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Team SA will reach medal target: Minister | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula is confident that Team South Africa will realise its 2014 Commonwealth games target of 43 medals.

SADC to benefit from improved water management | 30-7-2014

Pretoria – Four Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will now be able to collectively manage their water resources more efficiently, thanks to the launch of the Limpopo Watercourse Commission (LIMCOM).

SA condemns terrorist attack in China | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - The South African Government has condemned the terrorist attack that killed dozens of civilians, on Monday morning, in Shache County, Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Team effort only way to beat rhino poaching | 30-7-2014

Skukuza - Strong partnerships between different role players in and around the Kruger National Park (KNP) remains the key to defeating the scourge of rhino poaching.

FS government condemns brutality on children | 30-7-2014

Pretoria – The Free State Provincial Government has condemned acts of brutality on children following the recent incident in Deneysville.

Lwandle enquiry hears from community | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - The Ministerial Enquiry on Nomzamo (Lwandle) evictions closed the first day of community oral presentations, on Tuesday.

Minister Mbalula drives transformation agenda | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula says he will continue to drive the transformation process in various sporting codes.

Telecommunications requests info on SMMEs | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has released a gazette requesting information on Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs) for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.

No reports of Ebola in SA | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Health has allayed fears of the Ebola outbreak moving to South Africa, assuring that the country is safe.

Labour Minister welcomes end of metalworkers’ strike | 30-7-2014

Pretoria – Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has congratulated employers and labour unions for finally reaching an agreement to end the metalworkers' strike.

16 SA learners take on the GLOBE | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - Sixteen learners from two schools in KwaZulu-Natal will represent South Africa at a worldwide learners' conference from 4 - 8 August 2014, in New Delhi, India.

Humanity to be centre of development: MEC | 30-7-2014

Pretoria – Gauteng municipalities need a paradigm shift that places humanity at the centre of development, says Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Jacob Mamabolo.

Pres Zuma authorises SIU to probe corruption | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has directed the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate issues relating to maladministration and alleged corruption in a number of government departments, entities and two municipalities, the Presidency said on Wednesday.

Government tackles crime holistically | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says government is working towards fighting crime from a different angle, one that takes into account societal issues, which have a ripple effect that influence the spread and intensity of crime.

Thai automotive industry interested in SA | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - The Thai automotive industry has expressed interest in partnering and forming joint ventures with South African companies, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

Court services get biggest slice of justice budget | 30-7-2014

Pretoria – A large chunk of the Department of Justice and Correctional Services budget has been allocated to court services, says department Minister Michael Masutha.

Nearly 5 000 land claims processed in two weeks | 30-7-2014

Cape Town – The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has processed close to 5 000 applications from claimants ever since President Jacob Zuma assented to a law that re-opened the lodgement of land claims.

Gauteng townships set for a facelift | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng townships are set for a major facelift as part of a R4.4 billion budget that will be used to build more houses.

AG report shows slight improvement in audit outcomes | 30-7-2014

Pretoria - The consolidated 2012/13 report on Local Government audit outcomes has been released.

Sexual offences courts set to increase | 30-7-2014

Pretoria – Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says his department will increase the number of dedicated sexual offences courts to eliminate gender-based violence.


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