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SA’s media strengthened through Local Media Awards | 24-5-2015

Johannesburg - The MDDA-Sanlam Annual Local Media Awards are a major contributor to the strengthening and development of local media, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

Mme Ruth's exemplary life celebrated | 24-5-2015

Vryburg - A sombre mood filled the special dome erected at the showgrounds in Vryburg in the North West on Saturday as thousands of mourners paid their last respects to the distinguished stalwart of the struggle against apartheid, Ruth Segomotsi Mompati.

Dept to probe classification of herbicide as possibly carcinogenic | 24-5-2015

Pretoria – Government will examine a recent evaluation by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) which found that glyphosate, a broad-spectrum herbicide used in about 100 products in South Africa, could possibly cause cancer.

Elliotdale school gets tech savvy | 24-5-2015

Elliotdale - Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, on Friday made learning at Ngangolwandle High School in Elliotdale, in the Eastern Cape much more exciting by handing over 25 desktop computers, among other things.

Africa Day celebrated in style | 24-5-2015

Pretoria – Songs, dancing and garb from various African nations was the order of the day as thousands of people from across the continent converged in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria to mark Africa Day on Sunday.

No shortage of fixed-dose combination ARVs in SA | 24-5-2015

Pretoria – Government has strongly denied media reports that the country is experiencing extreme drug shortages, particularly fixed-dose combination (FDC) anti-retroviral drugs.

Communities urged to protect SA's biodiversity | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Thomson, has urged all South Africans to step up efforts to protect the country’s biodiversity for the benefit of the present and future generations.

Pres Zuma concludes Mozambique state visit | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has returned to South Africa after wrapping up his two-day state visit to Mozambique.

Eskom to implement load shedding throughout the day | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Eskom has announced that it will implement planned power outages from 8am until 10pm on Friday.

SA to participate in world peace event | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - South Africa will join the international community next Monday to host the second Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace at Freedom Park, Pretoria.

Govt must find ways to recapitalise state owned companies | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Government must find creative ways to recapitalise state-owned companies with failure to do this resulting in utilities being unable to live off their balance sheets, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Long live the spirit of Mme Ruth | 22-5-2015

Vryburg - The story of Mme Ruth is too large to be ignored, says Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete.

Minister to meet with US representatives over AGOA | 22-5-2015

Cape Town – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says he will meet with US representatives at the beginning of June in France, to negotiate a trade agreement, intended at a stronger flow of South African poultry export products to the West.

Africa central to SA’s foreign policy | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - The African continent remains central in South Africa’s foreign policy, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane reaffirmed on Thursday.

Employer annual reconciliation deadline approaching | 22-5-2015

Pretoria – Employers are reminded that all employer annual reconciliation declarations, employee tax certificates and, where applicable, tax certificate cancellation declarations for the period 1 March 2014 to 28 February 2015 must be submitted to it by the end of the month.

Educate youth for a better Africa: Deputy Minister | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Deputy Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Buti Manamela, has called for the youth to be educated and skilled so they can build a better future for Africa.

Peru trade mission to increase trade, investment | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies says the trade mission to Peru that the department is undertaking forms part of efforts to improve bilateral trade relations and increasing trade and investment in Latin America.

Four more escapees re-arrested | 22-5-2015

Pretoria – Four of the remaining six inmates who escaped from the Groenpunt Correctional Services Centre in Vereeniging have been re-arrested.

Home sweet home for Ekurhuleni elders | 22-5-2015

Pretoria – Over 33 elderly persons, who are now proud home owners, have moved into their new homes in Eden Park, Ekurhuleni.

Eskom moves to stage 2 load shedding | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Eskom moved from stage 1 to stage 2 load shedding on Friday.


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