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Hlaudi has Faith
Hlaudi has Faith

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has sung the SABC's COO's praises, reports Times Live, and the 'Generations' saga has got people hot under the collar, reports Mail & Guardian...

21 Aug 2014 10:25

Sanral rejects Cape Town's bid to halt toll roads
Sanral rejects Cape Town's bid to halt toll roads

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) believes its jurisdiction over the proclaimed national road network trumps the Cape Town city council's wish that the Winelands toll road project on the N1 and N2 be halted.

By Linda Ensor 21 Aug 2014 10:07

Measures implemented to reduce child labour and exploitation
Measures implemented to reduce child labour and exploitation

The Department of Labour says interventions to improve the social security and welfare of children have resulted in government being able to reduce the widespread use of child labour.

21 Aug 2014 07:38

Minister, provincial, municipal leaders told to fix infrastructure problems
Minister, provincial, municipal leaders told to fix infrastructure problems

President Jacob Zuma has told Ministers, Premiers and Mayors, who are part of the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC), that they must jointly develop a problem-solving culture and fix infrastructure problems facing South Africa.

21 Aug 2014 07:15

New 'generation star' Matona to keeps lights on
New 'generation star' Matona to keeps lights on

The Director General of the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) Tshediso Matona is Eskom's new Chief Executive Officer and his appointment has been confirmed by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

21 Aug 2014 06:48

A tax of 20% mooted for sugary drinks
A tax of 20% mooted for sugary drinks

A 20% tax on sugar-sweetened drinks could cut the number of obese South Africans by almost a quarter of a million, saving lives and money, local research has found.

20 Aug 2014 11:21

Redisa recycling plants operating in Eastern Cape
Redisa recycling plants operating in Eastern Cape

Two of the four tyre recycling depots planned for the Eastern Cape this year are already operating under the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of SA (Redisa).

20 Aug 2014 10:27

Government needs innovation for service delivery
Government needs innovation for service delivery

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane says the public sector must challenge itself to be creative and embrace innovation as a new way of doing government business more smartly and delivering its services.

20 Aug 2014 07:22

DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC
DA 'shames' Motsoeneng, SABC

NEWSWATCH: The Democratic Alliance's court bid to have SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed 'shames' him and the SABC, according to his lawyer, reports BD Live. Other reports follow...

20 Aug 2014 07:15

Asia's Ebola fears cause tour cancellations
Asia's Ebola fears cause tour cancellations

The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi, says South Africa's tourism sector is not under threat from the Ebola Virus Disease even though a number of Asian visitors have cancelled planned trips to this country

20 Aug 2014 07:03

DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today
DA's bid to oust Motsoeneng in court today

The Democratic Alliance's action to have the SABC's COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng dismissed from his position begins in court today... (video)

By Staff Reporter 19 Aug 2014 10:07

Call for Land Bank to boost commercial farming
Call for Land Bank to boost commercial farming

The Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas has called on the Land Bank to assist farmers and increase the level of commercial farming in South Africa and simultaneously create thousands of jobs.

By Nosihle Shelembe 19 Aug 2014 08:44

SA's Ebola fears but no confirmed cases
SA's Ebola fears but no confirmed cases

The Ministry of Health and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says the male patient admitted to the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg, has tested negative for the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

19 Aug 2014 08:20

Killing of women and children condemned
Killing of women and children condemned

The South African government has condemned the recent spate of killings and abuse of women and children across the country, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

By More Matshediso 19 Aug 2014 07:48

Grovel, grovel, Telkom's in trouble
Grovel, grovel, Telkom's in trouble

There's a story about Jacques Schindehütte, Telkom's devil-may-care former finance boss, that provides a measure of the man.

By Rob Rose 19 Aug 2014 06:56

Icasa announces cost standard
Icasa announces cost standard

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has announced that it has adopted the Long-Run Incremental Cost Plus ("LRIC+) to determine voice call termination costs.

18 Aug 2014 12:41

SA needs its Integrated Energy Planning
SA needs its Integrated Energy Planning

The imminent revival of the Integrated Energy Planning (IEP) process, which allows the public to give its views on what SA's future energy mix should be, provides an opportunity to move well beyond conservative and fatalistic thinking.

By Charlotte Mathews 18 Aug 2014 12:22

Informal sector stagnates amid employment woes
Informal sector stagnates amid employment woes

The latest survey of employers and self-employed South Africans by Statistics SA shows the informal sector's contribution to gross domestic product has remained at about 5% from 2001 to 2013.

By Amanda Visser 18 Aug 2014 11:47

Denel making sustainable profits again
Denel making sustainable profits again

The annual financial results released by state-owned arms manufacturer Denel show that the company has returned to profitability on a sustainable basis‚ group Chief Executive Riaz Saloojee says.

By Linda Ensor 18 Aug 2014 10:23

Rural cooperative wins NW entrepreneur award
Rural cooperative wins NW entrepreneur award

A rural agricultural cooperative, which uses animal fat to make bars of soap won the 2014 North West Female Entrepreneur Award.

18 Aug 2014 08:17

Reflection and recommitment from Marikana anniversary
Reflection and recommitment from Marikana anniversary

The deaths of 34 people in Marikana was a tragedy and should be marked as a day of reflection and recommitment to peace and tolerance in the country, says President Jacob Zuma.

18 Aug 2014 07:55

SADC wants economic integration and infrastructure development
SADC wants economic integration and infrastructure development

Southern African leaders have made renewed calls for regional economic integration and cross-border infrastructure development as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit got underway.

By Chris Bathembu 18 Aug 2014 07:34

Energy Safety Week's focus on illegal power connections
Energy Safety Week's focus on illegal power connections

Illegal power connections have come under the spotlight as Eskom's National Electricity Safety Week continues.

15 Aug 2014 08:46

Government to 'create' 100 black industrialists
Government to 'create' 100 black industrialists

Government has set itself the goal of 'creating' 100 black industrialists in the next three years to contribute to the economy and create jobs, Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Mzwandile Masina said.

By Nosihle Shelembe 15 Aug 2014 08:23

False alarm of Ebola virus in SA
False alarm of Ebola virus in SA

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has dismissed claims that the Ebola Virus Disease has arrived in South Africa.

15 Aug 2014 07:33

Government urged to enhance services by embracing technology

Edgar Mabothe, public sector manager of EMC southern Africa, says that technology plays a key role in the government's ability to provide better services to all South Africans.

14 Aug 2014 14:52

Quake victims grateful for assistance
Quake victims grateful for assistance

Pretoria - Matlosana Local Municipality residents, affected by last week's earthquake, have expressed their satisfaction and gratitude to the North West provincial government and the Gift of the Givers Foundation, for their continued efforts to assist them.

14 Aug 2014 09:20

Mining lekgotla underway at Gallagher Estate
Mining lekgotla underway at Gallagher Estate

The Mining Lekgotla has officially kicked off at Gallagher Estate, with the gathering set to see many robust discussions on issues around transformation and the industry's role in growing the country's economy.

14 Aug 2014 08:39

Presidency and M&G in court again
Presidency and M&G in court again

The five-year court battle between the Mail & Guardian and the Presidency over access to a report (commissioned by Thabo Mbeki) on the 2002 election in Zimbabwe is going back to court...

By Franny Rabkin 14 Aug 2014 08:17

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