New fuel formula kicks in

Motorists are set to benefit from the new fuel pricing formula which comes into effect this week, and will pay about R1-billion less per year than they would have under the old system.

Cultural village for craft traders

The days of selling their wares in the open will be over for arts and craft traders in North West province when a cultural village is completed within the next few months.

New overtime threshold takes effect

A new earnings threshold governing overtime pay comes into effect this month - aimed at enabling workers who earn less than R115 572 per annum to qualify automatically for overtime pay.

Upgrading SA’s air traffic control

A R500-million air traffic control system to be put into operation at Johannesburg International Airport will make South African air space one of the world’s safest.

Railway tourism comes to KZN

A small municipality in southern KwaZulu-Natal has solved its office accommodation problems and created a potential tourist attraction by building a new R4.6-million railway station.
Lift-off for Marketing Federation

Lift-off for Marketing Federation

The Marketing Federation of Southern Africa was officially launched on Wednesday, with some 250 government dignitaries, marketing opinion leaders and journalists attending a breakfast event in Johannesburg.

Taxi ranks to get a facelift

Taxi operators, commuters and traders will benefit from a partnership between the SA National Taxi Council and property development company Taxiprop-BR in terms of which taxis and bus ranks will be transformed into retail and vehicle centre hubs.

Serious crime declining: Nqakula

Serious crimes in the country are either stable or on the decline, thanks to a 10-year programme adopted by various departments, says Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula.

Provincial spending on track: report

Nine months into financial year 2002/03 and government’s provincial spending is said to be on track, with provinces having already spent R104.5-billion, or 71.1%, of their total budgets, according to the Third Quarterly Expenditure and Revenue Report.
UN cash boost for Nepad

UN cash boost for Nepad

Efforts to develop Africa received a boost on Tuesday when the United Nations Development Programme injected more than R29-million into the coffers of Africa’s recovery plan, the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad).

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