Pretoria - The long Easter holiday saw over 400 000 travellers entering and leaving South Africa, according to the Home Affair's Movement Control System (MCS).
Pretoria - Public hearings into the distribution and collection of artists' royalties will kick-off next month, the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said.
Pretoria - More than 250 motorists have been arrested since the beginning of the long Easter weekend last Thursday for various traffic violations, says Transport Minister, Sibusiso Ndebele, who has urged road users to exercise caution on busy roads.
Pretoria - As South Africans prepare locally to commemorate Freedom Day on Wednesday, the High Commission in New Delhi says it will also mark the day with celebrations.
The High Commission will host the 17th Freedom Day celebrations at 7 Green Avenue Lane Vasant Kunj, New Delhi tomorrow evening.
Hazyview - Iconic South African photojournalist Sam Nzima will be honoured for his contribution to photojournalism and putting apartheid police brutality in the international spotlight.
Nzima will be honoured with the bronze National Order of Ikhamanga on Freedom Day.
Pretoria - The remaining semi-final matches of the Orange African Youth Championship under 20 will be played at the Dobsonville stadium in Soweto outside Johannesburg on Thursday.
Pretoria - The City of Cape Town has issued a warning to residents of adverse weather conditions, including a cold front, forecast for this week.
This as a series of cold fronts in the Western and Northern Cape provinces started hitting the provinces on Sunday.
Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has told the Department of International Relations to exhaust all diplomatic channels to trace the missing photographer Anton Hammerl.
The Presidency said Zuma was being briefed on the matter regularly.
Pretoria - Thirty-six South Africans, including struggle heroes, will be awarded the highest orders that can be bestowed on citizens on Freedom Day next week.
Pretoria - The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has called for more women and black candidates to apply for judge vacancies.
The JSC yesterday announced the names of candidates it had recommended to President Jacob Zuma for various vacant judge positions.
Pretoria - As condolences continue to pour in for slain police constable, Fihliwe Mavis Bengeza, President Jacob Zuma has described the incident as tragic and unacceptable.
Pretoria - The two-week strike by Pikitup refuse collectors in Johannesburg has been suspended and workers are to return to work immediately.
However, according to the City of Johannesburg full operations are expected by Tuesday as some of the workers had already gone home for the long Easter weekend.
Mbombela - Disadvantaged pupils from Matlalong Primary School and Ben Matlosha Secondary School in Casteel, outside Bushbuckridge, are to receive uniforms worth R30 000 when they arrive at school today.
Mpumalanga Safety, Security and Liaison MEC Vusi Shongwe will hand over the clothes to pupils.
Durban - The first indication for a Springbok team ahead of the Tri Nations and World Cup was given when the South African Rugby Union (SARU) announced a 51-man squad for a team planning session at the start of next month.
The announcement of the Bok captain though has been reserved until 2 May.
Pretoria - The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) is urging road users to be cautious of its road infrastructure developments currently underway across the country as they gear up for the long Easter Weekend road trips.
Pretoria - As the country prepares to mark the 17th anniversary of Freedom Day, Government has urged South Africans to observe April as Freedom Month, adding that the month provided an "opportunity" for all communities to display national diversity.
Pretoria - Cabinet had approved that the Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, and Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, further consult on the hosting of the 62nd International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2011).
Pretoria - Cabinet has announced the appointment of four Directors General in what spokesperson Jimmy Manyi said was a response to a call by President Jacob Zuma that ministers fill vacancies in government departments.
Pretoria - Cabinet has approved that the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) should fine-tune its strategy to protect South African waters from piracy.
Cabinet held its ordinary meeting in Pretoria, on 20 April 2011.