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Gauteng govt gets tough on infrastructure delays | 17-4-2014

Pretoria – The Department of Infrastructure Development (DID) has a zero tolerance approach to project overruns, inferior workmanship and substandard contractors, says Gauteng MEC Qedani Mahlangu.

Special votes applications close at 5pm | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - Applications for special votes for the May 7 general election close at 5pm today.

Road users urged to be cautious | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng Health MEC Hope Papo has urged drivers to know their health status before embarking on long journeys to be with their families or attend church services this upcoming weekend.

Motorists urged to be cautious over Easter | 17-4-2014

Pretoria – Motorists have been urged to exercise caution on the roads over the Easter weekend.

E-Cape budgets R2.5m for Easter campaign | 17-4-2014

Pretoria – The Eastern Cape Department of Transport has budgeted R2.5 million for this Easter Arrive Alive Campaign in order to ensure that there is maximum visibility of officers throughout the province.

Government calls for responsible driving, behaviour | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - Government has wished all South Africans a safe and happy Easter Weekend from 18 to 21 April 2014.

Easter road safety: the dos and don’ts | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - As many motorists head off to their holiday destinations for the Easter long weekend, Elna Fourie, who heads Road Safety at the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), shares a few tips on how to get there safely.

Government visits KZN hotspots | 17-4-2014

Durban – Ministers in the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster say they are confident that the upcoming general election will be conducted in a peaceful environment in KwaMashu and Wembezi in KwaZulu-Natal.

Medical fitness key to aviation safety | 17-4-2014

Pretoria – Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says the importance of driver fitness cannot be overstated, especially in the field of aviation where South Africa has a good track record.

Security cluster visits hotspots ahead of elections | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) responsible for the national general elections will today visit KwaZulu-Natal, which has been identified as one of the “hotspots”, ahead of May 7.

Ramaphosa concludes South Sudan visit | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - Special Envoy to South Sudan, Cyril Ramaphosa, has concluded his second visit to the country.

SARB fines country’s big banks | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has fined the country’s big four banks R125 million collectively, it said on Wednesday.

Vocational learning with Swiss precision | 17-4-2014

Pretoria – A partnership between South Africa and Switzerland will give Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students the sought-after experience they need to do well in the workplace.

Moving people, changing lives | 17-4-2014

Pretoria – Learners with disabilities at Filadelfia Secondary School will be able to move more freely, thanks to assistive devices donated to the school on Wednesday.

Progress being made to appoint Eskom CEO | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - Eskom’s board is making progress in appointing a permanent CEO.

Gauteng tourists urged to get day pass for e-tolls | 17-4-2014

Pretoria - The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is urging tourists, who will be visiting Gauteng during the Easter long weekend, to get a day pass before using the provincial e-tolled roads.

SA to participate in AU social affairs meeting | 16-4-2014

Pretoria - Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant will next week lead a high-level South African delegation to a special session of the African Union Labour and Social Affairs Commission (AULSAC) in Windhoek, Namibia.

KZN govt, taxi associations sign pact | 16-4-2014

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Willies Mchunu, has signed a cooperation agreement with five associations operating in the Greater Newcastle region, to address disputes over routes and safeguard the lives of taxi operators and commuters.

Mpumalanga gets ready for fire season | 16-4-2014

Badplass – Mpumalanga province has positioned itself to respond during fire season by putting 50 fire fighters through a course on wildfire prevention strategies.

120 trainees ready to take on manufacturing sector | 16-4-2014

Mbombela – A total of 120 young people in Mpumalanga have received certificates of recognition after completing their training in the manufacturing of stainless steel and furniture.

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