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Pretoria - Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has called on all South Africans to step up efforts to protect biodiversity, which supports a massive proportion of the country's livelihood.

Johannesburg - Defence and Military Veterans Minister Lindiwe Sisulu today congratulated women who are in business and playing critical roles in growing the country's economy.

Pretoria - The 2012 Nelson Mandela International Day was today launched at the Hector Pieterson Museum in Soweto.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appointed judges to fill vacancies in the country's courts.

Pretoria - South Africa and Australia are to share the hosting of the most advanced scientific project in the world - the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope.

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says South Africa accepts and is "happy" with the decision to share the hosting of the most advanced scientific project in the world - the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor and her team for winning the bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has praised South African Hindus for their role in the struggle to free South Africa.

Pretoria - The Hawks seized 1.1 tons of narcotics, with a street value of R36 million, in Tulisa Park, Johannesburg on Saturday.

Pretoria - City Press editor Ferial Haffajee says the publication will remove the picture of the controversial portrait by Brett Murray from its website, which depicts President Jacob Zuma in an offensive manner.

Pretoria - Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has committed himself to initiate a national dialogue on the importance of arts in the country after meeting with the Goodman Gallery on Monday.

Cape Town - South Africa is on track to become a manufacturer of locomotives for the rest of Africa, Transnet chief executive Brian Molefe said today.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has announced that former President Nelson Mandela will return to his home in Qunu in the Eastern Cape today.

Pretoria - South Africa possesses sound knowledge that makes it competent to run a large nuclear power plant, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said on Tuesday.

Pretoria - Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has announced that the former National Police Commissioner Jackie Selebi has today been released on medical parole.

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