Ministry of Women

Sowetan Dialogues discuss the role of women in a democratic SA

Women's rights are human rights; these powerful words were uttered and echoed by South African leaders at the Sowetan Dialogues in Bloemfontein, which discussed women's roles, rights and progress.

Cabinet’s increased gender balance welcomed

The increased proportion of female ministers and deputy ministers in President Jacob Zuma's new Cabinet, and the creation of a Ministry of Women in the Presidency, have been welcomed by South Africa's Commission for Gender Equality.

New minister wants end to mining strike

Ngoako Ramathlodi says his first order of business as new mineral resources minister will be to help facilitate an end to the four-month strike in South Africa's platinum mining belt. "Everyone would be keen to see the strike end as quickly as possible," Ramathlodi said after being sworn in to office on Monday.

Cabinet’s increased gender balance welcomed

The increased proportion of female ministers and deputy ministers in President Jacob Zuma's new Cabinet, and the creation of a Ministry of Women in the Presidency, have been welcomed by South Africa's Commission for Gender Equality.

New minister wants end to mining strike

Ngoako Ramathlodi says his first order of business as new mineral resources minister will be to help facilitate an end to the four-month strike in South Africa's platinum mining belt. "Everyone would be keen to see the strike end as quickly as possible," Ramathlodi said after being sworn in to office on Monday.

President Zuma announces new Cabinet

Cyril Ramaphosa was appointed Deputy President and Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was promoted to minister of finance in President Jacob Zuma's new Cabinet, announced on Sunday following his inauguration for a second term as President on Saturday.

Cabinet reshuffle welcomed

President Jacob Zuma has reshuffled top posts in the government, appointing new ministers and deputies to improve performance in his administration.
Zuma’s 2010 plan of action