations between South Africans and foreign nationals living in the area.

Minister conveys condolences to fire fighters' families | 24-4-2015

Pretoria - Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has sent condolences to the families of Darrel Rea and Jastun Visagie, who lost their lives battling a mountainside fire in the Bains Kloof area near Wellington in the Western Cape.

Suspended SAA CEO resigns | 24-4-2015

Pretoria - Suspended South African Airways (SAA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Monwabisi Kalawe has resigned with immediate effect, the national carrier confirmed on Friday.

Open Letter from President Jacob Zuma to Mia Couto, Mozambican writer and poet | 24-4-2015

My Dear Brother

I was very happy to hear from you after a long time. It is a pity that we are reconnecting under sad and painful circumstances which have prompted you to write an open letter to me.

SANRAL says no to attacks on foreign nationals | 24-4-2015

Pretoria - The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) has joined the rest of the country in supporting government’s stance against the attacks on foreign nationals.

HIV infections decline over last decade | 24-4-2015

Pretoria – According to an International Labour Organisation (ILO) study, the number of HIV infections has declined steadily over the last decade in general terms.

Govt launches a "We are Africa" mobile app | 24-4-2015

Pretoria - The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has launched a mobile application to support government's efforts against attacks on foreign nationals.

Alexandra denounces attacks on foreign nationals | 24-4-2015

Johannesburg - The community of Alexandra says it is totally against the attacks on people from other African countries.

Dept denies withholding NEEDU report | 24-4-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Basic Education has rejected accusations that it has refused to release a report that was compiled by the National Education and Development Unit (NEEDU).

Tshwane takes a stand against attacks | 24-4-2015

Pretoria – The community of Tshwane today turned up in large numbers to march against the recent attacks on foreign nationals.

SA plans to eliminate malaria by 2018 | 24-4-2015

Pretoria - South Africa plans to eliminate malaria by achieving an incidence of zero cases of locally transmitted malaria by 2018, says the National Department of Health, ahead of the World Malaria Day.


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