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Cabinet commends Team SA

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Pretoria - Cabinet has commended the teams competing at the London 2012 Olympics for holding the South African flag high.

Numsa workers' strike continues

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East London - East London National Union of Metal Workers (Numsa) members braved torrential downpours to gather outside their employers' gates as part of a nationwide strike.

Third Gold for South Africa!

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Pretoria - Hot on the heels of Chad le Clos' win in the 200-metre butterfly swimming event on Tuesday night, South Africa's rowing team has sealed the country's third gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics.

Poor record keeping blamed for dept's woes

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Johannesburg - Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has blamed the poor management of grant beneficiaries' records as among the reasons behind the department's continuous qualified reports

Zuma recognises military veterans

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Bloemfontein - President Jacob Zuma as the Commander-in-Chief of the South Africa National Defence Force (SANDF) has bestowed military veterans with awards in recognition of their contribution to the country's freedom and democracy.

Mpuma winter school off to a smooth start

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Pretoria - The winter school programme in Mpumalanga has kicked off without any glitches in all 115 centres running the programme, says the provincial Education Department.

Conference promoting non-motorised transport underway

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Pretoria - The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) is currently hosting a conference intended to promote the National Greening Programme - and in particular - non-motorised transport (NMT).

Eastern Cape hosts German youth

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East London - A group of German youth will touch down in the Eastern Cape on Thursday as part of a Department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) exchange programme.

Mbalula praises Team SA for third gold medal

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Pretoria - Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula has praised the South African men's lightweight rowing team for clinching a third gold medal for the country at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Rogge bestowed with national order

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Durban - South Africa has awarded International Olympic Committee head, Jacques Rogge, with one of its highest national decorations, the Order of the Companions of OR Tambo.

Better access to health care for N West villages

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Pretoria - Three villages in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District will now have access to comprehensive health services at their door step when the North West Health Department hands over three health facilities to the communities.