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SA hosts international health sciences conference | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says health sciences are a top priority for Africa as the continent bears a massive disease burden.

DP Ramaphosa to visit SKA site in Carnavon | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Saturday visit the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) site in Carnarvon in the Northern Cape.

Mpumalanga creates jobs for its people | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - Mpumalanga’s Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) created 36 450 work opportunities against a target of 23 552 in the first six months of the current financial year.

KZN on track to deliver NDP vision: Premier | 27-2-2015

Pretoria – KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says the provincial government remains on track to deliver on the National Development Plan (NDP) Vision 2030.

Mpumalanga focuses on Early Childhood Development | 27-2-2015

Pretoria – Mpumalanga will train more Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners in an effort to provide quality education for its youngest citizens.

Labour road shows draw to a close | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Labour, in partnership with the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), will host the last in a series of labour law amendment sessions designed to educate stakeholders on the implications of the amended laws.

Over R2bn for Mpumalanga infrastructure | 27-2-2015

Pretoria – Mpumalanga has set aside R2.065 billion for its infrastructure development programme for 2015/16.

Curbing maternal deaths high on KZN's priorities | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - The reduction of maternal, neonatal and child mortality will be the focus for the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government over the next five years.

R15m worth of drugs, seven arrested in Sandton sting | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - Seven suspects have been arrested in Sandton, Johannesburg, for allegedly dealing drugs worth R15 million, the Hawks said on Friday.

Gauteng Premier responds to SOPA criticism | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - Gauteng Premier David Makhura on Friday responded to the State of the Province debate after some opposition parties in the Gauteng Legislature labelled his speech as disappointing and containing nothing new.

Work on Emalahleni major water pipeline on track | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - The planned Majuba tie-in and maintenance outage on the bulk water pipeline supplying Kriel in Emalahleni Local Municipality is proceeding according to plan, says the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS).

President Zuma considering pardons | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma is yet to consider the remaining applications for presidential pardons.

One dead, 34 arrested for public violence in Thembelihle | 27-2-2015

Pretoria - At least 34 people have been arrested for public violence as service delivery protests continue in Thembelihle near Lenasia, police said on Friday.

MEC pleads for calm in Thembelihle | 26-2-2015

Pretoria - Gauteng Department of Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements MEC Jacob Mamabolo has called for calm in Thembelihle, in Lenasia, following unrest in the area in the last few days.

NW govt demolishes shoddy houses, blacklists contractor | 26-2-2015

Pretoria – The North West government has demolished 28 of 71 shoddily built houses in Huhudi township near Vryburg.

Eskom to implement load-shedding | 26-2-2015

Pretoria - Eskom will implement load-shedding as of 10am this morning, it said on Thursday.

A future by the next generation | 26-2-2015

We have entered the most exciting phase of the youth development policy process: engaging with the people whom it matters the most for—young people.

Minister Nene: 2015 Budget a tough balancing act | 26-2-2015

Cape Town – Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says due to global and domestic economic constraints, tabling this year’s budget was very difficult.

Education department welcomes budget increase | 26-2-2015

Pretoria - The Department of Basic Education has welcomed the increase in the funds allocated to education by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene in the 2015 Budget.

R840m to upgrade varsities | 26-2-2015

Pretoria - R840 million will be allocated to historically disadvantaged institutions (HDIs) from the development grant over the next two financial years.


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