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Draft Regulations Published for Official Languages Act


Department of Arts and CultureProposed regulations have been published by the Department of Arts and Culture in terms of the Use of Official Languages Act (2012) which came into effect…

Entries Invited for Community Media Awards


Media Development and Diversity AgencyThe media development and diversity agency (MDDA) has issued a statement inviting local and community newspapers and broadcasters to submit entries for the 2012 MDDA-Sanlam local…

ICASA Requests Submissions on Top TV’s Adult TV Plans


Independent Communications Authority of South AfricaThe Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has requested interested stakeholders to lodge written submissions in relation to Top TV's application for three additional…

Board Nomination Call for SA Library for Blind


Department of Arts and CultureThe minister of arts and culture is in the process of reconstituting the board of the South African library for the blind (SALB), a public entity…

Foreign Policy White Paper Approved


Department of International Relations and CooperationCabinet has approved the amended white paper on South Africa's foreign policy for tabling in parliament.The previous version was approved by cabinet in August last…

President Zuma Assents to Official Languages Bill


The PresidencyPresident Zuma has assented to the Use of Official Languages Bill.The bill was passed by the national council of provinces in September 2012.It was approved by the national assembly…

NCOP Passes Use of Official Languages Bill


National Council of ProvincesThe national council of provinces has passed the Use of Official Languages Bill.The bill has now been sent to president Zuma for assent.The bill was approved by…

National Assembly Approves Official Languages Bill


Department of Arts and CultureParliament's national assembly has approved the Official Languages Bill, which was tabled yesterday for a second reading debate. According to a statement published on the government…

National Strategy for Social Cohesion Published for Comment


Department of Arts and CultureA national strategy for developing an inclusive and cohesive South African society has been published on the department of arts and culture website with the intention…

South African Languages Bill to be Tabled in Parliament


Department of Arts and CultureThe South African Languages Bill is ready to be tabled in Parliament.Arts and culture minister Paul Mashatile announced this in notice 737 of Government Gazette 34675…