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Effective and professional government communication is essential to democracy

Spelling and factual mistakes cause irreparable damage to department credibility

Time to overhaul the government’s communication department

South Africa needs clear communication between departments and with the public, particularly now during the Covid-19 pandemic

Parents concerned about the future of students returning from China

Free State to suspend bursaries of students repatriated from Wuhan

Senseless census spending doesn’t add up

The Government Communication and Information System's bungled census campaign has exposed the state's communications mess.

Government jettisons Jimmy Manyi

Jimmy Manyi's time as government spokesperson has come to an end, the presidency has announced.

Manyi’s plans for government agency hit brick wall

Jimmy Manyi suffered a double blow this week when the treasury rejected his plans for restructuring the government communications agency.

Manyi’s one-stop advert shop

Jimmy Manyi has sought to have all of governments advertising centralised under the Government Communication and Information System, which he runs.

Manyi: GCIS control over ads is not new

Cabinet spokesperson Jimmy Manyi says the centralisation of government departments' advertising was not new and has been happening since June 2011.

Why, Mr President, what a bright face you have

Are Jacob Zuma's recent photographs a bit too staged and polished?

Manyi passes baton to deputy at management forum

Government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi on Sunday passed on most of his Black Management Forum responsibilities to deputy president Tembakazi Mnyaka.

Government denies plan to shift adspend

The government has denied planning to shift its advertising spend to "patriotic" media outlets like the SABC and the <i>New Age</i>.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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