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National Development Plan in the Spotlight

National Development Plan in the Spotlight


The Presidency 7 August 2019 The National Planning Commission (NPC) is reviewing aspects of the National Development Plan (NDP). The presidency confirmed this in a statement following a meeting between…

PIC Commission of Inquiry Extended


The Presidency 29 July 2019 The deadline for the Commission of Inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation’s Final Report has been extended. The proclamation amending the terms of reference was…

Presidential Health Compact Signed


The Presidency 26 July 2019 The Presidential Health Compact has been signed. Speaking at the signing of the compact in Tshwane, president Ramaphosa described it as the “culmination of a…

B-BBEE Policy to Remain in Place


The Presidency 19 July 2019 Government has no intention of scrapping Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment(B-BBEE). President Ramaphosa made this clear during his reply to the debate on the Presidency Budget…

Land Reform Programme Under the Spotlight


The Presidency 18 July 2019 The envisaged land reform programme will be pursued faster but within a constitutionally-defined framework. The deputy president, David Mabuza, confirmed this during the Presidency Budget…

Presidency Policy Unit to be Reconstituted


The Presidency 18 July 2019 The Policy Unit in the Presidency is being reconstituted to act as the nerve centre of policy coordination. President Ramaphosa announced this during the Presidency’s…

Certain Sections of Competition Amendment Act in Effect


The Presidency 15 July 2019 Certain sections of the Competition Amendment Act have come into effect. The proclamation was published in Government Gazette 42578. President Ramaphosa assented to the act…

Operational Phase of African Internal Market Launched


The Presidency 9 July 2019 The operational phase of the African Internal Market has been launched. The presidency confirmed this in a statement on the Africa Continental Free Trade Area…

President Ramaphosa Seeks Solution to E-Toll Impasse


The Presidency 8 July 2019 President Ramaphosa has called for a solution to the e-toll impasse. In a statement, the presidency announced that the president has mandated the transport minister,…