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June 21, 2019

Ramaphosa announces 7 priorities to take South Africa forward

In a speech delivered at a time of great economic difficulty, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced seven priorities that will fast track South Africa’s path to prosperity.

Delivering his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament on Thursday evening, the President said the time for idle talk was now over — everything comes down to implementation if the country is to realise the vision of the National Development Plan (NDP).

“Unless we take extraordinary measures, we will not realise Vision 2030. This means that we need to prioritise. We need to focus on those actions that will have the greatest impact, actions that will catalyse faster movement forward, [...]

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September 27, 2017

The youth must help unite South Africa

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, says it is important for young people to start participating in creating a society that is united, with a common vision of realising a prosperous South Africa.

The Minister addressed the official launch of the annual National Development Plan (NDP) school debate and essay competition that was held in Pretoria on Tuesday.

The competition was held as part of the fifth-anniversary celebration of the adoption of the NDP under the theme: “Define your Ideal South Africa of 2030 and play your part”.

He said it was pleasing to see many young people participate in the competition that is very [...]

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September 15, 2017

Draft policy to strengthen SOE governance

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the Inter-Ministerial Committee on state-owned entities (SOEs) will soon submit a second draft of the shareholder oversight policy with an aim of improving governance at SOEs.

The Deputy President said this when responding to a question by DA MP Jacques Julius at the National Council of Provinces on Wednesday. Julius had asked what actions have been taken to implement some recommendations of the Presidential Review Committee on SOEs.

He said government is currently involved in the process of reforming the State Owned Enterprises. This process, the Deputy President said, was being led by the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) that he [...]

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July 19, 2017

67 homes for 67 families on Nelson Mandela Day

Habitat for Humanity South Africa in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation will be hosting their Nelson Mandela International Build Week from 17 to 21 July in Orange Farm, Gauteng. The goal is to build 67 homes for 67 families in honour of the annual call for people to devote one minute of their time for every year of Mandela’s public service.

Habitat for Humanity South Africa is the local iteration of the US non-profit organisation founded by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live. This year marks their 21st year in South Africa and celebrations will be held in December. In 2013 the strategy of Habitat for Humanity South Africa shifted to building not [...]

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