Daily Archives: July 7, 2013

President Jacob Zuma conveys condolences on the passing of former Deputy Minister, Dr Jean Swanson-Jacobs

President Jacob Zuma has today learned with sadness of the passing of Dr Jean Swanson-Jacobs, former Deputy Minister of Social Development, who had been admitted to a Cape Town hospital last week. Dr Swanson-Jacobs served …

Gauteng Department of Economic Development MEC Nkosiphendule Kolisile to visit informal traders in the Johannesburg CBD/Bree Taxi Rank

As part of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development’s drive to support informal traders and street vendors, MEC Nkosiphendule Kolisile will go on a walkabout at the City of Johannesburg’s informal trading market place. Leaders …

Offenders showcase art behind bars at National Arts Festival

Offenders showcased their skills at the 2013 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, as part of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) Story Behind Bars: “Art behind Bars” performance.

The music and dance show, performed by …

Parliament vows to continue the Mandela legacy

Cape Town: Parliament has vowed to stay true to the legacy of former President Nelson Mandela, particularly his heritage of unifying South Africans.

This pledge was made by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Nomaindia Mfeketo, …

Free basic services are a safety net for the poor

Pretoria: The provincial government’s free basic services programme should be accelerated by municipalities as a safety net for the poor, says North West Premier Thandi Modise.

Speaking at the end of a two-day Provincial Basic …