Media advisories

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

 

 22 July 2014

Media Diary for government media briefings and budget vote debates, Parliament, Cape Town on 23 July 2014.

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Monday, July 21, 2014

21 July 2014

Media Diary for government media briefings and budget vote debates, Parliament, Cape Town on 22 July 2014.

Departments

Date

Venue

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

18  July 2014

Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi will be concluding her activities for the Imbizo Focus Week by meeting with communities and participating in clean up campaigns in Giyani and Malamulele in Limpopo this weekend. The focus week was launched on 13...

Friday, July 18, 2014

18 July 2014

Media Diary  for government media briefings and budget vote debates, Parliament, Cape Town on 21 July 2014.

Departments

Date

Venue

Media Briefing /Engagement Time

Media Briefing Status

NA Budget...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

17 July 2014

The Department of Communications will commemorate Mandela Day in Hammanskraal outside of Pretoria. The Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi and the staff will spend the day at Tender Loving Care Old Age Home and Tshwaraganang Orphanage.

...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

15 July 2014

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will hand over OpenView HD satellite television set installations at J.S. Skenjana Senior Secondary School in Idutywa and Milton Mbekela High School in Qunu on the 17 July 2014. The...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

 The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi and Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will, on Tuesday 15 July 2014, address the media during a pre-budget vote embargoed briefing, on the Government Communication and Information System Budget Vote.

Members of the media are invited...

Monday, July 14, 2014

14 July 2014

 

Departments

Date

Venue

Time

Status

NA Budget Vote  Debate...

Friday, July 11, 2014

11 Jul 2014

Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi will launch the Imbizo Focus Week at Vhembe district municipality in Limpopo. Government will embark on the first National Imbizo Focus Week of the new administration from 14 - 20 July 2014.

The Izimbizo programme ensures...

Thursday, July 10, 2014

10 July 2014

The Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi, MP, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today (09 July 2014) in Pretoria.

Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: Thursday, 10 July...

Friday, June 27, 2014

27 June 2014

Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will visit the North West Province on Monday, 30th June 2014. The Deputy Minister will deliver an address to the Youth Sectoral Parliament at the North West Legislature on the overview...

Thursday, June 26, 2014

26 June 2014

The Ministerial Enquiry on Lwandle evictions led by Advocate Denzel Potgieter SC will on Monday, 30 June 2014, brief members of the media on the progress and operations of the enquiry.

Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu established...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

25 Jun 2014

The Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi MP will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today (25/6/14) in Parliament.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date: Thursday, 26 June...

Monday, June 23, 2014

23 June 2014

Members of the media are invited to a meet and greet briefing session by the Honourable Minister of Communications Ms Faith Muthambi.
 
The new Communications Ministry was established after the Cabinet announcement by the President last...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

10 June 2014

Members of the media are advised that there will be a Cabinet Lekgotla on the 10th  to the 12th  of June 2014.

Media are invited to a photo opportunity and brief remarks.

The details are as follows:
Date: 10 June 2014
Time:...

Friday, May 23, 2014

23 May 2014

Members of the media are advised that there will be video feed and photos distributed to all whom it at the media need centre.

PHOTOS DISSEMINATION

A total of 12 select photographers have been selected to shoot pool pictures at the...

Thursday, May 22, 2014

22 May 2014

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Paul Mashatile will on Thursday, 23 May brief media on the cultural programme of the Presidential Inauguration.
Members of the media are invited to attend as follows:

Date: Friday, 23 May 2014...

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

 21 May 2014

Members of the media are advised of the following arrangements for the Presidential Inauguration taking place on the 24 May 2014. There are space and movement limitations at the Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre and therefore not all the media will be...

Monday, May 19, 2014

19 May 2014 

Members of the media are advised that the Accreditation Centre will be open for media accreditation for the Presidential Inauguration as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 21 - 23 May 2014
Time: 08h00-18h00
Venue: Tshwane City Hall,...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

14 May 2014

The Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration and chairperson of the Inauguration Inter- Ministerial Committee, Collins Chabane will brief media on government’s state of readiness to host the 2014 Presidential...

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

6 May 2014

Members of the media are invited to apply for media accreditation for the 2014 Presidential Inauguration.

Members of the media are advised that the pre-accreditation online registration process is accessible on http://www.gcis.gov.za/content/...

Friday, May 2, 2014

2 May 2014

Ministers of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS), will on Saturday, the 3rd of May  visit  Bekkersdal in Gauteng province  in a bid to ensure stability ahead of the elections. 

