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07 Apr 2017
 
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, on the occasion of the third Presidential Local Government Summit, Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand (06/04/2017)
Topics
It is a great pleasure indeed to address you at this Third Presidential Local Government Summit following the two we have held in Khayelitsha and in Gauteng respectively.
 
 
02 Feb 2017
 
Afriforum: Life Esidimeni: AfriForum demands investigation into the impact of cadre deployment and affirmative action
STATEMENT
The ruling ANC owes it to the victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy to investigate the impact of cadre deployment, affirmative action and black empowerment on state functions. The impact of this on...
 
 
Mashaba cans R1bn Jozi@Work programme
POLITICS
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Thursday cancelled the City’s R1-billion co-production programme Jozi@Work, which was spearheaded by the previous administration, saying that it was littered...
 
 
 
 
Governance and the Law
RECOMMENDATION
A new World Bank policy report urges developing countries and international development agencies to rethink their approach to governance, as a key to overcoming challenges related to security,...
 
 
ANC Joburg: Jozi@Work cancellation an attack on the poor
STATEMENT
The cancellation of the Jozi@Work program by Mr Mashaba is a direct attack on the thousands of Joburg residents who were unemployed but found jobs through the introduction of the Jozi@Work program....
 
 
17 Jan 2017
 
Tshwane will be a learning friendly environment: Msimanga
POLITICS
Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga on Tuesday welcomed thousands of young people streaming into the capital city in search of tertiary education opportunities, and those who have been accepted at the...
 
 
12 Dec 2016
 
Tshwane was ‘a mess’ when I took over – Msimanga
POLITICS
Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga on Monday said he was doing his best to deliver on his electoral promises, though the capital city was in a state of rot when he took over after the August local...
 
 
22 Nov 2016
 
Creecy unveils R250bn Gauteng budget, warns on risk late invoice payments pose
ECONOMY
Departmental accruals, where invoices from one financial year are forwarded for payment in the following financial year, pose a threat to the overall financial health of the Gauteng provincial...
 
 
07 Oct 2016
 
SA: Cyril Ramaphosa: Address by South African Deputy President, at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore (07/10/2016)
Topics
It is a great honour and privilege to be at this prestigious school of public policy, established in the name of Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
 
 
23 Sep 2016
 
GCIS: Basic Education Portfolio Commitee wraps up its oversight visit to Limpopo
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education today wrapped up its week-long oversight visit to education districts in Limpopo where it monitored among other things, readiness for the Grade 12 final...
 
 
19 Sep 2016
 
GP: Gauteng committed to paying for municipal services
STATEMENT
The Gauteng Provincial Government has noted the statement issued by the Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Herman Mashaba on the ‘non-payment’ of rates and services. The current administration...
 
 
14 Sep 2016
 
No more freebies – Tshwane mayor
POLITICS
The new Tshwane council has started a review of exemptions from rates and services billing that the previous African National Congress (ANC) administration is alleged to have handed out, Mayor...
 
 
30 Aug 2016
 
Cosatu vows to halt Mayor Mashaba from privatising Pikitup
POLITICS
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Tuesday vowed to challenge the recent announcement by the newly elected mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, that he planned to privatise...
 
 
COSATU: COSATU will fight any attempts to privatise Pikitup by the City of Johannesburg
STATEMENT
The recent announcement by the newly elected mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, that he plans to privatise Pikitup and outsource the municipality’s mandate to his friends in the private sector...
 
 
18 Aug 2016
 
What is at stake for new councils in South Africa?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The 8% decline in the voters’ support for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party between 2011 and 2016 represents a fundamental shift in South African politics. Much has been written on...
 
 
 
                       
 
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