Category Archives: Politics

President Zuma to launch Operation Phakisa on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

President Jacob Zuma will on Friday, 24 February 2017, launch the Operation Phakisa segment focusing on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development in Roodeplaat, Pretoria.

The Operation Phakisa programme, modelled around the Malaysian Big Fast …

ZUMA: SOUTH AFRICA ADAMANT ON RADICAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION

PRETORIA, President Jacob Zuma has stressed that while the South African economy is slowly beginning to pick up, the government is adamant that it will continue to push for radical socio-economic transformation.

“We are operating …

NSFAS receives 161 938 student applications

Pretoria – The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received a total 161 938 applications from students seeking funding for 2017 in universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges across the …

SOUTH AFRICA: INTERWASTE ORDERED TO STOP WASTE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES

PRETORIA, The Department of Environmental Affairs has issued a final directive instructing Interwaste to cease all disposal activities at the FG landfill site in Midrand.

The directive follows last year’s investigation by the Green Scorpions …

Address by President Zuma, on the occasion of the re-launch of the Marabastad Refugee Reception Centre, renamed as Desmond Tutu Refugee Reception Centre Marabastad, Pretoria

Minister Malusi Gigaba and other Ministers present,

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs

Representative from the Desmond and Leah Tutu Family

Representatives from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and key national stakeholders present

Leadership of …

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