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27 April 2017
                       
 
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31 Mar 2017
 
 
 
 
New Preferential Procurement Regulations
FASKEN MARTINEAU
National Treasury published the Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2017 on 20 January 2017. These regulations, which come into operation on 1 April 2017, replace the current regulations which...
 
 
30 Mar 2017
 
GCIS: Statement on the Cabinet meeting of 29 March 2017
STATEMENT
Cabinet met on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at the Union Buildings. President Jacob Zuma chaired the Cabinet meeting, which was postponed to later in the afternoon, to enable members to attend the...
 
 
29 Mar 2017
 
DEA: Edna Molewa advocates for inclusive green economy
STATEMENT
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa called for the inclusion of young people in the economy of our countries, in the process of transition and transformation into a sustainable...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Black Sash Trust v Minister of Social Development and Others (Freedom Under Law NPC Intervening)
CONSTITUTIONAL COURT
It is ordered that: 1. The Black Sash Trust is granted direct access to bring this application.
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
Solidarity: Weak growth and poor investment increase the risk of a rating downgrade
STATEMENT
Trade union Solidarity today expressed renewed concern about South Africa’s weak economic growth rate. This comes after Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) yesterday announced figures for the gross...
 
 
FUL seeks to intervene in Sassa Concourt case
SOCIAL GRANTS
Freedom Under Law (FUL) is seeking to intervene in Black Sash’s Constitutional Court application to ensure that grant beneficiaries will still be protected after March 31. “The security of those...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
Freedom Under Law also takes Sassa on in court
SOCIAL GRANTS
Public interest group Freedom Under Law (FUL) has entered the social grant fray, asking the Constitutional Court to order Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to play open cards and file...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
DSD: Bathabile Dlamini: Address by Minister of Social Development, on the progress regarding the institutionalisation of the social grants payment system within the SASSA beyond the 31st March 2017, Tshedimosetso House media centre, GCIS Head Office, Pret
Topics
Thank you for honouring this briefing which gives me the chance as the Executive Authority of the Department of Social Development and its agency the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to...
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
Protecting witnesses, protecting the ICC
CLIFFE DEKKER HOFMEYR
If the South African call for African states to withdraw collectively from the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court) finds enough support, this could create a number of problems for the...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
DoF: Pravin Gordhan: Address by Finance Minister, during the Budget Speech 2017, Parliament, Cape Town (22/02/2017)
Topics
I have the privilege to present our Government’s budget for the fiscal year 2017/18, and the framework for the next three years.
 
 
HSRC launches fifth HIV study
HEALTH
The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) on Wednesday said in a statement that 60 000 South Africans would be approached to participate in the country’s fifth HIV and Health study. The 2017 HIV...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
Gauteng: David Makhura: Address by Gauteng Premier, during the State of the Province Address, Green Hills stadium, Rand-West city, West Rand District Municipality (20/02/2017)
Topics
Please join me in acknowledging the presence of members of the Family Committee representing the bereaved families of the Life Esidimeni tragedy in which more than a hundred mental health patients...
 
 
16 Feb 2017
 
SA: Buti Manamela: Address by Deputy Minister in the Presidency, on occasion of the debate on the State of the Nation, National Assembly, Cape Town (15/02/2017)
Topics
Last week, in the build up to the State of the Nation Address, the Economic Freedom Fighters made several statements in the media to the effect that they will disrupt the sitting and will not allow...
 
 
Armscor: Announcement of the preferred bidders for the Offshore and Inshore Patrol Vessels
STATEMENT
During 2014, Armscor solicited offers on a multi-source tender basis from prospective shipyards for the supply of 3 x Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV’s), 3 x Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPV’s) as well as...
 
 
02 Feb 2017
 
New PPPFA Regulations Encourage Economic Empowerment
LEXIS NEXIS
Organisations wishing to do business with organs of state will need to prepare for imminent changes that become effective on 1 April 2017. This follows the issuing of new Preferential Procurement...
 
 
 
                       
 
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