Section 89 report

President Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation in due course.

Presidential spokesperson, Vincent Magwenya, says President Cyril Ramaphosa is still engaging stakeholders with regards to the way forward following findings by an Independent Section 89 panel that the President may have violated his oath of office.

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South Africa’s COVID-19 journey began on Friday 27 March 2020, shortly after midnight, when President Cyril Ramaphosa called on us to remain at home and to observe the 21-day lockdown period. The initial lockdown was extended again on 09 April 2022, and a number of subsequent lockdowns followed, based on the need to save lives and livelihoods.

On 01-02 November 2022 the Second Presidential Summit on Gender Based Violence and Femicide took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg. The summit was convened under the theme: “Accountability, Acceleration and Amplification NOW”.

The lifting in April this year of the National State of Disaster, which was declared in March 2020 in terms of the Disaster Management Act of 2002 to contain the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), brought much-needed socio-economic relief in South Africa.

The NDP may not be perfect, but it continues to be a guide in our vision to tackle poverty, inequality and unemployment, writes Phumla Williams.

One of the most seasoned public servants and a government communicator of note, Mr Thabo Masebe, has passed away. Five years ago in July, we shared the same platform with him when we bid farewell to another finest government communicator, Mr Ronnie Mamoepa. May His Soul Rest in Peace.

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released a landmark report last week calling for a radical change in government spending on wildfires, shifting investments from reaction and response to prevention and preparedness.

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Flood Relief Efforts

Efforts are underway to help communities affected by floods in the eastern parts of South Africa.

Disability Rights Awareness Month

The month of October in South Africa marks Disability Rights Awareness Month (DRAM).

Transport Month 2022

October is Transport Month.  

Energy Action Plan

Energy Action Plan

Government announces steps to improve the performance of Eskom’s power stations in order to ensure energy security.

Women's Month 2022

Women's Month 2022

South Africa observes 2022 Women’s Month.

Mandela Month 2022

Nelson Mandela Month

In July, South Africa celebrates former President Nelson Mandela's birthday.

Youth Month 2022

Youth Month 2022

South Africa observes Youth Month annually in June. The month is dedicated to the sacrifices made by the youth of 1976 in fighting for quality education.

Freedom Month

The month of April marks Freedom Month in South Africa.

4th South African Investment Conference

4th South African Investment Conference

Since launch in 2018, the South African Investment Conference (SAIC) has drawn delegates from South Africa and the rest of the world with the objective of showcasing the investment opportunities available in the country.

Human Rights Month 2022

South Africa commemorates Human Rights Month in March.

Budget Speech 2022

The Minister of Finance, Enoch Godongwana, will on 23 February, table the 2022 Budget. Tune into any major radio or television station, or social media platforms, at 2pm to follow proceedings.

SONA 2022

SONA 2022 banner

President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his sixth State of the Nation Address on Thursday,10 February 2022.

A Tribute to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu

In memory of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu

Messages of condolence, admiration and gratitude have been streaming in from every corner of the nation and the global community at large since news broke on the passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desm

Meet the new Cabinet

Meet the new Cabinet

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday, 5 August 2021, announced changes to his Cabinet, as part of improving the capacity of government.

COVID-19: All you need to know

COVID-19

COVID-19: All you need to know