Programme Director: Members of the Media Ladies and gentlemen. I extend my warmest greetings to all of you present. We have gathered here to advance the cause for peace, social progress and economic justice for all our people. A task that we should not take light. For us to beRead More →

South Africa has recently suffered its largest data leak to date with, conservatively, an estimated 60 million South Africans’ personal information becoming publicly available. The gravity of the leak (and the risks associated with the sensitive information that has been imparted from it) cannot be overestimated. It has exposed numerousRead More →

18 February 2018 Following the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Friday, 16 February 2018, the Presidency has been in discussion with the Chamber of Mines to resolve the impasse over the mining charter and to facilitate a process of developing a New Mining Charter that all stakeholders canRead More →

19 February 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa received messages of congratulations from a number of Heads of State and Government during a round of telephone calls on Sunday 18 February 2018. President Ramaphosa took the calls at his official residence in Cape Town on Sunday afternoon. This followed the President’s officiatingRead More →

Bafana Bafana midfielder Thulani “Cream” Serero has been banned from playing for the senior national team on a permanent basis. This was confirmed by SA Football Association (Safa) chief executive Dennis Mumble in an exclusive interview with Independent Media from Oman. Serero made headlines last year when he asked toRead More →