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Help for child-headed homes | 01-10-2014

Pietermaritzburg - President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday visited three households in Mbali, Pietermaritzburg, where he spoke to members of child-headed families.

Gold jewellery sector set to shine through scheme | 01-10-2014

Pretoria - Emerging gold jewellery manufacturers have been given a boost with the launch of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Gold Loan Scheme.

Transnet, BHP sign R24-bn coal deal | 01-10-2014

Johannesburg - State-owned freight logistics group, Transnet and BHP have signed a whopping R24-billion on a 10-year take or pay export coal deal.

Water restored to almost all affected areas | 30-9-2014

Johannesburg - Water supply has been restored to almost all the affected areas in Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and Tshwane metros, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane announced on Monday.

KZN residents look forward to President's visit | 30-9-2014

Pietermaritzburg - Eugenia Mbeje of Ashdown, in Pietermaritzburg, says she is happy to have President Jacob Zuma visit her town on service delivery issues during today’s Imbizo.

2013 productivity stats released | 30-9-2014

Pretoria – South Africa’s Productivity Statistics for the year 2013 have been released, and they show a mixed bag of performances in various key industrial sectors of the economy.

New members appointed to Innovation Council | 30-9-2014

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has appointed new members of the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) which will advise the minister and cabinet on matters that affect the National Innovation System of South Africa.

Joburg unveils strategy to fight rodents | 30-9-2014

Johannesburg - The City of Johannesburg has developed a strategy to enhance its fight against the infestation of rodents, the City’s Member of Mayoral Committee for Health and Social Development, Councillor Nonceba Molwele, announced on Tuesday.

New moves in Judiciary | 30-9-2014

Pretoria - The transfer of the functions, personnel and the necessary resources from the Department of Justice to the Office of the Chief Justice, will go a long way towards enhancing the institutional independence of the judiciary.

Home Affairs relocates Germiston office | 30-9-2014

Pretoria – The Home Affairs office in Germiston, Ekurhuleni, is relocating to its new premises at the Old Post Office building, President and Odendaal Streets in Germiston CBD.

President Zuma wishes older persons well | 30-9-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has wished all senior citizens well on International Day of Older Persons, which is celebrated on 1 October.

Minister launches Botanical Garden in E Cape | 30-9-2014

Pretoria – The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molelwa, has launched the Kwelera National Botanical Garden in the Eastern Cape.

Immunisation campaign for Ekurhuleni | 30-9-2014

Pretoria – The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality will in October conduct a catch-up immunisation drive against tetanus, measles and human papillomavirus (HPV) to ensure that children in Ekurhuleni are safe from infections.

Getting the basics right – with your help | 30-9-2014

Performing important and routine everyday tasks that affect the lives of all is part of our going back to basics programme. It is a call to action for municipal officials to get the basics right and to all South Africans to play their part in ensuring that our municipalities function optimally.

President, Cabinet Ministers to visit Pietermaritzburg | 29-9-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday lead a Presidential Imbizo in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, with a number of Cabinet Ministers, KZN Premier, MECs and Mayors.

Sabric warns customers of banking scam | 29-9-2014

Pretoria - The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric), on behalf of the banking industry, has warned banking customers of the change in banking details scam.

Nigerian tragedy has impacted on SA's psyche | 29-9-2014

On September 12, a multi-storey guest house of The Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, collapsed, claiming the lives of 84 South Africans. About 350 South Africans were in Lagos on matters connected to the church at the time of the tragic incident.

Academic activities resume at TUT | 29-9-2014

Pretoria - Academic and operational activities at all Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) campuses resumed today following a council decision and substantial progress in talks between management and student leaders.

Public Works turn-around strategy uncovers R34.9b | 29-9-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Public Works turnaround strategy has uncovered R34.9 billion in irregular expenditure dating back to 2001, Public Works Minister Thembelani Nxesi announced on Monday.

Public Works continues fight against fraud, corruption | 29-9-2014

Pretoria - The fight to eliminate fraud and corruption at the Department of Public Works is continuing in earnest, as more than 100 cases involving more than R1.1 billion have either been finalised or are being investigated.


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