South Africa

Pretoria - The problems of late or non-delivery of textbooks in Limpopo was due to the commencement of a new curriculum and only affected grades 1,2,3 and 10, the Presidential Task team has found.

Pretoria - The Department of Basic Education must develop a policy for the standardisation of the procurement and distribution of Learner Teacher Support Material (LTSM).

Pretoria - The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has learned of the resignation of South African Airways (SAA) chief executive officer but is awaiting a formal letter of resignation, the department said on Monday.

Pretoria - A suspected rhino poacher was fatally wounded in the Kruger National Park during an anti-poaching operation on Saturday evening.

Pretoria - There is a need for government departments to work together to ensure an effective recycling economy that is buoyed by the thriving markets for recyclable waste, Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi said on Monday.

Pretoria - The Department of Labour has embarked on a drive to review wages and conditions of employment in the troubled and volatile taxi industry.

Cape Town - More than R1.87 billion in grant funding was approved by the R9 billion Jobs Fund in its first year and complemented by a further R1.78 million from the private sector, to support 41 projects, says Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan.

Pretoria - The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has learned of the resignation of South African Airways (SAA) chief executive officer but is awaiting a formal letter of resignation, the department said on Monday.

Pretoria - The nominees of the annual SA Sports Awards were announced in Johannesburg on Thursday night with a host of the country's heroes set to be acknowledged.

Pretoria - Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Collins Chabane, says government has demonstrated its ability to respond to the needs and concerns of the nation by paying increased attention to its monitoring function.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has acknowledged the country's teachers on World Teachers Day by thanking them for their excellent contribution to educating and developing children and opening brighter horizons for their future.

Pretoria - Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has used the occasion of World Teachers' Day to appeal to educators to revive the spirit of dedication and passion that has for so many years defined the career fondly known as the mother of all professions.

Pretoria - The Department of Justice says it has noted and will abide by the Constitutional Court ruling with regards to Advocate Menzi Simelane's appointment as National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).

Pretoria - Consultation between government and Cosatu on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) has been extended.

Johannesburg - Sustainable job creation will not be possible without an adequate electricity supply, Eskom Chief Executive Officer Brian Dames said on Friday.

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