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Marikana communities receive a helping hand | 29-6-2014

Marikana – The community of Mmadithlokwa and the surrounding areas in Marikana, in the North West, say they will forever be grateful to government’s assistance during their difficult times.

Pres Zuma considering concerns from disability activists | 29-6-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma is considering the matters raised by the various disability organisations and activists on his decision to relocate functions related to disability in his government, says the Presidency.

President wishes Muslims peaceful Ramadan | 29-6-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has wished the Muslim community a peaceful observance of the occasion of Ramadan Karim wa Mubarak month.

President expresses sadness over Prof Botman's death | 29-6-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has expressed his sadness at the passing of Professor Russel Botman, the Vice Chancellor of Stellenbosch University and one of the pioneers of transformation in higher education.

Graca Machel ends mourning period | 29-6-2014

Pretoria - After six months of retreat, mourning the death of former President Nelson Mandela, his widow, Graca Machel will now return to her public life.

Petrol price set to increase from Wednesday | 29-6-2014

Pretoria - The price of petrol will increase from Wednesday, the Department of energy announced on Friday.

FS University turns humiliation into success | 29-6-2014

Pretoria – The Ministry responsible for Women in Presidency has called on South African women to be inspired by the story of Free State University cleaning workers who turned their humiliation into a proud success.

NW to host Youth Sectoral Parliament | 29-6-2014

Pretoria – The North West Provincial Legislature will on Monday host the Youth Sectoral Parliament which will be a platform for young people to raise their concerns regarding unemployment.

North West to focus on mining towns | 27-6-2014

Mafikeng - The North West provincial government has set aside over R460 million for housing projects in the mining area of Marikana.

New ministries not an extra burden on taxpayers | 27-6-2014

Pretoria – Government says reports that imply the new cabinet will cost taxpayers an additional R40 million a year are “mischievous and misleading”.

Minister to assess needs of Marikana families | 27-6-2014

Pretoria - The Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, will this weekend visit Marikana in the North West to assess the needs of those families affected by the strike in the platinum belt.

SA marks day to combat desertification | 27-6-2014

Pretoria – South Africa on Friday commemorated World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) in Ladybrand, in the Free State.

Minister rejects mining 'conflict of interest' reports | 27-6-2014

Pretoria – Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has rejected reports that he was conflicted when he intervened in the mining strike in the platinum belt.

Premier Makhura outlines plans for economy, employment | 27-6-2014

By Samona Naidu

Thokoza – Gauteng Premier David Makhura has announced that the provincial government will focus on boosting Gauteng’s economy and employment over the next five years.

Panel to review impact of e-tolls | 27-6-2014

Thokoza – Gauteng Premier David Makhura says a panel will be set up to review the impact of e-tolls.

Premier to ensure municipalities reach their potential | 27-6-2014

Pretoria – Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle says particular attention will be paid to the two metropolitan municipalities and the King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality in the new administration to ensure they reach their full potential.

Govt ready to assist small businesses | 27-6-2014

Midrand - Small Business Minister Lindiwe Zulu says government is ready to partner with small businesses to assist South Africans to benefit from the opportunities available.

Sanral welcomes Moody’s rating | 27-6-2014

Pretoria - The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) has welcomed the announcement by Moody’s Investor Services to change its rating outlook from negative to stable.

Govt to buy 75% of goods from SA producers | 27-6-2014

Midrand - Government has set an ambitious target to buy 75% of goods and services from South African producers, says acting President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Turnaround strategy for Limpopo hospitals | 27-6-2014

Pretoria - Limpopo has developed a hospitals turnaround strategy to be implemented immediately, says Premier Stanley Mathabatha.

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