Government Opinion Pieces

27 Oct 2015

By Ismail Vadi

Tshwane residents who want to experience the city’s bus rapid transport system, A Re Yeng can do so for free every Saturday during October 2015.

The offer is part of...

22 Oct 2015

By Ismail Vadi

Since the start of October the distinctive sound of cars on Sandton’s busy streets has been replaced by the purring sound of bicycle tyres and the constant chatter of...

29 Sep 2015

By Minister Blade Nzimande

The tragic death of two female Vaal University of Technology (VUT) students at a private residence leased by the university, is a devastating...

23 Sep 2015

By Phumla Williams

A dripping tap or leaking toilet can on average waste up to 30 litres of water an hour. This, multiplied over thousands of leaking pipes and taps across South Africa,...

22 Sep 2015

By Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi

There is nothing that is impossible for South Africans to overcome when we stand together in pursuit of a common goal. Working together we are able to turn a...

17 Sep 2015

By Minister Derek Hanekom

The softer Rand has already caused many South Africans to switch their overseas travel plans for a local adventure. As they do so, they will not be disappointed...

8 Sep 2015

By Sipho Mdanda

The Matola raid will always reverberate as one of the darkest hour our Freedom Fighters encountered when apartheid soldiers clandestinely entered Mozambique in the early...

27 Aug 2015

By Deputy Minister Thembisile Majola

South Africa’s energy industry needs more women to be a part of this booming sector so that its benefits can be equitability spread for a greater...

26 Aug 2015

By Minister Faith Muthambi

It is not all doom and gloom on the economic front, as some of the naysayers would have us believe. The government has moved swiftly to counter economic...

25 Aug 2015

By Minister Nathi Nhleko

Every September, we honour and commemorate the men and women in blue who are murdered whether on duty or off. On September 6, we will be doing the same –...

20 Aug 2015

By Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams

In August we celebrate the numerous actions by courageous women on our road to democracy. Women’s Month is also an opportunity to reflect on the...

18 Aug 2015

By Minister Faith Muthambi

The relationship between government and business is often made out as a tenuous one. These two important spheres are placed on the opposite ends of the spectrum...

12 Aug 2015

By Minister Faith Muthambi

On August 9 1956, about 20 000 women of all races sang “Wathint`abafazi, Strijdom!” (You Have Struck a Woman!) as they arrived at the Union Buildings. Although...

4 Aug 2015

By Minister Lindiwe Zulu

The Small Business Development Ministry is supporting the aspiration of women who want to enter the economy. Programmes are in place for their greater skills...

4 Aug 2015

By Phumla Williams

It’s that time of year again when the focus falls on the sector of society that holds us all together – our women.  They will celebrated under the theme:  “Women united...

4 Aug 2015

By Mkuseli Apleni

Just over a year ago, the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba directed the department to act against any official found to have participated in acts of fraud and...

30 Jul 2015
 By Minister Faith Muthambi The recent ruling in favour of government by the North Gauteng High Court regarding set-top-boxes is not only a victory for government but a victory for every South...
21 Jul 2015

By Leslie Sedibe

The sovereign debt crisis playing out in Europe is a stark reminder of the importance of a country’s fiscal stability and sustainability. Greece’s struggles show the...

21 Jul 2015

By Minister Faith Muthambi

South Africa’s online environment has evolved significantly in recent years. The number of people with access to the Internet has grown tremendously, and the...

15 Jul 2015

By Minister Edna Molewa

On 18 July the country will once again be abuzz with individuals, government, corporations and others doing their bit for Nelson Mandela Day. People will no doubt...

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