Pretoria - The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has indicated that it does not have the jurisdiction to classify content published by media houses.

Pretoria - Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says the ministry will invest more resources in improving police officers' investigative skills so they can secure more convictions of child rapists and murderers.

Pretoria - Former Liberian President Charles Taylor has been sentenced to 50 years imprisonment by an international tribunal.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has extended his best wishes to all South African Muslims who have begun fasting for the month of Ramadaan.

Pretoria -The Department of Rural Development in the Free State has issued a warning to farmers and landowners to remain vigilant during the veld fire season.

Pretoria - The time has arrived for South Africans to reap the benefits of successfully hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Cape Town - The Department of Science and Technology is strengthening its support for women academics in a bid to increase the number of women with doctorates and masters degrees and develop more black women academics.

Pretoria - There are many causes that First Lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma is passionate about. But, fighting breast cancer is one that might be closest to her heart. Her message to women is clear: Early detection of breast and cervical cancer can save your life.

Cape Town - A call has been made to South Africans to use Heritage Day to celebrate diversity and to reach outside their comfort zone to discover and embrace other cultures.

Pretoria - Gauteng will make the most of Heritage Month by profiling the legacy of the struggle for liberation, among other activities.

Pretoria - The Charlotte Maxeke Hospital will get new lifts to replace the old and outdated lifts in Blocks 1 and 2.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma and Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula have extended their congratulations to Ernie Els after winning the British Open 2012.

Pretoria - The day 34 striking miners were killed in clashes with police in Marikana will always be remembered by South Africans, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his condolences to the families of the eight South African citizens killed when a suicide bomber blew herself up in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday.

Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma and MPs from across the political spectrum hailed Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma for her years of hard work and dedication to serving South Africa, and said she would be sorely missed.