This is the seventh of a series of visits the...

Thursday, May 1, 2014

1 May 2014

The 3rd May is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom day, as per the proclamation by the United Nations (UN) at its General Assembly in 1993, in line with Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This followed the 26th session of...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

29 April 2014

The Minister of Police Nathi Mthethwa will tomorrow lead a delegation of Ministers in the  Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster, as they assess the state of readiness for the general elections in the Rustenburg area, North West. ...

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

23 April 2014

Ministers of the  Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS), will visit election hotspots in the Western Cape in a bid to ensure stability ahead of the elections.  Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa will lead the delegation.

The...

Friday, April 4, 2014

4 April 2013

Members of the media are invited to the Post-SoNA media briefing of the Social Protection and Community Development Cluster. The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini and Minister of Women, Children and...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

1 April 2014

Minister of Arts and Culture, Paul Mashatile and Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Collins Chabane will launch Freedom Month on Thursday, 3 April 2014 at Government Communication and Information System (GCIS). The theme for the 2014...

Monday, March 31, 2014

31 March 2014

Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Paul Mashatile and Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr Collins Chabane will launch Freedom Month on Thursday, 3 April 2014 at Government Communication and Information System. The theme for the 2014 Freedom...

Sunday, March 30, 2014

30 March 2014 

Members of the media are invited to a post State of Nation Address  (SoNA) media briefing on peacekeeping and post conflict reconstruction and development efforts by South Africa.

The Minister of Defence, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will lead the media...

Thursday, March 27, 2014

26 March 2014

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will meet with stakeholders from the mining industry for a regularly scheduled consultative forum aimed at bringing stability to the sector.

Media are invited to a media briefing post the meeting, the...

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

25 March 2014

Members of the media are advised that the media briefing on the POST-  SoNA  Rural Development And Land Reform  which was scheduled to take place on Thursday, March 27, has been postponed and media will be advised on the new date.

Members...

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

25 March 2014
It is seven days to go and the South African media are once again invited to submit their entries for the 2014 SADC Media Awards competition. Watch the SADC Media Awards YouTube video on the link : http://youtu.be/dRpNgsSRK3E

The Awards were established following a...

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

25 March 2014

Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, Collins Chabane will on Thursday, 27 March 2014 address youth in the Nelson Mandela Bay through a lecture and dialogue on 20 Years of Freedom under the theme - South Africa: a...

Thursday, March 20, 2014

19 March 2014

The Acting Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Angie Motshekga, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held in Pretoria on the 19th  March 2014.  

Members of the media are...

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

19 March 2014

Government will brief the media on the response to the Public Protector’s final report on security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s private residence in Nkandla.

Details are as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 19 March 2014
Time:...

Monday, March 17, 2014

17 March 2014

Members of the media are invited to a post State of Nation Address (SoNA) media briefing on South Africa’s foreign policy.
 
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will lead the media briefing...

Thursday, March 13, 2014

13 March 2014

Members of the media are invited to a post State of Nation Address  (SoNA) media briefing on Local Government. Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Lechesa Tsenoli will lead the media briefing.
 
Details are as...

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

11 March 2014

Members of the media are invited to a post State of Nation Address (SoNA) media briefing on Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS).
 
Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Jeff Radebe will lead the media briefing....

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

5 March 2014

The Acting Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Edna Molewa, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held in Cape Town on 5 March 2014. 
 
Members of the media are...

Monday, March 3, 2014

2 March 2014

Members of the media are invited to a joint post State of Nation Address  (SoNA) media briefing on Economic Sectors and Employment and Infrastructure Development.

Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters and Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Gugile...

Monday, February 24, 2014

24 February 2014

Members of the media are invited to a post State of Nation Address Public Service and Administration Cluster media briefing.

Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will lead the media briefing.
 
Minister...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

18 February 2014

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will make a formal announcement on the World Organisation for Animal Health's (OiE) decision to lift the ban on the export of meat imports for South Africa at a press conference in Cape Town,...

Monday, February 17, 2014

17 February 2014

The Acting CEO of GCIS, Ms Phumla Williams requests the pleasure of your company during the media launch of the 2014 SADC Media Awards. The Awards were established by SADC to encourage media practitioners in...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

12 February 2014

The South African media are invited to submit their entries for the 2014 SADC Media Awards competition. Watch the SADC Media Awards YouTube video.

The Awards were established following a decision by the Council of Ministers in 1996 to...

