South Africa

Durban - An almost unfamiliar Bafana Bafana side defeated Tanzania 1-nil in an international friendly at the national stadium in Dar-es-Salaam on Saturday.

Polokwane - The Limpopo government is negotiating with a Chinese company to explore using green energy sources in the province

Pretoria - The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Business Confidence Index (SACCI) fell to 99 points in July from 102.4 in June.

Pretoria - Defence and Military Veterans Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has announced that some of the Cape military veterans who can still participate in the Reserve Force of the SANDF will urgently be incorporated into the force.

Pretoria - A judge has ruled that honeymoon murder accused, Shrien Dewani, can be extradited to South Africa to face charges relating to his wife's murder.

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has conveyed condolences to the Indian Ocean islands of Comoros following a boat accident that killed over 50 people.

Pretoria - Defence and Military Veterans Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has announced that some of the Cape military veterans who can still participate in the Reserve Force of the SANDF will urgently be incorporated into the force.

Pretoria - There is a need to empower the youth by all means necessary to secure a prosperous South Africa, and this can only be achieved through youth involvement in economic activities.

Pretoria - Government has reiterated Cabinet's call to all eligible voters to come out in large numbers on 18 May 2011 to exercise their democratic right to elect a government of their choice.

Pretoria - Employees of private security companies who carry firearms without the relevant authorisation face the risk of being arrested, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has warned.

Pretoria - Getting stuck in traffic and taking hours to travel from Pretoria to Johannesburg is a thing of the past for motorists who've chosen to use the Gautrain.

Pretoria - In a bid to retain skilled black graduates as academics, the University of Johannesburg has received a cash boost from PetroSA to assist historically-disadvantaged learners in the areas of research, innovation and advancement.

Pretoria - The South African National Energy Regulator (Nersa) is in agreement with Energy Minister Dipuo Peters regarding the Independent Power Producer (IPP) procurement programme.

Pretoria - Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana has welcomed the arrest of three suspects in connection to the murder of three school girls at Makgwareng section in Nobody Village outside Polokwane.

Pretoria - Fifteen postgraduate students have been awarded the opportunity of a two-year scholarship programme to further their studies in agriculture, forestry and fisheries in China.

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