Tomorrow, President Jacob Zuma launches Operation Phakisa on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development at Agricultural Research Centre, Vegetable and Ornamental Plant Institute, Roodeplaat, Pretoria

Operation Phakisa: Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development aims to enhance and transform the agricultural sector as well as accelerate land reform to ensure an inclusive rural...
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President Zuma launches Operation Phakisa on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

President Jacob Zuma launches the Operation Phakisa segment focusing on Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development in Roodeplaat, Pretoria. The Operation...

Deputy Minister of Communications Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, hand over the SAnote to a visually impaired community radio presenter.

The SAnote is a locally developed portable talking computer for the Blind. This CSIR Meraka Institute innovation is a multilingual, user-friendly and affordable device that...
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[Listen] Government urges citizens to say no to attack on foreign nationals.

23 Feb 2017 - Afternoon News Bulletin
Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba today, briefed media on the tensions between citizens and foreign nationals:

Our democracy enshrines our hard-earned human rights. We are first and foremost humans. This reality cannot be diluted by your country of origin or what documents you hold, or lack thereof. Humanity, within the context of our Constitution, is not only a cultural prescription of...
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Minister Malusi Gigaba: Media briefing on tensions between citizens and foreign nationals | South African Government
[Listen] Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini says social grants beneficiaries need not to panic as they will get paid in April.

23 Feb 2017 - Midday News Bulletin
Just in case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from the #Budget2017. You can also get the full speech here>>: [ Link ]
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Did you know that you can appeal your NSFAS application?

First year students/New applicants who applied for funding from NSFAS and received a rejection outcome message/status are encouraged to appeal the funding decision outcome from NSFAS if they can justifiably prove that the funding decision outcome is inappropriate in light of their academic and financial...
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[Listen] Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced a number of spending areas that are aimed at boosting economic activity and growth across different sectors of the economy.

22 Feb 2017 - Afternoon News Bulletin
Minister Pravin Gordhan has briefed Parliament on the 2017 National Budget. This is the consolidated spending for 2017/18. Read full speech here: [ Link ]
Reminder: The Budget Speech will be live at 2pm on ParliamentTV #DSTV408 & on YouTube [ Link ] #Budget2017
[Listen] Students and Staff with disabilities at the country’s universities will no longer face challenges in accessing the facilities at the universities. This is after Department of Higher Education and Training has invested about R175.6 million and the money will be invested in infrastructure, as well as teaching and learning aids for the disabled.

22 Feb 2017 - Midday News Bulletin
Minister Pravin Gordhan addresses members of the media ahead of his #Budget2017 speech at 2pm
Minister Pravin Gordhan makes final touches to his budget speech #Budget2017
[Listen] The Deputy Minister of Finance, Mcebisi Jonas says government needs to educate the public about the budgeting process. He said all over the world countries are faced with challenges such as slow growth and high inequality. He said people need to understand the financial pressures and fiscals and the possibilities of turningthe economy around the economy.

21 Feb 2017 - Afternoon News Bulletin
Today Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan will present the 2017 National Budget to Parliament. You can follow the conversation on Twitter using #BUDGET2017 or catch it live on television and radio at 14:00.
Good morning SA, Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers #Budget2017 at 2pm today.
Today is International Mother Language Day, it was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in November 1999 (30C/62).

International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The date represents the day in 1952 when students...
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International Mother Language Day 2017 | South African Government
[Listen] President Jacob Zuma today delivered an address at the Armed Forces Day commemoration in Durban.

21 Feb 2017 - Midday News Bulletin