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21 January 2017
                       
 
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20 Jan 2017
 
 
SAHRC: President Jacob Zuma meets Chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission
STATEMENT
President Zuma this morning, 20 January 2017, met with the Chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission, Adv Bongani Majola at his Mahlamba Ndlopfu residence in Pretoria. It was their...
 
 
Investigation an assault on character and integrity - Phahlane
INVESTIGATION
Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane on Thursday said he considered the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigation against him an assault...
 
 
19 Jan 2017
 
SA: International Relations and Cooperation Committee to host seminar on Bill amid concerns about misrepresenting Foreign Policy
STATEMENT
The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation will on Tuesday, 24 January 2017, hold a public seminar on the Foreign Services Bill in Pretoria. The Chairperson of the...
 
 
State 'not seeking surveillance' with cybersecurity bill
LEGISLATION
The Cabinet-approved cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill’s final draft will not give any power for the State Security Agency (SSA) to control the internet or spy on local users. This is according to...
 
 
DA: Stevens Mokgalapa on Gambia crisis: South Africa’s silence condemnable
STATEMENT
The DA calls on the South African government to break its silence on the escalating crisis in the Gambia, and issue a strong statement against the dictatorial conduct of Mr Jammeh. The Department...
 
 
Minister Dipuo Peters signs Bilateral Air Services Agreement with Chad counterpart
What's On
Transport Minister, Ms Dipuo Peters and Minister of Civil Aviation and National Meteorology of Chad, Ms Haoua Acyl Ahmat AGHABACH will sign a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) on Friday, 20...
 
 
18 Jan 2017
 
Gigaba “applying his mind” on Zimbabweans
POLITICS
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday, said at the appropriate moment, he will announce the fate of almost 200 000 Zimbabweans residing and working in South Africa on the basis of the...
 
 
Minister Pravin Gordhan presents 2017 National Budget
What's On
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will present the National Budget to Parliament on 22 February 2017. Lockups have been arranged for journalists in Cape Town and Pretoria, allowing access to the...
 
 
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...
 
 
dti: Work on attracting investments will continue to bear fruit in 2017
STATEMENT
Officials of Invest South Africa (InvestSA), an initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will once again put their shoulder on the wheel this year in order to attract and...
 
 
16 Jan 2017
 
Ford recalls 4 556 Ford Kuga SUVs in South Africa
MOTOR VEHICLES
Ford Southern Africa has recalled the controversial Ford Kuga 1.6 SUV as part of a “safety recall” after around 40 incidents of the vehicle igniting on South African roads. “The Ford Kuga 1.6,...
 
 
South Africa – Zimbabwe Dialogue: Informal Economy and Cross Border Trade
STATEMENT
Date: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 Time: 09H00 - 12H30 (followed by lunch) Venue: Burgers Park Hotel, 424 Lilian Ngoyi, Pretoria.   Speaker: Minister of Small Business Development, Hon. Lindiwe Zulu...
 
 
13 Jan 2017
 
UNTU: Police not serious about combatting crime on trains
STATEMENT
The South African Police Service (SAPS) does not consider the senseless attacks on train crews and the vandalism of train coaches enough of a priority to keep separate statistics of these...
 
 
12 Jan 2017
 
SA: Government congratulates all learners on their first day at school
STATEMENT
Government congratulates all learners, especially Grade One’s, on their first day of school for the 2017 academic year. For Grade One learners the first schooling day signifies the next chapter in...
 
 
 
 
NSFAS to ease tertiary fee burden, DHET troubled by corruption
EDUCATION
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has conceded that there is corruption in the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), which has led to some students not receiving their...
 
 
 
                       
 
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