Daily Archives: February 16, 2018

Government turns up heat on crime

Crime fighting will remain a priority for government this year, with the introduction of several mobilisation strategies to help address the scourge.

During the course of 2018, government will implement the Community Policing Strategy.

The Community Policing Strategy’s aim is …

Ministers welcome President’s speech

Ministers have described Friday’s State of the Nation Address as the dawn of a new era.

Speaking outside the National Assembly shortly after President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his maiden speech, Ministers commended the practicality of the measures announced to deal …

Madiba’s vision to guide President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says his administration will be guided by former President Nelson Mandela’s vision to lead South Africa with ethical behaviour and leadership.

We will recount Madiba’s long walk to freedom, his wisdom, his unfailing humility, his abiding compassion …

Government to introduce the first national minimum wage in May

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the introduction of a national minimum wage is an example of what is possible when South Africans engage in meaningful dialogue to resolve differences.

The national minimum wage will be introduced on 1 May 2018.

The …

Campaign on cancer to take centre stage

President Cyril Ramaphosa says in the next three months government will launch a massive cancer campaign similar to the HIV counselling and testing campaign.

The campaign will involve the private sector as government aims to mobilise all resources to fight …