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Regional police chiefs to address cross-border crimes | 27-5-2015

Johannesburg - Police chiefs from the Southern Africa region have taken time out of their busy schedules to look at ways to intensify efforts to ensure that criminals who are involved in cross-border crimes have no place to hide.

More children attending no fee schools: survey | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - The percentage of learners who attended no fee schools increased from 62.4% in 2013 to 65.4% in 2014, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Wednesday.

No commission of enquiry into Cape Town council flats | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Human Settlements says it has not established an inquiry into the renovations of the City of Cape Town council flats.

Schools can not turn away learners on basis of language | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says no school will be allowed to exclude a learner on the basis of language.

President Zuma to reply to Budget Vote debate | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will this afternoon reply to issues raised by Members of Parliament during the Presidency Budget Vote yesterday.

SA moves to stage 1 load shedding | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - Due to a shortage of generating capacity, Eskom will implement stage one load shedding from 5pm until 10pm, this evening.

SARS reports success in conviction of tax, customs-related crimes | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - The South African Revenue Service (SARS) says it has over the past year achieved a 92% conviction rate in cases it handed over to the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) to prosecute, involving tax and customs-related crimes.

SA making “steady progress” in building inclusive growth | 27-5-2015

Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma says South Africa is making steady progress in building an inclusive economy that will create jobs.

SA business delegation positive of prospects in Peru | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - The South African business delegation that is on an outward trade and investment mission (OTIM) to Peru is confident that the mission will be a success, the Department of Trade and Industry says.

Operation Fiela nets 29 in the Free State | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - A joint raid, conducted under Operation Fiela, saw 29 people being arrested for various offences in Bloemfontein in the Free State this morning.

Police clamp down on rhino poachers | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - Police efforts to curb rhino poaching at the Kruger National Park continue to yield positive results.

No load shedding planned: Eskom | 27-5-2015

Pretoria- Power utility Eskom said there is currently no planned load shedding as it has enough generating capacity to meet the electricity demand.

Social Development joins PinkDrive stand at Comrades | 27-5-2015

Pretoria – Social Development Deputy Minister, Hendrietta Bogopane – Zulu, will lend her support to the PinkDrive team and join its stand at the Comrades Marathon Expo this weekend.

Turnaround plans for SAA, Post Office taking shape | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says efforts to turn around the performance of the national carrier, South African Airways (SAA), has begun to bear fruit.

Minister Muthambi in Maseru for bilateral engagements on DTT | 27-5-2015

Maseru - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has arrived in Lesotho’s capital, Maseru, for bilateral engagements regarding mitigating cross border radio frequency spectrum interference as a result of implementing the digital migration programme.

President Zuma wishes Maharaj speedy recovery | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has wished his former spokesperson, Mac Maharaj, a speedy recovery after undergoing surgery.

Dept condemns alleged tampering with employment letters | 27-5-2015

Pretoria – The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has condemned the alleged tampering of employment letters by two officials.

Minister played no role in meeting to remove SABC members | 27-5-2015

Pretoria - Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi, does not participate in board meetings where decisions to remove South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board members are processed, says Department of Communications.

Limpopo Premier announces cabinet reshuffle | 27-5-2015

Pretoria – Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha today announced a reshuffle in the province’s Executive Council.

Kokstad children voice concerns | 26-5-2015

Pretoria – About 600 children from 13 schools in the Greater Kokstad Local Municipality participated in dialogue sessions which sought to provide a safe space for children to interact and share their concerns.

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