ARTICLES RELATING TO GOVERNMENT

Internet bill an ‘onslaught’ against free speech

2015-08-20 13:53

A Fin24 user has questioned government’s real intentions behind pushing a controversial online regulation bill through cabinet.

Cees Bruggemans: SA govt stuck in the past, missing the future… at what cost?

2015-08-14 12:50

Restitution and compensation should be in a secondary supporting role rather than the sole primary one as has been the case for too many years, says Cees Bruggemans.

Govt in ‘advanced talks’ to sell Vodacom stake

2015-06-24 09:28

Government could sell its R27.7bn stake in Vodacom and the deal could be announced as early as this week, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Public servants to vote on 7% wage hike offer

2015-05-12 12:41

South African public servants are voting this week to decide whether to accept a final wage hike offer of 7% from the government and possibly avert a crippling strike.

Water department berated over slow BEE

2015-04-30 10:45

ANC MP Mlungisi Johnson has lashed out at officials of the water and sanitation department for being too slow in encouraging black business with government.

Facebook content restrictions on the rise

2015-03-16 15:24

Requests by global governments for content restrictions and user account data are increasing, according to statistics released by the social network.

Senior officials purged from Sars

2014-12-12 07:46

The South African Revenue Service is reeling from a high-level purge of senior tax officials by new commissioner Tom Moyane.

Every single day SA women face street harassment

2014-12-03 16:41

Half of South Africa's women do not trust the government due to feeling unsafe in our crime-ridden country.

ANC: DA charges a publicity stunt

2014-11-17 19:51

The DA's laying of charges against the police and Deputy Minister for Higher Education Mduduzi Manana has been dismissed as a publicity stunt by the office of the ANC.

National Health Laboratory Service threatens Gauteng, KZN with service withdrawal due to unpaid debts.

2014-03-24 13:34

South Africa’s largest pathology service may be forced to cease operations in Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal due to non-payment from local government.

 

Mixed reaction to online censorship bill

2015-08-18 14:03

Fin24 users are divided on whether impending internet regulation in South Africa will be good or bad for the country.

Frans Matlala appointed as new SABC CEO

2015-07-01 14:59

Frans Matlala has been appointed as the SABC's new chief executive officer, saying "I need to acknowledge the honour I've been given".

Cry, the beloved children

2015-06-15 08:43

Robyn Wolfson Vorster takes a closer look at how government has failed SA's children.

Government raises wage offer to 7%, union says

2015-05-11 14:54

Government has increased its wage offer for nurses, teachers and other state workers, according to the South African Democratic Teachers Union.

Gigaba’s secretary responds to 200 e-mails a day

2015-04-06 16:52

"Please email nobuhle.mazibuko@dha.gov.za. She will assist. Thanks.” That is the standard response of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba to the thousands of people who write to him on social-media.

Bulging government gobbles domestic savings

2015-01-08 05:00

The growing remuneration of public sector employees may have offered temporary economic benefits but has proven unsustainable, says an expert.

Dept ordered to pay in birth-defect case - report

2014-12-03 18:21

A Johannesburg high court judge has ordered two state lawyers and a doctor to foot half the legal costs in a birth-defect case.

1 in 2 SA women has zero faith in government

2014-11-19 10:01

This is one of the findings from Women24’s annual Female Nation Survey. Let’s see what else SA women had to say…

New York City's soda ban rejected

2014-06-27 10:40

New York state's high court rejected a bid to ban large sugary drinks from restaurants and other eateries.

Peters' road map for safer roads

2013-09-19 09:09

The ANC government is forging ahead with legislation to cut drivers' legal blood alcohol levels, national transport minister Dipuo Peters has announced.

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