Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Deputy Minister of Basic Education Enver Surty will today launch the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination campaign, which will see Grade 4 girl learners getting the first dose of the vaccine.
12 Mar 2014 10:26
More than 130 people were rescued by helicopter from floodwaters in Lephalale, formerly Ellisras, in northwestern Limpopo on Tuesday, 11 March.
12 Mar 2014 09:53
The International Guide to Shale Gas has revealed that South Africa is one of the countries with the most potential for shale gas production. The guide, published by Baker & McKenzie, provides a regional examination of shale gas operations, as well as a unique analysis of local law and key contractual issues in the 10 Hot Countries for shale gas projects.
12 Mar 2014 09:05
The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has advised provincial and municipal centres in areas affected by the recent floods to begin the necessary response preparedness.
12 Mar 2014 10:50
President Jacob Zuma says about nine million children are benefitting from the school feeding scheme, ensuring that they no longer have to study on empty stomachs.
12 Mar 2014 10:23
Workers and organised labour representatives in Saldanha Bay have asked Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant to look into a number of issues.
11 Mar 2014 09:48
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) says government has taken note of media reports alleging that South African female prisoners in Mozambique are subjected to sexual abuse and related hardships.
10 Mar 2014 10:59
Eskom is in a much better position to manage load shedding than in the last episode in 2008, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Thursday, 5 March.
7 Mar 2014 06:06
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will hold talks with food processing companies to share views on how the agro-processing sector can be expanded to stimulate job creation.
7 Mar 2014 06:23
Cabinet has welcomed the Department of Science and Technology's continued support for the National Science Festival, known as Scifest Africa.
7 Mar 2014 06:59
Cabinet has expressed its abhorrence for the recent murders of two Dobsonville teenagers in an alleged occult-related ritual.
7 Mar 2014 06:42
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says progress has been made in the last nine months since the signing of the Youth Employment Accord.
6 Mar 2014 06:14
The contentious Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was eventually passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, 5 March, but only after a delay as too few MPs were in the house to constitute a quorum.
By Linda Ensor 6 Mar 2014 10:04
South Africa's labour force can expect an improvement in the payment of benefits when the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill is signed into law.
6 Mar 2014 06:48
The South African National Parks (SANParks) has advised Kruger National Park visitors to use alternative routes after a number of camps and bridges were closed because of flooding throughout the Mpumalanga province.
6 Mar 2014 05:54
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Public Administration Management Bill, which seeks to stop public servants from doing business with the State.
6 Mar 2014 07:10
Energy Minister Ben Martins has held talks with Tan Rongyaoto, vice administrator of China's National Energy Commission, to seek ways for China to participate in South Africa's civil nuclear energy projects.
6 Mar 2014 06:30
Trade union Solidarity decried the draft regulations of the recently amended Employment Equity Act as "not rational and unconstitutional", and vowed to challenge them in court if they were not changed.
By Linda Ensor 5 Mar 2014 11:05
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies says a draft of the next iteration of the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) has been prepared.
5 Mar 2014 07:59
Since 2009, 1,338 crime intelligence posts have been filled, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Tuesday (4 March).
5 Mar 2014 08:20
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