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SADC sends observer team to Lesotho
SADC sends observer team to Lesotho

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will send a facilitator to the Kingdom of Lesotho to work with that country's coalition government, as well as an observer team following reports of a "coup".

2 Sep 2014 12:04

Government says it will protect textile sector
Government says it will protect textile sector

Government is determined to protect South Africa's clothing and textile sector, which has shown growth in recent years, says the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

2 Sep 2014 08:06

'War Room' to help service delivery in Gauteng
'War Room' to help service delivery in Gauteng

The Gauteng Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has committed itself to setting up what it calls a Service Delivery War Room to improve its service to communities.

2 Sep 2014 07:43

AG to probe corruption in Westonaria
AG to probe corruption in Westonaria

The Auditor-General's (AG) office will commence its investigation into allegations of corruption and maladministration at the Westonaria Local Municipality.

1 Sep 2014 07:47

Workshop to help SADC countries improve food production
Workshop to help SADC countries improve food production

The governments of South Africa and New Zealand will join forces to share their expertise on food safety systems for export with their counterparts in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).

1 Sep 2014 07:31

Public servants must 'serve' the public
Public servants must 'serve' the public

South Africa's public servants have been told to roll up their sleeves and ensure that delivery systems and infrastructure are working for the benefit of all citizens.

1 Sep 2014 07:00

Tolls will keep SA's roads servicable says Cesa
Tolls will keep SA's roads servicable says Cesa

Engineers have urged Gauteng motorists to pay e-tolls or face the danger of road infrastructure going the way of Eskom - deteriorating to the point that billions of rands are needed to rebuild it.

By Philani Nombembe 29 Aug 2014 09:07

MEC claims a "school a week" will be opened in Gauteng
MEC claims a "school a week" will be opened in Gauteng

Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, has announced that from next month his department will open a new school every week, until the end of the year.

29 Aug 2014 08:08

Land tenure reforms under the spotlight at summit
Land tenure reforms under the spotlight at summit

Land tenure reforms will take centre stage at a three-day National Land Tenure Summit in Johannesburg next week.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Aug 2014 07:38

Government seeks to transform economy
Government seeks to transform economy

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is working hard to build an economy that is able to generate jobs, while improving export competitiveness.

29 Aug 2014 07:11

Anton Harber
Absurdity rules the day in justice as in headlines

Craig Williamson, who sent the bomb that killed activist Ruth First in Maputo in 1982, walks free... Pallo Jordan, who lied about having a doctorate, has withdrawn from public life...

By Anton Harber 29 Aug 2014 06:28

Jo'burg, Tshwane voice concerns over e-tolls
Jo'burg, Tshwane voice concerns over e-tolls

Johannesburg and Tshwane have told the R10m advisory panel charged with assessing the effect of e-tolling in Gauteng of their concerns at the socioeconomic consequences of the system's implementation on their residents.

28 Aug 2014 13:07

Water leaks cannot be left unresolved says Mchunu
Water leaks cannot be left unresolved says Mchunu

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says mayors and councillors should be at the forefront of the fight against water leaks and the poor quality of water provided to municipal residents

By More Matshediso 28 Aug 2014 09:43

Title deed handover will open formal housing market
Title deed handover will open formal housing market

The expected handover of more than a million title deeds to owners of subsidised houses during the next five years could speed up the opening of the formal property market in areas like Soweto.

By Fifi Peters and Sikonathi Mantshantsha 27 Aug 2014 10:25

Gauteng's e-tolls consultation gets underway
Gauteng's e-tolls consultation gets underway

The Gauteng Advisory Panel on the Socio-economic Impact of E-tolls will kick off its month-long consultation process on Wednesday (27 August), starting with organised labour representatives.

27 Aug 2014 08:32

Faith feints, dodges Hlaudi weather
Faith feints, dodges Hlaudi weather

NEWSWATCH: On Tuesday, 26 August, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi evaded answering opposition MPs' questions on the appointment of SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, whom a union official has labelled a 'pathetic liar'.

27 Aug 2014 07:31

GDP creeps up narrowly avoiding recession
GDP creeps up narrowly avoiding recession

South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 0.6% in the second quarter of this year according to figures released by Statistics South Africa.

27 Aug 2014 07:29

Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament
Mbete may suspend EFF members from Parliament

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she has asked Members of Parliament belonging to opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), to give reasons why they should not be suspended for disrupting the National Assembly last week.

27 Aug 2014 06:57

Cape Town says Sanral is misleading the public
Cape Town says Sanral is misleading the public

The City of Cape Town has accused the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) of "peddling fallacies" about the proposed tolling of the N1-N2 Winelands highway, deepening their public spat.

26 Aug 2014 10:50

Sentech to test digital radio pilot
Sentech to test digital radio pilot

The state-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech will test digital radio technologies from October...

26 Aug 2014 09:00

Diamond theft: suspects surrender to Hawks
Diamond theft: suspects surrender to Hawks

Eight men have handed themselves in to the Hawks in connection with the recent illicit diamond syndicate bust and will appear in the Kimberley Magistrate's Court today (26 August)

26 Aug 2014 08:46

SA companies in Maputo for FACIM fair
SA companies in Maputo for FACIM fair

A delegation of South African companies is in Maputo, Mozambique, showcasing their products and services at the 50th Jubilee of the Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) trade fair.

26 Aug 2014 08:22

Empowering women is vital for Africa's development
Empowering women is vital for Africa's development

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Fatima Chohan says the under-representation of women in social, political and economic spheres must be resolved if Africa is to develop.

26 Aug 2014 08:04

Foreign teachers to help with maths, science education
Foreign teachers to help with maths, science education

Foreign teachers who specialise in crucial subjects such as mathematics are helping alleviate the critical skills shortage in South Africa.

25 Aug 2014 11:58

'Talk shops' achieve little for transformation
'Talk shops' achieve little for transformation

Social dialogue is of little value in transforming SA's economy as it only reinforces the positions adopted by the government, business and labour, a manufacturing forum in Sandton has heard.

25 Aug 2014 10:22

Singaphi Street upgrade gets underway
Singaphi Street upgrade gets underway

The Mandela Bay Development Agency (MBDA) has started phase one of the R40m upgrade of Singaphi Street in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth.

25 Aug 2014 09:20

Muthambi says SA women are pioneers of economic emancipation
Muthambi says SA women are pioneers of economic emancipation

Communications Minister, Faith Muthambi, claims women have shown courage in pioneering economic emancipation in southern Africa and beyond.

By More Matshediso 25 Aug 2014 08:35

Cops roughed up our reporter, says The Times
Cops roughed up our reporter, says The Times

A complaint of assault has been made against the Ekurhuleni metro police for manhandling a reporter from The Times...

25 Aug 2014 08:19

Women key to rural food production
Women key to rural food production

Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Senzeni Zokwana, says the contribution made by women in the farming sector cannot be under-estimated as this is how they put food on the table for their families.

By More Matshediso 25 Aug 2014 07:52

Mud schools: SAHRC report dismissed as "misleading"
Mud schools: SAHRC report dismissed as "misleading"

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has dismissed a report that says it will take at least nine years to eradicate mud schools in the country as 'inaccurate, misleading and unhelpful".

25 Aug 2014 07:19

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