Daily Archives: June 19, 2016

President Zuma convenes Labour Working Group

President Jacob Zuma will convene the Presidential Labour Working Group on Tuesday, 21 June 2016, for a discussion of matters relating to the economy as well other socio-economic issues. The Presidential Labour Working Group which brings together the President, Deputy President, Economic Cluster Ministers and the leadership of COSATU, FEDUSA and NACTU follows the recent

Youth called to emulate the 1976 generation

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has called on young people to emulate the youth of 1976 in their desire for quality and education in a non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous country. “As government we say, youth empowerment shall remain a central feature of our developmental focus,” she said. Speaking during a site visit at the Mthatha

Presidency wishes Thabo Mbeki a happy birthday

The Presidency has wished former President President Thabo Mbeki a happy birthday as he turned 74 on Saturday. “The former President dedicated his entire adult life to the betterment of South Africa, the continent of Africa and the World. “He continues to play this critical role even after his retirement from active politics,” said the

Minister to launch R14bn water project in N Cape

The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, is expected to launch the Vaal Gamagara Water Supply Scheme and the Vaal Gamagara quality control laboratory in the Northern Cape. The R14 billion water project includes the refurbishment of the existing Vaal Gamagara Water Treatment Plant near Delpoortshoop, the upgrade of pump stations and the construction