Government Opinion Pieces

5 May 2015

By Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

We live in a globally connected world where local actions can reverberate across the globe. No country is an island and we are all interconnected in...

4 May 2015

By Minister Nathi Mthethwa

As we embark on the third decade of our democracy and freedom, Africa and the world join us in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration of the...

28 Apr 2015

By Minister Jeff Radebe

In April 1994 a new nation emerged from the ashes of apartheid and hundreds of years of systematic oppression of the black majority. Twenty one years later, South...

22 Apr 2015

By Vuso Shabalala

South Africa will soon come full circle in its assessment as part of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). The country has begun preparation for the second generation...

21 Apr 2015

By Minister Malusi Gigaba

The recent attack on foreign nationals in Durban and Johannesburg go against the very ethos on which our great nation was founded and must be strongly condemned...

21 Apr 2015

By Minister Angie Motshekga

It is no secret that the education system in South Africa has a long history of discrimination and inequality. In the early days of our new democracy...

14 Apr 2015

By Minister Angie Motshekga

In October 2012, President Jacob Zuma handed over the first of 49 new schools government had built through the Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery...

7 Apr 2015

By Minister Jeff Radebe

South Africa has the ability to attract foreign investment and host multi-national companies with great success. We are a dynamic economy and a popular destination...

2 Apr 2015

By Minister Nomvula Mokonyane

In the late 1880s, when the first miners started driving their tunnels through the hard quartzite rock below the Witwatersrand, digging deep to extract the...

1 Apr 2015

By Minister Jeff Radebe

Last month, South Africa laid to rest one of our most dedicated public servant, the Minister of Public Service and Administration Ohm Collins Chabane.

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31 Mar 2015

By Minister Jeff Radebe

Our schools need parents who will take responsibility for the education of their children. It is imperative they avail themselves to serve on School Governing...

24 Mar 2015

By Minister Dipuo Peters

Earlier this month, President Jacob Zuma joined thousands of other commuters on the morning rush as part of his Siyahlola monitoring visit to assess the public...

24 Mar 2015

By Minister Pravin Gordhan

South Africans are no doubt looking forward to the Local Government Elections next year. They are an important because municipalities form the first...

18 Mar 2015

By Minister Jeff Radebe

How does one define a life well lived?  Most would point to the accomplishments of an individual or their impact on society.  Others may well reflect on the personal...

12 Mar 2015

By Minister Jeff Radebe

The past few months have indeed been momentous for our country, marked by two significant events in its history. Two weeks ago, our country witnessed a  significant...

10 Mar 2015

By Susan Shabangu

This past Sunday we celebrated the International Women’s Day (IWD), which this year happened to take place at the same time as our country marked the 60th Anniversary of...

9 Mar 2015

By Buti Manamela

When President Jacob Zuma addressed the inaugural meeting of the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Council (B-BBEE Council) this week, he put emphasis on the urgency...

8 Mar 2015

By Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

Sunday marks International Women’s Day. Around the world citizens will be reflecting on the progress made in achieving women’s empowerment and gender equality, and...

3 Mar 2015

By Minister Lynne Brown

During his State of the Nation address (SoNA) President Jacob Zuma unveiled the plans in motion to deal with the country’s electricity challenges. It would be...

3 Mar 2015

By Lynne Brown

The energy challenges we experience are by no means a permanent situation. There are plans in place to ensure that, over the long-term, the demand for electricity...

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