South Africa

Pretoria - Government has noted that some members of the media have been asking departments to provide information concerning their involvement or financial contribution to the Nkandla Development Project.

Pretoria - Cabinet has noted the recommendation adopted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) concerning HIV and Aids and the World of Work (Recommendation No. 200).

Pretoria - Home Affairs Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will tomorrow pay a visit to Bulwer in KwaZulu-Natal to support the families of the school children who died in a bakkie accident.

Pretoria - Eskom will conduct more maintenance work in the upcoming summer season, placing the system under more pressure, Eskom chief executive Brian Dames said on Monday.

Cape Town - South Africans have been given the chance to name the country's two new universities, which are set to be built in Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape.

Pretoria - Cabinet has taken note of National Treasury's release of proposals to help South Africans save for retirement.

East London - Collaboration, innovation and integration will be crucial in government rendering quality services to citizens.

Pretoria - Gauteng women in agriculture were today honoured for their meaningful contribution towards job creation, inclusive economic growth and food security.

Marikana - A memorial service was held today in the North West province, where those who lost their lives in the Marikana tragedy were remembered.

Pretoria - The Department of Science and Technology officially launched on Monday the 2012 National Science Week at the University of Johannesburg's Soweto Campus.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma on Thursday announced the composition of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Marikana tragedy and its terms of reference.

Pretoria - Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele on Friday convened his first meeting with the National Council for Correctional Services (NCCS) in Johannesburg.

Pretoria - Government has welcomed the International Monetary Fund's assessment that South Africa has a stable and resilient economy but one that could do better, said National Treasury.

Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Health has made good progress towards the attainment of the goal of a long and healthy life for all South Africans, according to the department's Annual Report for the year 2011-12.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has received a preliminary report from the Presidential Task Team appointed to look into the causes of the delays in delivering textbooks to Limpopo schools.


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