Archives for November 2012

Create jobs, buy local

Johannesburg - Promotion of locally manufactured goods was critical to South Africa’s growth and job creation, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said on Monday. “All of us have a vested interest in promoting our country as an investment … [Read more...]

Home Affairs on track with smart card IDs

Pretoria - The Home Affairs Department has issued 100 pilot ID Smart Cards in the first two quarters of this year, Director General Mkuseli Apleni said on Thursday. The department also used the pilot programme to test the functionality … [Read more...]

Offenders to revamp, furnish schools

Pretoria - Offender labour will soon be utilised more often to revamp and furnish schools in South Africa, the Correctional Services Minister, Sibusiso Ndebele, has announced. … [Read more...]

More rhinos are killed

Pretoria - The North West provincial government is considering asking the South African National Defence Force to assist in overcoming the scourge of rhino poaching, Premier Thandi Modise says. … [Read more...]

SA, Ireland seek closer economic ties

Cape Town - Ireland is emerging from its economic slump and views Africa as a continent that will become an economic giant in years to come, says Joe Costello TD, Minister of State for Trade and Development in Ireland. … [Read more...]

Judgement on Dalai Lama matter reserved

  Pretoria - The Home Affairs Ministry has noted the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal, on Monday, to reserve judgement on the appeal brought by the IFP and COPE on the matter of the Dalai Lama. … [Read more...]