Archives for July 2014

Mandela book drive

Children in schools around Gauteng will be able to share the rich story of former President Nelson Mandela, thanks to a book drive by the provincial Education Department. Launched on Friday by the department, in partnership with Lead SA, … [Read more...]

New Tourism Minister welcomed

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has welcomed the appointment of Derek Hanekom as the new Minister of Tourism. Minister Hanekom will be taking over the portfolio from Marthinus van Schalkwyk, who had established a good … [Read more...]

Benefit from economic pact with EU

South Africa stands to benefit from the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have negotiated with the European Union (EU), says Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies. … [Read more...]

Learners take on the GLOBE

Sixteen learners from two schools in KwaZulu-Natal will represent South Africa at a worldwide learners’ conference from 4 – 8 August 2014, in New Delhi, India. The learners were chosen after successfully developing research … [Read more...]

Telecomms requests info on SMMEs

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has released a gazette requesting information on Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs) for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. “This is part of … [Read more...]

ECD centres commitment

An amount of R16 million has been allocated for the construction of more Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres of excellence across the City of Cape Town. The city’s Social Development and ECD Directorate announced this at the recent … [Read more...]

SAA to comply with travel regulations

South African Airways (SAA) says it will comply with new regulations relating to children who travel to and from South Africa. The national carrier said as of 1 October, it will observe the new regulations by the Department of Home Affairs, … [Read more...]

Winter Trail at Muratie estate

The winter Falke Trail Run will be hosted at the historic Muratie wine estate tucked into the exquisite Knorhoek Valley north of Stellenbosch on Saturday, 5 July. More than 300 participants took to the track for the first event of the … [Read more...]

Mandela Day inspires reading culture

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) will today launch its Book Flood Campaign in celebration of International Nelson Mandela Day. … [Read more...]

Hugo, Van Huyssteen top at Pezula

Reigning Totalsports XTERRA South Africa Champion Dan Hugo celebrated a hat-trick XTERRA South Africa victory on Thursday, 10 July 2014 completing the Totalsports XTERRA Full Pezula presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT in a deserving time of 01 … [Read more...]