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Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy on the Cards


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition The Draft Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy is to be tabled in cabinet for consideration by the end of August 2022. The trade, industry and…

Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill on Track


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy Work on the Draft Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill is wrapping up. The mineral resources and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, confirmed this during his department’s…

Draft Shareholder Bill on SOEs in the Pipeline


Department of Public Enterprises A Draft Shareholder Bill on state owned enterprises (SOE) will be introduced after cabinet approval. The public enterprises minister, Pravin Gordhan, confirmed this in his department’s…

Parliament Briefed on Climate Change Bill


Parliament The forestry, fisheries and the environment department recently briefed parliament on the Climate Change Bill. The bill was tabled in parliament in February 2022. The department published the bill’s…

Ntshavheni Shines Light on Analogue Switch-Off


Department of Communications and Digital Technologies The communications and digital technologies department is working towards concluding analogue switch-off by 30 June 2022. The communications and digital technologies minister, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni,…

Financial Provisioning Regulations Under the Spotlight


Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Holders of rights applied for before 20 November 2015 have been granted a 15-month extension to comply with the 2015 Financial Provisioning Regulations.…

Regulations on Air Quality Management Plans in the Pipeline


Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment The regulations for implementing and enforcing priority area air quality management plans will be published before the end of 2022. The forestry, fisheries…

Mbalula Highlights National Taxi Lekgotla Resolutions


Department of Transport The 2020 National Taxi Lekgotla resolutions are being implemented. The transport minister, Fikile Mbalula, announced this in the transport department’s 2022 Budget Vote speech. “Key among these…

Independent Municipal Demarcation Authority Bill on Track


Department of Cooperative Governance The cooperative governance department plans to table the Draft Independent Municipal Demarcation Authority Bill in parliament. The cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma…

National Treasury Reviewing Government’s Macroeconomic Policies


National Treasury National treasury is reviewing government’s macroeconomic policies. The finance minister, Enoch Godongwana, declared this in treasury's 2022 Budget Vote speech in parliament. The minister added that the review…