Durban - The role of ambassador belongs to all South Africans when it comes to promoting the country, its innovation, people and economic sustainability.
Pretoria - The Traditional Healers' Organisation (THO) has welcomed government's initiative of conducting scientific research on traditional medicines.
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.
Pretoria - Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has urged parties in the chemical, metal and engineering sectors to reach an agreement to end the ongoing strike.
Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, has made a compelling appeal to South Africans to join the community of blood donors.
Pretoria - The City of Tshwane today launched a campaign aimed at fixing the city's potholes within 24 hours of them being reported.
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.
Pretoria - Police management will make tough and targeted decisions to ensure the safety of police officers, says Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu.
Pretoria - Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has urged motorists to exercise extra caution as schools re-open on Monday, 18 July.
Mbombela - Sixty-seven dilapidated schools in Mpumalanga will look brand new come Mandela Day on July 18.
Pretoria - Skills development and education have received a significant boost through the signing of two accords that will, among others, see 30 000 new artisans receive training.
East London - An initiative to curb pedestrian fatalities in the Eastern Cape will see a number of workshops being held throughout the province's district municipalities.
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has something to smile about today: he has been bestowed with the Freedom of Makana Award in Grahamstown.
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.
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.
Pretoria - Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is worried that South Africans are not saving enough for rainy days.
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.
Pretoria - Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula is expected to announce the nominees of the 2011 South African Sports Awards later this evening in Rustenburg.
Pretoria - In an attempt to ensure that more learners are successful in completing the tough requirements of engineering degrees, the John Orr Technical High School is to be turned into an Academy for Engineering and Technology.
Pretoria - Schools in KwaZulu-Natal will next week start an intensive winter class programme, which will run until the last day of the 2011 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams.