Durban – The Department of Social Development has appointed a committee to look at the abuse of children placed in foster care, Minister Bathabile Dlamini announced on Wednesday.
Durban – Social workers from across the country have raised a number of challenges which they face on a daily basis at a Social Work Indaba being held in Durban.
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has conveyed the country's condolences to the families and friends of all the victims of Germanwings flight 4U 9525, which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.
Pretoria - The South African Police Service (SAPS) says it has not issued summons against the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Deputy Head Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba.
Pretoria – The Department of Labour and all its entities need to ensure that domestic and farm workers benefit from their delivery programmes, says Portfolio Committee on Labour chairperson Lumka Yengeni.
Pretoria –KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga have set up a partnership to achieve integrated development and sustainable livelihoods to the benefit of citizens from both provinces.
Pretoria – The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the University of Venda (Univen) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will see the two institutions partnering in research, teaching and learning, post-graduate studies and community engagement.
Pretoria - Eskom is to implement stage 2 load-shedding from midday today due to a shortage of generation capacity, it confirmed on Thursday.
Pretoria- Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, has welcomed as significant, rulings made by the courts on Monday on two separate cases - one for ukuthwala and another involving former tennis coach Bob Hewitt.
Pretoria - The Office of the Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday corrected an erroneous report suggesting that the Medupi power station will be in full operation by June 2015.
Pretoria - About 68 000 grade 12 learners from schools across Gauteng have started the Secondary School Intervention Programme (SSIP) classes which aim to improve the matric pass rate in the province.
Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has suspended its transport services Chief Director Loyiso Marasela for alleged financial misconduct, MEC Ismail Vadi told the members of the legislature on Thursday.
Pretoria - The Presidency says President Jacob Zuma has been updated on the developments at Eskom and the attempts being made by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the board to overcome the energy challenge facing South Africa.
Pretoria - The Reserve Bank has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% per annum.
Cape Town - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will soon convene a summit to discuss solutions to the current electricity challenges facing the country.
Pretoria - South African companies have been urged to take up the favourable opportunities offered by Moscow and expand their product footprint.
Pretoria - Despite grappling with several challenges, municipalities have a good story to tell in building sustainable communities, says National Executive Committee chairperson of the South African Local Government Association (Salga), Mpho Nawa.
Pretoria – Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has urged social workers to make positive values an essential part of social work practice.
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday visited residents of Lodewyk P. Spies Home for the Elderly in Eersterust, Pretoria East, where he interacted with them after assessing the state of the home.
Pretoria - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has urged South Africans to participate in the public hearings on the Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill.