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President Zuma leads delegation to SADC Summit
President Zuma leads delegation to SADC Summit

President Jacob Zuma is leading a South African delegation to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extra-ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government in Harare, Zimbabwe...

28 Apr 2015 12:14

SABC boss hides R500m loss from parliament
SABC boss hides R500m loss from parliament

Embattled SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng is hiding the financial trouble at the ailing broadcaster in a last-ditch attempt to cling to his job...

By Sunday Times team 28 Apr 2015 08:11

Task team to implement 2010 farmworkers' resolutions
Task team to implement 2010 farmworkers' resolutions

PRETORIA: Delegates attending a stakeholder meeting with organised labour and agricultural organisations have agreed to establish a task team to follow up on the 2010 Farmworkers Summit resolutions...

23 Apr 2015 10:20

Africa vital for SA economy: Minister

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has told factory workers that the continent is vital for the country's economy...

23 Apr 2015 09:30

SA plays part in knitting thousands of blankets
SA plays part in knitting thousands of blankets

South Africans came out in their numbers today to participate in South Africa's attempt to earn a Guinness World Record for the most hand-knitted blankets in a charitable event. The attempt was championed by the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day initiative...

22 Apr 2015 14:50

Registration opens for 2016 academic year
Registration opens for 2016 academic year

PRETORIA: Hundreds of parents braved the chilly morning to be the first in line at schools around Gauteng to book a space for their children at schools close to their residential areas and places of work for the 2016 academic year...

By More Matshediso 22 Apr 2015 08:50

Army deployed to Alex, KZN
Army deployed to Alex, KZN

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has deployed the army to Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, after a Zimbabwean couple was attacked and shot last night...

22 Apr 2015 07:42

Learners warned against attacking foreign nationals

The Department of Basic Education has warned learners not to involve themselves in looting and attacking of foreign nationals...

22 Apr 2015 07:24

Job losses despite growing SA economy
Job losses despite growing SA economy

The biggest blot on the South African democracy was the five million people looking for work and the nearly two million who have given up hope of finding a job, according to Theo Vorster, CEO of Galileo Capital...

By Annelie Coleman 21 Apr 2015 13:00

SA sends trainees to China for nuclear plant operations training
SA sends trainees to China for nuclear plant operations training

PRETORIA: Government is sending 50 trainees from the South African nuclear industry to China to take part in the nuclear power plant operations training, said the Department of Energy (DoE)...

20 Apr 2015 12:00

SADTU launches principal seminars to address school-based violence
SADTU launches principal seminars to address school-based violence

Gathering over 200 Gauteng school principals and district officers at the Parktonian Hotel in Braamfontein, the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) launched the first of six principal seminars across the country to resolve the issue of violence in schools...

By Neo Koza 20 Apr 2015 11:30

Ten 'tender' tips to help in the SA Government tendering process
Ten 'tender' tips to help in the SA Government tendering process

Government tendering is big business and done correctly, can stimulate the SA economy and sustain and grow local businesses...

20 Apr 2015 10:03

Brian Molefe appointed as interim Eskom CEO
Brian Molefe appointed as interim Eskom CEO

As it struggles with a week-long regime of power rationing, Eskom on Friday announced the appointment of Brian Molefe as interim chief executive with immediate effect...

By Sikonathi Mantshantsha 20 Apr 2015 09:52

Gauteng Education closes Roodepoort Primary School
Gauteng Education closes Roodepoort Primary School

PRETORIA: Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi has decided to close Roodepoort Primary School indefinitely due to the continuous disruption of schooling in the area, the department announced today...

17 Apr 2015 15:50

Marchers call for an end to attacks on foreign nationals
Marchers call for an end to attacks on foreign nationals

Thousands of South Africans who took part in a peace march today have spoken in one voice, calling for peace and for an end to attacks on foreign nationals...

17 Apr 2015 08:47

Zuma calls for calm, end to violence
Zuma calls for calm, end to violence

Jacob Zuma has condemned the recent "shocking and unacceptable" incidents of violence directed at foreign nationals in some parts of KwaZulu-Natal and has appealed for calm...

17 Apr 2015 08:08

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Preferred bidders for renewable energy programme announced

The preferred bidders for phase four of the Independent Power Producer (IPP) procurement programme have been announced...

16 Apr 2015 13:11

Brown updates SA on electricity shortages
Brown updates SA on electricity shortages

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom's residential and business customers to use energy sparingly as the winter season approaches...

16 Apr 2015 09:21

KZN commissioner condemns attacks on foreign nationals
KZN commissioner condemns attacks on foreign nationals

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant-General Mmamonnye Ngobeni has condemned attacks directed at foreign nationals, which have taken place in Durban...

16 Apr 2015 09:02

Minister to host meeting about colonial statues
Minister to host meeting about colonial statues

Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa will on Friday host a special consultative meeting on transformation of the heritage landscape in South Africa...

15 Apr 2015 10:55

New university aims to be ranked best in the world
New university aims to be ranked best in the world

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has launched a new health science university envisaged to be ranked amongst the best in the world...

By More Matshediso 15 Apr 2015 10:00

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Time to celebrate and support farmers in SA

According to a new report released by WWF South Africa and Nedbank, the challenges of feeding South Africa's growing population in a climate-altered, resource-constrained future are significant. Yet, we do not have to be victims of an inevitable crisis, says the report...

15 Apr 2015 09:01

Police on high alert in KZN
Police on high alert in KZN

Police remain on high alert in KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal, where shops belonging to foreign nationals were looted and some burnt down...

14 Apr 2015 12:07

Gauteng education opens doors for 2016 applications
Gauteng education opens doors for 2016 applications

PRETORIA: The Gauteng Education Department has opened its doors for parents who want to apply for their children to get admission into public schools for the 2016 academic year...

14 Apr 2015 11:35

Time for brutal interrogation of South Africa's history...
Time for brutal interrogation of South Africa's history...

The recent turbulence in South Africa, borne of the #RhodesMustFall campaign, has brought into sharp focus the fact that development of a single version of the South African brand truth is still a work in progress...

By Manusha Pillai 14 Apr 2015 07:35

Exciting opportunity for people who want to make a difference
Exciting opportunity for people who want to make a difference

The Western Cape department of health is seeking a suitably qualified Project Manager to manage electronic content...

Issued by Ayanda Mbanga 13 Apr 2015 12:41

Eskom implements stage two load shedding
Eskom implements stage two load shedding

Eskom implemented stage 2 load shedding from 10am yesterday and this was likely to continue until 10pm this evening...

13 Apr 2015 10:38

SARS ethics boss revealed as CV cheat
SARS ethics boss revealed as CV cheat

A top tax official faked his academic qualifications to hold onto senior positions that earned him a salary that amounted to millions over the years...

By Sunday Times team... 13 Apr 2015 09:49

Union wants SABC news head suspended over assault claim
Union wants SABC news head suspended over assault claim

Pressure is mounting on the SABC to suspend its head of news, Jimi Matthews, following allegations that he assaulted a staff member...

13 Apr 2015 07:09

Land cap is grim reaper stalking SA's farm sector
Land cap is grim reaper stalking SA's farm sector

Agriculture is the goose that laid South Africa's golden egg. But it seems few people care about its slow demise, other than the farmers...

By Thekiso Anthony Lefifi 10 Apr 2015 14:00

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