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Matrics from child-headed homes shine | 14-1-2015

Pretoria - Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has congratulated young people from child- and youth-headed households in the care of the Isibindi Model, who have obtained their national senior certificates.

NSFAS increases allocation for 2015 loans, bursaries | 13-1-2015

Cape Town – Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has announced that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has set aside R9.5 billion in bursaries and loans for 2015.

Police nab two suspected airport robbers | 13-1-2015

Pretoria - Police have arrested two men suspected of a spate of robberies during which victims were followed from the airport and subsequently robbed of their money, jewellery and other personal belongings.

Measures to safeguard Foot, Mouth Disease free zone status | 13-1-2015

Pretoria - Government will vigorously implement key control measures to safeguard the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) free zone status, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana announced on Tuesday.

President Zuma pays tribute to MEC, veteran | 13-1-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has sent his condolences on the passing of Limpopo Education MEC Thembi Nwendamutswu and ANC veteran Nelson Diale.

President Zuma to visit Guinea | 12-1-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to undertake a working visit on Tuesday to Guinea Conakry with the aim of strengthening and deepening relations between the two countries.

Probe into matric group copying continues | 12-1-2015

Pretoria – The Department of Basic Education (DBE) on Sunday said the first phase of the investigation into irregularities involving mass copying in the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination has been completed.

Limpopo Premier pays tribute to Education MEC | 12-1-2015

Pretoria - Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha has sent his condolences to the family and friends of Education MEC Thembi Nwendamutswu.

Drunk drivers nabbed in Durban | 12-1-2015

Pretoria – KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Willies Mchunu, has applauded the arrest of 38 motorists for drinking and driving in two major overnight operations in Durban.

More higher education opportunities for 2015 | 12-1-2015

Cape Town – Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says there are 425 095 opportunities available to the matric class of 2014 in the country’s universities and training institutions.

President: 2015, Year of the Freedom Charter | 10-1-2015

Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma says government has and will continue to go back to basics and use the prescripts of the Freedom Charter to improve the lives of all South Africans.

India called to support SA’s development plan | 09-1-2015

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says South Africa is certain that the Indian government and business sector will partner with it to implement the National Development Plan (NDP).

Police set record straight on Hawks reports | 09-1-2015

Pretoria – Police say media reports suggesting that Captain Paul Ramaloko of the South African Police Service (SAPS) has been suspended from duty are completely incorrect and misleading.

Minister announces prelim road death stats | 09-1-2015

Cape Town – Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says 1 368 people lost their lives on the country’s roads over the festive season.

Mpumalanga kick starts book drive | 09-1-2015

Pretoria - The Mpumalanga Department of Education has started its “Book Flood” campaign, which aims to instil a culture of reading among learners of all age groups.

Education key to economic freedom – DP Ramaphosa | 07-1-2015

Cape Town – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on young people to be educated and to be innovative in order to achieve economic freedom in their lifetime.

Premier Makhura commends 2014 matrics | 07-1-2015

Pretoria - Gauteng Premier David Makhura has added his voice to the chorus of praise for the class of 2014, who recorded a 75.8% matric pass rate.

US supports SA's education efforts | 07-1-2015

Pretoria - The United States Embassy in South Africa says it will continue to support South Africa’s efforts to raise the standard of education in the country.

KZN MEC calls for calm after taxi industry murder | 07-1-2015

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Willies Mchunu, has called for calm after the brutal murder of the KwaDukuza taxi association secretary, Muzi Mhlongo.

Minister congratulates inmates on matric results | 07-1-2015

Cape Town – The Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Advocate Michael Masutha, has congratulated all the offenders who passed the 2014 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations.

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