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24 February 2017
                       
 
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23 Feb 2017
 
 
GCIS: Supplementary exam get off on a good start
STATEMENT
The National Senior Certificate 2017 supplementary examinations have commenced. The first day (Wednesday 22 February) went smoothly without any glitches. More than 92,000 candidates have enrolled...
 
 
DoH: Malusi Gigaba: Address by Home Affairs Minister, on the tensions between citizens and foreign nationals, Cape Town (23/02/2017)
Topics
As in other parts of the world, immigration has taken a centre stage in the life of the nation.
 
 
Budget 2017: Nasty surprises still coming on the tax front
BOWMANS
Tax increases of R28 billion were announced in the 2017 Budget speech by the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, on Wednesday, 22 February 2017. While these are the tax increases that will take...
 
 
Issues relating to customs and excise in the South African National Budget Speech 2017
BOWMANS
With tough choices to be made to achieve the development outcomes sought by the South African Government, and with a shortfall in revenue collections this year, certain tax proposals were made,...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
Budget makes room for more housing opportunities
HOUSING
Government is to spend R29.8-billion on housing, according to the National Budget. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered Budget 2017 in parliament on Wednesday. He said it was important to have...
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
Government to proceed with the introduction of a sugar tax
2017 BUDGET
South African consumers of sugar-sweetened drinks are set to feel the impact of the proposed sugar tax later this year as the relevant legislation is finalised for Parliamentary approval. The...
 
 
NEHAWU: NEHAWU response to the 2017 budget speech
STATEMENT
The National Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) note the tabling in parliament of the 2017 Budget Speech by Minister Gordan. The 2017 budget lacks the will and the courage to tackle the...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
 
 
De Lille being investigated, not suspended – DA
POLITICS
Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille’s office on Tuesday denied that she had been handed a letter of expulsion by the Democratic Alliance (DA). Her spokesperson, Zara Nicholson, dismissed the claim.
 
 
Military policing of Parliament: what does SA law say?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Shortly before his annual State of the Nation address earlier this month, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma announced that he had authorised the ‘employment’ of 441 members of the South African...
 
 
Makhura dishing up 'reheated dreams' – DA
POLITICS
Gauteng Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province address was weak because he had done nothing new during his two-and-a-half year term, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday. “Many of the...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, on the occasion of the re-launch of the Marabastad Refugee Reception Centre, Marabastad, Pretoria (17/02/2017)
Topics
Thank you for joining our government today on this important occasion of celebrating the upgrading and re-launch of the Marabastad Refugee Reception Centre.
 
 
DTPS: Telecommunications and Postal Services on implementation of National ICT Policy White Paper
STATEMENT
The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr. Siyabonga Cwele led another successful consultation with the information and communications technology (ICT) sector on the implementation...
 
 
Fedusa 'dismayed' at Molefe's MP nomination
POLITICS
The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) has joined in the public outcry over the appointment of former Eskom Chief Brian Molefe to Parliament. In statement released on Sunday, the union...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
DoH: Aaron Motsoaledi: Address by Minister of Health, during the signing of the Declaration of Intent (DoI) with the French ambassador H.E Mr Christophe Farnuad, Cape Town (16/02/2017)
Topics
It is my greatest pleasure to welcome Your Excellency, Mr Christophe Farnaud to the Health Sector: South Africa in particular the National Department of Health. South Africa and France relations...
 
 
 
                       
 
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