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SA students get a warm send off to Ireland | 20-8-2014

Pretoria – Eight South African students will be departing to Ireland on 26 August to pursue their post-graduate studies in various fields.

President Zuma to preside over Nakasa’s reburial | 20-8-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will preside over the reburial of renowned journalist Nat Nakasa’s remains at Heroes’ Acre in Chesterville, Durban, on 13 September.

Phiyega speaks out on police killings | 20-8-2014

Pretoria - National Police Commissioner, General Riah Phiyega, has spoken out on the escalating attacks on police officials, as well as incidents in which police officers are killed.

Companies Act progressing well: dti | 20-8-2014

Pretoria - The implementation of the Companies Act is progressing well, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

SA banks are healthy, robust: SARB | 20-8-2014

Pretoria - The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) considers the local banking sector to be healthy and robust and does not agree with the decision of rating agency Moody’s Investor Service to downgrade four of the country’s biggest banks.

President Zuma: Attend to infrastructure delivery with urgency | 20-8-2014

Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma has told Ministers, Premiers and Mayors, who are part of the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC), that they must jointly attend to delivery matters with speed and a problem-solving culture.

Sign language approved as first language | 20-8-2014

Pretoria – The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has welcomed the approval to allow hearing impaired pupils to choose sign language as a first language.

Community partnerships needed to curb crime against children | 20-8-2014

Johannesburg - Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has reiterated his call for community partnerships to help address the recent spate of crimes, which has left several children dead.

1.5 million housing opportunities unlocked | 20-8-2014

Pretoria - The 100 days target of creating 1.5 million housing opportunities is set to build houses for the poor and open the housing market for those who cannot access home loans.

Government won't amend NPA law: President Zuma | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Government does not intend proposing any amendments to the Constitution, regarding the appointment of the National Director of Public Prosecutions, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.

Special ceremony to welcome Nakasa's remains | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - A special ceremony will be held at the King Shaka International Airport this afternoon to welcome home the remains of prolific journalist Nat Nakasa.

Govt committed to supporting local procurement | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Government is committed to supporting local manufacturers through a range of local procurement instruments, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

Need for bigger role for women in media | 19-8-2014

On 17 April 1954 the women of South Africa made their voices heard through the Women’s Charter which strived for the removal of all laws, regulations, conventions and customs that discriminate against them.

Six employees arrested for cable theft | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Six employees of City Power have been arrested and charged with fraud and theft in relation to a recently stolen cable drum worth R4.5 million at the Randburg depot, Johannesburg.

Labour probes collapsed Joburg house | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Labour will investigate a house which collapsed in Meyersdal, south of Johannesburg, and claimed the lives of at least seven workers.

Dept welcomes latest on labour act amendments | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Labour has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s approval of legislative amendments to the Labour Relations Act.

Two officers injured in PTA court shooting | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Two officers were shot and injured when two suspects fired at them at the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

Sentencing of Home Affairs official welcomed | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Home Affairs has welcomed the conviction and sentence handed to Sanele Zungu, a former senior admin officer at the Melmoth Local Office in KwaZulu-Natal.

NW clinics to extend working hours | 19-8-2014

Pretoria – The North West Health Department has revised its policy regarding the operating hours of clinics to cope with the amount of patients seeking treatment.

A day in the life of a nyaope addict | 19-8-2014

Pretoria – It started eight years ago when John Mmokwa was in Grade 12 and trying to fit in with a group of friends, who were smoking cigarettes and dagga. He was soon introduced to something stronger - nyaope.

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