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Johannesburg - Corruption ought to be declared as the enemy of all South Africans, says Justice Minister Jeff Radebe.

Pretoria - The Department of Higher Education and Training plans to raise the number of student enrolments in colleges and post- school institutions to 4 000 000 by 2030, Minister Blade Nzimande announced today.

Pretoria - Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has urged senior managers in his department to accelerate service delivery this year.

East London - The fifth East London leg of the gruelling Spec-Savers 70.3 Ironman has attracted the largest number of triathletes since the competition was first hosted by the city in 2008.

Pretoria - Communications Minister Dina Pule introduced recently appointed SABC CEO Lulama Mokhobo to staff at the public broadcaster on Wednesday.

Pretoria - Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has paid tribute to acclaimed guitarist George Nxusa, who died on Saturday.

Cape Town - Lobby group Human Rights Watch has warned that housing rights for farm workers in the fruit and wine industries in the Western Cape are being abused.

Pretoria - Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has urged potential students to contact the department's call centre to verify the existence of private educational institutions before enrolling.

Pretoria - South Africa has, as President of the UN Security Council, presented a wish-list of priorities that would give the African continent, particularly the African Union (AU), a voice in the global body.

Pretoria - South Africa is working towards a thriving mixed economy that is integrated into the Southern African region and African continent as a whole, says President Jacob Zuma.

Pretoria - The Board of Inquiry looking into the allegations of misconduct against National Police Commissioner General Bheki Cele is expected to host public hearings next month.

Pretoria - Johan Kotze, the man accused of killing his stepson and ordering workers to sexually assault and mutilate his estranged wife, made a brief appearance in the Modimolle Magistrate's Court on Friday.

Pretoria - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously adopted a resolution that will further enhance the ties between the UN and sub-regional organisations, particularly the African Union.

Pretoria - The e-tolling system in Gauteng, which was due to commence next month, has been placed on hold.

Cape Town - The Department of Water and Environmental Affairs has revealed that 232 suspects were arrested in connection with rhino poaching last year.


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