Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel says to prepare for the post COVID-19 period, the department and its entities will focus all efforts towards saving firms and preserving jobs.
Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, says KwaZulu-Natal appears to be following the same trend of COVID-19 infections, as witnessed in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Gauteng provinces.
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, says the department has set aside R554 million to create jobs through municipal infrastructure projects.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the National Treasury has set aside R100 billion to support government’s response to job creation.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has referred the Copyright Amendment Bill and the Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill to the National Assembly, because of his reservations on the constitutionality of the legislation passed by Parliament.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has started a process of implementing an economic recovery plan, which is coupled with preserving the livelihoods of South Africans and saving lives.
The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has bagged victory in the 2019 Elections, with 57.50% of the total national votes cast in the hotly contested polls.
Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says contrary to misleading reports, her meeting with the South African Union of Students (SAUS) was fruitful and that there are engagements to find solutions to challenges that are faced by students.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the fraud and corruption that took place at VBS was a tragedy against the most vulnerable in society, and that action must be taken against those responsible for the crime.
Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Bathabile Dlamini, says the department will, for the remainder of the month of August, host a series of dialogues that are aimed at championing women’s issues.