President Jacob Zuma has reiterated government’s commitment to investing in infrastructure as a means of stimulating growth and creating jobs.
Opposition parties on Monday challenged ANC MPs to vote with their conscience and remove President Jacob Zuma during a proposed motion of no confidence.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has embarked on a number of initiatives to improve the country’s skills base - key among them to get young people involved in the fields of science, technology and innovation.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has encouraged society to play its part in government programmes that curb HIV infections and gender-based violence.
National Treasury has told members of Parliament that instead of exempting a VAT tax on sanitary pads, government departments should budget for them and give them away to members of the public, including schools, for free.
Higher Education Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana has condemned the destruction of property during recent protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.