South Africa

Pretoria - Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality has assured Brakpan residents that the water quality in the area is safe for consumption.

Pretoria - A program has been initiated to speed up the building of police stations to service rural areas nationally, says President Jacob Zuma.

Pretoria - South Africa has signed a work plan with the International Energy Agency (IEA) that will see the country step closer to realizing its objectives on cleaner energy.

Pretoria - Hundreds of learners from Limpopo will get a taste of what innovators in the world of science and technology have created when they visit an exhibition organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

Pretoria - Government has announced that over 3 000 job opportunities have been created for poor and vulnerable communities through its Food for Waste Programme.

Pretoria- South Africa is open for business and is looking to explore opportunities in the small and medium enterprises in the US, says President Jacob Zuma.

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe left South Africa to Sweden and Denmark yesterday following the cancelation of his flight on Monday due to technical problems with the aircraft.

Pretoria-South Africans will today mark Heritage Day, a day set aside to celebrate the country's rich cultural heritage, diversity and beliefs with several occasions planned for the day.

Pretoria - Defence and Military Veterans Minister Lindiwe Sisulu today announced a 14-member Defence Review Committee, which will look into the policy of the South African National Defence Force.

Pretoria - The World Bank's $250 million (about R1.9 billion) loan to Eskom indicates good investor confidence in South Africa, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Monday.

Pretoria - The Auditor-General has given Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane's office a clean audit for the second year in succession. 

Pretoria - A total of 92.9% South African households had access to a safe water supply in 2010, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said.

Pretoria - A total of 92.9% South African households had access to a safe water supply in 2010, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said.

"This rate was 0.4 of a percentage point higher than the corresponding annual rate of 5.3% in August 2011. On average, prices increased by 0.4% between August 2011 and September 2011," said Stats SA on Wednesday.

Pretoria - Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has called on the private sector to assist government in the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI).

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