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MDDA weighs in on ZCC, Tiso Blackstar saga

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:26

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) has appealed to the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) and Tiso Blackstar media group to find a resolution that strengthens media accountability and freedom of expression in the interest of social justice.

Developments at KPMG erode good governance: Minister

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:15

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says developments involving KPMG has undermined the reputation of good governance and audit independence in one of the key sectors and institutions in the South African economy.

SA to save billions on HIV treatment

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:38

South Africa has found a breakthrough pricing agreement that will speed up the availability of the first affordable, generic and single-pill HIV treatment programme.

Blow the whistle on rhino poachers

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:53

Environmental Affairs Minister, Dr Edna Molewa, has called on all South Africans to join hands with government to put an end to rhino poaching by reporting suspected poaching activities.

Small-scale fishing communities to be recognised

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:29

Government is working tirelessly to legally recognise small-scale fishing communities and ensure that their fishing tradition and related economic activities are legally recognised and fully supported.

Health forensic analyst put on suspension

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:08

The Department of Health has put one of its forensic analysts on precautionary suspension from employment with full pay.

Let's celebrate our liberation heritage

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:01

President Jacob Zuma will lead the Heritage Day celebrations in Siyabuswa in Mpumalanga this weekend under the theme "The Year of OR Tambo: Celebrating our Liberation Heritage".

KPMG auditing practices a concern: Reserve Bank

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:10

The Reserve Bank on Thursday expressed concern at the “regrettable” auditing practices involving KPMG.

Balancing the scales for weary officers

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:03

Police officers are participating in the 25th installation of the Police Music and Cultural Association’s national unity festival.

2017 Spelling Bee finals this weekend

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:52

The Basic Education Department will on Saturday host the 2017 National Spelling Bee Competition finals for Grade 4 to 6 learners at the University of South Africa (Unisa) Main Campus in Tshwane.

Call to address unemployment by working together

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:48

Deputy Minister of Communications Tandi Mahambehlala has called on business, civil society and government to work together towards creating job and empowerment opportunities for communities that are experiencing high levels of unemployment and crime.

How nuclear energy can assist countries' goals

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:32

The 61st Session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference has focused on how nuclear energy can assist member states in attaining their national and regional development goals.

Tshwane Metro officer nabbed for corruption

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:11

In an ongoing crackdown on criminality within the traffic law enforcement fraternity, police this week arrested a 45-year-old Tshwane Metro Police officer on corruption charges.

Rhino poachers get prison time

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 07:51

Joint efforts of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and game rangers have resulted in 18 suspects being arrested in Skhukuza, Hluhluwe, Barberton, KwaMsane, Nongoma and Gluckstadt.

Repo rate remains unchanged at 6.75%

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:41

The repo rate will remain unchanged at 6.75% per annum, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Thursday.

New members for MDDA board

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:36

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Nkgakga Monare and Tasneem Carrim as members of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board.

Gauteng EMS not affected by illegal strike

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:18

The Gauteng Department of Health has assured the public that Emergency Medical Services (EMS) have not been affected by the illegal strike by certain EMS personnel.

Dlamini Zuma, Wolmarans sworn in as MP

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:52

South Africa has two new Members of Parliament following a swearing-in ceremony earlier today.

Public Service Commission wants 100% compliance

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:26

The Public Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday said it is concerned by the lack of cooperation on financial disclosure forms by senior management officials.

Parents urged to vaccinate children

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:21

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has warned that the department may not achieve the set targets if the anti-vaccine lobby groups continue to mislead parents about the efficacy of immunisation.