Pretoria - Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has welcomed the sentence imposed on mini-bus taxi driver Jacob Humphreys.

Pretoria - South Africa's plan to build nuclear plants is not a quick fix solution to the country's energy crisis but rather a step closer to cleaner energy.

Pretoria - Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned students who unfairly spend many years in the university system to the disadvantage of others.

Pretoria - A new technology and treatment initiative for highly resistant hypertension patients has been launched at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital's Cardiology Unit.

Pretoria - Journalist have been invited to submit entries for the 2011 SADC Media and Water Media Awards Competition.

Pretoria - The organisers of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013 have joined forces with Mandela's family and Tour de France race organisers to honour Nelson Mandela on an international platform.

Johannesburg - The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and the South African Football Association (Safa) on Tuesday signed a three-year agreement which will make the SABC the exclusive free-to-air broadcaster of the national football teams -- Bafana Bafana, Banyana Banyana and the under-23 teams.

Pretoria - Following a request by the Gauteng Provincial Government, President Jacob Zuma has declared that a special provincial official funeral will be held for former Free State Speaker Motlalepula Chabaku, the Presidency said.

Pretoria - Police have recovered 10 rhino horns and about R5 million in cash during a raid in Bedfordview on Tuesday.

Pretoria - Government is making progress with the National Rural Youth Service Corps (Narysec), says Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

Pretoria - Calm has been restored to Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion, following protests in the area early on Wednesday.

Pretoria - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday joined millions of people around the world in wishing former South African President Nelson Mandela well on his 94th birthday.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has hailed Nelson Mandela for his selfless contribution to South Africa.

Mangaung - President Jacob Zuma says government has made progress in the five priorities his administration identified when it took over the reins in 2009.

Pretoria - Students and lecturers at the University of Venda (Univen) will get to enjoy new facilities as the institution today opened new buildings at their main campus.