Deputy Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Obed Bapela has admitted that government’s procurement policies are hindering black business.
The government does not want the Khoisan people to be declared as the “first nation” of South Africa, warning this would create divisions in the country and would not be sustainable.
Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Obed Bapela is in a stable condition in hospital after he was involved in an accident, his spokesperson says.
The ANC wants South Africa to begin the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court because it believes the ICC has lost its direction.
The ANC and government have not taken any decision to penalise anyone who has dual citizenship, the party's spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says.
The government is considering banning traditional surgeons from performing circumcisions and only allowing qualified medical doctors to perform the surgeries in an effort to curb the number of deaths and injuries of initiates.
Twenty-six boys have died since the start of the winter initiation season because of botched circumcisions.
Eleven young men have died during initiation practices this year, Deputy Traditional Affairs Minister Obed Bapela says.
Media transformation and diversity are set to become one of President Jacob Zuma’s priorities after the elections, reports say.
Pursuant to the your article entitled: "First-nation status for Khoisan unsustainable", the following refers.
Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Obed Bapela is still recuperating after surviving a serious crash last week, a spokesperson says.
The ANC has taken a resolution to withdraw South Africa from the International Criminal Court.
South Africans who use their dual citizenship to join the army in other countries are abusing the system, the ANC’s international relations subcommittee chairperson Obed Bapela says.
The ANC is to meet with the South African Jewish Board of Deputies to put an end to "acrimony".
The Hawks in the Eastern Cape have been requested to probe the deaths of initiates around the province, the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs says.
Twenty-three initiates have died since the start of the winter initiation season because of botched circumcisions and 104 others have been admitted to hospitals for related injuries.
Four young men have died since the start of the winter initiation season this year, Deputy Traditional Affairs Minister Obed Bapela says.
ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is to lead an ANC delegation to Perth, Australia, to woo South African voters living there and possibly establish a branch of the party.
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