Monday, February 3, 2014

2 February 2014

Members of the media are advised that there will be a Cabinet Lekgotla starting from the 4th to the 6th of February 2014 at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria. 

A photo opportunity of all members of Cabinet and brief remarks by...

Thursday, January 30, 2014

30 January 2014

The Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Obed Bapela will on 31 January 2014, bid farewell to outgoing Board members of Media Diversity and Development Agency  and also welcome and introduce a new board...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

 

 

18 December 2013

Ministers of the Justice Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS) and Minister of Public Works Thulas Nxesi will release the Task Team Report on matters relating to the security upgrade at President Jacob Zuma's private residence...

Saturday, December 14, 2013

14 December 2013

Government wishes to advise that all accredited media are granted access to the Nelson Mandela Museum in Qunu (media centre) to cover the State Funeral of President Nelson Mandela. On provision of the accreditation tags, media will be able to...

Friday, December 13, 2013

13 December 2013

Media are invited to a technical media briefing hosted by  Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) on  media arrangements of the state funeral of former President Mandela. 

The details are as follows:

Date: Friday,  13 December...

Friday, December 13, 2013

Media are advised that Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) Ministers will brief the media on the State Funeral of former President Nelson Mandela.

The details are as follows:

Date: Friday, 13 December 2013
Time: 18h00
Venue: Nelson Mandela Museum, Qunu

Enquiries:...

Friday, December 13, 2013

13 December 2013

President Nelson Mandela will receive an official send off from the Waterkloof Military Airforce Base in Pretoria  on Saturday, 14 December 2013.

The military will hand over the remains of President Nelson Mandela to the ruling party at...

Friday, December 13, 2013

13 December 2013

(NOTE TO EDITORS: This factsheet provides a little more detail that supports the State Funeral update given by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters at Mthatha at 18h00 today on behalf of the Inter-Ministerial Committee coordinating the State Funeral...

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Members of the media are advised of the following media arrangements for the final day of the lying-in-state of Former President Nelson Mandela. The media bus service will take place between 05h00 and 09h00 from the Tshwane City Hall to the media centre situated on Southern Lawns of the Union...
Thursday, December 12, 2013

12 December 2013
 
 

Deputy Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, will brief the media on the issue of the interpreter at the National Memorial Service of former President Nelson Mandela earlier in the...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

11 December 2013

Media are advised that Minister in The Presidency, Collins Chabane, will lead a media briefing to provide an update on the State Funeral of former President Nelson Mandela.
 
Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Time: 16h00
...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

 

11 December 2013

The first day of the Lying in State for former President Nelson Mandela took place successfully today, with more than 500 media personnel at the event.

For day two, there will be a media bus service between 05h00 and 09h00...

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

10 December 2013

The memorial service of the late ex- World Boxing Champion and SA Sport Legend Jacob Baby Jake Matlala will be held tomorrow.

DATE: 11 December 2013
TIME: 09h00
VENUE: Nasrec Stadium JHB

Minister Mbalula, Sascoc...

Monday, December 9, 2013

9 December 2013

To: All Broadcasters

Government wishes to inform all members of the media that all Broadcast Media Stand-up positions at the FNB Stadium for the Memorial Service of the late former President Nelson Mandela have been allocated. However,...

Monday, December 9, 2013

9 December 2013

Media are advised that the Official Memorial Service of former President Nelson Mandela will take place tomorrow, 10th December 2013 at the FNB Stadium in Soweto.

The SABC is the official and host broadcaster for the memorial service. In...

Monday, December 9, 2013

9 December 2013

The media centre situated at NASREC EXPO in Hall 6 is now operational  and open to all accredited media. Media are advised to use the facilities in the media centre to access pool broadcast material as well as working space for filing.

...

Sunday, December 8, 2013

8 December 2013

The briefing to be held by Minister in The Presidency, Collins Chabane on developments relating to the state funeral of President Nelson Mandela is postponed to a later time today  in light of the  church services that are currently underway as...

Sunday, December 8, 2013

8 December 2013

Members of the media are reminded about the briefing to be held by Minister in The Presidency, Collins Chabane on developments relating to the state funeral of President Nelson Mandela. Minister Chabane will be joined by the Minister of DIRCO,...

Sunday, December 8, 2013

8 December 2013

Members of the media are advised that the media centre at the Nasrec Expo Centre is fully operational for accreditation. Media are reminded to do online pre- registration first on http://m.gcis.gov.za/index.php, before proceeding to Nasrec Expo...

