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SA urged to celebrate Mandela Month meaningfully | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Government has called on South Africans and the international community to actively participate in the activities of Nelson Mandela Month during July.

Radio conference a platform to exchange ideas | 02-7-2015

Johannesburg - Deputy Minister of Communications Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says the Radio Days Africa conference, which is currently taking place in Johannesburg, provides a useful platform to exchange ideas, information and experiences about the issues facing radio.

SA to host Extra-Ordinary SADC Summit | 02-7-2015

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, will on Friday host a SADC meeting on Lesotho.

Learners develop technology to control water wastage | 02-7-2015

Johannesburg – Every year, the country loses millions of rands due to water wastage caused by leaking pipes and taps left running unattended to.

SA values relations with the US: Minister Zulu | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - South Africa continues to value its relationship with the United States, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said on Thursday.

MEC, taxi groups meet over Autopax bus services | 02-7-2015

Pretoria – Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, says the department has held a meeting with the representatives of the two provincial taxi associations as well as taxi groups from Mamelodi, regarding the Autopax bus services in Mamelodi.

Draft amendment B-BBEE tourism sector codes gazetted | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has gazetted the Draft Tourism B-BBEE Codes in terms of Section 9 (5) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Amendment Act.

DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Government will announce the date to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting signals once all systems are in place, including the five million free Set Top Boxes (STBs) to poor households, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

SADC to hold Troika Summit on Lesotho | 02-7-2015

Pretoria – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned from his visit to Lesotho after being dispatched there by Chairperson of the SADC Troika on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, President Jacob Zuma.

Minister takes DTT awareness campaign to Ratanda | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - South Africa’s migrating from the analogue broadcasting format to a digital broadcasting system will be top of the agenda during Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi’s, Imbizo in Ratanda, south of Heidelberg on Friday.

US, Cuba to reopen embassies | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - The United States and Cuba have agreed to formally re-establish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies, President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday.

Minister wishes new SABC CEO all the best | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has wished the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Frans Matlala, all the best in his new responsibilities.

Police launch manhunt for Soshanguve Mall robbers | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Police have launched a manhunt for about 10 suspects who shot and wounded elderly people and two security guards during a cash heist at the Soshanguve Mall, north of Pretoria on Wednesday morning.

Nine elderly bystanders and two security guards were shot and wounded during the cash heist.

Gauteng to get new schools for learners with special educational needs | 02-7-2015

Johannesburg - Eighteen new schools which will cater for learners with special educational needs are to be built this financial year in the Gauteng province, says Gauteng Department of Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

Municipality working on fixing Platberg sewage pump station | 02-7-2015

Pretoria – The Department of Water and Sanitation says there are mandatory procedures which need to be followed in order to fix the Platberg sewage pump station which has been out of order for some time.

No longer business as usual, warns Modise | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Newly-appointed National Commissioner of Correctional Services, Zacharia Modise, has told Correctional Services officials that it will no longer be business as usual.

Chaos at Oudtshoorn municipal council meeting condemned | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Pravin Gordhan has strongly condemned the chaos and intimidation that erupted at the Oudtshoorn municipal council meeting on Tuesday.

All spheres of govt focused on youth during June | 01-7-2015

Pretoria – Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela says today's youth activism is directed towards successfully tackling the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment.

Minister leads campaign against use of tik | 01-7-2015

Pretoria - Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will on Thursday lead the commemoration of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking by holding an awareness campaign against the use of tik in Eersterust, near Pretoria.

Youth Month: Youth applauded for participating | 01-7-2015

Pretoria - Government has commended the youth for participating in various outreach activities and dialogues during Youth Month.

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