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Government commits to root out violence

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:44

President Jacob Zuma says government will continue to take positive measures and work closely with communities to root out the scourge of violent crimes against women and children.

Landowners called to report invasive plants

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:58

Landowners who have listed invasive species must notify any relevant competent authority, in writing, of the listed invasive species occurring on that land.

Minister welcomes Maritime Transport Policy

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:11

Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa has welcomed the launch of the Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy by the Department of Transport in Durban on Friday.

Minister leads clean-up campaign in Vuwani

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:03

Keeping true to government’s promise of healthy, clean, safe and environmentally friendly communities, Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi today rolled up her sleeves and led a massive clean-up campaign in Vuwani, Limpopo.

SA companies to seek opportunities in Zambia

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:37

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will lead a business delegation on Outward Trade and Investment Mission to Lusaka, Zambia.

Creating habitats in Madiba’s name

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:32

Until five years ago, 56-year-old Thokozile Mthembu lived in a shack for the most part of her adult life.

Minister for women interacts with young girls

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 10:10

Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women Susan Shabangu recently hosted five Techno-Girls beneficiaries who are currently studying towards engineering degrees at various tertiary institutions.

SA moves up four places in reputation study

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:20

South Africa has moved four places up to be ranked 45th in the 2017 Country RepTrak® study conducted by Reputation House, Brand South Africa announced on Friday.

Minister lauds Adcock Ingram for good business

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:03

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says the commitment made by Adcock Ingram to good business practice guidelines demonstrates the pharmaceutical company’s support to promote the sustainable development of the African continent.

Task team to deal with evictions

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:39

The Gauteng government has set up a task team to deal with evictions in the inner city of Johannesburg.

Energy Minister meets petroleum industry

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:37

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi this week met with the board of governors of the South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA).

NMMU becomes NMU

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 08:10

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth has relaunched itself as the Nelson Mandela University.

Repo rate reduced to 6.75%

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:44

The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Thursday reduced the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.75%.

Life Esidimeni: Agreement reached on dispute resolution

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:17

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, and Gauteng Premier David Makhura have reached an agreement with representatives of the families and relatives of the victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy.

Termed the ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution Process’, the agreement has seen the appointment of retired Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang Moseneke, as head of the process.

Fresh, clean look for Diepsloot School

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:51

A fresh coat of blue paint, a little soap and water, some wax on the floors and a bit of elbow grease to clean classrooms, hallways and bathrooms at the Diepsloot Combined School were all that was needed to create a clean, fresh space for students to learn from.

Don’t use your car as collateral for a loan

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:31

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) has warned consumers against using their cars as security for loans.

SEZs governance, regulations out for public comment

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:10

The public has until next month to comment on the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Governance and Management Regulations released by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Officials probe suspected bogus college

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:41

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is investigating the owners of a suspected fraudulent international university on allegations of operating an illegal private institution in central Pretoria.

State employees’ pension funds are safe

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:32

Pretoria – The Government Employees’ Pension Fund (GEPF) and Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has once again reassured its members and pensioners that their benefits and pensions are not at risk.

Know your consumer rights

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:48

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has urged consumers to exercise their consumer rights.