South Africa

Pretoria - South Africa's new waste tyre management plan is set to support government's targets to put the country's economy onto a stronger job growth trajectory while meeting ambitious climate change goals, government said on Tuesday.

Pretoria - Deputy Minister of Health Dr Gwen Ramokgopa has urged teachers at schools in Atteridgeville who have a history of poor Maths and Science marks not to give up and pledged government's support to assist them achieve a successful year.

Pretoria - Officials from the Eastern Cape Rural Development and Agrarian Reform Department are on a mission to revive agriculture in schools.

Pretoria - The Presidency has set the record straight that President Jacob Zuma was not involved in the recruitment processes of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

East London - Young people from the Eastern Cape wanting a career in air traffic control have been urged to apply for study opportunities being offered by provincial government.

Cape Town - Political parties on Wednesday made renewed calls for government to tighten the fight against corruption in order to ensure the effective implementation of the country's new growth path.

Cape Town - Higher Education South Africa (HESA) says students who owe universities money should still be allowed to graduate.

Cape Town - The Department of Higher Education and Training says the number of first year students taking up studies in sciences and engineering at universities is on the rise.

Bushbuckridge - Mpumalanga's social development department has assigned social workers to identify impoverished families whose breadwinners are too sick to work.

Pretoria - North West MEC for Human Settlements, Public Safety and Liaison, Desbo Mohono, has appealed to communities to refrain from unlawful action and rather opt for dialogue and constructive engagement around their community development issues.

Lebowakgomo - Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale and other delegates have arrived at the Limpopo Provincial Legislature in Lebowakgomo, where he is to deliver his 2012 State of the Province Address.

Bela-Bela - Much of this week's Cabinet Lekgotla gathering in the scenic Limpopo town of Bela-Bela will focus on government's performance since it came into office in 2009.

Grahamstown - An Eastern Cape municipality will spend nearly R3 million in an attempt to completely do away with the bucket toilet system.

Pretoria - The Department of Health has released draft regulations relating to foodstuffs for infants and young children for public comment.

Lebowakgomo - The Limpopo Provincial Government has been hard at work intensifying the fight against HIV and Aids by increasing the number of healthcare centres offering comprehensive HIV and Aids treatment.


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