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Div to step down as Bok coach | 09-10-2011

Durban - Peter de Villiers has indicated that he will step down as the Springboks coach after a challenging four-year tenure.

Public invited to comment on rhino law | 07-10-2011

Pretoria - Members of the public are invited to comment on the newly proposed amendments to the norms and standards for the marking of rhinoceros horn and hunting of white rhinoceros for trophy hunting purposes.

High hopes for Bafana ahead of S Leone clash | 07-10-2011

Pretoria - Bafana Bafana head coach, Pitso "Jingles" Mosimane, is confident that they will get their three points from the Leone Stars in their 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier match tomorrow.

Clean bill of health for labour dept | 07-10-2011

Pretoria - Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant congratulated her department's Director General for receiving an unqualified audit report for the first time in six years.

SA u/17 girls crowned FNB Lucas Radebe champs | 07-10-2011

Pretoria - The South African National Under 17 Women's Team, Bantwana, was crowned the inaugural FNB Lucas Radebe Football Festival African Girls Champions on Thursday.

Fani intent on ridding Metro of corruption | 07-10-2011

East London - The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality will not tolerate corruption within the municipality and will scrutinise every tender issued to avoid incompetent service providers from benefiting.

Zuma's birthday wish to Archbishop Tutu | 07-10-2011

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has wished Archbishop Desmond Tutu a hearty birthday and a long and healthy life as he turns 80 years old.

Govt, traditional leaders tackle challenges | 06-10-2011

Pretoria - Poor governance systems and strained relations with government are some of the issues being addressed to help get the traditional affairs house in order.

Extra lessons for Home Affairs staff | 06-10-2011

Cape Town - The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has announced that all its staff are set to undergo further training in order to improve competency and service delivery.

DIRCO sheds light on Dalai Lama visa application | 06-10-2011

Pretoria - The South African government did not refuse to grant the Dalai Lama a visa, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has clarified.

BCI down to 98.4 in September | 06-10-2011

Pretoria - Business confidence was marginally down to 98.4 points in September, the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) said.

Piggs Peak loses appeal | 06-10-2011

Pretoria - The Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss Casino Enterprises' appeal, which trades as Piggs Peak, is affirmation of South Africa's stringent laws on regulating the gambling sector, said the National Gambling Board (NGB).

SA condemns Somalia blast | 05-10-2011

Pretoria - South Africa has strongly denounced the suicide bombing in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, which killed about 70 people and injured more than 150.

No more black-outs for Bafana matches | 05-10-2011

Johannesburg - South African soccer fans have been promised that they will not experience another "black-out" when Bafana Bafana take on Sierra Leone in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match on Saturday evening.

Successful end to Panama visit | 05-10-2011

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on Tuesday concluded what has been described as a successful visit to Panama.

Erdogan speaks out | 05-10-2011

Pretoria - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ironed out his country's stance on various foreign policy issues -- including Africa, the Middle East and global governance -- during a public lecture at a packed hall in Pretoria.

Alleged fraudsters' case postponed | 05-10-2011

Pretoria - The case against three men accused of defrauding the Department of Labour's Compensation Fund for millions of rands was postponed yesterday at the Pretoria Specialised Crime Court, to 19 October.

Dodgy contractors warned | 05-10-2011

Pretoria - North West Human Settlements MEC Desbo Mohono has warned that contractors who deliver substandard low cost houses and shoddy work face being blacklisted.

Codes of conduct must be followed: Nene | 05-10-2011

Pretoria - Boards and auditors have an important role to play in ensuring that codes of conduct are followed so as to avoid the failure of governance, Finance Deputy Minister Nhlanhla Nene says.

Toll-free number to bust bad drivers | 05-10-2011

Mbombela - Transport minister Sbusiso Ndebele has urged motorists or members of the public to use a toll-free number to report reckless driving on roads.

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