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Tributes for victims of Meyersdal house collapse | 19-8-2014

Pretoria – The Gauteng MEC for Corporative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Jacob Mamabolo, has extended his condolences to the families of the seven people who died when a house collapsed in Meyersdal, south of Johannesburg.

Innovation needed to deliver services | 19-8-2014

Cape Town – Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane says the public sector must challenge itself to be creative and embrace innovation as a new way of doing government business more smartly.

E-Cape legislature attending US summit | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Four members of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature are attending a National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) summit in the United States.

Government won't amend NPA law: President Zuma | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Government does not intend proposing any amendments to the Constitution, regarding the appointment of the National Director of Public Prosecutions, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.

Special ceremony to welcome Nakasa's remains | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - A special ceremony will be held at the King Shaka International Airport this afternoon to welcome home the remains of prolific journalist Nat Nakasa.

Govt committed to supporting local procurement | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Government is committed to supporting local manufacturers through a range of local procurement instruments, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

Need for bigger role for women in media | 19-8-2014

On 17 April 1954 the women of South Africa made their voices heard through the Women’s Charter which strived for the removal of all laws, regulations, conventions and customs that discriminate against them.

Six employees arrested for cable theft | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Six employees of City Power have been arrested and charged with fraud and theft in relation to a recently stolen cable drum worth R4.5 million at the Randburg depot, Johannesburg.

Labour probes collapsed Joburg house | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Labour will investigate a house which collapsed in Meyersdal, south of Johannesburg, and claimed the lives of at least seven workers.

Dept welcomes latest on labour act amendments | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Labour has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s approval of legislative amendments to the Labour Relations Act.

Two officers injured in PTA court shooting | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - Two officers were shot and injured when two suspects fired at them at the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

Sentencing of Home Affairs official welcomed | 19-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Home Affairs has welcomed the conviction and sentence handed to Sanele Zungu, a former senior admin officer at the Melmoth Local Office in KwaZulu-Natal.

Suspected Ebola patient tests negative | 18-8-2014

Pretoria – The Ministry of Health and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) say the male patient admitted to the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, has tested negative for the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

Dti gears up for SA-Nigeria forum | 18-8-2014

Pretoria - Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina will later this week address the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC) breakfast forum.

Public Works Minister's Facebook page fake | 18-8-2014

Pretoria - Government has warned the public about a bogus Facebook page in the name of Public Works Minister Thembelani “Thulas” Nxesi.

SA to lead SADC organ on politics, defence | 18-8-2014

Victoria Falls – International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said South Africa’s re-election on Monday to chair the SADC organ for politics and defence Troika was an affirmation of the confidence the regional body has in Pretoria.

Government condemns recent killings | 18-8-2014

Pretoria – The South African government has condemned the recent spate of killings and abuse of women and children across the country, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

Patient admitted to hospital for Ebola tests | 18-8-2014

Pretoria – A 37-year-old man, who arrived in the country from Liberia over a week ago, has been admitted to the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital for further tests related to the Ebola Virus Disease.

SARB disputes downgrade of Capitec Bank | 18-8-2014

Pretoria – The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) says while it has taken note of rating agency Moody’s decision to downgrade Capitec Bank Limited, it does not agree with the decision.

Mamelodi ready to fight nyaope | 18-8-2014

Pretoria - Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will on Tuesday visit the Mamelodi community, east of Pretoria, in an attempt to curb drug and alcohol abuse by youth.


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