Pretoria – The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, says she is satisfied with the state of readiness for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU).
Cape Town – South Africa will continue with its engagements in support of peace and stability in Africa to ensure future food security and survival of the people of the continent.
Pretoria – The late television and radio anchor, Vuyo Mbuli, will get a hero’s send-off, and will be laid to rest at the Heroes’ Acre at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg.
Pretoria - For the first time in a decade, the Gauteng Department of Health has recorded no over-expenditure in its finances by the end of 2012/13 financial year.
Pretoria - Young people are the main victims of fatal crashes on South African roads, Transport Minister Ben Martins told the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday.
Pretoria – Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has urged anyone with information on alleged police and gang collusion in the Western Cape to come forward with the evidence to back their claims.
Pretoria - Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe has encouraged SMMEs in the cosmetic industry to formalise and export their goods to other countries.
Pretoria – Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has named the two officials who will head the inquiry into unscrupulous practices in the firearms trade.
Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Health has expressed its sadness and shock at the murder of a pharmacist intern, who was shot in cold blood by her boyfriend.
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he is attending the 21st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.
Cape Town – Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says training will form a key part of bolstering South Africa’s defence capabilities, as the country continues to carry out its commitment to building peace and security on the continent.
Durban – Five thousand people will move into the government subsidised housing rental units within 24 months, KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Human Settlements & Public Works Ravi Pillay said at the launch of the province’s five-year Rental Housing Strategic Plan in Durban today.
Pretoria - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has dismissed claims that they are in crisis and there is low morale.
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has condemned the practice of using his name and that of Cabinet Ministers to secure privileges or flout government procedures, following the release of the report into the landing of a private plane at the Waterkloof Air Force Base.
Pretoria - As a continent, Africa needs to pause and reflect on the history of the past 50 years and begin to develop lessons for the next 50 years, says Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel.
Cape Town – Government has for the first time since 1994 passed the 3-million mark in providing houses and housing opportunities in South Africa.
Pretoria - The Men’s Sector of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC) has called for the fast tracking of legislation related to the governance and management of traditional initiation schools across the country.
Pretoria - The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee [MPC] has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5 percent as expected by the market.
Pretoria - The Ekurhuleni Metro has vowed to take tougher action against contractors whose carelessness is resulting in extensive damage to council infrastructure, leading to residents and businesses being inconvenienced.
Pretoria - The South African Police Service (SAPS) says no important case information was compromised when their website was hacked on Tuesday.