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Pres Zuma concludes Mozambique state visit | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has returned to South Africa after wrapping up his two-day state visit to Mozambique.

Eskom to implement load shedding throughout the day | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Eskom has announced that it will implement planned power outages from 8am until 10pm on Friday.

SA to participate in world peace event | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - South Africa will join the international community next Monday to host the second Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace at Freedom Park, Pretoria.

Govt must find ways to recapitalise state owned companies | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - Government must find creative ways to recapitalise state-owned companies with failure to do this resulting in utilities being unable to live off their balance sheets, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Long live the spirit of Mme Ruth | 22-5-2015

Vryburg - The story of Mme Ruth is too large to be ignored, says Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete.

Minister to meet with US representatives over AGOA | 22-5-2015

Cape Town – Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says he will meet with US representatives at the beginning of June in France, to negotiate a trade agreement, intended at a stronger flow of South African poultry export products to the West.

Africa central to SA’s foreign policy | 22-5-2015

Pretoria - The African continent remains central in South Africa’s foreign policy, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane reaffirmed on Thursday.

Police Service to embark on re-enlistment process | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - The South African Police Services (SAPS) will in the coming weeks commence with a process of re-enlisting former police officers.

Labour celebrates Occupational Health, Safety Day | 21-5-2015

Pretoria – The Department of Labour is celebrating this year’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Day in Towomba Research Station just outside Bela-Bela, in Limpopo.

Government committed to implementing NDP goals | 21-5-2015

Johannesburg – Government is serious about delivering on the commitments it made in the National Development Plan (NDP) regarding eliminating poverty and reducing inequality in South Africa by 2030.

Plans to corporatise Post Bank at an advanced stage | 21-5-2015

Cape Town – Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says the process to corporatise Post Bank is at an advanced state.

BRICS to hold Deputy Ministers' meeting | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo will represent South Africa at the BRICS Deputy Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting to be held in Moscow, Russia.

Repo rate to remain unchanged at 5.75% | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - The repo rate is to remain unchanged at 5.75% per annum, the Reserve Bank said on Thursday.

Govt welcomes public servant wage agreement | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - Government has congratulated the negotiation teams who displayed a level of commitment and maturity during the lengthy public sector wage talks.

Transport portfolio committee welcomes new e-toll dispensation | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - The Portfolio Committee on Transport has welcomed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that there will be a significant reduction on what users will pay in e-toll fees in Gauteng.

Memorial service for Mama Ruth | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - An official memorial service will be held today in Vryburg, North West, in honour of struggle stalwart Ruth Mompati.

Dti to lead business delegation to Vietnam, Philippines | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is to lead a business delegation on an outward selling and investment mission (OSIM) to Vietnam and the Philippines.

Eskom implements stage 1 load shedding | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - Due to a shortage of generating capacity and several units being out of service, Eskom will implement load shedding this morning, it said on Thursday.

SA repeats condolences to Mozambique after attacks | 21-5-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma used the first day of his state visit to Mozambique to extend his deepest condolences to President Filipe Nyusi in person for the recent attacks on Mozambican nationals.

Eskom wins 17-year legal battle | 21-5-2015

Pretoria – The Constitutional Court of South Africa has dismissed an application for leave to appeal by trade union Solidarity regarding a disputed agreement with Eskom which dates back 17 years.


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