Pretoria – National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega has welcomed the sentencing of a rhino poacher to a total of 77 years in prison.
Pretoria - Government has recommitted to urgently accelerate the pace of land reform in South Africa, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti announced on Wednesday.
Cape Town – A legislative review to make schooling compulsory for children between the ages of five and 15 years is on the cards.
Pretoria - Less than a month after government re-opened the land claims window, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says they have already received in excess of 3 000 claims.
Pretoria - Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says youth empowerment will remain a priority in his department’s economic transformation programme.
Pretoria - Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says government has big plans to turn the tide on HIV/Aids by 2030, in line with the target set by delegates at the International Aids Conference in Australia.
Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is set to increase support for the automotive and clothing sectors, says Minister Rob Davies.
Pretoria – The Department of Health will this Women’s Month launch a project which seeks to register all pregnant women in the country for an “sms” service which provides information and advice on pregnancy, as well as a channel to notify them about poor service.
Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will this year develop a Minerals Beneficiation Action Plan which will be a component of the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP).
Pretoria – In just four months, since the Health Department launched a new contraceptive device, 362 000 women have benefited, exceeding the annual target of 320 000.
Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma says South Africa is making progress in the fight against corruption, as evidenced by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) probes he has authorised in the last five years.
Johannesburg – Care for cancer patients at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (CMJAH) is set to improve, thanks to an upgraded oncology pharmacy worth R1.5 million. The pharmacy was launched today.
Pretoria – The ministerial enquiry set up to investigate the evictions in Lwandle, Cape Town, has concluded the first round of oral representations, says the Department of Human Settlements.
Pretoria - Public members are invited to the memorial service of Taegrin Morris, who died during a hijacking incident over the weekend.
Pretoria - South Africa has come a long way in stabilising the domestic security situation that also created the conditions for democracy to flourish, says State Security Minister David Mahlobo.
Pretoria – Limpopo Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Fannie Masemola, says police have arrested a 24-year-old student at the University of Venda whom they believe is the Thohoyandou serial killer.
Pretoria – Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says she hopes Parliament will treat the finalisation of the Defence Review as a matter of “critical urgency”.
Pretoria - Government has urged South Africans to rally behind Team SA, who is representing the country at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, in the Scottish city of Glasgow.
Pretoria - The State Security Agency has started a process of improving the capacity of intelligence services, State Security Minister David Mahlobo announced on Wednesday.
Cape Town – President Jacob Zuma said working groups will be formed to ensure that a clear path to address socio-economic challenges is drafted and institutionalised over the next five years.