Sunday, December 8, 2013

8 December 2013

Members of the media are advised that the media centre at the Nasrec Expo Centre will not be operational due to unforeseen delays. Media will be advised when the centre is operational.

However, accreditation will still continue at the...

Saturday, December 7, 2013

7 December 2013

Minister in The Presidency for Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration Collins Chabane will today brief the media on developments of the state funeral of former President Nelson Mandela.
 
Details of the...

Saturday, December 7, 2013

7 December 2013

Media are advised that the Mandela Family spokesperson, General Matanzima will be updating media on matters relating to former President Nelson Mandela.
 
Details of the briefing are as follows:
Date: Saturday, 7 December  2013...

Saturday, December 7, 2013

7 December 2013

Media are advised that the accreditation centre for the state funeral of former President Nelson Mandela will from Sunday, 08 December relocate to Nasrec Expo Centre and  it will be operational from 08h30am.

Media should make use of Gate...

Friday, December 6, 2013

6 December 2013

Media are invited to a joint technical media briefing hosted by  Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and  the SABC on the media arrangements of the state funeral of President Mandela. 

The details are as follows:
...

Thursday, December 5, 2013

5 December 2013
 
The Acting Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Angie Motshekga will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held in Pretoria today, 4 December 2013.
 
Members of the media are invited to...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

20 November 2013

The 16 Days Activism Campaign for No Violence against Women and Children is an annual awareness raising campaign observed globally. The purpose of the campaign is to address policy and legal issues; as well as campaign for the protection of survivors...

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

 

20 November 2013

The Acting Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Lindiwe Sisulu, joined by the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster Ministers will address members of the media on the...

Saturday, November 9, 2013

 9 November 2013

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Jeff Radebe will lead a panel of Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS) Ministers in a media briefing on the Public Protector’s interim report on the security upgrade at Nkandla.

...

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

6 November 2013

Cabinet statement of 6 November

The Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Collins Chabane, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held in Cape Town on 6 November....

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

5 November 2013

Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, will on Thursday, 7 November,  lead a panel of Governance and Administration Cluster Ministers during a quarterly cluster media briefing.

The media briefings are aimed at...

Friday, November 1, 2013

1 November 2013

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister, Jeff Radebe will on Sunday, 3 November 2013, lead a panel of Justice, Crime Prevention and Security cluster (JCPS) Ministers during a quarterly cluster media briefing.
The media briefings...

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

23 October 2013

The GCIS Acting CEO, Phumla Williams  will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today in Parliament.
All members of the media are invited to the media briefing.
 
The details are as follows:...

Thursday, October 17, 2013

17 October 2013

Minister Collins Chabane and MDDA in partnership with Parliament, GCIS and SABC cordially invites you to the “Black Wednesday – 19 Oct. 1977” commemoration and Media Freedom Day celebrations to be held on Friday, 18 October at the GCIS Imbizo...

Thursday, October 10, 2013

10 October 2013

The Acting CEO of GCIS and Cabinet Spokesperson, Ms Phumla Williams will today brief media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held yesterday.  She will be joined by the Minister of Mineral Resources, Ms Susan Shabangu.

The media...

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

17 Sep 2013

Government will hold a series of quarterly Ministerial Cluster media briefings to inform citizens on progress made in the implementation of the 12 Outcomes and respective service delivery agreements.

On 18 September 2013, Basic Education...

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

3 September 2013

Members of the media are advised that the Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Collins Chabane, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today in Parliament.

...

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

21 August 2013

The Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Collins Chabane, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today in Parliament.

Members of the media are invited as...

Monday, August 12, 2013

12 Aug 2013

Media are invited to a photo opportunity of members of the Cabinet.

This will take place before the commencement of the Cabinet Lekgotla on Tuesday, 13 August 2013.

The details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 13 August 2013...

Thursday, August 8, 2013

8 August 2013

The Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Collins Chabane, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held in Parliament on Wednesday 7 August 2013.

All members of the...

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

17 July 2013

As part of promoting a spirit of volunteerism and observing the Nelson Mandela Day, Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) will tomorrow lend a helping hand to two orphanage homes in Atteridgeville, Pretoria.
 
These are...

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

17 July 2013

Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation as well as Administration, Collins Chabane, will devote 67 Minutes of service at Isizwe Setjhaba Secondary School in Vereeniging as part of Mandela Day.

