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SADC orders inquiry, oversight committee on Lesotho | 04-7-2015

Pretoria – SADC leaders who sit in the Troika of Heads of State and Government have approved the establishment of an oversight committee to assess political stability in Lesotho.

Chicory agreement to help create jobs in E Cape | 03-7-2015

Pretoria – An agreement between the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), the Eastern Cape Provincial Government and Nestle is expected to result in the creation of 800 jobs by 2019, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Eskom to perform plant maintenance | 03-7-2015

Pretoria – As the country’s power system is currently stable, Eskom is able to perform maintenance without implementing load shedding, the power parastatal said on Friday.

SADC Double Troika summit meets over Lesotho tensions | 03-7-2015

Pretoria – Leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will later today hold an extraordinary meeting in Pretoria to discuss Lesotho's political situation.

Child advocacy groups welcome new travel requirements | 03-7-2015

Pretoria – The majority of child advocacy groups have welcomed the new travel requirements regarding travelling with children, saying the laws were in the best interest of the child and will go a long way in preventing child abduction and human trafficking.

Eersterust youth say no to drugs | 03-7-2015

Pretoria - About 20 youngsters from Eersterust, east of Pretoria yesterday said they would give up drugs and accept help from the Department of Social Development to get their lives back on track.

Sars foils ivory smuggling attempt | 03-7-2015

Pretoria – South African Revenue Service (SARS) customs officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle ivory worth R4 million.

Heightened road safety campaign on the N3 this weekend | 03-7-2015

Pretoria - Road traffic authorities will embark on a heightened road safety campaign on the N3 national freeway this weekend targeting motorists travelling to the east coast.

SA attends meeting of SADC water ministers | 03-7-2015

Pretoria - Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, will today attend the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Water Ministers Meeting in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Forum to unlock potential of Gauteng economy | 03-7-2015

Pretoria – The Gauteng Province Government has launched a forum which will allow all those interested in unlocking the potential of the economy of the Gauteng City Region (GBCF) to work together.

Provincial joints ends illegal camping in Chatsworth | 03-7-2015

Pretoria – The Provincial Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (Joints) in KwaZulu-Natal has on Friday moved to clear a temporary shelter in Chatsworth.

SA condemns attack on Tunisian resorts | 03-7-2015

Pretoria – South Africa has joined the international community in condemning the terrorist attack on the two hotel resorts in Sousse, Tunisia late last month.

President Zuma to attend BRICS Summit | 03-7-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will lead a South African delegation to the Seventh BRICS Summit to be held in Ufa, Russia next week.

Training course to be designed for set top box installers | 03-7-2015

Heidelberg - Government will design a course for those who want to become accredited installers of set top boxes (STBs) in preparation for the switch to a digital migration broadcasting system, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi said on Friday.

Government addresses violence in Mamelodi | 03-7-2015

Pretoria - Gauteng Premier David Makhura says violence in the taxi industry has increased in the province since last year and it is a matter of great concern to government.

SADC to hold Troika Summit on Lesotho | 02-7-2015

Pretoria – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned from his visit to Lesotho after being dispatched there by Chairperson of the SADC Troika on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, President Jacob Zuma.

Minister takes DTT awareness campaign to Ratanda | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - South Africa’s migrating from the analogue broadcasting format to a digital broadcasting system will be top of the agenda during Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi’s, Imbizo in Ratanda, south of Heidelberg on Friday.

US, Cuba to reopen embassies | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - The United States and Cuba have agreed to formally re-establish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies, President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday.

Minister wishes new SABC CEO all the best | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has wished the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Frans Matlala, all the best in his new responsibilities.

Police launch manhunt for Soshanguve Mall robbers | 02-7-2015

Pretoria - Police have launched a manhunt for about 10 suspects who shot and wounded elderly people and two security guards during a cash heist at the Soshanguve Mall, north of Pretoria on Wednesday morning.

Nine elderly bystanders and two security guards were shot and wounded during the cash heist.

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