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SIU Special Tribunal Set Up


The PresidencyA Special Tribunal has been set up to assist the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) in finalizing civil litigation following conclusion of investigations.According to a presidency statement, the Tribunal was…

Competition Amendment Bill to be Signed Soon


The PresidencyThe Competition Amendment Bill will soon be signed into law.President Ramaphosa announced this during the 2019 State of the Nation Address in parliament.He added that the signing of the…

Salaries for Public Office Bearers Set Down


The PresidencyThe total remuneration for the deputy president has been set at R2 825 470 for 2018/19.The presidency published the annual salary in Government Gazette 42107.The salary remains unchanged from…

Salary Adjustments for Public Office Bearers Recommended


The PresidencyA 4% annual adjustment to the salaries of public office bearers (POB) for the 2018/19 financial year has been recommended.The presidency published the recommendations of the Independent Commission for…

Gender-Based Violence Under the Spotlight


The PresidencyThe recent Presidential Summit Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Femicide has committed to fast tracking the review of existing laws and policies on GBV to be victim-centred.The presidency announced…

Presidential Health Summit Focuses on NHI


The PresidencyThe outcomes of the recently completed Presidential Health Summit will be used to dramatically improve the health system in preparation for the implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI).The deputy…

Restitution of Land Under the Spotlight


The PresidencyGovernment is committed to returning land to people in an orderly and lawful manner.President Ramaphosa emphasised this during an address at the restitution of land to the KwaMkhwanazi community…

Independent Panel Delivers Recommendations to Rejuvenate Parliament


ParliamentParliament has been advised to establish a "scrutiny mechanism" to enable effective monitoring of regulations produced by government departments. An independent panel comprising top-level political analysts and former members of…

Deputy President Clarifies Status of “War on Poverty”


The PresidencyDeputy president, Kgalema Motlanthe, has clarified the status of government's "war on poverty".Answering questions in the National Assembly, he told members that there are a "large number" of government…

DPME Prioritises Integrated Planning Framework Bill


Department of Planning, Monitoring and EvaluationThe planning, monitoring and evaluation department wants the Draft Integrated Planning Framework Bill to be passed by parliament before the end of the current parliament's…