South Africa

Pretoria - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has urged the private sector to come up with projects that will enhance South African exports to India.

Pretoria - The stretch of N3 between Van Reenens Pass and Villiers has been re-opened with lane restrictions after it was closed for two days following heavy snow falls in the area.

Pretoria - The state of the KwaZulu-Natal healthcare system will come under the spotlight as the provincial Department of Health is set to host a three-day Health Summit.

Pretoria - Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Rob Davies is to honour entrepreneurs at the Quality Awards next week.

Pretoria - Bafana Bafana players strongly believe they have enough motivation to defeat the reigning Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) champions, Egypt, when they clash in a 2012 Afcon qualifier match.

Pretoria - The Gauteng Department of Health and Social Development has committed to increase the intake of nursing students in the next five years to help build an effective health system.

Pretoria - With less than 49 days to go before the start of Grade 12 final exams, the Gauteng Education Department has urged learners to apply themselves with energy and dedication to the preliminary exams.

Pretoria - The Department of Mineral Resources says it will cooperate with the Hawks in their investigations following their visits to the department's regional office in Kimberley and the head office in Pretoria yesterday.

Pretoria - Running two of the biggest cities in the economic powerhouse province of Gauteng is no walk in the park - a fact the mayors of Tshwane and Johannesburg are well aware of. As the two took office on Thursday, vows of hard work and transparency were made, all in an effort to improve service delivery.

Pretoria - Protecting the nation's young and most vulnerable will take centre stage come Monday, May 31, as South Africa enters a seven-day show of solidarity with the cause of the country's children.

Pretoria - Tshwane residents have been urged to get tested for Hepatitis A, which has been on a rise in the past month.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma believes the Springboks have the best chance of defending their crown in New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup.

Pretoria - South Africa's International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says the role of labour movements in helping government to mitigate the effects of climate change will be crucial as South Africa prepares to host the COP 17 climate summit later this year.

Pretoria - The South African government has congratulated and conveyed its well wishes to newly re-elected Comoros President Ikililou Dhoinine.

Pretoria - Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has urged South Africans to work with law enforcement agencies and game park authorities to stop the "looting" of rhinos, which she described as a national treasure.


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