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Presidency Affirms Climate Change as Top Government Priority


The PresidencyThe presidency has pointed out that Africa would be the continent most affected by climate change while having contributed the least to the escalating problem. President Kgalema Motlanthe made…

President Gives Away Little on Future Legislative Plans


National AssemblyIn a speech that was silent on matters regarding future election dates, stating that such information would follow "in a matter of days", President Kgalema Motlanthe's State of the…

Presidency unveils new plans to address high poverty levels


The PresidencyGovernment has formulated an innovative anti-poverty strategic framework designed to bolster current efforts at tackling worsening poverty and inequality levels in South Africa. The Presidency has released a discussion…

Research report recommends strategy to address food insecurity


Joint Budget CommitteeRecent research commissioned by the presidency has revealed growing levels of food insecurity within poverty nodes in both urban and rural areas. The presidency has released a research…

President calls for skills advancement across all economic sectors


The PresidentGovernment has reconfirmed that meaningful socio-economic development was best achieved through co-operation between significant and highly skilled national resources to produce an optimal outcome. President Kgalema Motlanthe, during a…

Mbeki promises new coordinated structure for justice


National AssemblyOpening Parliament for business in 2008, President Mbeki said that it was government's plan to live up to the imperative of "business unusual" in order to implement existing policies…