Baleka Mbete

A Sona to reflect troubled times

Ramaphosa and his role model Nelson Mandela became presidents of South Africa in very trying times

Zuma lawyers confirm he will not be attending Sona

The former president’s lawyers say they do not know how where Parliament obtained the information about his attendance

Show women that you care, Mr President

Ramaphosa has to demonstrate that achieving gender equality in SA is an important goal

Mkhwebane takes on Mboweni over treasury DG remarks

Earlier on Wednesday, Mboweni said he had full confidence in Mogajane, despite a remedial action by Mkhwebane to have Mogajane disciplined

Point of order, Madam Speaker!

If there ever was an introduction to Baleka Mbete, it is the ritual during five stormy years in office

Ramaphosa corrects Bosasa contract responses

The president has corrected his earlier response during a November 6 Q&A with Parliament

Gigaba resigns as MP

Former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned as a member of Parliament

‘Down and out’ Bongo to sue Parliament for defamation

Bongo, who faces another investigation of fraud and corruption by the Hawks, is now an ANC backbencher

China gifts SA with R370bn

Not everyone believes a stimulus package will get the country out of its economic crisis

Nene cracks down on unqualified local government officials

This is the latest step the ANC government has taken to the state of improve local government

Shutting down the blaming of women for rape

On Wednesday, women and gender non-conforming activists marched to mark the start of Women’s Month in South Africa and to say ‘enough is enough’

Maimane calls for urgent parliamentary sitting after ANC ‘jumped the gun’ on land

Maimane also hinted that the ANC was being 'led' by other parties on the issue, as it cannot amend the Constitution on its own

Latest

WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world