State capture inquiry: Mzwanele Manyi accuses evidence leader of not 'operating in good faith'

2019-11-07 13:58

Former GCIS director-general Mzwanele Manyi has accused the Zondo commission's evidence leader of not 'operating in good faith' in how she posed questions about his termination of service at the Department of Labour.

Corruption case opened against GCIS' Phumla Williams

2018-10-29 15:45

The former head of government communications, Donald Liphoko, has opened a corruption case against the agency's acting CEO, Phumla Williams.

WATCH LIVE: #StateCaptureInquiry day 9 | GCIS CEO Phumla Williams testifies

The judicial commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture is scheduled to continue in Parktown, Johannesburg on Monday. Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO Phumla Williams is expected to continue her testimony.

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K-word holidaymaker video is 'despicable' - govt

2018-08-23 09:51

'Those found guilty cannot escape the consequences of posting racist comments on social media. Racism is punishable by law,' the government has said in a statement.

Judge the NPA by what it does in court – advocate

2017-11-10 12:26

The Specialised Crime Unit of the NPA says it has met 88% of its target, and is working optimally.

SABC, GCIS, dept must fill vacant executive positions - Comms committee

2017-04-26 19:43

Parliament's communications portfolio committee says the SABC, GCIS, and the department must fill vacant executive-level positions in order to deal with poor performance.

Ex-SARS man Lackay to continue testimony at CCMA hearing

2017-01-25 05:35

Former SA Revenue Service spokesperson Adrian Lackay is set to give his third day of testimony at a CCMA arbitration hearing.

Government needs stricter social-media rules

2017-01-15 06:03

In April 2011, the state’s news agency, the Government Communication and Information System, published its social-media guidelines. The purpose of these guidelines was to create awareness about the opportunities presented in social media.

Media24, GCIS launch "historic" partnership

2016-05-13 11:47

Media24 and the Government Communication and Information System have launched a "groundbreaking" partnership focusing on training and development.

Tributes continue to pour in for Chabane

2015-03-16 20:29

Tributes have continued to pour in for Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane, killed in a car accident at the weekend.


Government welcomes 'smooth start' to elections

2019-05-08 15:27

The government has joined the IEC in encouraging South Africans to keep making their way to voting stations and has commended them for the dignity and patience with which they are conducting themselves.

'Phumla Williams is one of the most shameful manipulators and liars that I have ever had the displeasure to encounter' - Faith Muthambi

2018-09-04 11:06

Former communications minister Faith Muthambi says she is seeking legal advice after she was implicated in the commission of inquiry into state capture, by acting GCIS DG Phumla Williams.

WATCH LIVE: #StateCaptureInquiry day 7 | Commission continues with legal team

Former GCIS CEO Themba Maseko has testified at the commission of inquiry into state capture about his interaction with the Guptas, who sought support from government for their media 'project'.

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Ministerial task team to visit troubled North West province

2018-05-04 15:15

A ministerial task team is expected to visit the troubled North West province following a Cabinet decision to invoke a section of the Constitution to address the apparent crisis, particularly in the health sector.

Ex-SA spin doctor ‘punished for snubbing the Guptas’ joins BLSA

2017-08-07 13:08

Former GCIS CEO Themba Maseko has been appointed director of communications at Business Leadership South Africa.

Kathrada memorial service postponed

2017-03-31 13:19

The official memorial service of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, which was set to be held on Saturday, has been postponed, with no reasons given.

All hell was about to break loose - ex-SARS spokesperson

2017-01-24 15:42

Former SARS spokesperson claims plans to 'spike' a story, due to be published by the Mail & Guardian, on the alleged relationship between SARS commissioner and President Jacob Zuma.

#StateCaptureReport: 'We will deal with ministers' - Guptas told Maseko

2016-11-02 19:14

Ministers who refused to redirect advertising to The New Age newspaper would be dealt with, the Guptas allegedly told former GCIS CEO Themba Maseko.

Manyi denies Gupta interference at GCIS – report

2016-03-23 09:45

Former GCIS head Mzwanele Jimmy Manyi says he knows nothing about Themba Maseko's claims that the Guptas had tried to influence the GCIS department, a report says.

Government brings back its spin system

2015-02-01 15:44

The GCIS is being re-established as a separate entity, a move insiders say will further sideline beleaguered Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

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