[SAnews.gov.za] Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Patricia de Lille, says recent flooding in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal has highlighted the importance of building and maintaining public infrastructure with the mitigation of changing climate patterns in mind.
[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation has reiterated its commitment to foster Africa-wide bilateral and trans-boundary relations in the water sector to enhance the provision of water in the country and on the African continent. The commitment comes in light of the annual commemoration of Africa Day on 25 May 2022.
[SAnews.gov.za] State power utility Eskom has entered into a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with the Mpumalanga Provincial Government to foster better relations between the two and allow for the implementation of Eskom related initiatives in the province.
[SAnews.gov.za] The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says the arrest of four people linked to alleged tender fraud in the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is a continuation of the corruption busting unit's efforts to recover money stolen from the public purse.
[SAnews.gov.za] Two Gupta associates and a former Deputy Director General (DDG) of the Minerals and Energy Department (DMRE) have appeared in the Randburg Magistrate's Court in a case related to the Gupta-owned Optimum Coal Mine.
[SAnews.gov.za] As South Africa joins the rest of the African continent and the world in commemorating Africa Day, Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, has emphasised the importance of protecting children against malnutrition.
[SAnews.gov.za] Auditor-General Tsakani Maluleke says as part of implementing real-time audits, her office will timeously report on how funds aimed at providing relief to KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape flood victims are being spent.
[SAnews.gov.za] Employment and Labour Minister, Thulas Nxesi, says the Temporary Employer/ Employee Relief Scheme has paid out R14 million to employees impacted by the civil unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng last year.
[SAnews.gov.za] Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says anti-gang units and police stations that fall within provinces that rank the highest in terms of reported crimes have been allocated additional resources for the year ahead.
[SAnews.gov.za] Revamping government's internet network, increasing the department's internet capacity and roping in specialist network engineers from banks are some of the interventions that the Department of Home Affairs is implementing to deal with long queues caused by system downtime.
[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Water and Sanitation has reiterated its commitment to foster Africa-wide bilateral and trans-boundary relations in the water sector to enhance the provision of the precious resource in the country and African continent.
[Govt of SA] Keynote Address by the Honourable Deputy Minister of Transport, Honourable Sindisiwe Chikunga (MP) at the occasion of the 14th Leadership Development Conference for Women in Law Enforcement
[Speak Up Africa] Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, said, "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination."
[Govt of SA] The North West province was recently hailed as one of the best performing provinces on the Housing Rental Tribunal Services. The accolade' s by the National Department of Human Settlements accord during a two-day stakeholder consultation workshop on Rental Housing Tribunal in the province held in Rustenburg and Mahikeng. The purpose of this session was to empower the stakeholders on the processes and legislation of The Rental Housing Tribunal.
[Govt of SA] The Department of Human Settlements in the North West will for the financial year 2022-2023 build 4879 low cost houses for legible beneficiaries in the North West. This is according to the MEC for Corporate Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional affairs, Lenah Miga, during her maiden budget Vote Speech at the North West provincial legislature on Tuesday.
[Daily Maverick] Yet Olaf Scholz will also invite President Cyril Ramaphosa to attend the G7 summit which he will host in Berlin in July -- a sign that their differences on Ukraine will not 'profoundly' damage South African-German relations.
[Daily Maverick] Simone Cupido is an educator at the Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education, working towards feminist power in grassroots community structures. She is a Stellenbosch Alumni and recently attained her Master's in Public Policy and Administration from UCT.
[Govt of SA] The Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) in collaboration with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will launch the Free State Industrial Symbiosis Programme in Bloemfontein at Bon Hotel on the 27th May 2022.
[SAnews.gov.za] Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, has launched a R44.5 million National Waste Management Fleet at Mulenzhe village in the Collins Chabane Local Municipality, Limpopo.
[SAnews.gov.za] The Federal Republic of Germany has committed to support South Africa's efforts towards industrialisation, infrastructure development and job creation as laid out in the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan.
[SAnews.gov.za] Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Thandi Modise, says the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) will be hard-pressed to respond to critical events due to a severe shortage of resources.
[Govt of SA] The Department of Small Business Development in partnership with the Ecosystem Development for Small Enterprise (EDSE) Programme developed the National Integrated Small Enterprise Development (NISED) Masterplan as an overarching policy that seeks to guide and provide strategic policy direction for the country to enhance coordination and targeted support for small businesses with the sole aim to advance economic growth and job creation. The Masterplan has been gazetted after being endorsed by Cabinet.
[Govt of SA] Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, wishes to extend her heartfelt congratulations to Ms Felicia Msiza, on her appointment as the new CEO of Raubex Group.
[Daily Maverick] The chief executive of the Institute of Directors South Africa, Parmi Natesan, noted that John Lamola's appointment as SAA chief executive by the Department of Public Enterprises suggests that the government had failed to take note of the lessons of recent years when it comes to good governance.