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Pace of land redistribution slow - Zuma | 09-2-2012

Pretoria - Land redistribution in South Africa has been slow at only 8% of the government's target of 30% by 2014, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

City warns of road closures | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town has reminded motorists and those who work in the city centre to take heed of the road closures around Parliament today.

All eyes on Zuma | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - All eyes will be on President Jacob Zuma as he delivers the State of the Nation Address to a joint sitting of Parliament, this evening.

Interventions in provinces to continue | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - Interventions implemented in provinces to improve governance systems and administration will continue, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

Govt continues to promote social cohesion | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma has announced that government will this year undertake and continue with heritage projects in the country as part of promoting social cohesion.

Help on the way for Ngobi community | 09-2-2012

Pretoria - Mmatsheko Pine from the Ngobi area in Hammanskraal will be pleased to know that the President has answered her call and help is on the way to fix the water problem in her area.

No room for complacency in tackling crime | 09-2-2012

Pretoria - Despite recent successes, government will guard itself against becoming complacent in the fight against crime, President Jacob Zuma has assured South Africans.

Plans afoot to further train police officers | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - Plans are afoot to further train police officers and enhance the fight against crime, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said.

Housing finance help on the way - Zuma | 09-2-2012

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma had good news for people who are struggling to secure finance for housing during his State of the Nation Address on Thursday.

Health minister excited about year ahead | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has echoed President Jacob Zuma's call to accelerate the prevention of HIV and Aids, saying that stronger emphasis will be placed on combating the disease.

Eskom must find other avenues for pricing | 09-2-2012

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has asked electricity parastatal Eskom to look into alternatives of reducing its price increase requirements from the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa).

Getting the basics right | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says her department will continue focusing on getting the "basics right" in order to fix the education system.

More jobs created in 2011 | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma says signs were starting to emerge that South Africa was winning the war against unemployment.

Focus on infrastructure development welcomed | 09-2-2012

Pretoria - The focus on infrastructure development in President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address has been welcomed by various quarters.

Govt's intervention in education pays off | 09-2-2012

Pretoria - Government's interventions in the fight against poverty and inequality and to keep learners in school seem to be paying off, says President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma details massive infrastructure spend | 09-2-2012

Cape Town - South Africa will spend billions of rands over the coming years on new infrastructure, with the government to focus on building rail, road, and economic links in five regions in the country and building new universities and refurbishing hospitals, President Jacob Zuma said in his State of the Nation Address this evening.

Revamped Jhb forensic lab to tackle cases soon | 08-2-2012

Pretoria - The newly renovated Johannesburg Forensic Services Laboratory is expected to be fully functional and hard at work soon.

Safa applauds Sexwale on FIFA appointment | 08-2-2012

Pretoria - The South African Football Association (Safa) has praised the appointment of Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale to FIFA's Media Committee.

N West looks at ways to accelerate service delivery | 08-2-2012

Pretoria - The recent ward councillors' summit in the North West has identified strategic intervention methods which will help the Department of Local Government and Traditional Affairs to accelerate and improve service delivery.

Make-over for Tshwane municipal headquarters | 08-2-2012

Pretoria - Before the end of the month, the ageing structure housing the City of Tshwane municipal headquarters will be cleared to pave way for the construction of a new state-of-the art building.

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