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Govt recommits to working with China | 17-11-2010

Pretoria - Government has reiterated its commitment to working together with the People's Republic of China to increase the volumes of trade and narrow the trade imbalance, which is currently in favour of China.

Suspect charged for tourist killing | 17-11-2010

Pretoria - Police have made a major breakthrough in their investigation into the hijacking and murder of a UK tourist - a man has been formally arrested and charged for both crimes.

Suspect charged for tourist killing | 17-11-2010

Pretoria - Police have made a major breakthrough in their investigation into the hijacking and murder of a UK tourist - a man has been formally arrested and charged for both crimes.

Dept to finalise corruption hearing | 16-11-2010

Pretoria - Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele told MPs on Tuesday that his department was finalising a disciplinary inquiry into several employees of the Road Traffic Management Cooperation (RTMC) who are implicated in charges of corruption.

Taxi drivers say no to AARTO | 16-11-2010

Pretoria - Taxi operators have threatened to shut down all modes of public transport in the country if government fails to cancel the implementation of the points demerit system.

Prince William pops the question | 16-11-2010

Pretoria - Local and international media have reported that Prince William and Kate Middleton are engaged and are to marry next year - leaving many admirers of the young prince a little depressed.

Climate talks: SA urged to use home ground advantage | 16-11-2010

Pretoria - South Africa needs to use next year's climate change talks in Durban as an opportunity to fight global warming, says environmental lobby group, Greenpeace Africa.

Energy Regulator CEO placed on leave | 16-11-2010

Pretoria - The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) CEO, Smunda Mokoena, has been placed on a leave of absence.

Girl's courage inspires entire community | 16-11-2010

Komatipoort - The determination of an 18-year-old orphan from Mpumalanga to selflessly care for her three younger siblings has inspired her community to build the family a house.

Arrival of Indians in SA celebrated | 16-11-2010

Durban - The year 2010 is an exceptionally significant one in South Africa. It was the first time that Africa hosted a FIFA World Cup and the second milestone celebrated throughout the year is the 150 year anniversary of the arrival of indentured Indians in the country. Kemantha Govender takes a look at the importance of the event.

Sisulu receives defence commission report | 16-11-2010

Pretoria - Defence and Military Veterans Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has received the Report of the Interim National Defence Force Service Commission, she said on Tuesday.

Indians honoured on wall of fame | 16-11-2010

Pretoria - The names of over 200 indentured labourers have been put on the Wall of Names at Freedom Park to mark 150 years since the arrival of Indians.

Keep trade open, British PM urges | 14-11-2010

Seoul - British Prime Minister David Cameron has called on the G20 countries to keep the world trade open and shun protectionism.

Remembrance Sunday marked in Joburg | 14-11-2010

Pretoria - Former soldiers and Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo will lead a memorial service and wreath-laying at the Cenotaph today as South Africa joins the rest of the world in marking Remembrance Sunday.

Ghana not scared of Serbia | 12-11-2010

Pretoria - He's only been in charge of the side for less than two years but Ghana's coach Milovan Rajevac says he is ready to take the Black Stars to the second round of this year's FIFA World Cup.

Govt to release antenatal HIV prevalence report | 11-11-2010

Pretoria - Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi is to release the 2009 Report on the National Antenatal Sentinel HIV & Syphilis Prevalence Survey in South Africa today.

Major shake-up for SA education | 10-11-2010

South Africa's education system has come under scrutiny over the years with some analysts questioning whether its early childhood education programmes meets the educational needs of all children and whether the school system is capable of producing students who can cope with tertiary studies.

Public called on to fight pneumonia | 10-11-2010

Pretoria - As World Pneumonia Day draws nearer, the South African Medical Association (SAMA) has urged South Africans to strengthen the fight against pneumonia and use the day to raise awareness and educate each other.

SKA project on track | 09-11-2010

Pretoria - The Department of Science and Technology has confirmed that plans for the Square Kilometrer Array (SKA) project are firmly on track.

New TB treatment on trial | 09-11-2010

Pretoria - A new drug treatment with the potential of simplifying and shortening TB treatment from two years to less than six months, is currently been tested on patients at two centres in South Africa.


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