On 2 April 2018 the country heard the sad news of the passing of struggle stalwart and former Member of Parliament Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. She was among the great icons of the liberation struggle who sacrificed everything in the fight against the brutal apartheid state. Mama Winnie had a passion forRead More →

 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 →

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 →

“South Africa, State of the Nation in 2018: Prognosis for Reform”, the latest report from the Centre for Risk Analysis at the IRR, is a timely analysis of the fundamental steps that will be needed to convert the country’s newfound optimism at the ascendancy of Cyril Ramaphosa into the substantiveRead More →

AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) president, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, 65, has been sworn in as the fifth democratically-elected President of South Africa on Thursday. Ramaphosa was earlier in the day elected president of South Africa by a parliamentary vote, less than 16 hours following his predecessor Jacob Zuma’s late-night resignation onRead More →

Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Ms Faith Muthambi, convened a provincial consultative engagement on the Community Development Workers Programme (CDWP), jointly with a briefing on the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) second generation review process, in Emalahleni (Witbank), Mpumalanga Province. The joint consultative engagement will take stock ofRead More →

South African Local Government Association (SALGA) in partnership with the South African Institute of Environmental Health (SAIEH), International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH), the Department of Health and the City of Ekurhuleni is hosting the Annual Municipal Health Services National Summit at the Garden Court Hotel, OR Tambo International AirportRead More →