South Africa

Johannesburg - The South African National Road Agency Limited (SANRAL) says it is ready to roll-out the Gauteng e-tolling system.

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will on Friday co-chair the inaugural session of the South Africa-Ugandan Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uganda, Sam Kutesa.

Pretoria - Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lt General Mzwandile Petros on Wednesday assured Gautengers that this festive season police will be on the beat to ensure their safety.

Pretoria - With Gauteng recording the highest increase in population size in the Census 2011, the national government needs to adjust the model of funding for provinces, Premier Nomvula Mokonyane said on Wednesday.

Giyani - Limpopo residents who get social grants have been reminded that they have until the end of December to re-register for new identification smart cards that are designed to avoid fraud and corruption.

Pretoria - Just over 1 000 applications for municipal boundary changes were received from members of the public and stakeholders, but only 202 cases will be considered, says the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB).

Pretoria - The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been appointed to manage the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for PetroSA's proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) off-loading facility in Mossel Bay.

Pretoria - Stakeholders in the North West Province have endorsed the National Development Plan and Vision 2030, emphasising that economic infrastructure development was a priority government should be pushing.

Pretoria - Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has dismissed allegations that the Mango Airline was responsible for the demise of 1Time Airways.

Pretoria - The South African National Council for the Blind (SANCB) has commended the new Mandela banknotes that came into circulation on Tuesday.

Pretoria - The Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa, on Tuesday officially filed court papers at the Cape High Court challenging the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry by Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille.

Johannesburg - Most categories of crime is on the decline in Gauteng, according to figures presented by Gauteng Police Commissioner Lieutenant-General Mzwandile Petros on Tuesday.

Pretoria - The Gauteng Health Department has temporarily closed the Folateng Unit at Pretoria West Hospital to allow the process of replacing chiller plants to continue seamlessly, in an effort to improve the quality of healthcare offered at the facility.

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has on Wednesday led a South African delegation to Ghana for a visit that will elevate the level of cooperation in energy security and energy-related technology.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma says government is making progress in reviewing its disciplinary code and procedures that address the slow pace of filling funded vacancies.

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