Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma said working groups will be formed to ensure that a clear path to address socio-economic challenges is drafted and institutionalised over the next five years.
Pretoria - State Security Minister David Mahlobo says more emphasis will be placed on effective control and management of South Africa’s border security.
Pretoria – The Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Kebby Maphatsoe, says the process of verifying the details of military veterans will come to an end this year.
Pretoria - State Security Minister David Mahlobo wants to make the intelligence service a career of choice for the majority of young South Africans.
Pretoria – National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega has welcomed the sentencing of a rhino poacher to a total of 77 years in prison.
Pretoria - Government has recommitted to urgently accelerate the pace of land reform in South Africa, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti announced on Wednesday.
Cape Town – A legislative review to make schooling compulsory for children between the ages of five and 15 years is on the cards.
Pretoria - Less than a month after government re-opened the land claims window, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says they have already received in excess of 3 000 claims.
Pretoria - Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says youth empowerment will remain a priority in his department’s economic transformation programme.
Pretoria - Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says government has big plans to turn the tide on HIV/Aids by 2030, in line with the target set by delegates at the International Aids Conference in Australia.
Bronkhorstspruit – The mother of Mongezi Phike, 5, who was kidnapped and reunited with his family, has shared the nightmare and pain she went through over the last few days.
Cape Town – Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says the Police Secretariat is in the process of reviewing the SA Police Service Act to align the legislation with the Constitution.
Pretoria - The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) will today hold a public hearing on guidelines for electricity reseller tariffs.
Pretoria – Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced new measures to root out discrimination at tertiary institutions.
Pretoria - An independent investigation team has been set up to speedily assist with the investigation of medication and consumables in a transit site at Pelonomi Hospital, in the Free State.
Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will later this month publish regulations to standardise affordability assessment tests in order to curb reckless lending.
Pretoria – The recently launched R28-million Zonkisizwe fire station, in Ekurhuleni, will assure safety of residents in cases of accidental fires.
Pretoria - Government is set to establish community colleges around the country to cater for unskilled people and those who did not attend or finish school.
Pretoria – From traditional teaching and learning methods to high-tech computers and whiteboards, learners at Gordon Primary School, in Alexandra, are set to improve their standards.
Pretoria – Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says progress is being made on the MeerKAT project and the building of global partnerships for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).