The overarching...

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

17 July 2013

Members of the media are invited to attend the official launch of the Smart ID Card to be held on the Nelson Mandela day.
 
Details of the launch are as follows:
 
Date:    18 July 2013
Time:    06h00 to 09h00
Venue: ...

Friday, June 21, 2013

21 June 2013

 
Acting Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Ms Phumla Williams and Media Development and Diversity Agency CEO, Mr Lumko Mtinde will on Friday, 21 June 2013 brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Community Media Forum held in...

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

12 June 2013

The Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Collins Chabane, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held in Cape Town on Wednesday 12 June 2013.

...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The National Imbizo Focus Week will run from 10 to 17 June 2013 and will see Ministers and Deputy Ministers, Premiers, MECs, Mayors and Councillors engage with communities around the struggle against substance abuse. The intention of this week is to scale up the national action plan against...

Friday, June 7, 2013

7 June 2013

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing on progress made by the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security ( JCPS) cluster in the fight against corruption. Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJ),  Jeff Radebe will lead a...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

29 May 2013

The Minister of Public Service and Administration, Lindiwe Sisulu, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held in Cape Town on Wednesday 29 May 2013.

The details are as follows:
 Date: Thursday, 30 May...

Saturday, May 18, 2013

 18 May 2013

Members of the media are invited to the briefing by the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster Ministers on the outcome of the investigation into the Waterkloof Air Force Base private plane landing.

The details are as follows:

...
Thursday, May 16, 2013

Kindly be informed that GCIS will be relocating on 17 May 2013 from the Midtown Building, Pretoria CBD to a state-of-the-art new office building in
Hatfield. The department will begin operating from the new premises – Tshedimosetso House - from 20 May 2013.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

15 May 2013

The Acting Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration, Ms Edna Molewa will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held  today, 15 May 2013.
 
The media briefing will take place...

Thursday, May 9, 2013

9 May 2013

 
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will on Saturday, 11 May 2013, lead a government delegation in a meeting with farmers and farm workers in De Doorns in the Western Cape.
The meeting is part...

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The Minister in The Presidency for Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration, Collins Chabane delivered the GCIS Budget Vote Speech in Parliament on 9 May from 14:00.

The Budget Vote sets out how much money the GCIS would need during the next financial year. During...

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

 8 May 2013
 

Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, as well as Administration, Collins Chabane will deliver the GCIS Budget Vote Speech in Parliament tomorrow.
As part of the activities, the Minister and Deputy Minister...

Friday, May 3, 2013

2 May 2013

Members of the media are invited to the briefing by the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster Ministers to update on the Indian delegation that landed at the Waterkloof Air Force Base.

 

The details are as follows:

 ...

Thursday, May 2, 2013

 1 May 2013

The Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration, Collins Chabane will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday, 30 April 2013.

...

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

24 April 2013

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Postponent of the International Cooperation, Trade and Security (ICTS) cluster media briefing 
 

The briefing was supposed to take place as follows:

Date:      TOMORROW, Friday, 26 April 2013
Time:    ...

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

17 April 2013

Members of the media are invited to the launch of the historic Social Accord on Youth Employment in South Africa by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at the Hector Peterson Square in Soweto on 18 April 2013.
 
...

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

20 March 2013

The Deputy Minister of Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr Obed Bapela will today officiate at the gala dinner to honour the delegates that attended the Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers (CCETYW) 2013, which...

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

19 March 2013

Trevor Manuel, the Minister in the SA Presidency responsible for Planning, José María Figueres, former President of Costa Rica, and David Miliband MP, former UK Foreign Secretary, invite you to a media briefing at the...

Monday, March 18, 2013

12 March 2013

Members of the media are invited to apply for accreditation to the Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers (CCETYW 2013) to be held in South Africa from 18 – 20 March 2013 at the University of South Africa (UNISA).
 
...

Friday, March 15, 2013

It’s all systems go for the hosting of the Inaugural Commonwealth Conference on Education and Training of Youth Workers taking place in South Africa from 18 – 20 March 2013.  Various international speakers from Ireland, Australia and the UK, amongst others, have descended in our shores to...

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

13 March 2013

The Deputy Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr Obed Bapela, will deliver a keynote address during the launch of the 2013 SADC Media Awards competition.

The SADC Media Awards are annual awards that...

