SA Today: Freedom, Fairness and Opportunity

SA Today: Freedom, Fairness and Opportunity. A New Chapter Opens for South Africa … [Read more...]

Marking the Rivonia Trial

When a young political prisoner named Mac Maharaj smuggled the manuscript of Nelson Mandela’s biography Long Walk to Freedom out of Robben Island in 1970s, little did anyone know that manuscript would become a cogent part of the history of … [Read more...]

Electricity connections up in 10 years

The number of households in South Africa legally connected to the electricity mains has increased by almost 50% over the last 10 years, a new survey by Statistics SA released today shows. … [Read more...]

Employment Tax Incentive Bill welcomed

Government has welcomed the adoption of the Employment Tax Incentive Bill, which is aimed at reversing the high levels of youth unemployment. … [Read more...]

Over 14m live under traditional authorities

Johannesburg - South Africa has 14.5 million people living under traditional authorities across the country, says Statistics South Africa. … [Read more...]

Education the bedrock of democracy

Cape Town - Schools are "the bedrock" on which democracy is built, and which will determine whether democracy will work or not, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said on Wednesday. … [Read more...]

Car reward for Calvin Mawere

Middelburg - Mpumalanga's top matric pupil has been given a brand new car for his efforts. Calvin Mawere, 17, of Bushbuckridge High School, who is also ranked among the top 10 achievers nationwide, got distinctions for all eight of his … [Read more...]

Zuma wishes nation well

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has wished the nation well ahead of the New Year, saying much progress had been made in the past year in the endeavour to build a better South Africa. … [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...]

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...]