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Pretoria - More than 100 vacancies are in the process of being filled at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, according to the Gauteng Health Department.

Pretoria - Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has committed to visiting a number of communities across the country to check whether the complaints raised by residents during previous meetings have been addressed.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has appointed the Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor as acting Minister of Home Affairs.

Cape Town - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is to investigate whether any individuals - both inside and outside the department - were involved in corrupt practices in its fisheries division after a preliminary investigation into tender irregularities uncovered a number of concerns in a coastguard contract, the department said on Tuesday.

Pretoria - Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu has launched Mintek's R44 million water atomising plant.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has opened 49 schools in the Eastern Cape as part of the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Committee and the Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI).

Johannesburg - It's all systems go for the Grade 12 matric examinations with the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi, declaring that it is ready to quality assure the final examinations for 2012.

Johannesburg - The integrity of South African Airways (SAA) will continue to be a priority while much focus will be put on fine tuning operations at the airline, newly appointed SAA board chairperson Vuyisile Kona said on Tuesday.

Pretoria - Government has granted South African Airways a R5 billion guarantee for a period of two years starting from 1 September 2012.

Rustenburg - The Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana tragedy wrapped up its loco inspection on Tuesday with visits to Lonmin's Wonderkop hostel.

Cape Town - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is to investigate whether any individuals - both inside and outside the department - were involved in corrupt practices in its fisheries division after a preliminary investigation into tender irregularities uncovered a number of concerns in a coastguard contract, the department said on Tuesday.

Rustenburg - The Commission of Inquiry, tasked to probe the Marikana killings, re-lived the tragedy on Monday as it combed the scene of the August 16 shooting. 

Pretoria - After years of waiting, residents of Elliot Dale in the Eastern Cape are finally on the receiving end of new houses that will replace the old mud structures that they have called home.

Mthatha - Work is underway on a project that will see a new community created in the Eastern Cape by the end of the year.

Pretoria - The South African Police Service is interrogating the findings of the Auditor-General's report with regards to the 10111 call centres.

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