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New Home Affairs office for Mossel Bay communities | 16-4-2014

Pretoria - Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor will on Thursday open a new Home Affairs office in Mossel Bay, Western Cape, to improve services by bringing facilities closer to the people.

SA to participate in AU social affairs meeting | 16-4-2014

Pretoria - Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant will next week lead a high-level South African delegation to a special session of the African Union Labour and Social Affairs Commission (AULSAC) in Windhoek, Namibia.

KZN govt, taxi associations sign pact | 16-4-2014

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Willies Mchunu, has signed a cooperation agreement with five associations operating in the Greater Newcastle region, to address disputes over routes and safeguard the lives of taxi operators and commuters.

Mpumalanga gets ready for fire season | 16-4-2014

Badplass – Mpumalanga province has positioned itself to respond during fire season by putting 50 fire fighters through a course on wildfire prevention strategies.

Narysec hailed as skills development hub | 15-4-2014

Thaba Nchu - A graduate of the National Rural Youth Corps (Narysec), Colbert Mabasa, 29, has hailed the programme as a skills development hub, which creates invaluable job opportunities for the youth.

R60m N West substation almost complete | 15-4-2014

Pretoria - The R60 million electricity distribution substation in the North West is set to be completed by the end of May.

Denel showcases its products in Malaysia | 15-4-2014

Pretoria - Denel’s latest products in the land defence arena and missile technology are on display at the Defence Services Asia (DSA) Exhibition, which is underway in Malaysia.

Candidate lists being finalised | 15-4-2014

Pretoria - The Independent Electoral Commission is finalising candidate lists following the conclusion of the objection and appeal process, in which only a single objection was upheld by the IEC.

Rural life upward bound | 15-4-2014

Thaba Nchu – Winds of change are blowing over the country’s rural landscape, with the National Rural Youth Service Corp (Narysec) set to change the development path of these areas by fighting unemployment.

December 2013 tourism stats at record high | 15-4-2014

Pretoria - Nearly one million tourists visited South Africa in December 2013, with most of the tourists coming from the SADC region, said Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Tuesday.

Pres Zuma: We have done well in five years | 15-4-2014

Port Elizabeth – With just a few weeks left before the official end of the current term of government, President Jacob Zuma has expressed satisfaction about government’s performance in the Nelson Mandela Bay region of the Eastern Cape over the past five years

SANParks makes inroads in war against rhino poaching | 15-4-2014

Skukuza - South African National Parks (SANParks) authorities say gains are being made in the war against rhino poaching, with eight suspected poachers arrested in the past week.

Pres Zuma visits Nelson Mandela Bay | 15-4-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will today conduct a service delivery assessment visit in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, as part of the Siyahlola Presidential Monitoring Programme.

Minister to unpack Defence Review | 15-4-2014

Pretoria – Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will on Wednesday unpack the Defence Review in a conversation with members of the media in association with the Johannesburg Press Club and Wits Business School.

SA sends condolences to Nigeria following deadly blast | 15-4-2014

Pretoria - The South African government has sent its condolences to Nigeria following a bomb blast in that country’s capital Abuja, which left over 70 people dead.

Energy department gets SA powered up | 15-4-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Energy will this month start the process of procuring 800 megawatts of cogeneration, while it will procure 2 500 megawatts of coal generation in May.

Economy tells of our progress in 20 years | 15-4-2014

The building of a more inclusive economy is not an easy task and is far from being achieved. Equally so, the task of building a non-racial, non-sexist and prosperous South Africa requires a deliberate effort that results in all benefiting from the wealth of the country. The economy is now stretched to benefit all.

Premier Modise slams stoning of cars outside Mahikeng | 15-4-2014

Pretoria – North West Premier Thandi Modise has condemned the stoning of cars near Rooigrond informal settlement on the Mahikeng-Lichtenburg road on Monday evening.

Why Eastern Cape is important to SA’s growth | 15-4-2014

Port Elizabeth – As residents of New Brighton in Port Elizabeth started making their way to a local community hall, where President Jacob Zuma is due to address them later this morning, the focus has shifted to the Eastern Cape as one of the important provinces to South Africa’s economic growth.

Nuclear build announcement expected soon | 14-4-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Energy will in the next two months make an announcement on South Africa’s nuclear build future, Minister Ben Martins said on Monday.


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