Plan to improve nursing in SA

A three-day national nursing summit has developed a plan of action to improve the profession, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday.

Youth league takes Vavi to task over poll comments

The ANC Youth League on Wednesday disagreed with the remarks of Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi on the upcoming local government elections.

Young Communists warn of revolt over toll fees

There will be a working-class revolt if the planned "looting" of commuters through road toll fees goes ahead, the Young Communist League warned.

New clothing range won’t commercialise Mandela

The global clothing brand to be launched by non-profit organisation 46664 will not commercialise former president Nelson Mandela in any way.

Truckers threaten crippling strike

Unions and the Road Freight Employers' Association will meet on Tuesday to thrash out solutions to a wage dispute.

Transport minister: Motorists risk losing licences

Motorists risk losing their driving permits in 2011 if they are found guilty of drunk driving, speeding or reckless road offences.

Pallo Jordan opposes media tribunal

ANC veteran Pallo Jordan has criticised his party's media appeals tribunal plans and the Protection of Information Bill at a debate.

Mokonyane shuffles Gauteng cabinet

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane axed two ministers on Tuesday, saying it was necessary to "kill" the perception of two centres of power.

Youth league stung by ‘spiteful’ reports

The ANC Youth League has lashed out at "spiteful" reports by "some newspapers" that accused Julius Malema of failing to stick to his promises.

Judge denies Agliotti a postponement

Judge Frans Kgomo on Friday declined the request for a postponement in the trial of Brett Kebble-murder accused Glenn Agliotti.

Migrants attacked in Johannesburg, five hurt

SA residents have attacked migrants in a Johannesburg township, injuring at least five people and increasing concerns of a wave of xenophobia.

March PPI quickens, rates outlook unchanged

SA's factory gate inflation accelerated for the eighth straight month to March, slightly below expectations but showing price pressures are building.

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