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

13 March 2013

The Acting Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Ms Phumla Williams will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 13 March 2013. Following the briefing by the Cabinet Spokesperson, the Minister of Health...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

12 March 2013

The Director-General of the Department of Military Veterans (DMV), Mr Tsepe Motumi will hand over healthcare cards to military veterans to ensure easy access to health services. The issuing of these cards will be done in phases starting with Gauteng and the...

Friday, March 8, 2013

8 March 2013

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Obed Bapela and National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) Chief Executive Steven Ngubeni will officially launch the Commonwealth Conference on education and training of youth workers which will be hosted at the University of...

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

6 March 2013

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address (SoNA) on Thursday, 14 February 2013 where he outlined government’s priorities and plans and set the tone for delivery in the year ahead.

Members of the media are invited to the post SoNA...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

5 March 2013

The South African chapter of the SADC Media programme has commenced with Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) inviting all media for entries to the 2013 SADC Media Awards competition.

The SADC Media Awards competition was established...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

5 March 2013

The South African Chapter of the SADC Media awards has launched the 2013 Media Awards Competition which is open to all journalists who are South African nationals. The Award is in the fields of print journalism, radio journalism,...

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

27 February 2013

The Acting Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Phumla Williams will address the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 27 February 2013.   

The media briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 28...

Sunday, December 30, 2012

30 December 2012

Kindly note that the Marikana Commission of Inquiry will not be sitting on 5, 6, 7, 10 and 11 December 2012 and will also not be sitting from 21 December 2012 until 20 January 2013, and will resume on the 21st of January 2013.

The Commission is...

Thursday, December 13, 2012

13 December 2012

The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) in partnership with Bush Radio are hosting the 12th Media Kidocracy Konference (MKK) 2012 attended by 96 young South Africans, between the 10 - 14 December 2012 at...

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

5 December 2012

The Acting Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Ms Phumla Williams will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 05 December 2012.   
 
The media briefing will take place as follows:
Date:...

Monday, November 26, 2012

26 November 2012

The Minister of Police, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa and the Chief Executive Officer of the Local Organising Committee (LOC), Mr Mvuzo Mbebe will brief media on the national security and health state of readiness for...

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

21 November 2012
 

The Acting Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Ms Phumla Williams will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 21 November 2012.   

The media briefing will take place as follows:
Date:...

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

7 November 2012

The Acting Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS Acting CEO, Ms Phumla Williams will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 7 November.    
 
The media briefing will take place as follows:
Date:...

Thursday, October 25, 2012

25 October 2012

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), will announce government intentions in relation to toll fees as part of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP).
 
Members of the media are invited to...

Thursday, October 18, 2012

18 October 2012

The annual meeting between Cabinet and the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) is scheduled to take place this coming weekend. These meetings provide a strategic platform for government and the media to strengthen working relations as well as...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

16 October 2012

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) is in the process of updating its database of media organisations and journalists. All members of the media are hereby requested to participate in this process by submitting the information...

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

10 October 2012

The Acting Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Ms Phumla Williams will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.   
 
The media briefing will take place as follows:
Date: Thursday, 11 October 2012
...

Thursday, September 20, 2012

20 September 2012 

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Administration, Collins Chabane will address  members of the media on Friday 21 September 2012.

The media briefing will take place as follows:
...

Friday, September 14, 2012

14 September 2012

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Jeff Radebe will brief the media on behalf of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster about developments in the mining industry.

The details are as follows:
Date: Friday,...

Thursday, September 13, 2012

13 September 2012

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, is today meeting the leadership of Cosatu as part of stakeholder consultations on the GFIP. This is a follow-up to...

Thursday, September 6, 2012

6 September 2012

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing following the Cabinet Lekgotla from 4 to 6 September.  The briefing will also communicate the decisions of the ordinary Cabinet meeting held on 4 September.

The details are as follows:
...

Monday, September 3, 2012

3 September 2012

Cabinet will hold its mid-year Cabinet Lekgotla from 04 to 06 September at SM Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

The Lekgotla will deliberate on five key issues:

Progress on implementation of government’s priorities Progress made on...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

29 August 2012

Following the announcement of the appointment of Ms Phumla Williams as acting CEO of GCIS, members of the media are advised that all media queries related to GCIS should be directed to Ms Williams.

Her contact details are as follows:
Email:...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

28 August 2012

The Chairperson of The Motsepe Foundation (TMF), Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe is hosting a breakfast meeting with stakeholders to update and outline progress made since the launch of the Women and Budget Initiative, now known as the “Gender Responsive Budget...

