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Military veterans receive new homes | 21-10-2014

Johannesburg - The late Moses Kotane’s daughter, Dolly Khunwana, says her mother will be extremely happy to move into her newly built home, handed over to her by the Department of Human Settlements on Monday.

Deputy President concludes visit to Lesotho | 21-10-2014

Pretoria - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday concluded his SADC facilitation visit to Lesotho.

Minister welcomes arrest of cable theft suspects | 21-10-2014

Pretoria - Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has welcomed the arrest of cable theft suspects.

SA to gain from ocean economy | 21-10-2014

It is an exciting time for South Africa following the Operation Phakisa open day on the ocean economy.

Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison | 21-10-2014

Pretoria - Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.

Department wishes matric candidates well | 21-10-2014

Pretoria – The Department of Basic Education has wished matric candidates well for their final examinations.

Built environment sector must transform – Minister Nxesi | 21-10-2014

Midrand – Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says it’s high time the built environment sector picks up the pace of transformation.

NPA exceeds its performance targets | 21-10-2014

Cape Town – The National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mxolisi Nxasana, says the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has achieved a second consecutive clean audit, thanks to good administration.

Minister Gigaba visits Lindela | 20-10-2014

Pretoria – Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he is satisfied with the running of the Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg.

Urgent need to build research capacity in Africa | 20-10-2014

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has illustrated the urgent need to accelerate focused investment in research in Africa.

Ministerial Committee to take care of foster system | 20-10-2014

Pretoria – The Department of Social Development has appointed a Ministerial Committee to assist the department address the challenges facing the country's foster care system.

Call for swift investigation into learner's tragic murder | 19-10-2014

Pretoria – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday called on police to prioritise the murder case of 9 year-old Veronica Mofokeng who was allegedly rapes, mutilated and burnt to death in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria last month.

President lauds work of the African First Ladies Peace Mission | 19-10-2014

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has praised the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM) for the important work it is doing in promoting peace and hope on the African continent.

Department marks National Nutrition Week | 19-10-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Basic Education has this week marked National Nutrition Week, aimed at promoting eating appropriate quantities of food.

SANParks rangers shoot suspected rhino poacher | 19-10-2014

SANParks rangers shot and killed a suspected rhino poacher and another one was shot and wounded on Saturday morning

No confirmed cases of Ebola in SA, neighbouring countries | 19-10-2014

Pretoria – The Department of Health has, in an update of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, reported that there are still no suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.

President continues to meet Parliamentary obligations | 19-10-2014

Pretoria – The Presidency says a media report that President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend to his Parliamentary responsibilities is “incorrect and grossly misleading”.

New platform for govt, media to engage | 19-10-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has announced that government will establish a platform whereby media and government can share ideas on various issues.

Water interruptions notice for Ermelo, Davel and Kriel | 19-10-2014

Pretoria – The Department of Water and Sanitation has advised that it will be implementing a planned outage of its raw water bulk pipeline between the Jericho pump station and the Kriel power station from 20 October to 31 October 2014.

Gauteng EMS strike called off | 19-10-2014

Pretoria – The strike by Gauteng Emergency Medical Services has ended, after the Gauteng Department of Health and organised labour reached an agreement on Friday.

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