If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Showers late. Morning clouds. Mild.
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs wants the renewal of a contract to outsource the processing of visas reviewed, likening it to the controversial Cash Paymaster Services contract.
Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele says he has written to AGO's liquidators, putting them on terms to provide assurance by Wednesday that the department's operations at Lindela will not be disrupted.
The efforts of a Department of Home Affairs employee have been so remarkable that they even attracted the attention of Minister of Home Affairs Siyabonga Cwele.
Thousands of uncollected IDs are gathering dust at home affairs offices around the country, Home Affairs minister Siyabonga Cwele says.
Tumane Mokoena, who can't locate his parents, is struggling to get his hands on an identity document so he can study further.
Of all the new Cabinet appointments, that of Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams carries the most political significance. She is young, comes from the ANC's youth structures, has been an MP for more than a decade and a deputy minister for a couple of years.
The sale is likely to attract interest from wireless carriers including Vodacom Group and MTN Group, which have long bemoaned a lack of opportunities to expand services.
The South African Social Security Agency and the South African Post Office are ready to start rolling out payments to social grant beneficiaries at the end of September, the social development minister has said.
Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele is to represent President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration of the new president-elect of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, the Presidency says.
State-owned freight and logistics company Transnet says it managed to increase its revenue by 5.3% to R65.5bn despite tough economic conditions.
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs asked Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele to investigate a contract between the department and technology company EOH.
Home Affairs minister Siyabonga Cwele has told Parliament's portfolio committee on home affairs that more businesses have come forward wanting to offer private airport terminal services similar to those of Fireblade.
The white paper deals with proposed solutions to issues such as long queues and staff shortages, as well as the establishment of a national identity system.
South Africa experienced a marginal increase in travellers over the festive season, with 6.8 million people entering the country, the Department of Home Affairs says.
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs views Siyabonga Cwele's appointment as minister of home affairs as a good step towards resolving some of the department's challenges.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced changes to the national executive at the Union Buildings, Pretoria.
Neighbouring Lesotho launched a 5G network in August. SA's best hope is... a little way off still.
Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele is scheduled to meet with local leaders in Ntabakhulu in the Eastern Cape before engaging with social grant beneficiaries.
The Reserve Bank has confirmed it received a submission from Postbank for a banking licence as the ANC puts pressure on government to speed up the process.
Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele said the price of data in South Africa remains “sticky”, suggesting lack of competition in the industry.
Western CapeUltimate SearchR180 000.00 - R220 000.00 Per Year
Western CapeDepartment of HealthR316 700.00 - R316 791.00 Per Year
GoodwoodSolutions MedicalR10 000.00 - R15 000.00 Per Month
R 6 250 000
R 7 995 000
R 5 940 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.