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Professionalising social work | 27-3-2015

Durban – Managers in the social work sector must have the relevant social work qualifications and be registered professionals.

SA mourns Senyaka Kekana | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has expressed shock at the news of the passing of yet another public icon, Senyaka Kekana.

Minister Motshekga to handover ASIDI school | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, will this morning handover the multi million rand Valhalla Primary School in Cape Town, Western Cape.

SA keen on doing business with Russia | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - South Africa wants to expand its product footprint and bring business to Russia as it wants to be part of the developments taking place in the region, says Ambassador of South Africa to Russia, Mandisi Mpahlwa.

Nigeria allays fear over military deployment for elections | 27-3-2015

Lagos - The deployment of military personnel for the general elections in Nigeria will not interfere with the electoral process, the government said on Thursday.

R1 billion to support black industrialists | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is to avail R1 billion in support for the Black Industrialists Development Programme, said Minister Rob Davies.

Intergovernmental agreement with US on track: SARS | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - The implementation of an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the US remains on track, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) said.

Salga throws its weight behind Back to Basics | 27-3-2015

Pretoria – The South African Local Government Association (Salga) concluded its three-day 2015 National Members Assembly (NMA) with a commitment to support the Back to Basics programme.

Eskom contract workers dismissed | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Contract workers who went on an illegal strike at Eskom’s Medupi power station have been fired, Eskom said on Friday.

Vote of no confidence passed against two SABC board members | 27-3-2015

Pretoria - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she supports and respects the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board decision to pass a vote of no confidence against two non-executive directors.

GP roads, transport chief director suspended | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has suspended its transport services Chief Director Loyiso Marasela for alleged financial misconduct, MEC Ismail Vadi told the members of the legislature on Thursday.

President Zuma updated on Eskom developments | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - The Presidency says President Jacob Zuma has been updated on the developments at Eskom and the attempts being made by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the board to overcome the energy challenge facing South Africa.

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - The Reserve Bank has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% per annum.

Committee to look at abuse in foster homes | 26-3-2015

Durban – The Department of Social Development has appointed a committee to look at the abuse of children placed in foster care, Minister Bathabile Dlamini announced on Wednesday.

Social workers share their challenges | 26-3-2015

Durban – Social workers from across the country have raised a number of challenges which they face on a daily basis at a Social Work Indaba being held in Durban.

SA sends condolences following Germanwings plane crash | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has conveyed the country's condolences to the families and friends of all the victims of Germanwings flight 4U 9525, which crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

SAPS not looking for NPA Deputy Head | 26-3-2015

Pretoria - The South African Police Service (SAPS) says it has not issued summons against the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Deputy Head Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba.

Domestic, farm workers must benefit from labour programmes | 26-3-2015

Pretoria – The Department of Labour and all its entities need to ensure that domestic and farm workers benefit from their delivery programmes, says Portfolio Committee on Labour chairperson Lumka Yengeni.

KZN, Mpumalanga partner for the benefit of its citizens | 26-3-2015

Pretoria –KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga have set up a partnership to achieve integrated development and sustainable livelihoods to the benefit of citizens from both provinces.

Wits, Univen partner in research, post-grad studies | 26-3-2015

Pretoria – The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the University of Venda (Univen) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will see the two institutions partnering in research, teaching and learning, post-graduate studies and community engagement.

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