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Tight race to secure fuel supply | 15-7-2011

Pretoria - Everything is being done to ensure the supply of fuel as strike action -- which has resulted in fuel shortages -- has entered day five.

Nelson Mandela Boulevard opened in CT | 15-7-2011

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town has renamed Eastern Boulevard in the city centre after Nelson Mandela ahead of the former President's 93rd birthday on Monday.

New houses for former farm workers | 15-7-2011

Pretoria - Former farm workers of the impoverished Mazista and Skierlik informal settlements have become the first beneficiaries of a multimillion human settlements project.

Chinese nationals nabbed in raid | 14-7-2011

Pretoria - An operation by the Hawks and the Home Affairs Immigration Inspectorate led to the arrest of 18 Chinese nationals on charges relating to the alleged use of fraudulent South African documents.

Labour urges strike resolution | 14-7-2011

Pretoria - Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has urged parties in the chemical, metal and engineering sectors to reach an agreement to end the ongoing strike.

Time to rise, SA youth | 14-7-2011

Pretoria - South African youth need to take a stand and actively map a path towards a better future, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

Zuma speaks out on service delivery protests | 14-7-2011

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma says municipalities should communicate with citizens at all times to reduce the level of frustration and anger among people who demand service delivery.

Fuel panic buying strains supply chain | 14-7-2011

Pretoria - With over 100 petrol stations running dry, the Fuel Retailers' Association (FRA) says panic buying is not helping the supply chain.

Durban SAPS lease invalid - Public Protector | 14-7-2011

Pretoria - Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has found that there was improper conduct and maladministration on the part of both the Department of Public Works and SAPS with regards to the leasing of a building in Durban.

Brand SA is everybody's business | 14-7-2011

Durban - The role of ambassador belongs to all South Africans when it comes to promoting the country, its innovation, people and economic sustainability.

Traditional healers welcome scientific research | 14-7-2011

Pretoria - The Traditional Healers' Organisation (THO) has welcomed government's initiative of conducting scientific research on traditional medicines.

Citizens urged to debate SA's problems | 13-7-2011

East London - Just over a month after having released its comprehensive diagnostic overview of the country, the National Planning Commission (NPC) has begun public hearings across the country to get the views of South Africans on how to tackle some of the challenges raised in the document.

Transport dept to relaunch scholar transport programme | 13-7-2011

East London - The Eastern Cape Transport Department has officially taken over the troubled provincial scholar transport programme, which has been dogged by claims of mismanagement and fraud.

South Africans not saving enough | 13-7-2011

Pretoria - Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is worried that South Africans are not saving enough for rainy days.

Play your part, change your community | 13-7-2011

Johannesburg - A new social revolution campaign aimed at popularising and intensifying the 67 minutes of making the world a better place for all on Mandela Day has been unveiled.

Give the gift of life, give blood | 13-7-2011

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has made a compelling appeal to South Africans to join the community of blood donors.

Children's parliament a salute to Madiba | 13-7-2011

Pretoria - Former President Nelson Mandela will have a gift of a different kind to mark his 93rd birthday, with the inaugural Annual Nelson Mandela Children's Parliament to be hosted at the Gauteng Provincial Legislature on Friday.

SAPS management to go all out to protect officers | 13-7-2011

Pretoria - Police management will make tough and targeted decisions to ensure the safety of police officers, says Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu.

Tshwane launches campaign to fix potholes | 13-7-2011

Pretoria - The City of Tshwane today launched a campaign aimed at fixing the city's potholes within 24 hours of them being reported.

Motorists urged to drive safely ahead of schools re-opening | 13-7-2011

Pretoria - Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has urged motorists to exercise extra caution as schools re-open on Monday, 18 July.


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