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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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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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