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Chabane was ‘a quiet strategist who worked for the people’

Paying tribute to the late Collins Chabane on Thursday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the compassionate and humble Public Service Minister had been genuinely committed to improving the lives of all South Africans.

South Africa’s action plan to keep the lights on

South Africa's so-called "energy war room" - established last year to address the country's energy issues - was focused on implementing the government's plan to stabilise supply and diversify sources of energy, Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti told a media briefing this week.

State of the Nation: South Africa’s democracy remains strong

In a country as diverse as South Africa, it is natural for there to be differing views and vigorous contestation, writes Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. So it would be a mistake to assume the fracas in parliament during the State of the Nation Address on 12 February meant our democracy was on the edge of an abyss.

SA struggle heroes to be repatriated

The remains of Moses Kotane and JB Marks, who were buried in Russia in the 1970s, during the struggle against apartheid, will be repatriated. They will be reburied in North West. "They will be remembered as heroes of our liberation struggle," said Art and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Radical transformation is necessary: Zuma

In a response to a two-day debate on his State of the Nation address, President Jacob Zuma said industrialisation, boosting agriculture and manufacturing, as well as adding value to the country's mineral wealth, would help open up economic participation to all who live in South Africa.

Plans to tap into South Africa’s oceans on track

Operation Phakisa to promote economic growth and job creation is surging ahead. Its oceans economy lab is in the implementation phase. This comes as South Africa's oceans are estimated to have the potential to contribute up to R177-billion to gross domestic product.

Radical transformation is necessary: Zuma

In a response to a two-day debate on his State of the Nation address, President Jacob Zuma said industrialisation, boosting agriculture and manufacturing, as well as adding value to the country's mineral wealth, would help open up economic participation to all who live in South Africa.

President welcomes special guests to South Africa’s Sona

A number of special guests attended the State of the Nation at the invitation of President Jacob Zuma. Among them were three schoolgirls who represented the country at the G20 summit in Australia. Other guests were sports stars and entrepreneurs.

Brand South Africa at WEF Davos 2015

Brand South Africa is at the 45th World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos from 21 to 24 January 2015 to share...

End of year statement by President Jacob Zuma

Read South African President Jacob Zuma’s statement to mark the end of 2014.