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SANParks employees take to the streets

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:25

The South African National Parks (SANParks) management confirmed that a number of employees, who are members of the Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (HOSPERSA), have abandoned their work stations in different divisions in the Parks.

Public sector institutions' capex spending increases

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:53

While the South African economy is facing challenges, capex spending by public sector institutions has been growing steadily, Statistician General Pali Lehohla said on Wednesday.

Slight decrease in dam levels

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:43

The Department of Water and Sanitation has reported a slight decrease in South Africa’s dam levels, which show a drop of 1% week-on-week.

DPSA Deputy Minister to meet Moletjie community

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:33

The community of Moletjie in Polokwane, Limpopo, will on Friday have an opportunity to interact with Public Service and Administration Deputy Minister, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba.

Woman nabbed with rhino horns at OR Tambo Airport

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:18

Acting on intelligence, police have arrested a woman and seized a bag containing rhino horns at the O R Tambo International Airport on Wednesday.

Woman nabbed with rhino horns at OR Tambo Airport

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:18

Acting on intelligence, police have arrested a woman and seized a bag containing rhino horns at the OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday.

Remembering Ronnie Mamoepa

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 13:40

Late veteran government communicator, Ronnie Mamoepa, sought to make a difference wherever he served, says Communication Minister Ayanda Dlodlo.

SAA informs customers of Libreville flight changes

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:04

South African Airways (SAA) on Wednesday advised its customers of time changes on its Johannesburg to Libreville route due to runway upgrades.

Acting Judge of Constitutional Court appointed

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:47

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Justice Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane as Acting Judge of the Constitutional Court until 30 December 2017.

NHLS proposes revised salary offer

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:28

The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) says its board has proposed a revised salary offer to unions.

Hair incident a human rights issue at schools

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 09:46

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the hair issue at Windsor House Academy is a human rights issue and the department takes allegations of racism very seriously.

Minister Brown backs Eskom investigation

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:42

A thorough investigation is the only way to lift the cloud shrouding State-owned enterprises stemming from allegations of State capture, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Drug bust shocks quiet neighbourhood

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:41

The posh neighbourhood of Dobsonville, Soweto, was rocked by news on Tuesday that amongst its quiet streets, where children often play, was a hiding place for a multimillion drug lab.

Mamoepa family touched by tributes

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 16:56

The family of the late government communicator, Ronnie Mamoepa has expressed appreciation for the outpouring of tributes from South Africans as well as the Presidency for declaring his funeral a Special Provincial Official Funeral.

Church rises to fight gender based violence

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 15:24

Minister for Women, Susan Shabangu, says the church, together with families, schools, friends and the media has a critical role to play in transforming our society.

ConCourt rules Diamond Act constitutional

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 15:06

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has welcomed a ruling which states that section 20A of the Diamonds Act, 1986 (as amended) is not unconstitutional.

SA, Zambia must fulfil trade commitments

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:52

Zambian Finance Minister Felix Mutati says South African and Zambian companies must build on the commitments made by the Heads of State of the two countries.

Special Provincial Official Funeral for Ronnie Mamoepa

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:11

President Jacob Zuma has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for the late government communicator, Ronnie Mamoepa, who passed away in Pretoria on Saturday.

Transforming waste into wealth

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:03

Government is looking at long term interventions that will significantly transform the waste sector, says Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.

Black industrialists to gain access to finance

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 13:03

A pledge that will improve access to finance for black industrialists has been signed between the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) and First National Bank (FNB).