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President Ramaphosa Announces New Cabinet


The Presidency 30 May 2019 The number of cabinet ministers has been reduced from 36 to 28. President Ramaphosa announced this in a statement following the appointment of the new…

Carbon Tax Act Signed


The Presidency 23 May 2019 A raft of finance-related acts has been assented to by president Ramaphosa. Acts include the Carbon Tax Act, Customs and Excise Amendment Act, Financial Matters…

Sixth Administration to Focus on National Development Plan


The Presidency 15 May 2019 The incoming sixth administration will focus on implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP) and plans that feed into the NDP. The presidency announced this…

National Health Laboratory Service Amendment Act Signed


The Presidency 6 May 2019 The National Health Laboratory Service Amendment Act has been signed. The presidency published the act in Government Gazette 42442. The bill was tabled in parliament…

President Ramaphosa Assents to Marine Spatial Planning Act


The Presidency 6 May 2019 President Ramaphosa has assented to the Marine Spatial Planning Act. The presidency published the act in Government Gazette 42444. The bill was published for comment…

National Research Foundation Amendment Act Signed


The Presidency 6 May 2019 The National Research Foundation Amendment Act has been assented to. The presidency published the act in Government Gazette 42441. The bill was published for comment…

Red Tape in Tourism Sector Under the Spotlight


The Presidency 6 May 2019 President Ramaphosa has highlighted the need to reduce bureaucratic red tape that tourists wishing to visit African countries face. The president was speaking at the…

2019 Division of Revenue Act Signed


The Presidency 3 May 2019 The Division of Revenue Bill of 2019 has been signed into law. Parliament passed the bill in March and sent it to president Ramaphosa for…

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…