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.

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.


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