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Eskom warns of rolling power cuts | 10-1-2012

Pretoria - South Africans have been urged to use electricity sparingly and switch of all non-essential appliances as Eskom warns of possible electricity load-shedding that could last until March.

Guinea-Bissau President die | 10-1-2012

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has expressed his condolences to the government and people of Guinea-Bissau following the passing of its President Malam Bacai Sanha.

Gauteng pays R300m more to health suppliers | 10-1-2012

Johannesburg - The Gauteng Department of Health and Social Development paid almost R300 million to health contractors and suppliers in December.

Gordhan meets Limpopo Premier | 10-1-2012

Pretoria - Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has met with Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale to discuss matters relating to the implementation of the section 100 intervention in the province.

Premier saddened by UJ stampede death | 10-1-2012

Johannesburg - Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has called on the management of the University of Johannesburg to work closely with the Johannesburg Metro Police and other authorities in order to ensure that the stampede which occurred earlier today is not repeated.

Police on high alert in N Kenya over terror threats | 10-1-2012

Garissa - Security forces are on high alert in northern Kenya over an imminent suicide bomb attack by members of the Al-Shabaab group from neighbouring Somalia.

Bursary application deadline looms for Vhembe matrics | 10-1-2012

Thohoyandou - Matriculants from poor families in Limpopo's Vhembe district have until 18 January to apply for bursaries to further their studies this year.

Hardworking Western Cape students honoured | 10-1-2012

Cape Town - The Western Cape province has honoured scores of top notch learners and schools for their 2011 National Senior Certificate examination achievements.

Ndebele sets the record straight | 10-1-2012

Pretoria - The silver BMW 5-series reported by the City Press to have run up a heap of traffic fines does not belong to Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele, his office said today.

Hard work earns orphan six distinctions | 09-1-2012

Komatipoort - A Mpumalanga orphan who grew up in a child-headed family has proven that hard work pays off after producing six distinctions in the 2011 matric exams.

ANC marks 100 years | 08-1-2012

Bloemfontein - Heads of State, royal families and thousands of supporters descended on the Free State Stadium on Sunday to mark the African National Congress' 100 years of existence.

Thousands attend centenary celebrations | 08-1-2012

Bloemfontein - Zolani Matu, 38, travelled more than 1 000km from Cape Town to Bloemfontein to be part of the centenary celebrations of the African National Congress (ANC) on Sunday.

ANC stands firm on African agenda | 08-1-2012

Pretoria - The ANC has reaffirmed its commitment to the African agenda, pledging its support for initiatives that promote democracy, peace and stability in the region.

Unemployment, poverty, inequality need attention | 08-1-2012

Pretoria - As the ANC celebrates its 100 years of existence, President Jacob Zuma says the triple challenge of unemployment, poverty and inequality has been identified as needing attention.

Hope for unsuccessful matrics | 06-1-2012

Pretoria - The Department of Higher Education and Training has encouraged matrics who were unsuccessful in the 2011 exams not to lose hope as there were many options available to them in the post school system.

Hope for unsuccessful matrics | 06-1-2012

Pretoria - The Department of Higher Education and Training has encouraged matrics who were unsuccessful in the 2011 exams not to lose hope as there were many options available to them in the post school system.

Top achiever looks forward to a bright future | 06-1-2012

Johannesburg - With six distinctions to his credit, 17-year-old aspirant actuarial scientist, Abiedo Shanduka, is looking forward to taking calculated risks at the University of Witwatersrand.

Hope for unsuccessful matrics | 06-1-2012

Pretoria - The Department of Higher Education and Training has encouraged matrics who were unsuccessful in the 2011 exams not to lose hope as there were many options available to them in the post school system.

MEC welcomes healthcare interns | 06-1-2012

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo has appealed to community healthcare interns, who are to be deployed in the province, to give their patients the respect and dignity they deserve.

Limpopo improves results despite second last position | 06-1-2012

Polokwane - Despite being the second worst performing province in the country, Limpopo has improved its results from a 57.9% pass rate in 2010 to 63.9% in 2011.

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