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Govt supports Public Protector | 08-7-2011

Pretoria - The Presidency has reiterated government's commitment and support to the work and Office of the Public Protector.

More nurses trained to administer ARVs | 08-7-2011

Johannesburg - About 1 019 nurses in Gauteng have been trained to initiate ARVs to shorten the waiting period for people who need to be put on treatment.

Mthethwa speaks out on Maxwele case | 08-7-2011

Pretoria - Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says he is concerned about the Human Rights Commission's approach in the case of Cape Town student Chumani Maxwele, who was arrested for gesturing at a presidential convoy.

Labour dept ploughs billions into job creation | 08-7-2011

Pretoria - The Department of Labour says it has helped contribute towards job creation through intense investment in the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) amounting to billions of rands.

Boost for Gauteng primary health care | 08-7-2011

Johannesburg - Gauteng has beefed up its budget allocation for district health services by over R1 billion, in line with the provincial health department's objective to re-engineer services in clinics and smaller hospitals.

Cabinet approves judges' amendment bill | 08-7-2011

Pretoria - Cabinet has approved the the draft Judges' Remuneration and Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill, 2011.

Poverty, lack of resources hinder access to justice | 08-7-2011

Sandton - While South Africa has made significant strides in improving access to justice for its citizens, factors such as poverty, lack of education and resources, continued to hinder government from delivering on this constitutional right, says President Jacob Zuma.

SA weighs in on Libyan crisis | 07-7-2011

Pretoria - South Africa has reiterated its position with regards to the conflict in Libya, saying an immediate ceasefire should be the first order of business to allow for deliberations.

Winds of change in aviation industry | 07-7-2011

Pretoria - The Department of Transport will over the next six months embark on an intensive and accelerated programme aimed at addressing all the challenges facing the aviation industry.

Host of Boks injured ahead of Tri-Nations | 07-7-2011

Durban - The Springbok squad for the upcoming Tri-Nations at the moment is looking dismal, with 21 players put on the injury list.

SA committed to hosting SKA - Pandor | 07-7-2011

Pretoria - South Africa is committed to hosting the Square Kilometer Array (SKA), says Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor.

Pyeongchang: IOC understands our vision | 07-7-2011

Durban - Pyeongchang, a South Korean city that will have fond memories of South Africa. It is here where they with "persistence and patience" finally won the bid to host a Winter Olympics, the 2018 Games.

Climate change lessons for KZN | 07-7-2011

Durban - KwaZulu-Natal is getting lessons on climate change ahead of the all-important United Nations conference on the pressing subject matter later this year.

Labour issues a concern for business: survey | 07-7-2011

Pretoria - Labour matters are of concern to business, a survey by the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) says.

Zuma gets new spokesperson | 07-7-2011

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has appointed his special envoy, Mac Maharaj to take over an additional task of being the spokesperson, the Presidency said on Wednesday.

Monaco royal couple meets with Zuma | 07-7-2011

Durban - There was a very light hearted atmosphere on Wednesday when President Jacob Zuma and his wife Thobeka Madiba briefly hosted the royal Manaco couple.

Public Protector's arrest allegations under investigation | 07-7-2011

Pretoria - An investigation into allegations of the "imminent arrest" of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is underway, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Limpopo gymnasts jet off to Europe | 07-7-2011

Polokwane - A Limpopo team of 50 gymnasts jetted off to Europe on Thursday morning to participate in the week-long 14th World Gymnaestrada world sports festival, which kicks off on 10 July.

Crime fighting the responsibility of all in SA | 07-7-2011

Krugersdorp - South Africans needed to take up more active role in the fight against crime if the country is to make inroads with its crime combating initiatives.

SMEs to benefit from empowerment fund | 07-7-2011

Pretoria - Small and medium businesses will receive aid following the launch of the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) on Wednesday.

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