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South Africans unite in honour of Mandela | 22-11-2014

Pretoria – About 25 000 people today participated in the Unite4Mandela Sports and Cultural Day activities, especially cycling, running and walking.

Councillors urged to communicate govt programs or delays | 22-11-2014

Parys - Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says there would be no service delivery protests if local councillors and municipalities regularly updated communities about developments or delays in the implementation of government’s programmes.

Unite4Mandela, a non-violent South Africa | 22-11-2014

Pretoria – Minister in the Presidency for Women, Susan Shabangu, has urged all South Africans to commit themselves in creating a non-violent South Africa.

SA observes World Diabetes Day | 22-11-2014

Pretoria – First Lady and patron of the Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation (BNZ), Bongi Ngema-Zuma, has joined hands with Ekurhuleni World Outreach Centre (EWOC) church to host the annual World Diabetes Day.

Government should advertise in community media: Minister | 22-11-2014

Cape Town – Community media is central to government’s new communications approach and they should take advantage of the impending partnership, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

Communications Deputy Minister visits Parys | 21-11-2014

Parys - As part of continuing interactions between communities, media and communicators at local government, Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is today visiting Parys, which falls under the Ngwathe Municipality in the Free State.

Deputy President's message to Parliamentary leaders | 21-11-2014

Pretoria - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has advised leaders of parties represented in the National Assembly that the process agreed among parties earlier in the week has been rendered unworkable.

SA participates in Africa-Turkey Summit | 21-11-2014

Pretoria – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, where he will represent South Africa at the 2nd Africa-Turkey Summit of Heads of State and Government.

SA, Botswana to intensify existing cooperation | 21-11-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma and Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama have reaffirmed their commitment to deepening existing strategic cooperation for the mutual benefit of the two countries and their people.

Settlement reached between SA Post Office, two unions | 21-11-2014

Pretoria – The South African Post Office (Sapo) says it has reached an agreement with two of the three labour unions whose members embarked on a protracted strike over wages.

Deputy Minister to participate in Mandela Sports Day | 21-11-2014

Pretoria – Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela will walk 9.4km on Saturday as part of the 2014 Nelson Mandela Sport and Culture Day taking place at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

SA can count on Communications Dept for any info | 21-11-2014

Cape Town – Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says members of the public can call her department any day should they wish to get more information about government services or programmes that are available to them.

Give racism in sport a red card: Pres Zuma | 21-11-2014

Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma has called on the world to give racism in sport a big red card.

16 Days of Activism: Moving a non-violent SA forward | 21-11-2014

Pretoria – “Imagine living in a society where we no longer read or hear about the abuse that women and children often suffer at the hands of heartless perpetrators.”

Local government, community media collaboration needed | 21-11-2014

Cape Town – Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says local government is a very important sphere of government and that communicators should use community media to relate key messages to people on the ground.

Government to host dialogues on triple challenges | 21-11-2014

Pretoria - The Department for Women is to host national and provincial dialogues in order to understand the causes and impact of the continued triple challenge of poverty, unemployment and inequalities, including violence against women and children.

SA-Germany to continue working together | 21-11-2014

Pretoria - South Africa and Germany should work together for a peaceful and better world, says International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Eskom implements load-shedding | 21-11-2014

Pretoria - The power system was severely constrained on Friday with Eskom implementing load-shedding.

Gauteng remembers Nigeria tragedy victims | 20-11-2014

Johannesburg – An inter-faith memorial service for the 22 victims of the Nigeria tragedy, who lived in Gauteng, was held at Johannesburg City Hall on Thursday.

SA, Botswana focus on growing economic ties | 20-11-2014

Pretoria – International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says it is essential for South Africa and Botswana to pay particular attention to growing economic ties and investments as these will form a firm foundation for mutual benefits.

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