Pretoria - Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says he has noted the "on-going media campaign aimed at discrediting him."

Pretoria - Twenty police officers linked to the disbanded Durban's Cato Manor Organised Crime Unit have been arrested following a joint investigation by the Hawks and the Independent Police Investigations Directorate (IPID).

As the country prepares to observe the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign, Mbhazima Thomas Maluleke (60), a former teacher serving a 14-year jail term for rape, has called on men to respect, love and protect women and children, writes Edwin Tshivhidzo.

When Kelopegile Eliazar Magopane held her baby girl, Zodwa for the first time six months ago, she couldn't wait to go back home for the whole family to celebrate the arrival of a new member. However, her tears of joy were short lived. Instead of seeing Zodwa playing around with her four siblings, Magopane aged 42 from Thembalihle, near Orange Farm spends most of her time at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital visiting her daughter.

Pretoria - Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has demanded a full report on the reasons there has been a delay in the delivery of textbooks for Grade 10 learners in Limpopo so that appropriate steps can be taken.

Pretoria - A South African woman has been arrested in Bangkok for attempting to smuggle two kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, also known as "ice".

Pretoria - South Africa's Olympic governing body SASCOC on Wednesday announced a star-studded team which will travel to the 2012 London Paralympic Games later this year.

Pretoria - South Africa's current account deficit widened further to 4.9% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2012, said the Reserve Bank on Thursday.

Pretoria - The number of police officers suffering from depression and those attempting suicide is worrying, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Pretoria - Almost R3 billion was paid to employees and service providers following crippling accidents suffered by workers in the 2009/10 financial year.

Pretoria - Joining the global community to intensify the awareness campaigns on alcohol and drug abuse, the Gauteng Department of Social Development will be commemorating International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking at the Toekomsrus Community Hall next week.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has appointed political advisor, Charles Nqakula, to serve as High Commissioner to the Republic of Mozambique to deepen relations between South Africa and that count

Pretoria - Government's news agency, the former BuaNews, which falls under the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), has been rebranded and is now called the South African Government News Agency.

Pretoria - The overall winner of this year's National Teacher Awards will walk away with a brand new car, thanks to one of the sponsors - General Motors SA.

Mbombela - A total of 116 students from poor families in Mpumalanga have enrolled at various tertiary institutions, thanks to Eskom's bursary scheme.


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