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President Zuma thanks outgoing NPC members | 30-4-2015

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has thanked the outgoing National Planning Commission (NPC) members for the sterling work they have done in successfully finalising the country’s National Development Plan (NDP).

Draft policy on initiation approved | 30-4-2015

Pretoria – Cabinet has approved the release of the Draft Policy on the Customary Practice of Initiation, for public comment.

Peace, calm in communities welcomed | 30-4-2015

Pretoria – The peace and calm that has prevailed in communities that were affected by the recent attacks on foreign nationals, has been welcomed by Cabinet.

Cabinet expresses condolences on tragic incidents | 30-4-2015

Pretoria – Cabinet has expressed its condolences to the families of those who died in recent tragic incidents in South Africa and abroad.

Cabinet calls on workers to unite | 30-4-2015

Pretoria - With South Africa due to celebrate Worker’s Day tomorrow, Cabinet has called on all workers to unite and build South Africa’s economy and contribute to the continent and the world.

Labour to consult on new retail sector minimum wage | 30-4-2015

Pretoria – The Department of Labour is set to begin a national consultative process with the wholesale and retail industry on a new multi-year minimum wage adjustment structure.

Department marks historic moment, delivers 100th school | 30-4-2015

It’s been described as South Africa’s most ambitious school infrastructure development programme that is set to change the face of school infrastructure across the country.

Eskom enters into payment agreements with municipalities | 30-4-2015

Pretoria - Power utility Eskom has entered into payment agreements with 10 out of the 20 defaulting municipalities which owe Eskom for non-payment of bulk electricity supply.

SADC commends SA response to attacks | 30-4-2015

Pretoria - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) leaders have applauded the South African government for measures they put in place to deal with the recent attacks on foreign nationals.

SAA Cargo places embargo on endangered species | 30-4-2015

Pretoria - South African Airways Cargo has placed an embargo on the transportation of hunting trophies.

Police raid Thembelihle informal settlement | 30-4-2015

Pretoria - Police have arrested about 50 people following a raid in the early hours of this morning in Thembelihle near Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.

NW legislature adopts resolution on province’s name | 30-4-2015

Pretoria - The North West Provincial Legislature has adopted a house resolution for changing the province’s name.

Mandela Bay municipality awaits proposal on fish farm | 30-4-2015

Pretoria - Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality City Manager Mpilo Mbambisa has confirmed that the municipality is still waiting for the proposal on the Fish Farm from the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), before it could pronounce the municipality's stance thereon.

Minister welcomes Sasol decision to withdraw legal action | 29-4-2015

Pretoria - Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed the decision by Sasol to withdraw legal action against her and the National Air Quality Officer in the High Court.

Kroonstad gets revamped primary school | 29-4-2015

Pretoria - Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will on Thursday hand over Dorrington Matsepe Primary School in Kroonstad as part of the department’s programme of building 527 brand new schools across South Africa.

Learners encouraged to consider TVET colleges | 29-4-2015

Pretoria – Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, has encouraged learners to consider Technical Vocational Education and Training Colleges (TVET) as their alternative to university education.

President Zuma conveys condolences to Tanzanians | 29-4-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday conveyed his deepest condolences to the family, the government and the people of Tanzania on the passing on of Brigadier General Hashim Mbita.

Education MEC to be appointed soon in Limpopo | 29-4-2015

Pretoria - Limpopo Premier Chupu Mathabatha has announced that he will soon be appointing a new MEC for Education.

E Cape to recognise best performing contractors | 29-4-2015

Pretoria - The Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements will on Thursday recognise the best performing contractors, housing projects and municipalities in the delivery of houses for the 2014/15 financial year.

Mpumalanga Premier to visit Italy | 29-4-2015

Pretoria – Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza will lead a delegation to Italy to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with two provinces, namely Lombardy and Puglia.

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