Department of Communications

About us

What is SA Government News Agency?

The SA Government News Agency is a news service, published by the Department of Communications (DOC). The people of South Africa have a right to information, irrespective of their class, colour or creed. The Government has a mandate to ensure that its entire people have access to information. In order to make this possible, was established to provide quick and easy access to articles and feature stories aimed at keeping the public informed about the implementation of government's mandate.

User policy

Use of content by media

Department of Communications (DOC) established the SA Government News Agency to enable all media locally and abroad to have easy and fast access to fresh government information, news and current affairs at no cost.

All media are welcome to utilise SA Government News Agency's content and credit such use to

The SA Government News Agency will not be held responsible if the content that media utilise is misrepresented in any way and if any legal claim arises from any usage of its content.