Wednesday, 08 November 2017 13:03

Breakthrough in payment of social grants

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Comprehensive Social Security has announced that government will fast-track the introduction of an integrated payment system for the payment of social grants.

A Commission of Inquiry into the tax administration and governance of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) will soon be established.

Justice and Constitutional Development Deputy Minister John Jeffery says government, civil society and the courts owe it to victims of sexual offences to make sure the Sexual Offences Act is properly implemented.

President Jacob Zuma has reiterated government’s commitment to investing in infrastructure as a means of stimulating growth and creating jobs.

Thursday, 02 November 2017 09:21

Incentives for tourism industry to go green

The Department of Tourism has introduced an incentive programme to encourage privately-owned tourism enterprises to move towards cleaner energy sources and more energy efficient operations.

The Gauteng Department of Education has reopened the Online Application System for parents who missed the 12 June deadline.

An inspection blitz has led to the closure of ten illegal liquor outlets and liquor being confiscated in the Northern Cape, said the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

Jonas Makwakwa will return to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) this week after having charges against him cleared.

Consultation on the feasibility of free higher education and training are at an advanced stage, says the Presidency.

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 19:47

77% of learners placed in Gauteng schools

The Gauteng Department of Education has managed to place 77% of all applicants, who applied for admission at schools in the province, for 2018.

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