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Heritage Day kicks-off at Sophie De Bruyn's house


Upington - The main national Heritage Day celebrations kicked-off with a visit to the house of a living legend of the South African liberation struggle, Sophie De Bruyn in Pabellelo township outside Upington.

SA celebrates Heritage Day with a braai


Pretoria - From small towns to big cities millions of South Africans are preparing to braai for their country on Braai Day which is held annually on National Heritage Day.

US astronaut Neil Armstrong dies


Washington - American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man ever to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82.

Dlamini Zuma receives South-South Award


Pretoria - Africa Union Commission Chairperson and Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has been awarded the South-South Awards for Global Leadership by the United Nations (UN).

US Embassy, govt facilities to honour Neil Armstrong


Pretoria - In memory of Neil Armstrong, who passed away earlier this week, the American flags at all US government facilities in South Africa will be flown at half-staff on Friday, says a statement by the US Embassy.

SARS on the cutting edge


Pretoria - Often dreaded by the public for the paperwork associated with the filing of personal income tax returns, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has come a long way since the advent of democracy in the country 18 years ago, in making it easier for taxpayers to honour their obligation.

EC villagers do it for themselves


Mbashe - Tucked away below the green rolling hills and rugged grasslands found in the belt of the former Transkei, a stones-throw away from the famous Mbashe River, lies a promising village with people who have stories to tell.

Labour laws to set new course


In March, cabinet approved the submission of the amendment bills for the Labour Relations Act (LRA) and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) to Parliament. The two will deal with the phenomenon of labour broking and child labour, among other things.

Mankele bridge changes villagers' lives


Ga-Mankele - The lives of people in Mankele, Limpopo, have changed for the better since the completion of a much-needed bridge which has created a vital link between the villagers and the outside world.