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Global economy discussed at SA-US meeting | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - The state of the global economy and the development of trade and investment linkages between the United States and South Africa formed part of discussions between Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene and US Secretary of Treasury Jacob J.Lew.

SA congratulates Brazilian President on re-election | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has congratulated President Dilma Rousseff of the Federative Republic of Brazil on her successful re-election as President.

Six more suspected rhino poachers arrested | 31-10-2014

Pretoria – The South African National Parks (SANParks) on Thursday announced the arrest of six suspected poachers and the fatal wounding of two others in two separate operations.

Maintenance work completed on major water pipeline | 31-10-2014

Pretoria – The Department of Water and Sanitation says it has successfully completed the planned outage of the raw water bulk pipeline between Jericho pump station and Kriel power station.

MEC to set aside R88.8m construction tender | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development Nandi Mayathula-Khoza will take action to set aside an R88.8-million tender, which was awarded to a construction company through a flawed appointment process.

Eskom, Salga sign agreement | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - Power utility Eskom and the South African Local Government Association (Salga) have signed a co-operative agreement that aims at fostering an active partnership.

KZN man to test for Ebola | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Thursday said it will conduct a test for Ebola on the KwaZulu-Natal man, who returned from work in Sierra Leone and complained of mild fever symptoms on Wednesday.

Meyiwa, Mulaudzi get provincial official funerals | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has declared Provincial Official Funerals for the late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates Captain Senzo Meyiwa of KwaZulu-Natal and the Olympic medallist Mbulaheni Mulaudzi of Limpopo.

SA to mark Disability Rights Awareness Month | 31-10-2014

The Department of Social Development will use the November month to speak to South Africans about the many challenges facing people with disabilities in their daily lives.

KZN man tests negative for Ebola | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - A KwaZulu-Natal man, who has recently returned from Sierra Leone, has tested negative for the Ebola virus, the National Institute for Communicable Disease (NICD) said on Friday.

SA on the right track to achieve Agenda 2063 | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says government’s work for a better life for South Africans is intertwined with the country’s pursuit of a better Africa in a better world.

Burundi President to visit SA | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will next week host the President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, who will be on a two-day State visit to South Africa.

Giyani making every drop count | 31-10-2014

Giyani – Thanks to the opening of the Giyani Water Treatment Works on Friday, 55 villages in Mopani District Municipality will receive clean running water.

Nutritious meals change lives | 31-10-2014

Johannesburg - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has urged service providers, who are supposed to prepare nutritious meals for learners at schools, to do their work properly for the sake of health and nutrition.

Germany sets aside R70m for SA transport project | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - The German government has committed a further R70 million towards the second phase of the Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) programme.

Hall of Fame for SA athletes | 31-10-2014

Johannesburg - For the first time in South Africa, there will be a national sporting Hall of Fame which will house and display the memorabilia of all South African sport heroes including Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, Senzo Meyiwa and Phindile Mwelase.

Seriti commission extended | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has extended the term of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of fraud, corruption, impropriety or irregularity in the Strategic Defence Procurement Package.

Free transport to funerals of sport icons | 31-10-2014

Pretoria - The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) is providing free transport to mourners, who wish to attend the funeral services and burial of the fallen sporting heroes, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, Senzo Meyiwa and Phindile Mwelase.

Power system to remain constrained | 30-10-2014

Pretoria - The power system is expected to remain constrained for the rest of this week due to technical issues experienced at some power stations, says Eskom.

Gauteng Premier to visit Meyiwa family | 30-10-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng Premier David Makhura will today visit the family of the late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa in Umlazi, Durban, to convey condolences on behalf of the province.

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