Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

“We must to learn to live together” – Mapisa-Nqakula

"We dare not let the actions of a few define us as a nation," writes Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula of the recent attacks on foreign nationals. "What was intended to pull our nation down must be used to strengthen our resolve to build a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous society which respects human dignity and rights of all people."

‘We must all join hands to fight crime’ – Mapisa-Nqakula

Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, urges South Africans to be vigilant this festive season to prevent crime and ensure our safety....

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.

Authorities ‘ready to ensure free, fair elections’

The police, defence force, and departments of State Security and Home Affairs have taken stringent measures to ensure that South Africa's upcoming elections - coinciding with the country's 20th year of freedom - are fully free and fair, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Committee to help Marikana families

President Jacob Zuma has appointed an inter-ministerial committee to coordinate and lead all support for the families and relatives of those killed during last week's violence in Marikana.

Zuma announces changes to Cabinet

President Jacob Zuma has announced several changes to his Cabinet, with a new minister and deputy for the transport portfolio underlining its importance in South Africa's state-led infrastructure drive.

South Africa’s gallows now instrument of healing

South Africa’s notorious gallows, the instrument of death of over 4 000 people, among them 134 convicted freedom fighters, is now a memorial site which honours the fallen.
SA marks first steps to democracy