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SA marks Public Service Month | 28-8-2014

Pretoria – South Africa will in September observe Public Service Month (PSM).

Condolences to Limpopo family pensioner | 28-8-2014

Pretoria - Government has sent heartfelt condolences to the family of a Limpopo pensioner, Nyanisi Khuzwayo, who died after spending a night queuing outside the land claims lodgement site in Polokwane.

E Cape moves to improve audit outcomes | 28-8-2014

Pretoria - The Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department has hosted its first ever Audit Improvement Reporting Session for mayors, municipal managers and chairpersons of Municipal Public Account Committees (MPAC).

Gauteng women unite for empowerment | 28-8-2014

Johannesburg – Women from around Gauteng on Wednesday gathered in Newtown to share their hopes with the province’s first citizen on how government can improve their lives and strengthen gender equality.

Students to study medicine in Cuba | 28-8-2014

Pretoria - In an effort to boost the number of medical doctors in the province, the Gauteng Department of Health has awarded 145 bursaries to youngsters to study medicine in Cuba.

Government hard at work to transform economy | 28-8-2014

Muldersdrift – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is working hard to build an economy that is able to generate jobs, while improving export competitiveness.

Building sector hearings come to a close | 28-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Labour’s public hearings into the building sector and establishing a sectoral determination (SD) will come to an end on Friday.

Council to professionalise Correctional Services | 27-8-2014

Pretoria – A Professional Council for Corrections is expected to professionalise the public service and improve the quality of service delivery.

Deputy President responds to NCOP questions | 27-8-2014

Cape Town - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa has not considered suspending its diplomatic relations with Israel amid heightened tensions in the Middle East.

SA pumps R100m into tourism industry | 27-8-2014

Johannesburg - Government will spend R100 million to market South Africa’s tourism industry, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom announced on Tuesday.

Gift of the Givers en route to Gaza | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - The South African humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers, is en route to Gaza with 16 tons of emergency medical supplies valued at R15 million.

Reward for info in suspected murder | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - The South African Police Service (SAPS) is offering a R100 000 reward for information that will help solve the murder of 60-year-old Elina Mphaphuli.

Lotto board boosts women-owned charities | 27-8-2014

Pretoria – The National Lotteries Board (NLB) has distributed cheques to the value of R4 million to three women-owned charity organisations.

North West, Limpopo meet halfway | 27-8-2014

Pretoria – The North West and Limpopo are joining forces to construct and refurbish roads that link the provinces.

Conference to address violent protests | 27-8-2014

Pretoria – A Gauteng-wide Ward Councillors’ Conference is expected to produce possible solutions to the increased number of violent service delivery protests by residents in the province.

Arts department invests in local talent | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Arts and Culture will launch a Venture Capital Fund to invest in the growth of artists.

War on water leaks | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says mayors and councillors should be at the forefront of the fight against water leakages.

Government ready to monitor safe shale gas exploration | 27-8-2014

Cape Town – Government says it is ready to regulate and monitor companies that have expressed an interest in exploring shale gas in the country.

SA's roads to drive art competition | 27-8-2014

Pretoria – The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) has called on artists at schools and universities to enter its second annual Chekicoast Road Safety Art Competition.

Net closes on Ekurhuleni street light vandals | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - The City of Ekurhuleni has urged Kempton Park residents to help police find the people responsible of vandalising street light poles.


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