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Presidential Economic Advisory Council Under the Spotlight


The Presidency 10 October 2019 The paper setting out Eskom’s future will be tabled in cabinet for approval soon. President Ramaphosa confirmed this in a statement following the first meeting…

Special Paper on Eskom on Track


The Presidency 7 October 2019 The Special Paper on Eskom is close to completion and will be announced soon. The presidency confirmed this in a statement following a monthly meeting…

Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum Launched


The Presidency 2 October 2019 The Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum has been launched. The Forum flows from the Presidential Health Summit in 2018. In a speech at the signing ceremony,…

Presidential Economic Advisory Council Set Up


The Presidency 30 September 2019 The Presidential Economic Advisory Council has been set up. In a statement, the presidency announced that the Council, a non-statutory and independent body chaired by…

Presidential Advisory Councils to be Set Up


The Presidency 27 September 2019 Three Presidential Advisory Councils focusing on Economic Growth, Investment Promotion and State-Owned Enterprises will soon be announced. The presidency confirmed this in a statement following…

Commencement Date for Public Audit Excess Fee Act Set Down


The Presidency 20 September 2019 The Public Audit Excess Fee Act comes into effect on 1 April 2020. National treasury published the commencement date in Government Gazette 42712. The Public…

Emergency Action Plan on GBV Drawn Up


The Presidency 19 September 2019 An Emergency Action Plan has been developed to fight gender-based violence (GBV). In an address to a joint sitting of parliament on the crisis of…

Reference Group on Anti-Corruption Strategy Set Up


Government Communications 17 September 2019 A multi-stakeholder Reference Group has been set up to provide overall strategic advice on the Draft National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS). In a statement, government communications…

Special Economic Zones Under the Spotlight


The Presidency 12 September 2019 Work is currently underway to have the legal entities for further Special Economic Zones (SEZ) to be set up within the next 12 months. The…

National Register of GBV Offenders to be Reviewed


The Presidency 6 September 2019 The National Register of Gender-Based Violence Offenders is to be reviewed and modernized in order to ensure that it is effective in combating gender-based violence.…