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Opening of Parliament

President Ramaphosa will deliver the Opening of Parliament Address at 7pm on Thursday.

CoGTA Minister talks tough on underperforming municipalities


Newly appointed Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister, Velenkosini Hlabisa has stated that the seventh administration is committed to working towards turning around dysfunctional municipalities, including the eThekwini Metro.

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The road to the Opening of Parliament Address


The peaceful transfer of power from one administration to the next has defined our democracy since 1994. This moment is a culmination of a number of things but is symbolised most notably by the Presidential Inauguration. By affirming the oath of office, the incoming President begins a new term of government and swears to work for our country and her people.

Strengthening the fight against child labour


Children are the future, and it is our responsibility to ensure their safety and well-being by enabling them to grow and develop in a nurturing environment. The sad reality is that many children across the world face a daunting prospect of being drawn into work at a young age often under harmful conditions.

Democracy Bus


Over the past 30 years of our constitutional democracy, we have travelled an exciting journey together with many ups and downs experienced along the way. Despite the turbulence, we have always shown our resolve as a nation to rise above our circumstances and reach this pivotal moment where we celebrate 30 Years of Freedom.   

SA: An impressive example for democracies


​​​​​​​As the indelible ink used to register voters in the recent general elections has almost faded from the left thumb; work to move South Africa Inc forward has been moving ahead steadily.

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GNU Cabinet announced

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, 30 June 2024, announced the new members of the National Executive for the seventh administration, which is inclusive of all the parties to the Government of Nat