Cabinet approves Mbalula placing Prasa under administration

2019-12-17 17:43

Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula placed the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa under administration last week.

Cabinet approves new guide for biofuels policy

2019-12-17 16:24

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu told reporters that the biofuels regulatory framework was approved because Cabinet recognised biofuels internationally as an alternative to carbon intensive energy.

Cabinet wants early start for new Eskom chief De Ruyter

2019-12-17 10:16

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says Cabinet would like the new CEO to start "soon as possible".

Cabinet welcomes sentences of rapists Masuku and Ninow

2019-10-31 15:21

Cabinet has welcomed the recent sentences of two rapists, saying it will send a strong message that crimes against women and children will not be tolerated.

SABC saboteurs threw Ramaphosa under a train at a vulnerable time in SA - Mthembu

2019-09-19 19:34

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has called the blunder by the SABC in broadcasting President Cyril Ramaphosa's televised address to the nation a terrible mistake.

Gordhan's private office gets R20m – here’s how it compares to his colleagues

2019-09-02 16:21

Staff in Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's private office amounts earn salaries totaling R16.5m, according to the minister.

Cabinet expects Eskom paper within two weeks, says Minister Mthembu

2019-08-22 19:03

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu told reporters in Cape Town on Thursday that Cabinet expected to receive a paper detailing Eskom's outlook within the next two weeks, at Cabinet’s next meeting.

Joburg police attacks: 'People who attack police must face harsh punishment'

2019-08-08 22:09

Attacks on the police are an attack on the South African state and its sovereignty, says the Cabinet.

Call for public to support SABC, as PSL blackout underlines broadcaster's money woes

2019-08-03 18:58

The ailing public broadcaster needs everyone's support according to Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu.

National health insurance a step closer as Cabinet approves Bill

2019-07-11 14:00

National Health Insurance is one step closer to becoming a reality after Cabinet approved the NHI Bill of 2018, ready to be tabled and debated in Parliament.


SSA to be restructured as Ramaphosa's National Security Council gets the nod from Cabinet

2019-12-17 16:46

Cabinet has approved the reestablishment of the National Security Council "to streamline the coordination of all the security related work of the country" and to give the president, as commander-in-chief, "line of sight".

Black partners in SAA business rescue to be announced soon - Mthembu

2019-12-17 13:10

The flag carrier was placed into business rescue in early December.

'Bring it back home, Bokke!' - Jackson Mthembu calls on all South Africans to rally behind team

2019-10-31 16:02

"Hold hands and say: 'Bring it back home, Bokke!" – this was Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu's message to South Africans two days before South Africa's Springboks face England in the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday.

Jackson Mthembu's Facebook account hacked

2019-09-30 18:02

Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu's Facebook account has been hacked, according to spokesperson Nonceba Mhlauli.

Cabinet: 'Fruitful' talks on Mboweni's growth plan

2019-09-19 14:34

Cabinet says it s considering Treasury's economic policy paper, now that the deadline for public submissions has passed.

'It can't be business as usual, economic privilege must be addressed' - Jackson Mthembu on social justice

2019-08-29 14:10

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says obstructions to achieving social justice include a sluggish economy and stagnant economic growth.

Ramaphosa's legal battles with Public Protector do not impact government work - Mthembu

2019-08-22 17:39

President Cyril Ramaphosa's legal battles with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane are not hurting the government's work, according to Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu.

More than R30m budgeted for Minister Mthembu, Creecy's private offices

2019-08-06 11:42

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu's private office has a budget of R30.5m for the 2019/20 financial year alone.

Cigarettes, corruption and racism: Why the EFF hates Gordhan, according to Jackson Mthembu

2019-07-18 13:53

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says the EFF's focus on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is based on a 'deep-seated hatred' of Indians and because of Gordhan's attempts to clean out corruption in SOEs.

Developing a capable state requires commitment

2019-06-30 07:00

Building a capable developmental state and its government with accountability, honesty and integrity will be the Presidency's focus, writes Jackson Mthembu.

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