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Ramaphosa Announces Nationwide Lockdown on Coronavirus


The Presidency Addressing South Africa on the coronavirus this evening, president Ramaphosa announced that a nationwide lockdown will be in place from midnight on 26 March 2020. Individuals will only…

Ramaphosa Outlines Measures to Combat Coronavirus


The Presidency Addressing South Africa on the coronavirus yesterday evening, president Ramaphosa announced that a national state of disaster has been declared. The president indicated that, given the scale and…

PIC Commission of Inquiry Report Released


The Presidency The report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into allegations of impropriety at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has been released. According to a presidency statement, president Ramaphosa…

National Security Council Set Up


The Presidency The National Security Council (NSC) has been set up. The presidency published Proclamation 13 in Government Gazette 43083. Cabinet approved the re-establishment of the Council in December 2019.…

Integrated Planning Framework Bill to be Re-Drafted


Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation The planning, monitoring and evaluation department plans to re-draft the Draft Integrated Planning Framework Bill. The department announced this during a briefing in parliament…

Salary for Deputy President and Ministers Set Down


The Presidency The total remuneration for the deputy president has been set at R2 825 470 for 2019/20. The presidency published the annual salary in Government Gazette 43043. The salary…

2020 SONA Shines Light on Inclusive Growth


The Presidency Delivering the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA) in parliament last night, president Ramaphosa admitted that government cannot solve South Africa’s economic challenges on its own. He…

DPME Drafts Revised National Youth Policy


Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation A revised Draft National Youth Policy has been drawn up. The planning, monitoring and evaluation department published the Draft National Youth Policy (NYP) for…