• Local government gets back to basics on service delivery

    Local government is set for a shake up with Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Back to Basics approach, which aims to drastically improve service delivery.

  • Zuma, Putin discuss ways of strengthening ties

    Zuma, Putin discuss ways of strengthening ties

    South African President Jacob Zuma and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed various ways of strengthening ties between their two countries during a meeting at the Novo-Ogarevo presidential residence outside Moscow on Thursday.

  • NDP to tackle domestic obstacles to growth: Ramaphosa

    NDP to address obstacles to growth: Ramaphosa

    The recently released framework for implementing the National Development Plan will help tackle domestic obstacles to growth in South Africa, drive growth in productive sectors of the economy, and cut down on red tape hampering investment, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

  • Cattle grazing outside Qunu, Eastern Cape

    Land tenure to take centre stage at summit

    Land tenure reform in South Africa, including the issues of tenure insecurity in commercial farming areas and tenure challenges in communal areas, will take centre stage at a three-day national Land Tenure Summit in Johannesburg next week.

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    Banyana ready to tackle Tanzania

    South Africa's women's football team, Banyana Banyana - fresh from a 4-0 away win against Zambia - will wind up Women's Month with an international friendly against Tanzania at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Sunday evening.

  • Africa's home-brewed beer high on Heineken's list

    Africa's home-brewed beer high on Heineken's list

    Dutch beer company Heineken is eyeing Africa's beer drinkers, and aims to grow its profile by meeting the continent's taste for home brews. Its brewery in Ethiopia produces alcoholic and non-alcoholic beers and is preparing to launch its Harar Beer label internationally.

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