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National Parks Week launched | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - In an effort to promote access to the natural beauty that South Africa has to offer, the South African National Parks (SANParks) in partnership with First National Bank (FNB) and Total South Africa, have launched the 9th National Parks Week.

Call for stock theft to be given higher priority | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - Stock theft should be given the same level of priority and attention as cash heists in the fight against crime, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Deputy Minister General Bheki Cele.

Mpumalanga ready for ANA | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - The Mpumalanga Department of Education on Monday confirmed its readiness for the 2014 Annual National Assessment (ANA), saying all systems are in place for the smooth writing of the exams.

Youth Summit to enhance electoral democracy | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - Over 100 young people, representing youth organisations and institutions, will this week take part in a Youth Summit, where they will discuss ways to enhance youth participation in electoral democracy in South Africa.

SA, SKA partners developing a new African network of telescopes | 08-9-2014

Pretoria – Science and Technology Minister, Naledi Pandor, says the partnerships with the eight other African nations that will host remote stations of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope remain strong and the countries are developing a new African network of telescopes.

Sport federations to sign transformation agreement | 08-9-2014

Johannesburg - South African sports federations will soon sign a national agreement on transformation, Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula announced on Monday.

South Africa takes lead in Stockholm | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - Government has sent congratulations to the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality for scooping the Stockholm Industry Water Award and to Professor John Briscoe of South Africa for receiving the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize.

Mixed housing plan for dolomite areas | 08-9-2014

Pretoria – Gauteng MEC of Human Settlements and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Jacob Mamabolo, says a mixed housing plan will be ideal for areas affected by dolomite.

11 000 trees to create urban forest | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - Ekurhuleni Metro aims to celebrate Arbor month by planting 11 000 trees in 101 wards this month, to eliminate the effects of climate change.

Government, media must work together: Deputy Minister | 08-9-2014

Pretoria - Deputy Minister in The Presidency for Planning, Performance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Buti Manamela, says there is room for media and government to work together towards a sustained developmental agenda for the continent.

Singapore a valued, important partner for SA | 07-9-2014

Pretoria – Singapore has been described as an important and valued partner for South Africa in Southeast Asia, by Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane.

Sport can bridge the cultural divide | 07-9-2014

Pretoria- Sport has the ability to bridge the cultural divide and is an instrument of peace and social cohesion, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday.

Tell your story, urges Deputy Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams | 07-9-2014

Pretoria - Communications Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has urged South Africa to participate in the Tell Your Story campaign, saying citizens can learn much from each other’s experiences.

Act to be extended to cover domestic workers | 07-9-2014

Pretoria - South Africa's domestic workers will soon be covered by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (Coida) Act, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant said on Saturday.

Arts and Culture commits R3b for new libraries | 07-9-2014

Pretoria – Government is to spend R3 billion on building libraries in communities with limited access to these facilities.

Minister to tackle rising drug abuse in Melmoth | 07-9-2014

Pretoria – The Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, says it important to respond with urgency to the challenges facing youths living in Melmoth, in KwaZulu-Natal.

SAPS commemorates fallen heroes, heroines | 07-9-2014

Pretoria - “My heart broke when I heard the news that he had passed on. But everything happens according to God’s timing.”

SA, UK foreign ministers to meet in Pretoria | 07-9-2014

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister, Luwellyn Landers, is expected to host the United Kingdom’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, James Duddridge in Pretoria tomorrow.

Eskom signs Koeberg steam generators contract | 07-9-2014

Pretoria - Power parastatal Eskom has signed a contract that will see the replacement of steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant, it confirmed.

Eastern Cape turning the tide in education | 06-9-2014

Pretoria – Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Enver Surty, says he is encouraged by the progress made by the Eastern Cape Education Department in providing quality education to learners in the province.


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