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The isiZulu language has burst onto the Internet with the launch of Isolezwe - the world's first isiZulu news website. Editor Philani Mgwaba says the site will target the "emerging, urban-based, aspirational and knowledgeable Zulu market".
President Thabo Mbeki welcomed US President George W Bush at a function in Pretoria on Wednesday, praising US commitment to South Africa and the continent. Bush described the SA-US relationship as "vital", saying it could help extend democracy and free markets across Africa.
Thousands of rental housing units are to be constructed in KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and Mpumalanga following an agreement between the government, labour and the private sector.
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Frene Ginwala, has hailed Parliaments achievements, but says there is a lot that remains to be done.
Arts, Culture, Science and Technology Minister Ben Ngubane has accepted new names for Limpopo towns forwarded to him by the province's geographical names committee - as well as name changes for three settlements in Mpumalanga.
The Kruger National Park is to use a R10-million poverty relief grant to create more jobs, step up its skills training projects, and extend existing social ecology programmes to neighbouring communities.
Successful implementation of the agreement signed at the Growth and Development Summit in Midrand at the weekend will depend on durable partnerships based on a common vision, says President Thabo Mbeki.
Three ailing Limpopo tourist resorts, all mismanaged relics from the former Venda homeland era, have been successfully revived through a business partnership between the provincial government, local communities and a major hotel group.
The housing department has raised the subsidy levels for people who qualify for low-cost housing, to ensure that the subsidies are not eroded by the effects of inflation.
Over 50 African foreign ministers met in Sun City outside Rustenburg last week to discuss, among other things, ways of including the African Diaspora in the activities of the African Union.