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AG report shows we are doing something right | 18-12-2014

The Auditor General recently released an audit report of our municipalities, state entities and government departments.

Eskom alone cannot solve our energy challenges | 18-12-2014

In the past 20 years, our country has made significant strides in consolidating democracy and rolling out basic services such as electricity particularly to those deliberately excluded from these services by apartheid.

Family dies after eating poisonous mushrooms | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has sent his condolences after the passing of four family members in Olievenhoutbosch, north of Johannesburg.

Mpumalanga Premier congratulates Miss World | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has congratulated Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss on being crowned Miss World 2014.

Reconciliation Day - Time to join hands in the spirit of Ubuntu | 17-12-2014

The task of reconciling and uniting people who for many years lived as adversaries was always going to be a painful and difficult task.

Root out corruption wherever it exists | 17-12-2014

Philosopher Edmund Burke famously said “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing”.

Government making progress in nuclear build | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - Government is making progress in its engagement with prospective nuclear vendor countries as part of implementing the nuclear build programme.

E Cape to have Deputy Judge President | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - As part of strengthening judicial governance, the Eastern Cape province will now have a Deputy Judge President.

President Zuma accepts SABC board chairperson resignation | 17-12-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has received and accepted the resignation with immediate effect of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

Deputy President Ramaphosa: Protect Madiba’s legacy | 16-12-2014

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans and the world to continue to build on the late Nelson Mandela’s legacy and the work that he began when he led South Africa to its first democratic elections in 1994.

Sydney siege ends in deaths of extremist gunman, two hostages | 16-12-2014

Sydney's terror siege ended early Tuesday morning with three dead including the lone gunman after armed police stormed a cafe in the heart of Australia's largest city to end the 17-hour incident.

SA health officials on measles alert | 16-12-2014

The South African Health Department has confirmed the prevalence of measles cases in five provinces - Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape and Western Cape.

AU intensifies fight against Ebola | 16-12-2014

The African Union (AU) has announced that 187 Ethiopian health workers have left Addis Ababa to join the AU Support to Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

President Zuma: Reconciliation a process to unity | 16-12-2014

Dundee- President Jacob Zuma said reconciliation is not an event but a process, and that building a nation takes time.

Government condemns terrorist attacks in Pakistan | 16-12-2014

The South African government has joined the international community in condemning what it described as “inhumane and barbaric” terrorist attack against a school in the city of Peshawar in Pakistan.

Government notes rating agencies' decisions | 15-12-2014

Pretoria - Government has taken note of the decisions by two rating agencies, saying it recognises the need to steer the country’s economic growth trajectory onto a more robust course.

Design students urged to enter competition | 15-12-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has invited design students to enter the National Furniture Design Competition.

Miss SA takes world title | 15-12-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss on being crowned Miss World 2014.

Thousands walk for Madiba | 14-12-2014

Pretoria – Thousands of people of all ages participated in the Mandela Remembrance Walk, which took place in Pretoria this weekend.

President mulls SABC board chairperson matter | 14-12-2014

Pretoria – The Presidency says President Jacob Zuma has received a letter from the Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete, asking him to consider suspending the chairperson of the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Ellen Tshabalala.


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