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There was a veld fire in the Wallmansthal area on Tuesday.
South Africa issues fire warning

Wednesday 1 October 2014 05:40

Disaster Management has issued a warning of runaway fires in parts of the country.


Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says there are more people who were injured in KwaZulu-Natal wild life attacks.
KZN government ingests millions to eradicate wildlife attacks

Tuesday 30 September 2014 20:25

The KwaZulu-Natal government has set aside R30 million to weed-out wild life attacks on the poverty stricken community of Ukhukho area in Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal


Masutha announced in Pretoria that more than 1 400 staff members will be transferred .
Newly created Office of the Chief Justice to be beefed up

Tuesday 30 September 2014 18:03

The Minister of Justice, Michael Masutha, announced in Pretoria that more than 1 400 staff members will be transferred to the newly created Office of the Chief Justice on Wednesday.


SANDF probes mortar blast

Tuesday 30 September 2014 10:00

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says they are investigating a mortar that crashed into a private residence in Brakpan, and a fire at its airforce base.


Thulas Nxesi to  table the public work’s department's annual report in Parliament on Tuesday.
Public works to promote good governance: Nxesi

Tuesday 30 September 2014 05:21

Public Works minister, Thulas Nxesi says his department is geared to promote good governance, transparency and accountability.


Rhino poaching case postponed

Monday 29 September 2014 13:21

The case against six alleged members of a rhino poaching syndicate, including a police officer, has been postponed to the 8th of October.


Minister Thulas Nxesi.
Misspent billions shocking: Nxesi

Monday 29 September 2014 10:59

Billions of rands in misspent money by the public works department is shocking, Minister Thulas Nxesi said on Monday.


Rand Water urges Gauteng residents to use water sparingly

Monday 29 September 2014 05:27

Rand Water spokesperson, Justice Mohale says high demand and hot temperatures have caused water levels in the two reservoirs to drop to 30%.


Supersport find new life under Igesund

Sunday 28 September 2014 10:07

SuperSport United's newly found lease on life under coach Gordon Igesund continued when they registered a second consecutive win as they dispatched Bloemfontein Celtic 3-0 at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.


Maimane calls for Mokonyane’s resignation

Sunday 28 September 2014 06:50

Democratic Alliance (DA) Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane, has called for Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, to step down.


Pretoria residents urged to use water sparingly

Saturday 27 September 2014 20:30

The Tshwane Metro has urged residents in and around Pretoria to use water sparingly.


Sasol Solar Challenge race kicks off

Saturday 27 September 2014 08:53

The Science and Technology, Minister, Naledi Pandor says the Sasol Solar Challenge race is a way to experiment and test new solar renewable energies.


‘Incarceration within a secure environment is non-negotiable

Saturday 27 September 2014 07:30

Justice and Correctional Services minister, Michael Masutha, says incarceration within a secure and humane environment is non-negotiable.


TUT campuses to reopen

Saturday 27 September 2014 06:54

Academic and operational activities at all Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) campuses would resume on Monday.


The aunt of two children who died after alleged food poison says she found them lying down in the clinic.
Winterveld parents shocked by alleged children food poison

Friday 26 September 2014 20:19

Angry parents of learners at Emma Primary School in Winterveld, north of Pretoria, say they are shocked following the death of the three kids, two of them relatives.


HIV activists celebrate outside the North Gauteng High Court after a ruling for SANDF to re-employ HIV positive clerks.   
Court ruling on SANDF a step forward in fight against discrimination

Friday 26 September 2014 19:13

Section 27’s Executive Director Mark Haywiid says the court’s ruling on SANDF is a step forward in the fight against discrimination.


ANC Limpopo factions at loggerheads

Friday 26 September 2014 14:29

Two factions of the ANC are protesting against each other at the Mogalakwena Municipal offices in Limpopo.


Gauteng education gives clarity on food poisoning victims

Friday 26 September 2014 11:00

The Gauteng Education department says the food which possibly killed three Emma Primary School pupils in Winterveldt, came from the home of two of them.


TUT's Pretoria based campuses in Pretoria West, Soshanguve and Ga-Rankuwa have been shut down since last weekend.
TUT urged to provide accurate information on NSFAS funds

Friday 26 September 2014 05:21

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has called on Tshwane University of Technology's officials to provide accurate information to striking students over the issue of NSFAS funds.


DA, COPE add voice against water shortages

Thursday 25 September 2014 14:05

The DA says Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, and representatives from Rand Water have failed to arrive at an emergency meeting in Kempton Park to address water crisis in Gauteng.


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