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Taking women empowerment to the next chapter | 09-8-2014

Pretoria - Despite the numerous achievements made in advancing women's rights, the push for women development still continues in the country, says Gauteng Premier David Makhura.

Teachers are the solution, not the problem | 09-8-2014

Pretoria - The transformation of South Africa’s education system requires a sustained focus on the quality of teachers and principals in order to produce quality students, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Big strides made to improve women’s lives: President Zuma | 09-8-2014

Durban – President Jacob Zuma says important strides have been made in realising the vision of the Women’s Charter since the dawn of freedom and democracy.

SA celebrates Women’s Day | 09-8-2014

Pretoria – Mother, sister, leader, pillar and friend – these are all the names that women go by and today, millions of South Africans across the country will celebrate the hands that cradle the nation.

Minister Susan Shabangu to highlight empowerment of women | 09-8-2014

It’s been two months since she took over the newly formed Ministry of Women in the Presidency, and Minister Susan Shabangu seems to be taking to it, like a fish to water.

Team SA: Celebrating homebrewed champs | 09-8-2014

Johannesburg - Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula says Team SA’s outstanding performance at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is a clear indication that sport in South Africa is on the rise.

N West communities join fight against crime | 09-8-2014

Rustenburg – Communities living around the Lonmin mining area in the North West say they are committed to helping police combat crime.

Opportunities abound in maths and science | 09-8-2014

Sebokeng - The Department of Science and Technology Deputy Director-General, Dr Wendy Ngoma, has encouraged learners to study maths and science to help the country respond to the challenges of economic growth and fighting poverty.

Policing in rural areas set to improve | 08-8-2014

Boschkop - Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says his department will look into ways of improving rural safety and policing to strengthen security in rural areas and farms across South Africa.

President Zuma to host Chilean President | 08-8-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will this morning host Chilean President Dr Michelle Bachelet Jeria who is on a state visit, says the Presidency.

KZN, Indonesia to explore areas of cooperation | 08-8-2014

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu will today host the newly appointed Ambassador of Indonesia, Suprapato Martosetomo, in efforts to explore areas of cooperation between the province and Indonesia.

WHO, experts to discuss treatment for Ebola | 08-8-2014

New York - The World Health Organisation (WHO) will convene a panel of experts in medical ethics early next week to explore the use of experimental treatment in the on-going Ebola outbreak, in West Africa.

President Zuma rolls out red carpet for Chilean President | 08-8-2014

Pretoria - A 21-gun salute rang out across the chilly Union Buildings on Friday morning during a ceremony to welcome Michelle Bachelet Jeria, the President of Chile, to the country.

Workshops to improve maths teachers' skills | 08-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has organised workshops for teachers to further improve their skills and competencies in Mathematics, Science and Technology (MST) subjects.

Undocumented Ethiopians found in Jo’burg | 08-8-2014

Pretoria - A total of 24 undocumented Ethiopian nationals were found during a traffic operation by members of the Gauteng Traffic Department in Braamfontein.

Home makeover for Soweto youngster | 08-8-2014

Johannesburg – When Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu handed over a new wheelchair to Siyabonga Maphumulo last year, she made a promise to come back and help him and his family with a home that caters for his needs.

Medunsa to resume academic programmes | 08-8-2014

Pretoria - The Ministry of Higher Education and Training on Friday thanked Medunsa for reaching an agreement to resume academics programmes following strike action.

SA, Chile talk trade, mining | 08-8-2014

Pretoria - South Africa and Chile are looking into advancing diplomatic, economic and trade ties, especially in the mining and energy sectors.

KZN sets sights on becoming SA's 'skills capital' | 07-8-2014

Pretoria – With South Africa on a quest to create jobs and grow its economy, the KwaZulu-Natal government has taken up the challenge of upskilling its population and contributing towards national growth.

Disaster relief fund set up for N West | 07-8-2014

Pretoria – The North West provincial government has opened a bank account in which donations can be made to help rebuild destroyed houses and public buildings in the province.

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