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SA gives Sustainable Development thumbs up

New York – South Africa has endorsed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of bold new Global Goals, President Jacob Zuma told world leaders at the 70th session of the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York, on … [Read more...]

University attendance low among blacks

University attendance for black South Africans remains low, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Wednesday. “Blacks don’t participate in universities to the same extent as whites and Indians. There’s just a too small number of … [Read more...]

Education dept has delivered

The Department of Basic Education says it rejects “in the strongest terms” claims that it has failed to deliver on its mandate. In a statement on Tuesday, the department said since its creation in 2009, it has made progress in many areas … [Read more...]

R2bn to fight hunger

Batlharos - Government has made available R2 billion to support Fetsa Tlala (End Hunger), government’s Integrated Food Production Initiative aimed at producing enough food to meet the population’s needs. … [Read more...]

NDP critical for long term growth

Pretoria – The implementation of South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) by 2030 is critical to the country’s long term sustainability. … [Read more...]

UNAIDS congratulates SA fight

Pretoria – UNAIDS Executive Director and Under Secretary General Michel Sidibe has congratulated President Jacob Zuma and South Africa on the strides the country is making in the global fight against HIV and Aids. … [Read more...]

Birth Registration Campaign

Pretoria - Minister of Home Affairs, Naledi Pandor, will on 1 January 2013 lead the department's campaign for the registration of New Year's Day child births at the Bonteheuwel Maternity Clinic in Cape Town. … [Read more...]

Medical services guideline tariffs

Pretoria - The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) says the implementation of the new Guideline Tariffs for medical and dental services will serve to protect the public and guide healthcare practitioners on the rendering of … [Read more...]

Phelophepa to reach 10000 patients

Mbombela - Six thousand more people in Mpumalanga are expected to be checked or treated for illnesses on the Phelophepa health train. … [Read more...]

SA to produce more doctors

Johannesburg - Government is looking at increasing the number of doctors produced by the country to ensure the success of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme. Speaking at a New Age business briefing on Monday, Health Minister Dr … [Read more...]