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SA congratulates Comoros president | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - The South African government has congratulated and conveyed its well wishes to newly re-elected Comoros President Ikililou Dhoinine.

Don't withdraw cases against abusive partners - Xingwana | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has urged women in abusive relationships not to withdraw cases of abuse but to allow the law to take its course.

Call for fair reporting on Information Bill | 27-5-2011

Cape Town - The media has been called to report fairly on the Protection of Information Amendment Bill, which is currently before an ad-hoc committee in Parliament.

Deputy Governor Guma to leave Reserve Bank | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Xolile Guma will not renew his contract with the bank when it ends in July this year, said the central bank.

SA shifts focus to child protection | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Protecting the nation's young and most vulnerable will take centre stage come Monday, May 31, as South Africa enters a seven-day show of solidarity with the cause of the country's children.

Deputy Governor Guma to leave Reserve Bank | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Xolile Guma will not renew his contract with the bank when it ends in July this year, said the central bank.

GP mayors brace for mammoth task | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Running two of the biggest cities in the economic powerhouse province of Gauteng is no walk in the park - a fact the mayors of Tshwane and Johannesburg are well aware of. As the two took office on Thursday, vows of hard work and transparency were made, all in an effort to improve service delivery.

Comrades to inject around R300m in KZN coffers | 27-5-2011

Durban - The coffers in KwaZulu-Natal is set to receive a massive cash injection as the province hosts the Comrades Marathon for the 86th time.

Moves to improve rail safety | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Days after hundreds of commuters were injured in a train accident in Soweto, authorities are introducing new laws which they say will improve rail safety.

Suspect arrested for police killings | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Police have arrested and charged a suspect for the murder of two Western Cape police officers.

Bafana ready to take on Egypt | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Bafana Bafana players strongly believe they have enough motivation to defeat the reigning Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) champions, Egypt, when they clash in a 2012 Afcon qualifier match.

Home Affairs officials arrested for fraud, corruption | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - The Department of Home Affairs is cracking down on fraud and corruption within its ranks, arresting 12 of its employees in the past two weeks.

DTI to honour entrepreneurs | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies is to honour entrepreneurs at the Quality Awards next week.

Petrol price to drop by 2 cents | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - All grades of petrol are set to come down by 2 cents next week.

Bafana match moved to Cairo Military stadium | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - The much-awaited 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) clash between Bafana Bafana and Egypt has been moved from the Cairo international to the Cairo Military Academy Stadium.

Crown Mine Refugee Centre to close | 27-5-2011

Pretoria - The Refugee Centre in Crown Mines, Johannesburg, will close its doors from 1 June, says the Department of Home Affairs.

PPI slows to 6.6% in April | 26-5-2011

Pretoria - The Producer Price Index (PPI) in April slowed to 6.6 percent, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Thursday.

New metro promises better service delivery | 26-5-2011

East London - Officials from the newly established Buffalo City metro have assured residents that they will be provided with better service delivery.

Bar set high for new councillors | 26-5-2011

Pretoria - New local government councillors will have to hit the ground running as they prepare to take on the mammoth task of delivering services to South Africans, and improving the standard across the board.

Toll roads would cover R149bn backlog - Ndebele | 26-5-2011

Cape Town - Seven planned toll roads would help to cover a R149 billion backlog in strengthening and re-gravelling the country's worst roads, the Minister of Transport Sibusiso Ndebele, said on Thursday

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