Category Archives: Key Issues

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi: Release of Medical Schemes Amendment Bill ...

Ladies and gentlemen of the MediaGood afternoonWe have called this Press Conference to deal with two Bills - The Medical Schemes Amendment Bill; and The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill I will first present the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill and en...

MEC Helen Sauls-August announces plan to identify ambulance attackers

Eastern Cape Health MEC Ms Helen Sauls-August has announced that the department is roping in law enforcement agencies and security sector to deal with the spate of sporadic attacks on ambulances in various districts in the Province.In the past four

SOUTH AFRICAN BANKS FACING LOSSES OF HALF A BILLION RAND FROM ...

JOHANNESBURG-- The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) has projected that financial losses for financial institutions will amount to nearly half a billion rand (about 37.6 million US dollars) by the year's end if the current spate ca...

Abalone worth estimated R5million seized in Gordon’s Bay

Western Cape: During the early hours of this morning the efforts of Gordon's Bay police to protect the marine resources led to the discovery of abalone valued at approximately R 5 million.The members acted on information received from their Grabouw

Parliament debates budget vote policies, 12 and 14 Jun

National Council of Provinces policy debates on budget votes this weekThe Constitution empowers Parliament to make final decisions about government spending so that the people, through their democratically elected representatives, can have a say on bud...

President Cyril Ramaphosa extends condolences on passing of Amampondo ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa, on behalf of the country's population, has sent his words of condolence on the sad passing of the Queen Mother of Amampondo aseNyandeni, Queen Fikelephi 'Bongolethu' Ndamase, who departed the earth yesterday, 7 June 2018.The ...

Community apprehend armed robbery suspects in Summerstrand

Port Elizabeth: Attacks on innocent law abiding citizens has prompted the community in Summerstrand to be extra vigilant and to be aware of their surroundings at all times. This alertness paid off as two armed robbery suspects' freedom were curtailed

Eskom secures funding for the future

Eskom has secured 22% of the funding it needs in the new financial year, its board chairperson Jabu Mabuza said on Thursday.To date, Eskom has raised R43 billion between January and March 2018, and since April, secured 22% of the

Minister Nhlanhla Nene: Launch of Financial Sector Conduct Authority

Launch of the Financial Sector Conduct Authority speech by Minister of Finance Nhlanhla NeneThe acting Commissioner,The Transitional Management Committee of the FSCA The staff of the FSCA,Honoured guests,Ladies and gentlemenWe gather today two months a...

Drugs valued at almost R1m taken off the streets

Efforts to eradicate trafficking of drugs along our main entrance and exit routes from and to the Western Cape yet again yielded positive results following the confiscation of drugs with an estimated street value of R 907 100.00 en-route between