SKA to transform SA economy - Ramaphosa

2015-03-02 18:20

The Square Kilometre Array project will lead to new innovations in manufacturing and construction and transform the SA economy, according to deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Ramaphosa in Lesotho to observe vote

2015-02-27 16:27

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will spend the weekend in Lesotho observing the country's general elections as the Southern African Development Community facilitator.

Treasury stays firm on e-tolls

2015-02-25 14:19

The National Treasury says the government will not consider scrapping e-tolls in Gauteng and has not considered using part of the road levy to subsidise the system.

SADC election observers begin work in Lesotho

2015-02-19 13:59

The Southern African Development Community Election Observer Mission has reportedly started its work in Lesotho ahead of the 28 February elections.

SADC troika to meet over Lesotho polls

2015-02-16 12:37

The SADC troika of heads of state and government is expected to meet this week to give impetus to efforts aimed at creating peace and stability in Lesotho ahead of the country's elections.

Books essential for freedom - Ramaphosa

2015-02-11 21:24

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that reading is essential for freedom and a better future.

Zuma: SADC wants Lesotho elections on track

2015-02-09 18:05

President Jacob Zuma says the Lesotho elections have to happen as scheduled at the end of the month so that the troubled country can move on.

Ramaphosa angry at Lesotho shootings

2015-02-02 17:00

SADC facilitator Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned a shooting in Lesotho at the weekend in which two soldiers were wounded and a security guard was killed.

South Sudan warring rivals in Tanzania for peace talks

2015-01-21 18:04

Warring South Sudanese factions have gathered in Tanzania in the latest peace efforts to end over a year of civil war which has claimed the lives of tens of thousands of people.

Govt co-owns Eskom's woes - Matona

2015-01-15 20:02

Government shares responsibility with Eskom for the power problems gripping the country, Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona says.


Ramaphosa in Lesotho for elections

2015-02-28 18:18

SA Development Community (SADC) Facilitator deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Maseru, Lesotho, to observe the country's general elections, his office says.

Army confined to barracks as Lesotho votes

2015-02-27 10:24

Lesotho's army will be confined to barracks when the small mountain kingdom votes in a snap election to break a political deadlock after an attempted coup last August.

SA to host SADC meeting on Lesotho

2015-02-20 13:38

SADC leader are set to meet in Pretoria about the "political and security" situation in Lesotho, while an unprecedented court case against King Letsie III in Maseru is threatening to spark protest action.

How can Zuma just sit and smile? - Fugard

2015-02-18 15:41

World renowned playwright Athol Fugard has taken a swipe at President Jacob Zuma, saying: "Mr Zuma has made enough of a disaster of things as it is … How can he just sit and smile after what he’s done? Incredible.”

Ramaphosa happy with Lesotho readiness

2015-02-15 06:15

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is happy with preparations ahead of Lesotho's elections scheduled for 28February 28.

Lesotho’s elections will go ahead, despite tensions

2015-02-10 11:11

Lesotho will go ahead with early elections as planned despite recent renewed tensions, South Africa's presidency announced at the end of crisis talks with the kingdom's premier.

Lesotho soldiers on hit mission arrested in SA

2015-02-06 16:08

Four Lesotho soldiers have been arrested in South Africa where they planned to kill two of the prime minister's bodyguards recovering in hospital, Home Affairs Minister Joang Molapo says.

E-tolls: Motorists set to pay much less

2015-01-25 15:30

Free passes under e-toll gantries and a decrease in the monthly amount motorists with e-tags will pay. This is the early New Year’s gift awaiting Gauteng motorists.

Four-point plan for Eskom turnaround

2015-01-21 13:55

The core problem with SA's electricity supply industry is that it has been over-regulated and nationalised for more than a century, says a business body.

Ramaphosa visits Eskom's war room

2015-01-15 15:10

A visit to Eskom can be seen as a strong sign that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will take an active role in overseeing the turnaround of the state power utility.

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