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Deputy President concludes Lesotho visit | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - Deputy President and SADC Facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his visit to Lesotho where he observed the elections that were held on Saturday.

President Zuma stands by JSE black ownership remarks | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma stands by his assertion that black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) stands at 3%, his office said on Sunday.

Cuban Force helps SANDF build technical capacity | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - The technical team from the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces has arrived in South Africa to help the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to service and maintain its military vehicles and build internal technical capacity.

National toll tariffs to be adjusted | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - Toll tariffs on national roads will be adjusted in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) on 7 March 2015.

SA hosts international corrections conference | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - South Africa is hosting a four-day meeting of the Inter-governmental Expert Group on the Review of the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (SMRs) in Cape Town.

Majakaneng calm as talks continue | 02-3-2015

Pretoria – The Department of Water and Sanitation says the situation in Majakaneng village in the North West has returned to normality following violent water-related protests.

Transnet concludes funding for 1 064-locomotive deal | 02-3-2015

Kempton Park - State-owned freight logistics group, Transnet, on Monday announced a combined R13-billion funding for its long awaited 1 064 locomotive acquisition programme.

Millions pumped into power lines | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - City Power, the City of Johannesburg’s electricity utility, has spent more than R267 million over the past four years to replace low voltage copper overhead power lines (LV), it said on Monday.

Five houses destroyed in Cape Town fire | 02-3-2015

Pretoria – Five houses were destroyed and 52 people have been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in Muizenberg, Cape Town.

Medupi produces first power | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - First power was produced out of the Medupi power station’s Unit 6 today, Eskom said on Monday.

R160m set aside to grow Gauteng's township businesses | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - The Gauteng government has set aside more than R160 million towards revitalising the township economy.

New sheriffs board appointed | 02-3-2015

Pretoria - In line with the Department of Justice’s commitment to transform the sheriff’s industry, Minister Michael Masutha has appointed 11 members to serve on the newly constituted South African Board of Sheriffs.

SA to present progress report on women development | 02-3-2015

Pretoria – South Africa will table its country report, which reviews how far it has come in advancing women issues in the last 20 years, at the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59).

First Lesotho election results due Sunday afternoon | 01-3-2015

The first results in Lesotho's general elections were expected later on Sunday after voting stations closed late Saturday afternoon.

Joy as JB Marks and Kotane's remains are repatriated | 01-3-2015

They left South Africa for Russia in 1963 to lobby the international community to support the fight against Apartheid. And as Apartheid’s repressive laws intensified, JB Marks and Moses Kotane both died in the 1970s and were buried in Moscow.

SKA to enhance development in SA | 01-3-2015

Pretoria-Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the South African government has identified the construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) as a strategic infrastructure project overseen by the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Committee.

Breast cancer a problem for women – President Zuma | 01-3-2015

President Jacob Zuma says breast cancer remains a serious problem and it is crucial that South Africa gives its utmost attention to the cancer as it affects scores of women in the country.

Youth clubs, a model of development | 01-3-2015

Pretoria- Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Youth Development, Buti Manamela, has called on more young people to get involved in youth clubs, which he says are a model for youth development.

Petrol price to go up by 96 cents a litre | 01-3-2015

The price of petrol will increase by 96 cents a litre from Wednesday, the Energy Department has said.

Work on Emalahleni major water pipeline on track | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - The planned Majuba tie-in and maintenance outage on the bulk water pipeline supplying Kriel in Emalahleni Local Municipality is proceeding according to plan, says the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS).

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