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.
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.
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 - 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.
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.
Pretoria – Government has strongly denied media reports that the country is experiencing extreme drug shortages, particularly fixed-dose combination (FDC) anti-retroviral drugs.
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.
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has returned to South Africa after wrapping up his two-day state visit to Mozambique.
Pretoria - Eskom has announced that it will implement planned power outages from 8am until 10pm on Friday.
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.
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.
Vryburg - The story of Mme Ruth is too large to be ignored, says Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete.
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.
Pretoria - The African continent remains central in South Africa’s foreign policy, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane reaffirmed on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
Pretoria – Four of the remaining six inmates who escaped from the Groenpunt Correctional Services Centre in Vereeniging have been re-arrested.
Pretoria – Over 33 elderly persons, who are now proud home owners, have moved into their new homes in Eden Park, Ekurhuleni.
Pretoria - Eskom moved from stage 1 to stage 2 load shedding on Friday.