Police encourage South Africans to safe guard themselves over the holidays

The South African Police Services (SAPS) have encouraged South Africans to take precautionary measures to safe-guard themselves and their properties during festive season. Police have advised residents, who will be leaving their houses to go to their holiday destinations, not Read the full story

AgangSA Youth Forum want another Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Like all South Africans we have been mourning the father of our democracy, Nelson Mandela, and asking ourselves how to express both our grief and our gratitude for the life of a man whose spirit touched the whole world and Read the full story

Tourist arrivals to South Africa increase by 5.1%

Tourist arrivals to South Africa grew by 5.1% during the first six months of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012. “Tourism arrivals to South Africa continue to grow in 2013, with growth in arrivals recorded from all regions. Read the full story

Gauteng schools ready for 2014

Gauteng schools are ready for 2014, with learning and teaching set to get off to a flying start on January 15th says Education MEC Barbara Creecy.  Preparations for the coming academic year started in April this year, when the Gauteng Read the full story

Freedom to Travel for Mandela, could be freedom for ALL

By MzukonaMantshontsho Thoughts on passports and how the ability to travel should be a basic human right On February 19 1990, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela at the age of 72 years was issued with his first passport after being incarcerated in Robben Read the full story

Zuma unveils Mandela statue

A 21-gun salute and a fly-past by SANDF aircraft symbolised the official unveiling of the statue of the late former President Nelson Mandela. The 9-metre, bronze statue was unveiled by President Jacob Zuma at the Union Buildings a short while Read the full story

Union Buildings declared National Heritage site

The Union Buildings were on Monday 16 December declared a national heritage site by President Jacob Zuma. The President and Cabinet members, along with hundreds of South Africans, gathered at the Southern Lawns of the Union Buildings to commemorate National Read the full story

Mandela lies in state for second day

The body of the late former President Nelson Mandela has left 1 Military Hospital in Thaba Tshwane for the second day to Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre, at the Union Buildings, for members of the public to view. The cortege left the Read the full story

Public can access Union Buildngs through park-and-ride system

The public has been advised to use the park-and-ride system to get to the Union Buildings where the body of the late former President Nelson Mandela is lying in state. The City of Tshwane has activated park-and-ride facilities at the Read the full story