Govt abandoning direct involvement in set-top box programme

2018-10-11 20:26

Government is abandoning direct involvement with the set-top box programme, and is phasing out to a "market/retail" approach instead.

Mokonyane opposed to possible retrenchments at the SABC

2018-09-18 07:57

The communications minister has noted with concern the SABC board's view that retrenchments are the only way to turn the public broadcaster around.

These are the 4 things government has promised to do to prop up the economy

2018-09-06 18:14

Now that SA is in a recession, the cabinet on Thursday promised swift intervention. Here's what the government plans to do to take the bite out of the economic contraction.

Details of stimulus package on the way - Mokonyane

2018-09-06 11:19

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane told reporters Cabinet’s interventions aimed at clawing SA out of its latest recession would take shape after its upcoming investment and job summits.

Trump's tweet 'unfortunate' - communications minister

2018-08-23 14:49

The South African government has undertaken to intensify communication about its land reform plans as the "onslaught" by those opposing also intensified, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has told journalists.

More than 1.8m social grants beneficiaries migrated to new Sassa card

2018-07-12 14:12

More than 1.8 million social grants beneficiaries have been migrated to the new gold SA Social Security Agency card, the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Comprehensive Social Security has announced.

Policy changes mooted for SABC, public broadcasting

2018-06-25 21:05

Changes to the SABC's funding model are long overdue, says Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

Nomvula Mokonyane's bling wheels don't turn

2018-06-24 10:01

An Audi Q7 that the cash-strapped water and sanitation department bought its minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, three weeks before she was reshuffled, is gathering dust.

Cabinet welcomes Gordhan's intervention in Eskom wage talks

2018-06-21 13:55

Cabinet welcomed Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan’s intervention into the ongoing wage negotiations between Eskom and unions.

Cabinet asks Israeli Defence Force to withdraw from Gaza Strip

2018-05-24 18:21

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu is to brief Parliament at its next sitting on other considerations in relation to the Palestinian issue.


Revised Mining Charter approved by Cabinet

2018-09-20 13:40

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to speak about the revised Charter - which has not been made public yet - when he unveils his economic stimulus plan on Friday.

Mokonyane hits out at SABC board over job losses

2018-09-17 17:07

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is strongly opposed to possible retrenchments at the public broadcaster.

Whether you are Modise or Van Der Merwe, land grabs are wrong - Mokonyane

2018-09-06 12:32

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says land reform is about economic inclusion regardless of race, and illegal land grabs will not be tolerated.

Treasury allows cash-strapped SABC to borrow more

2018-09-04 20:44

Treasury has allowed the cash-strapped SABC to take on more debt to ease its financial woes, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has confirmed.

Land and the economy take centre stage at Cabinet lekgotla

2018-08-07 17:36

Land expropriation, South Africa's ailing economy and gender-based violence are some of the issues which are expected to be discussed during the Cabinet lekgotla this week.

Mokonyane appoints advisory council to speed up digital migration

2018-07-10 07:15

Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane has announced the appointment of a 12-member Broadcasting Digital Migration Advisory Council to help speed up the long-awaited DTT plan.

We need to run the SABC like a commercial entity – board chair

2018-06-25 16:39

The SABC currently receives 85% of its revenue coming from commercial advertising, 12% from TV licences and 3% from government grants, its board chair Bongumusa Makhathini has said.

Highway protests an act of 'economic sabotage' - Cabinet

2018-06-21 17:56

The recent blocking of several highways by protesters in some parts of the country is unacceptable, says Cabinet.

North West: Task team to remain, will support new premier – Cabinet

2018-06-21 12:37

Operations in the embattled North West will continue as they have been under the task team despite the ANC announcing Job Mokgoro as its North West premier candidate, says Cabinet.

North West premier's office placed under investigation

2018-05-24 13:32

The office of the premier in North West is one of that province's departments that will be put under full administration.

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