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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Since 2009, 1,338 crime intelligence posts have been filled, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Tuesday (4 March).
5 Mar 2014 08:20
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
The agricultural sector grew employment by 65,000 between 2009 and December last year, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.
5 Mar 2014 07:33
Government has allocated R2.7bn towards a grant aimed at addressing housing for mineworkers in identified mining towns.
5 Mar 2014 06:45
Credit providers will from June this year have to change risk models as the credit amnesty by government will mean that credit histories have been wiped out, say lawyers.
By Amanda Visser 4 Mar 2014 08:49
Telkom's chief executive Sipho Maseko accused MTN SA and Vodacom of acting against the best interests of the country by standing in the way of lower mobile termination rates while earning huge profits.
By Carol Paton 4 Mar 2014 06:29
Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has urged communities, particularly those adjacent to the Kruger National Park, to be vigilant and report any suspicious activities that may be linked to rhino poaching.
4 Mar 2014 06:25
Government needs to review its policies and legislation on Information Communications Technology (ICT) to ensure that all South Africans have universal affordability and access to communications services.
4 Mar 2014 06:15
The launch of the National Integrated Human Resource Development Plan is an important step forward in driving and increasing the human resource and skills development base of the country, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.
4 Mar 2014 06:14
National carrier South African Airways (SAA) is investigating the possibility of using the in-flight relief pilot programme as a meaningful way of developing future pilots.
4 Mar 2014 06:00
Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has welcomed a discovery by scientists of potent antibodies that could neutralise and kill multiple strains of HIV.
Blade Nzimande and Cyril Ramaphosa are going head to head on university fees.
By Prega Govender 3 Mar 2014 08:18
Controversial Department of Fisheries acting deputy director-general Desmond Stevens has been removed from his position following the bungled allocation of fishing rights.
3 Mar 2014 07:32
In just two years, the Granfield Chicken Farm Abattoir has increased its capacity from 9,000 chickens a day in 2012 to its current level of 130,000 chickens being slaughtered daily.
By Samona Naidu 3 Mar 2014 06:58
With South Africa celebrating 20 years of freedom this year, more has to be done to ensure the entry of black people into big business, says President Jacob Zuma.
3 Mar 2014 06:51
KwaZulu-Natal has joined Gauteng and the Western Cape in allowing liquor to be sold on Sundays, only a few months after the central government's Department of Health said it would intensify its efforts to curb alcohol abuse by banning advertising.
3 Mar 2014 06:42
The Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund (SMSF) with initial capital of R10m will be launched on 14 March, says President Jacob Zuma.
3 Mar 2014 06:35
The Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, Collins Chabane, says finding solutions to youth unemployment are important to South Africa.
3 Mar 2014 06:33
Remuneration in foreign countries, that the government cannot match, is frustrating efforts to retain doctors and nurses in SA, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said.
28 Feb 2014 11:40
President Jacob Zuma says amendments to the Employment Equity Act and the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act should pave the way for transformation in the print media in the country.
28 Feb 2014 11:00
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