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Techno boost for Alexandra school | 22-7-2014

Pretoria – From traditional teaching and learning methods to high-tech computers and whiteboards, learners at Gordon Primary School, in Alexandra, are set to improve their standards.

Minister Pandor pleased with SKA progress | 22-7-2014

Pretoria – Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says progress is being made on the MeerKAT project and the building of global partnerships for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

Black film makers set to shine | 22-7-2014

Pretoria - Six emerging black film makers are set to win R5 million each, per year, for development, production and marketing costs.

Successful end to Imbizo Week | 22-7-2014

Pretoria - Government has thanked South Africans for participating in National Imbizo Focus Week, which ended with Communications Minister Faith Muthambi’s visit to Limpopo over the weekend.

Offenders to participate in Championships | 22-7-2014

Pretoria – Six hundred inmates from various correctional centres countrywide are expected to participate in the 2014 Football, Rugby and Netball “World Cup” Championships.

SA to probe Citrus Black Spot | 22-7-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has launched an investigation to determine the causes of the presence of Citrus Black Spot (CBS) discovered on a consignment of exported lemons to the European Union (EU).

KPMG appointed to run Correctional Services probe | 22-7-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Correctional Services has appointed auditing firm KPMG to conduct a forensic investigation into the awarding of the electronic monitoring system.

Mother of kidnapped boy shares her pain | 22-7-2014

Bronkhorstspruit – The mother of Mongezi Phike, 5, who was kidnapped and reunited with his family, has shared the nightmare and pain she went through over the last few days.

Police Act placed under review | 22-7-2014

Cape Town – Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says the Police Secretariat is in the process of reviewing the SA Police Service Act to align the legislation with the Constitution.

Nersa to hold public hearing | 22-7-2014

Pretoria - The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will today hold a public hearing on guidelines for electricity reseller tariffs.

Turning the tide on varsity discrimination | 22-7-2014

Pretoria – Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced new measures to root out discrimination at tertiary institutions.

FS probes medication dumping | 22-7-2014

Pretoria - An independent investigation team has been set up to speedily assist with the investigation of medication and consumables in a transit site at Pelonomi Hospital, in the Free State.

Dti puts a cap on reckless lending | 22-7-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will later this month publish regulations to standardise affordability assessment tests in order to curb reckless lending.

New fire station to keep Ekurhuleni safe | 22-7-2014

Pretoria – The recently launched R28-million Zonkisizwe fire station, in Ekurhuleni, will assure safety of residents in cases of accidental fires.

Community colleges for SA | 22-7-2014

Pretoria - Government is set to establish community colleges around the country to cater for unskilled people and those who did not attend or finish school.

Missing Bronkhorstspruit boy found unharmed | 21-7-2014

Pretoria - Police have confirmed that they have found five-year-old Mongezi Phike, who was kidnapped during a car hijacking.

National planning set to get stronger | 21-7-2014

Pretoria – Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Jeff Radebe says his newly reconfigured department remains in a strong position to carry out the planning function throughout government.

R850m for nuclear development | 21-7-2014

Pretoria – Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says R850 million of her department’s R7.4-billion budget will go towards nuclear development.

SA needs to engage on energy future | 21-7-2014

Pretoria - While strides have been made since the establishment of the Department of Energy in 2010, Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says that the country needs to engage in a national dialogue about its energy future.

Budget deficit to narrow to 2.8% by 2017 | 21-7-2014

Cape Town – Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says he is confident that despite a turbulent economic climate, government will over the next three years reduce its budget deficit.


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