Washington - Direct negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian leaders have moved into "very sensitive and important areas".
Pretoria - The Free State and KwaZulu-Natal governments are assessing the damage caused by veld fires over the weekend.
Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Education has been granted an urgent interdict by the Labour Court in an attempt to protect provincial preliminary exam centres and prevent mass meetings during school time.
Pretoria- The newly introduced carbon tax policy is one of the urgent public policy responses that will assist the country in its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint by 34 percent by 2020 and 42 percent by 2025 experts say.
Pretoria - A high-level South African delegation will today leave for New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly and plenary meeting on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).
Pretoria - Casper Greeff got a standing ovation from his fellow prisoners after he received a doctorate degree during a graduation ceremony. But, for the 63-year-old it was the reaction of his three daughters that brought him the most joy, writes Irene Naidoo.
Pretoria - The City of Johannesburg has called on commuters to find alternative transport after staff at Rea Vaya stations embarked on an apparent illegal strike this morning.
Thohoyandou - The Department of Labour in Limpopo has urged taxi owners to register their employees with the Unemployment Insurance Fund.
Pretoria - Tourism Minister, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, has urged South Africans to vote in the final round of the New7Wonders of Nature contest to ensure that Table Mountain makes it onto the final list of the seven natural wonders of the world.
Pretoria - Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has conveyed his condolences to the families of 22 people who were killed in a head-on collision between a mini-bus taxi and a truck in the Western Cape.
Pretoria - Home Affairs Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has appealed to Zimbabweans living in South Africa to get their documentation in order as of Monday 20 September.
Pretoria - Twenty-two countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have reduced new HIV infections by more than 25 percent, according to new UNAIDS data on the progress made towards Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 6.
Tokyo - Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan unveiled the roster of a fresh Japanese Cabinet early Friday afternoon, naming Seiji Maehara as new foreign minister.
Pretoria - Minister of International Relations Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will today be hosting a school imbizo, modelled on the United Nations General Assembly to be held next week, for learners from disadvantaged schools.
Pretoria - Motorists who have been panicking about the implementation of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) and the demerit system next month can breathe a sigh of relief.
Cape Town - The proposed Protection of Information Bill is to be overhauled to make it easier to understand and eliminate any confusion that might arise, the Minister of State Security Siyabonga Cwele said in Parliament today.
Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has described his two-day working visit to the United Kingdom as a success.
Pretoria - Three proposed higher education and training Amendment Bills will see the department taking on functions previously vested with the Basic Education and Labour Departments.
Pretoria - Mercedes Benz South Africa has proposed a new investment in the country's automotive industry which could see the creation of 2000 new jobs, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).
Mbombela - Mpumalanga's Department of Education has been grilled for paying R23 million in performance bonuses in the 2008/2009 financial year, even though the province produced a matric pass rate of just 51.8 percent.