South Africa

Pretoria - The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) has called for a multi-stakeholder approach to reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD

Pretoria - The South African Ministry of Health has secured an additional R198 million from the Department for International Development (DFID) in the UK to help the country strengthen maternal and

Pretoria - Lifestyle diseases will receive an urgent international focus as world leaders meet at the High Level United Nations General Assembly on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) conference in Ne

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has described the late Major General (retired) Mongameli Johnson Tshali as a dedicated, selfless and true leader, who at all times was ready to be the first and last

Pretoria - Public Works Deputy Minister, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu has guaranteed young people who are on her department's Artisan Development programme jobs upon completing their training. 

Durban - The Springboks scored six tries against Fiji to record a superb 49-3 win in their group D World Cup match in Wellington.

Pretoria - There has been no decision or discussion regarding a diplomatic posting for National Police Commissioner, General Bheki Cele, to Canada said the Department of International Relations and Cooperation on Sunday.

Pretoria - South Africans will next week observe Public Service Week, which will be used as a platform for participation and engagement for the delivery of quality public services. 

Cape Town - The trustees of the Alexkor Development Foundation (ADF) and Namaqua Development Agency (Namda) are in hot water for failing to explain their operations and financial statements dating back to 2007.

Johannesburg- A climate change awareness campaign will begin in Orange Farm on Monday October 24 in the build-up to the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP 17) reports Joburg.org.

Pretoria - The Council of Education has approved an Integrated National Literacy and Numeracy Strategy as part of the Basic Education Department's response to the need for urgency in addressing the low achievement levels of learners in literacy and numeracy.

Pretoria - Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has challenged academic institutions to move speedily in making the development of African languages a reality in the country's univ

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark yesterday to commence the last leg of his working visit to the Nordic countries.

Cape Town - The South African Maritime Safety Authority (Samsa) has honoured brave and hard-working seafarers who rode the high seas to keep global trade going.

Durban - Africa must move beyond the point of being producers of raw materials to build dynamic and competitive manufacturing sectors which process minerals and agricultural products into consumer goods, says President Jacob Zuma.

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