Government Opinion Pieces

15 Feb 2017

By Minister Faith Muthambi

The president has been more successful than the neo-liberal narrative suggests and he is committed to economic transformation

President Jacob Zuma...

15 Feb 2017

By Minister Faith Muthambi

On the occasion of his second inauguration President Jacob Zuma vowed that economic transformation will take centre-stage during his last term of...

9 Feb 2017

By Minister Faith Muthambi

The State of the Nation Address (SoNA) has become a key feature in our nation’s calendar. It is a rallying point for South Africans and a valuable...

9 Feb 2017

By Minister Edna Molewa

It is basic expectation in all democracies that elected leaders will address citizens of their nation at regular intervals.  The era of social media has...

8 Feb 2017

By Minister Faith Muthambi

When President Jacob Zuma takes to the podium tomorrow to deliver his annual State of the Nation Address, the nation will be waiting in anticipation....

31 Jan 2017

By Director-General Matanzima Mweli

Media reports have again incorrectly stated that black and coloured youths are less likely to complete university today than in previous years. The...

25 Jan 2017

By Minister Mosebenzi Zwane

THE health and safety of mineworkers came under the spotlight last week as the mineral resources department released the 2016 statistics on health and...

23 Jan 2017

By Dr Baldwin Ngubane

Eskom is a national asset which virtually rests on the shoulders of each citizen. Its sustainability equally rests on the contribution by the nation’s citizenry.

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12 Dec 2016

By Deputy Director-General Monale Ratsoma

As we approach the end of 2016, SA has a lot to build on in the pursuit of faster and more inclusive economic growth in 2017.

At the...

12 Dec 2016

By Minister Jeff Radebe

Corruption is often spoken about in social circles. Most people have an opinion about it and seem to agree that it is on the rise. Anyone reading the previous...

8 Dec 2016

By Sputnik Ratau

The debilitating drought which has struck our country has been a hard lesson on many fronts, including that water is finite resource and that we do not have the luxury of...

8 Dec 2016

By Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

The death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro was felt deeply by many Africans, as the late leader contributed both militarily and...

8 Dec 2016

By Minister Naledi Pandor

Topics from this Square Kilometre Array radio telescope project, to the science of peace will be discussed at the two-day Science Forum at the CSIR in...

6 Dec 2016

By Statistician-General Pali Lehohla

IN OCTOBER last year, Statistics SA conducted a large-scale citizen satisfaction survey in KwaZulu-Natal, the design of which was reported extensively...

6 Dec 2016

By Minister Jeff Radebe

Chief Albert Luthuli, lionised as a visionary leader, dedicated his life to the liberation struggle, to free both the oppressed black majority and their...

6 Dec 2016

By Minister Nomvula Mokonyane

THE metros are making inroads in turning the tide against the challenge of water shortages, which could potentially have become a full-blown crisis.

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6 Dec 2016

By MEC Panyaza Lesufi

We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10,” says Bill Gates.

We often...

24 Nov 2016

By Minister Susan Shabangu

Communities must work to protect the vulnerable and recognise signs of abuse

Last month the battered and bruised body of three year old Poppie van der...

16 Sep 2016

By Minister Des van Rooyen

Now that various councils across the country have been constituted and mayors have selected their executive teams, the focus will now shift to the delivery of...

8 Sep 2016

By Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi

Elected representatives should serve the people and move the country forward by strengthening Ward Committees.

Amilcar Cabral, one...

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