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Tourism Minister speaks on new immigration regulations | 26-6-2014

Pretoria – Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says the regulation of immigration matters is the constitutional responsibility of the Department of Home Affairs.

MEC Mamabolo visits site of collapsed Soweto building | 26-6-2014

Johannesburg – Gauteng Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) MEC, Jacob Mamabolo, has visited the old power station in Orlando, Soweto, where two people died after the building collapsed on them on Wednesday.

Public service officials keen to get procurement right | 26-6-2014

Pretoria - Chief Procurement Officer Kenneth Brown has commended the commitment shown by public officials to deal with challenges facing procurement.

New buffer zone for heritage site welcomed | 26-6-2014

Pretoria - Cabinet has welcomed the approval of a new buffer zone for the Mapungubwe World Heritage site.

New student village for DUT | 25-6-2014

Pretoria - The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has signed a R90-million long-term loan to help the Durban University of Technology (DUT) construct a new student village.

Pres Zuma welcomes end of platinum strike | 25-6-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the conclusion of the strike by platinum mine workers.

President to speak on new govt departments | 25-6-2014

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma is expected to make a pronouncement on the newly restructured government departments.

Lwandle evictees to be moved to emergency houses | 25-6-2014

Pretoria – Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has welcomed news that the evicted Lwandle residents in Cape Town will soon be moved into emergency houses.

Support for epileptic patients | 25-6-2014

Pretoria – Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has encouraged those living with people with epilepsy to support them optimally.

Relief for busy N West hospital complex | 25-6-2014

Pretoria - North West Health MEC Dr Magome Masike will on Thursday open a step down unit at Klerksdorp/Tshepong Hospital Complex, which will ease the pressure on the busy facility.

Empowering SA youth through education | 25-6-2014

Midvaal – The youth of Sicelo in Midvaal Local Municipality, Gauteng, got a lesson in self-empowerment, while at the same time, learning about the dangers of substance abuse.

Governor Marcus warns of tough times ahead | 25-6-2014

Pretoria – South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus says emerging markets will be faced with a difficult year ahead due to global economic contractions.

Pres Zuma receives letter from IEC Chair | 24-6-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has received a request for special leave from Advocate Pansy Tlakula, the Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).

Mineral Resources' Braamfontein office closed | 24-6-2014

Pretoria – The Department Mineral Resources says its Gauteng Regional Offices will remain closed until further notice, following a fire at the weekend.

N West Premier welcomes end of platinum strike | 24-6-2014

Pretoria - North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has welcomed the announcement that the five-month-long strike in the platinum sector has ended, with workers due to resume their duties on Wednesday.

Join the fight against drug, alcohol abuse | 24-6-2014

Rustenburg – Learners at Thlabane Technical and Commercial High School have vowed to spread the message about the dangers of using drugs and alcohol to others.

Communities warned against illegal mining activities | 24-6-2014

Pretoria - Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has urged communities to desist from engaging in illegal mining activities.

Suspects arrested for electricity pylons theft | 24-6-2014

Pretoria – Two suspects have been arrested for allegedly stealing electricity pylons in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, City Power said on Monday.

Next phase of EPWP to create 6m jobs | 24-6-2014

Pretoria – Government is on track to implement Phase 3 of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), which aims to create six million work opportunities in the next five years.

Taking SA forward over next five years | 24-6-2014

President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation Address presented bold new measures that will take South Africa forward over the next five years. These far-reaching interventions, aimed at faster economic growth and job creation, place us on path of a “radical socio-economic transformation”.


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