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Western Cape launches #16DaysofActivism campaign

The Western Cape Department of Community Safety is teaming up with safety role-players across the province over the next 16 days to take a stand against violence against women and children as part of the national 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.

Zuma to receive letters of credence

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday receive Letters of Credence from Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate from 15 countries‚ including the State of Palestine‚ at a credentials ceremony in Pretoria on Thursday.

Nehawu endorses Ramaphosa as ANC's next president

Cosatu's biggest affiliate, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu), has supported the proposal that the trade union federation endorse Cyril Ramaphosa as the ANC's next president.

Panday was a guest at his wedding, but Edward Zuma denies ties

President Jacob Zum's son, Edward, has distanced himself from controversial Durban businessman Thoshan Panday.

'This far and no further': Mbete to Nehawu

Police were on Tuesday night given express authority to draw a ring of steel around Parliament after striking National Education‚ Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) members caused a suspension of its business.

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Marikana summons for Cyril

A summons has been served on the lawyers of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arising from the Marikana tragedy, the presidency confirmed yesterday.

Eskom trying to con consumers‚ says DA

The Democratic Alliance on Thursday accused Eskom of trying to raise R22.8-billion by conning electricity users.

Zuma jet cannot be procured free from parliamentary oversight: DA

As his defence minister won’t be answering questions about the new R4 billion presidential jet‚ Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said President Jacob Zuma must do so on Thursday.

Written replies from President Zuma's question and answer time in Parliament

These are the written replies from President Jacob Zuma's question and answer time in Parliament

SA and Zimbabwe Health ministries take over Moyo murder probe

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi met with Zimbabawe’s Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo to give an update into the investigation into the murder of his daughter‚ Zanele.

Rand Water CEO appointed to Zuma NPC

Rand Water chief executive officer Percy Sechemane will be a member of the National Planning Commission (NPC) for the next five years.

Juju to embark on UK ‘speaking tour’

An Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) delegation is heading to the United Kingom later this month to address “different constituencies who have taken interest…about its policies‚ programmes and ideas”.

There will be money for students next year: Zuma

There will be money to pay for the zero fee increases in 2016, President Jacob Zuma told Parliament. He still, however, gave no indication of where exactly the money would come from.

Knives out for Mchunu in KZN

The gloves are off and the knives are out for KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu.

Bill on provincial funds passed

Parliament yesterday passed the division of revenue bill, which decides the amounts of money given to provinces as part of the supplementary budget process.

Local government

DA seeks interdict to halt demarcations

The Democratic Alliance appeared in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday to stop the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) from going ahead with demarcations the party is opposed to.

Water: Now we pay the price

The government is to announce major plans to deal with devastating drought and water restrictions that have crippled many parts of the country.

No infant should go without breast milk, says KZN

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health is stepping up the establishment of human milk banks in its effort "to address childhood malnutrition and reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality".

To water or not to water?

Rand Water has notified Johannesburg and Pretoria that they must implement water restrictions, but Joburg says there is no need.