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Help for child-headed homes | 01-10-2014

Pietermaritzburg - President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday visited three households in Mbali, Pietermaritzburg, where he spoke to members of child-headed families.

Gold jewellery sector set to shine through scheme | 01-10-2014

Pretoria - Emerging gold jewellery manufacturers have been given a boost with the launch of the Department of Trade and Industry’s Gold Loan Scheme.

Transnet, BHP sign R24-bn coal deal | 01-10-2014

Johannesburg - State-owned freight logistics group, Transnet and BHP have signed a whopping R24-billion on a 10-year take or pay export coal deal.

Three state companies delay tabling reports | 01-10-2014

Pretoria - Three State Owned Companies (SOCs) have delayed tabling their integrated reports, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says.

R300m for student accommodation in UNIVEN | 01-10-2014

Pretoria - The University of Venda (UNIVEN) will soon be able to accommodate more students, thanks to a R300-million loan agreement for the construction of student accommodation.

Minimum wages to be set for gardening sector | 01-10-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Labour is conducting countrywide public hearings on the garden and landscaping services to determine minimum wages for the sector.

Drive to improve food security | 01-10-2014

Pretoria - Government will launch a massive food security drive in Vanderbijlpark, south of Gauteng, on Friday to reduce poverty and hunger in the country.

Gauteng ready for grade 12 finals | 01-10-2014

Pretoria – The Gauteng Department of Education says it is ready for the upcoming grade 12 final examinations, which start on 27 October.

Votes pour in for KZN Municipal Excellence Awards | 01-10-2014

Pretoria – The people of KwaZulu-Natal are just a few days away from finding out which mayor or municipality will be named the champion of creative and innovative service delivery.

Government to decide on nuclear procurement process | 01-10-2014

Pretoria - The Department of Energy on Wednesday announced that government will decide on which procurement method will be used to acquire 9 600MW of nuclear power.

Minister launches Botanical Garden in E Cape | 30-9-2014

Pretoria – The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molelwa, has launched the Kwelera National Botanical Garden in the Eastern Cape.

Immunisation campaign for Ekurhuleni | 30-9-2014

Pretoria – The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality will in October conduct a catch-up immunisation drive against tetanus, measles and human papillomavirus (HPV) to ensure that children in Ekurhuleni are safe from infections.

Getting the basics right – with your help | 30-9-2014

Performing important and routine everyday tasks that affect the lives of all is part of our going back to basics programme. It is a call to action for municipal officials to get the basics right and to all South Africans to play their part in ensuring that our municipalities function optimally.

Water restored to almost all affected areas | 30-9-2014

Johannesburg - Water supply has been restored to almost all the affected areas in Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and Tshwane metros, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane announced on Monday.

KZN residents look forward to President's visit | 30-9-2014

Pietermaritzburg - Eugenia Mbeje of Ashdown, in Pietermaritzburg, says she is happy to have President Jacob Zuma visit her town on service delivery issues during today’s Imbizo.

2013 productivity stats released | 30-9-2014

Pretoria – South Africa’s Productivity Statistics for the year 2013 have been released, and they show a mixed bag of performances in various key industrial sectors of the economy.

New members appointed to Innovation Council | 30-9-2014

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has appointed new members of the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) which will advise the minister and cabinet on matters that affect the National Innovation System of South Africa.

Joburg unveils strategy to fight rodents | 30-9-2014

Johannesburg - The City of Johannesburg has developed a strategy to enhance its fight against the infestation of rodents, the City’s Member of Mayoral Committee for Health and Social Development, Councillor Nonceba Molwele, announced on Tuesday.

New moves in Judiciary | 30-9-2014

Pretoria - The transfer of the functions, personnel and the necessary resources from the Department of Justice to the Office of the Chief Justice, will go a long way towards enhancing the institutional independence of the judiciary.

Home Affairs relocates Germiston office | 30-9-2014

Pretoria – The Home Affairs office in Germiston, Ekurhuleni, is relocating to its new premises at the Old Post Office building, President and Odendaal Streets in Germiston CBD.


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