South Africa

Pretoria - Since the beginning of the year, a total of 227 rhinos have been lost to illegal killings.

Pretoria - Puleng Sejanamane has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of telecommunication provider Broadband Infraco, the Department of Public Enterprises said on Wednesday.

Pretoria - With more than 57 000 children charged with crimes during the 2011/12 financial year, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has called for the country to do more to protect its children.

Pretoria - The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs team at OR Tambo International Airport has prevented more than 17kg of drugs from entering the country over the past few days.

Pretoria - T-Systems, one of the global leaders in the ICT industry, has joined Eskom's energy efficiency campaign, 49M.

Cape Town - Durban and Gauteng as well as the transport corridor between these two key logistics centres will be alive with work, as five key projects get under way in the next five years, the Minister of Transport Sibusisu Ndebele says.

Pretoria - Not shying away from the challenges and uncertainties faced by the world today, South Africa remains committed to building a better world.

Midrand - Taxi drivers will soon have the first aid skills necessary to save lives and offer assistance to accident victims, thanks to an initiative launched on Monday.

Pretoria - South Africans are set to see the roll-out of new identity document smart cards, which will replace the current identity document, from next year.

Pretoria - Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says the National Sport and Recreation Plan (NSRP), which was recently approved by Cabinet, must be aligned to all government planning processes in order to make it more effective.

Cape Town - Durban and Gauteng as well as the transport corridor between these two key logistics centres will be alive with work, as five key projects get under way in the next five years, the Minister of Transport Sibusiso Ndebele says.

Pretoria - Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has called on police officers to go beyond the call of duty in order to protect children.

Pretoria - The Department of Home Affairs is making significant progress in clearing permit backlogs, improving access to services and managing its finances.

Pretoria - The Limpopo Department of Education has moved to put across certain facts with regard to a Sunday media report about the learners of "Selowe primary school" in Limpopo who are being taught under trees.

Pretoria - South Africa says as host of the next BRICS summit next year, it has a duty to ensure that the grouping realises its dream of a Development Bank.

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