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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

67 schools to get facelift for Mandela Day | 13-7-2011

Mbombela - Sixty-seven dilapidated schools in Mpumalanga will look brand new come Mandela Day on July 18.

Skills, education agreements to boost SA | 13-7-2011

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.

EC addresses pedestrian road fatalities | 13-7-2011

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.

Zuma receives Makana award | 13-7-2011

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has something to smile about today: he has been bestowed with the Freedom of Makana Award in Grahamstown.

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.

Mbalula to announce SA sports awards nominees | 12-7-2011

Pretoria - Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula is expected to announce the nominees of the 2011 South African Sports Awards later this evening in Rustenburg.

Technical school to become Engineering Academy | 12-7-2011

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.

Winter classes for KZN schools | 12-7-2011

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.

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