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Crime at Helen Joseph hospital condemned | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - The Chairperson of Gauteng Provincial Legislature’s Portfolio Committee on Health, Nompi Nhlapo, has condemned a recent crime incident that involved rape and assault within the premises of Helen Joseph hospital.

Minister praises competition authorities | 05-9-2014

Johannesburg – Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says the competition authorities have been remarkably effective over the past 15 years.

High-level UK delegation to cement ties with SA | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - A high-level United Kingdom delegation will arrive in the country next week for a visit that will focus on strengthening commercial opportunities, science and innovation, skills development and education relations with South Africa.

Land tenure summit all about implementation | 05-9-2014

Johannesburg - Farm workers will be prioritised as beneficiaries of the tenure reform, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform (RDLR), Gugile Nkwinti.

Dream comes true for Groutville resident | 05-9-2014

Pretoria – He spent most of his adulthood sharing a rented room with his wife and grandchildren in an informal settlement, but he never gave up hope that one day he would have his own home.

President Zuma meets NPA boss | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has again held a meeting with the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Mxolisi Nxasana.

Congratulations ahead of ZCC’s mass service | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma on Friday sent a message of congratulations to Dr Bishop Barnabas Lekganyane and the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) as they hold their annual New Year Celebration mass service this weekend.

Dalai Lama cancels planned trip to SA | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - The world renowned spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has cancelled his planned trip to South Africa, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation said on Thursday.

Engineer testifies on Tongaat mall | 05-9-2014

Pretoria – An engineer from PCP Engineering Consultants, Pieter Pretorius, has testified before the Tongaat Mall Commission that although he was not impressed with the accuracy of the construction of the Mall, it was not an "irregular structure, nor was it a high rise building”.

NPA prosecutions independent - Minister | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, says prosecutions of the National Prosecuting Authority are independent.

Embrace SA's rich heritage | 05-9-2014

Pretoria – Government has encouraged South Africans to embrace the country’s historical inheritance, languages, diverse cultures, sacred sites, indigenous food and traditional art forms, during Heritage Month in September.

Improvements in pillars of WEF index a good sign | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - South Africa’s improvement of seven pillars in the 2014/15 World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index is an indication of the country’s collective efforts, says Brand South Africa.

Minister welcomes end to Medunsa strike | 05-9-2014

Pretoria – Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has welcomed the agreement between Medunsa students and university management which ended a two-week student strike.

No more sewage spills for Maquassi Hills | 05-9-2014

Pretoria – The Maquassi Hills Local Municipality in the North West has received sewer machinery worth R1.2 million to resolve the issue of continuous sewage spillages which cause a stench in the area.

Government prioritises women empowerment | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - Government has empowered women in the environmental sector by providing bursaries, learnership programmes and funding their enterprises, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molelwa said.

Companies to profile themselves in Indonesia, Singapore | 05-9-2014

Pretoria- Seventeen South African companies will take part in the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti)’s Outward Selling Mission (OSM) to Indonesia and Singapore later this month.

Nat Nakasa debate competition in Durban | 05-9-2014

Pretoria - Grade 10 and 11 learners from nine provinces of South Africa will on Saturday participate in the Nat Nakasa Debate Competition, in Durban.

Economic benefits must be shared equally: Deputy Pres | 05-9-2014

Johannesburg – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says economic growth benefits must be shared by all equally.

SADC's "decisive action" over Lesotho welcomed | 04-9-2014

Pretoria – The “decisive actions” taken by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) organ on Peace and Security to deal with the political crisis in Lesotho has been welcomed by Cabinet.

No more potholes, traffic on Randfontein-Tarlton Road | 04-9-2014

Pretoria – The new R50 million road between Randfontein and Tarlton in the West Rand will be a welcome relief to motorists who have had to battle congestion and potholes over the years.

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