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

22 August 2012

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Marikana tragedy, led by Minister in The Presidency Collins Chabane working together with religious leaders, mine workers and other stakeholders, will  be holding an official memorial service for victims of the Marikana...

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

21 August 2012

Members of the media are invited to the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Marikana Tragedy meeting with the South African Council of Churches(SACC) at the Rustenburg Civic Centre. The IMC will also meet with traditional leaders.
 
There will...

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

21 August 2012

Cabinet Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on 21 August. The briefing will take place as follows:

The details are as follows:

Date:Wednesday, 22 August 2012
Time:...

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

8 August 2012

Members of the media, who have applied for accreditation for the commemoration of the National Women's Day to be held at the Union Buildings, South Lawns, in Pretoria are advised to collect their accreditation cards on the day of the event (9 August 2012...

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

25 July 2012

The South African women national soccer team, Banyana Banyana will kickstart the Olympic games programme in London tonight when they play against Sweden at 19h45 South African time. The Game will be broadcast live on SABC and Supersport Channels.

...

Thursday, July 19, 2012

19 July 2012

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, will meet with COSATU as part of stakeholder consultations on the GFIP. 

Media are invited to a photo-...

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

18 July 2012

In honour of Mandela Day the post-Cabinet media briefing scheduled for this afternoon has been postponed.

Cabinet Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on 17 July 2012 on Thursday,...

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

17 July 2012

Deputy Minister in The Presidency, Mr Obed Bapela, will lead a delegation to Mbekweni Indoor Sports Hall, Paarl in the Western Cape. Earlier this year, Minister in The Presidency: Performance Monitoring, Evaluation & Administration, Mr Collins Chabane,...

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The media briefing has been postponed until further notice.

28 June

Members of the media are invited to the briefing of the International Cooperation, Trade and Security (ICTS) Cluster. The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Defence and...

Saturday, June 23, 2012



23 Jun 2012

Members of the media are advised that the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, will continue consultations with key stakeholders as...

Friday, June 22, 2012

22 June 2012

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will be leading the Governance and Administration cluster media briefing today.

Members of the Media are invited as follows:

Date: Friday, 22 June 2012
Time: 10h00
Venue: First floor, Midtown building...

Friday, June 22, 2012

22 June 2012

Members of the media are invited to the briefing of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster. The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Jeff Radebe will lead the briefing.
 
The details are as...

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

20 June 2012

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, will meet with Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (OUTA) as part of stakeholder consultations on the GFIP.  
 ...

Monday, June 18, 2012

18 June 2012

Members of the media are advised that the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema.

Motlanthe, will be holding consultation meetings with various stakeholders.  This is...

Sunday, June 17, 2012

17 June 2012

Members of the media are invited to the briefing of the Social Protection and Community Development Cluster. The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini will lead the briefing.

The details are as follows:

Date...

Friday, June 15, 2012

15 June

Government will hold a series of ministerial cluster media briefings to report and update the nation on the progress made around implementation of the Programme of Action since the State of the Nation Address. The briefings will highlight the clusters...

Thursday, June 14, 2012

14 June 2012

Members of the media are advised that a media briefing on the decisions of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 will take place as follows:

Date:            Friday, 15 June 2012
Time:            09h00
Venue:          GCIS...

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

13 June 2012

Members of the media are advised that the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project(GFIP), which is chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, will be holding consultation meetings with various stakeholders.  This is a follow...

Monday, June 4, 2012

4 June

Members of the media are advised that the technical media briefing on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) has been postponed until further notice.

Enquiries:
Jimmy Manyi
Cell: 082 379 3454

Issued by Government Communication...

Thursday, May 31, 2012

31 May

Cabinet Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 30 May 2012.
 
Minister in the Presidency, Mr Collins Chabane, will release the Mid Term Review Report at the briefing....

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

29 May

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will brief the media on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project following an update report to Cabinet by the Inter-Ministerial Committee which he chairs. The Inter-Ministerial Committee comprises of Ministers...

Thursday, May 24, 2012

24 May 2012 

It is expected that an announcement regarding the preferred site for hosting the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) may be made on Friday, 25 May 2012, by the Office of the SKA Organisation, following an SKA Members' General Meeting, to be held at Schiphol Airport...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

23 May 2012

Child Protection Week will be marked from 27 May to 3 June 2012 under the theme: "Working Together to Protect Children".

The theme, adopted by the National Child Care and Protection Forum, upholds the government's commitments to child protection, in...

