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Mandarin Included in School Curriculum


Department of Basic EducationMandarin has been listed as a second additional language in terms of regulations pertaining to the National Curriculum Statement Grades R-12. The regulations, published in notice 235…

FSB Amends JSE Listing Requirements


Financial Services BoardProposed amendments to the JSE Listing Requirements have been approved.The amendments were announced by the Registrar of Securities Services in terms of the Financial Markets Act of 2012.According…

Heritage Status for West Coast Fossil Park


Department of Arts and CultureThe fossil rich West Coast Fossil Park has been declared a national heritage site.According to a notice in the Government Gazette (38232 / 943) of 28…

CSIR Publishes Proposed Language Policy


Council for Scientific and Industrial ResearchThe Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) proposes it adopts English, isiZulu and Sepedi as its official languages.The draft language policy has been published…

SARS Draws up Language Policy


South African Revenue ServiceThe South African Revenue Service (SARS) has outlined, in Government Gazette 38012, its draft language policy designed to ensure compliance with the Use of Official Languages Act…

Value of Community Radio Outlined


Department of CommunicationsCommunications minister Faith Muthambi says community radio must empower communities and not merely be a shadow of the commercial sector.In a speech delivered in East London, the minister…

Role of Traditional Leaders to be Ironed Out


Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional AffairsThe framework of regulations to harmonise the relationship between municipalities and traditional leaders will be proclaimed in the next few months.Cooperative governance and traditional…

New Tariffs for Film and Publications Board


Department of Home AffairsIncreased classification and registration tariffs for the Film and Publication Board have been published for the 2014-2015 period.These fees which take effect from 7 April 2014 refer…

Official Languages Act Regulations Published


Department of Arts and CultureRegulations under the Use of Official Languages Act (2012) which applies to national departments, national public entities and national public enterprises have been published following consideration…

Call to Register on Performing Arts Database


Department of Arts and CulturePerforming arts practitioners are called to register on a new database that is being developed by the Department of Arts and Culture.The national performing arts practitioners'…