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Reward for info in suspected murder | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - The South African Police Service (SAPS) is offering a R100 000 reward for information that will help solve the murder of 60-year-old Elina Mphaphuli.

Lotto board boosts women-owned charities | 27-8-2014

Pretoria – The National Lotteries Board (NLB) has distributed cheques to the value of R4 million to three women-owned charity organisations.

North West, Limpopo meet halfway | 27-8-2014

Pretoria – The North West and Limpopo are joining forces to construct and refurbish roads that link the provinces.

Conference to address violent protests | 27-8-2014

Pretoria – A Gauteng-wide Ward Councillors’ Conference is expected to produce possible solutions to the increased number of violent service delivery protests by residents in the province.

Arts department invests in local talent | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Arts and Culture will launch a Venture Capital Fund to invest in the growth of artists.

War on water leaks | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says mayors and councillors should be at the forefront of the fight against water leakages.

Government ready to monitor safe shale gas exploration | 27-8-2014

Cape Town – Government says it is ready to regulate and monitor companies that have expressed an interest in exploring shale gas in the country.

SA pumps R100m into tourism industry | 27-8-2014

Johannesburg - Government will spend R100 million to market South Africa’s tourism industry, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom announced on Tuesday.

Gift of the Givers en route to Gaza | 27-8-2014

Pretoria - The South African humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers, is en route to Gaza with 16 tons of emergency medical supplies valued at R15 million.

Govt sets record straight on State Security Agency | 26-8-2014

Pretoria - Government has dismissed media reports that the State Security Agency has become an employment department for the children of Ministers and other high-profile officials.

No need for agents when registering a company, says the dti | 26-8-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has urged the public not to use false agents and intermediaries when registering their companies at the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).

MEC condemns violence by Joburg residents | 26-8-2014

Pretoria - Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements and Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Jacob Mamabolo, has strongly condemned the use of violence by some residents of a Johannesburg inner-city flat as a strategy to stop evictions.

Condolences to Attenborough's family | 26-8-2014

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has sent condolences to the family and friends of Sir Richard Attenborough, who died on Sunday.

E-tolls consultation to start on Wednesday | 26-8-2014

Pretoria - The Gauteng Advisory Panel on the Socio-economic Impact of E-tolls will kick off its month-long consultation process on Wednesday.

Measures in place to curb child trafficking | 26-8-2014

Pretoria – Home Affairs Deputy Minister Fatima Chohan says measures have been put in place to curb child trafficking.

Let’s fight abuse together | 26-8-2014

Everywhere I go there is a palpable sense of anger and sadness at the recent spate of abuse and killing of women and children in our country. The shocking incidents in Reiger Park and Westbury where children were killed have no place in our society. Government is saddened by these deaths and I convey my deepest condolences to the families and...

JCPS Cluster condemns disruptions in Parliament | 26-8-2014

Pretoria – Ministers in the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster have condemned the disruptions in Parliament last week, saying measures have now been put in place to ensure that such incidents do not happen again.

Government has dealt with Madonsela's report on SABC | 26-8-2014

Cape Town - Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says she has dealt with all the matters raised by the Public Protector in response to her findings on the SABC.

GDP increases by 0.6% in 2nd quarter | 26-8-2014

Pretoria - South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at market prices increased by 0.6% in the second quarter of 2014, Statistics South Africa, said on Tuesday.

Tip-offs assist police net criminals | 26-8-2014

Pretoria - The communities of South Africa are getting involved in the fight against crime by providing anonymous tip-offs on criminal activities in their neighbourhood.

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