Category Archives: Politics

Condolences extended to Ngcobo family

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism, Beatrice Thembekile Ngcobo.Ms Ngcobo's passing away represented a great loss

W Cape gets tough on enforcing water restriction laws

The Department of Water and Sanitation in the Western Cape is rolling out phase two of the enforcement and monitoring blitz as part of drought interventions.The department held a meeting on Monday

Oriental fruit fly detected in Grabouw

An outbreak of the Oriental Fruit Fly has been detected in Grabouw, in the Western Cape, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said on Monday.The Oriental Fruit Fly is an exotic

Private colleges exposed for non-compliance

Over 10 private colleges have been exposed for non-compliance with the relevant legislation in the private higher learning sector.The Department of Higher Education and Training recently completed a successful three-week long nationwide

Minister to engage community development workers

Minister of Public Service and Administration Faith Muthambi is to convene a provincial consultative engagement on the Community Development Workers Programme (CDWP) in Durban on Monday.This will be held jointly with a

President calls on public servants to improve services

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all public servants to become agents for change.While he applauded the majority of the one million public servants who serve the country with diligence and commitment,

“I want to personally allay fears” on matter of social ...

Newly-elected President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has allayed fears of any disruption to the efficient delivery of social grants.Delivering his maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament, Cape Town, on Friday, President

Extension of CPS contract to allow smooth transition

Government Communication and Information System Acting Director-General Phumla Williams says the request for an extension of Cash Paymasters Services (CPS) contract is to ensure that there are no glitches during the process

Programme to empower small-scale fishers in NC

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries says it is finalising its small scale fisheries cooperatives training programme in the Northern Cape.The small-scale sector is aimed at redressing the inequality suffered by

SASSA requests extension of CPS contract

The South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) has filed an affidavit with the Concourt to request an extension of the suspension of invalidity of the Cash Paymasters Services (CPS) contract.This is to