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16 days of Activism: Act Against Abuse

27 October 2005

It is that time of the year. Read More

Avian Influenza

13 October 2005

The Commission of the European Union Communities has reversed the decision to prevent South African products from entering the European Communities due to the outbreak of the avian influenza in 2004. Read More

National Marine Week 2005: 'Protect our Marine Resources for the Benefit of all'

13 October 2005

National Marine Week (17 - 21 October 2005) is aimed at creating awareness of South Africa's marine and coastal environment and the benefits that our coasts and oceans and its resources bring to our nation. Our marine and coastal environments Read More

Suspension of the Importation of Cloven-Hoofed Animals and Products from Brazil

12 October 2005

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has published an Alert message regarding a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in the FMD-free area of Mato Groso do Sul in Brazil. Read More

Launch of the Flags in Schools Project

18 September 2005

In the spirit of building a non-racial South Africa, the Department of Arts and Culture and the Department of Education are jointly embarking on "Flags in Schools" project. The project involves supplying schools with a national flag. Read More

Statement: Launch of the draft Framework for the Human Resources for Health Plan

3 August 2005

It is a great pleasure for me to present the draft Framework for the Human Resources for Health Plan to the health stakeholders and members of the media gathered here today. Read More

Suspected Outbreak of Hog Cholera in Western Cape Province

12 July 2005

The national Department of Agriculture has been informed about a suspect outbreak of Hog Cholera in pigs in the Worcester area of the Western Cape Province. Read More

AgriBEE Steering Committee meets

6 June 2005

PRETORIA:The Steering Committee members met today to finalise their inputs to be submitted to the Agriculture and Land Affairs Minister Thoko Didiza early next month. Read More

Government Reports Back to Bonteheuwel Residents after 2003 Visit

27 April 2005

Deputy President Jacob Zuma will, on Saturday 30 April 2005, revisit the communities of Bonteheuwel, Cape Town and surrounding areas as a follow-up to visit to the area on 3 June 2003. Read More

Sudan Red Contamination List

4 April 2005

The Department of Health Chemical Laboratory in Cape Town have confirmed that four additional food products have tested positive for containing Sudan Red dye following weeks of intensive sampling and testing of foodstuffs across the country. Read More

Government Grants Increase 2005

3 April 2005

New government grant amounts for 2005 come into effect from 1 April 2005. The new amounts are as follows (for detailed information click on each grant): Read More

Our Women and Children - the Key Focus for World AIDS Day

30 November 2004

This year, South Africans will unite under the national theme, 'Khomanani - South Africans Caring Together for Women and Children'. Read More

Education Minister, Naledi Pandor visits Pioneer Printers responsible for printing school material for the visually impaired nationally.

15 August 2004

Minister Pandor accompanied by the Western Cape Education MEC, Cameron Dugmore will tomorrow morning, 17 August 2004 visit Pioneer Printers, a printing house responsible for school material for the blind. Read More

SA's Sixth World Heritage Site: Confirmation of Global Leadership In Biodiversity Management

31 May 2004

The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Suzhou, China, has officially recognised the Cape Floristic Region as South Africa's sixth world heritage site. Read More

Successful World No Tobacco Day: Stop & Win Victory for a Student

30 May 2004

While South Africa celebrates a happy World No Tobacco Day with the theme of protecting the poor from the relentless marketing onslaught of the tobacco industry, the student winner of the "Stop and Win" competition was ecstatic.  Read More

Effects of Smoking

27 May 2004

The Department of Health knows that tobacco smoke is a significant public health risk to young children and the feeling is that parents need to be aware of the risks of smoking in the home around their young children. People must reduce the children... Read More

Minister's Statement on the Launch of Child Protection Week

24 May 2004

Ladies and Gentlemen of Media Distinguished guests Dear Children, Read More

World "NO" Tobacco Day 2004 - Theme: "Tobacco and poverty - a vicious circle"

19 May 2004

The Tobacco Free-initiative proposes that World "No" Tobacco Day 2004 focus on tobacco control and poverty. World "No" Tobacco Day is celebrated around the world on 31 May each year. Read More

New National Government

3 May 2004


National Treasury Promulgates a Framework for Supply Chain Management

4 December 2003

A Framework for Supply Chain Management has been promulgated as Treasury Regulations, issued in terms of section 76(4)(c) of the PFMA. Read More