President Jacob Zuma says more young people need to be involved in governance to ensure that Africa speedily attains the goals it has set itself through the Agenda 2063, the continent’s flagship plan.
Newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has radical economic transformation at the top of his agenda.
Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa says the department will intensify its efforts to help women and young people from townships to get business opportunities in the sector, as government makes a push for an inclusive economy.
President Jacob Zuma will this evening deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) to a Joint Sitting of Parliament.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the Vietnamese government will offer an increased number of scholarships for South African students to participate in Maritime studies in Vietnam next year.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has welcomed the increase in jobs created in the province between July and September.
An innovative device by a young woman from the Eastern Cape is proving to be a winner in the country’s efforts to save energy.
Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Planning Monitoring and Evaluation, Youth Development and Administration Buti Manamela has wished all South African matriculants well in their final examinations.
Cabinet has appealed to protesting students to be guided by the Constitution and not violate the rights of others when they raise their call for free education at institutions of higher learning.
Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says there is an urgent need for government to act decisively and redouble efforts to resolve challenges facing young people, including unemployment.