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Good reason to celebrate | 19-12-2014

Pretoria – As 2014 draws to a close, President Jacob Zuma reflects on the year that was.

Power system to be stable this festive season | 19-12-2014

Pretoria - Although constrained, South Africa’s power system is expected to remain stable for this week and for the rest of the festive season, said power utility Eskom.

Mpumalanga Education offers 250 bursaries | 19-12-2014

Pretoria – The Mpumalanga Department of Education has allocated 250 bursaries to learners who want to pursue teaching as their career, with a special focus on Maths, Science, Accounting, Economics and Agriculture.

Govt unveils marine protection campaign | 19-12-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will today kick off its annual festive season marine protection awareness campaign in Paternoster on the west coast.

Ex-official found guilty in Lenasia land saga | 19-12-2014

Pretoria – Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Jacob Mamabolo has welcomed the sentencing of a former City of Johannesburg official, who was found guilty for his involvement in the illegal sale of State land in Lenasia.

Minister welcomes arrest of 16 rhino poachers | 19-12-2014

Pretoria - Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has welcomed the arrest of 16 members of a rhino horn smuggling syndicate in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

Cabinet's prerogative to end Section 100 in Limpopo | 18-12-2014

Pretoria - It remains the prerogative of Cabinet to revoke the intervention in terms of section 100(1)(b) of the Constitution from the five Limpopo provincial departments.

Gauteng taxi operations set to continue | 18-12-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, is no longer going to shut down taxi operations following incidents of taxi violence in Mamelodi, Reiger Park, Vosloorus and Emfuleni.

AG report shows we are doing something right | 18-12-2014

The Auditor General recently released an audit report of our municipalities, state entities and government departments.

N Cape law enforcement keeps roads safe | 18-12-2014

Pretoria - Since the start of the festive season in December, six drunk drivers have been arrested through intensified law enforcement operations in the Northern Cape.

Police declare war on stolen goods | 18-12-2014

Pretoria - Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says buying stolen goods makes the buyers complicit like the criminals who murder, rape and inflict serious mental and bodily injury.

Eskom alone cannot solve our energy challenges | 18-12-2014

In the past 20 years, our country has made significant strides in consolidating democracy and rolling out basic services such as electricity particularly to those deliberately excluded from these services by apartheid.

Communities urged to be responsible this festive season | 18-12-2014

Pretoria – Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will today meet with the older persons and community of Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga to urge the community to exercise responsible behaviour during this festive season.

North West goes back to basics | 18-12-2014

Pretoria - Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Andries Nel has appealed for collaboration across the three spheres of government in implementing the Back to Basics programme.

Root out corruption wherever it exists | 17-12-2014

Philosopher Edmund Burke famously said “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing”.

Government making progress in nuclear build | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - Government is making progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear vendor countries as part of implementing the nuclear build programme.

E Cape to have Deputy Judge President | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - As part of strengthening judicial governance, the Eastern Cape province will now have a Deputy Judge President.

President Zuma accepts SABC board chairperson resignation | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has received and accepted the resignation with immediate effect of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

Family dies after eating poisonous mushrooms | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has sent his condolences after the passing of four family members in Olievenhoutbosch, north of Johannesburg.

Mpumalanga Premier congratulates Miss World | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has congratulated Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss on being crowned Miss World 2014.


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