Showing posts with category "government"

ANC pushing ahead with new state bank in South Africa

The ANC is continuing its push to create a state bank in South Africa.

December 4, 2022
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Massive skills shortage in South Africa affecting hospitals

The South African Nursing Council (SANC) is blocking the training of new nurses despite the industry being in a critical state.

December 1, 2022
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Home Affairs expands new online booking system in South Africa – and the bank branches where you can get your Smart ID and passport

The Department of Home Affairs has extended its online Branch Appointment Booking System (BABS) to 56 offices, following its launch in June to process Smart ID cards and passport applications.

December 5, 2022
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These jobs have been added to South Africa’s critical skills list

The Department of Home Affairs has published its critical skills list for South Africa, showing what skills are in short supply across the country.

December 7, 2022
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Government uncovers 3,000 ‘ghost workers’ drawing salaries at Prasa

The Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula is investigating how thousands of unverified employees got onto the state-owned Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (Prasa) payroll.

December 1, 2022
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Cape Town gazettes new traffic laws to crack down on reckless taxis and Uber drivers

The City of Cape Town has gazetted its amended traffic by-law, which it says will help to regulate public transport vehicles and traffic within the city.

November 30, 2022
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The ANC wants to scrap TV licences – but there’s a catch

The ANC has proposed that the government move to scrap TV licences in the country – and replace it with a tax.

December 7, 2022
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South Africa’s army is a complete mess: report

South Africa’s army is not only underfunded and lacking critical skills and infrastructure, but a leaked audit report has found that its administration is also a complete mess – outlining wasteful ...

December 6, 2022
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No need to change the Reserve Bank’s mandate: finance minister

South African Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana said the central bank’s constitutional mandate to maintain price stability is sufficient to foster job creation, suggesting there’s no need for that ...

November 30, 2022
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Expect more roadblocks as SAPS tackles crime wave hitting South Africa

The South African Police Service is tightening their management of firearm control in the country to mitigate rising violent crime statistics.

December 5, 2022
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South Africa is facing another skills crisis

South Africa needs to increase the number of researchers and technicians it has at its disposal if it wants to remain globally competitive in innovation.

December 8, 2022
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ANC proposes big changes for the Reserve Bank – including nationalisation

ANC delegates at their latest policy conference have proposed that the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) mandate be moved beyond inflation targeting.

December 2, 2022
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