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

22 May 2012

Members of the media are hereby advised that the Deputy President's media briefing initially scheduled for Thursday, 24 May 2012 has been postponed.

The Deputy President's media briefing which will focus on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project,...

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

16 May 2012

Cabinet Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 16 May 2012.

Media briefing details are as follows:
Date: Thursday, 17 May 2012
Time: 09h00
Venue: Imbizo...

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

16 May 2012

Government will on Thursday 17 May hold a memorial service in honour of the late Minister of Public Service and Administration, Roy Padayachie.

Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: 17 May 2012
Time: 11h00
Venue: Tshwane City...

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

9 May 2012

The Official Funeral of the late former Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Sicelo Shiceka will take place on Saturday, 12 May 2012 at Standard Bank Arena in Johannesburg. 

The proceedings will start at 09h00 until 11h00. ...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

8 May 2012

The Official Funeral of the late Minister of Public Service and Administration, Mr Roy Padayachie will take place on Wednesday, 9 May 2012 at Sahara Kingsmead Stadium in Durban from 11h00.

Minister Padayachie will be cremated at Clare Estate Crematorium...

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

2 May 2012

Members of the media are advised that the post-Cabinet media briefing by Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Jimmy Manyi will  be held on Friday, 4 May 2012 at 09h00 not 10h00 as announced earlier.  The venue has also changed to Room 153, Union Buildings. ...

Friday, April 27, 2012

27 April 2012

The Justice Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster will on Saturday, 28 April 2012, brief members of the media on the Special Remission of Sentences, following the announcement by President Jacob Zuma during the Freedom Day celebrations. The briefing...

Thursday, April 12, 2012

12 April 2012

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will tomorrow, host the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC) Provincial and Local Government Conference as announced by President Jacob Zuma yesterday.

The purpose of the conference is to...

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

20 March 2012

Members of the media are advised that the Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Jimmy Manyi will on Thursday hold a media briefing on the decisions of the Cabinet meeting held today 20 March 2012. The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

14 March 2012

Mr Obed Bapela, Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, will today officially launch the GCIS-produced Public Sector Manager Magazine (PSM).

PSM is a business-to-business magazine that allows public sector...

Friday, March 9, 2012

9 March 2012

Ministers Rob Davies and Minister Ebrahim Patel will address members of the media on the government response on the judgement of the Competition Appeals Court on Walmart.

The briefing will be held as follows:

Date: Friday, 9 March 2012
...

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

7 March 2012

The GCIS CEO and Government Spokesperson, Jimmy Manyi will brief members of the media on the decisions of the Cabinet meeting held 7th March 2012.

The briefing will be held as follows:

Date: Thursday, 8 March 2012
Time: 10h00
Venue...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

29 February 2012

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), as the National Media Coordinator, invites media for entries to the 2012 SADC Media Awards competition.

The SADC Media Awards competition was established following a decision by the Council...

Monday, February 27, 2012

27 February 2012

Members of the media are invited to the post State of the Nation Address (SoNA) media briefing of the Infrastructure Development cluster. The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Transport, Sibusiso Ndebele will lead the briefing....

Monday, February 27, 2012

27 February 2012

Members of the media are invited to the post State of the Nation Address (SoNA) media briefing of the Economic Sectors and Employment cluster. The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform , Gugile Nkwiti will lead the...

Friday, February 24, 2012

24 February 2012

Members of the media are invited to the post State of the Nation Address (SoNA) media briefing of the International Cooperation Trade and Security (ICTS) cluster. The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

22 Februray

Cabinet Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 22 February 2012.

The briefing will be held as follows:

Date: Thursday, 23 February 2012
Time: 10h00
...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

22 February 2012

Members of the media are invited to the post-Budget Speech launch of Women and Budget Initiative, a partnership between the Motsepe Foundation, and the Ministry of Women, Children and People with Disabilities including NGOs.

This is an...

Sunday, February 19, 2012

19 February 2012

The Governance and Administration (G&A) Cluster where the Chairperson and Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini- Zuma will lead a panel of the G&A Cluster Ministers.

Details

Date: Monday, 20 February 2012
Time: 10h00...

Friday, February 17, 2012

The South African Chapter of the SADC Media awards has launched the 2012 Media Awards Competition that is open to all journalists who are South African nationals. The Award is in the fields of print journalism, radio journalism, television journalism and photojournalism.

Call for entries to...
Friday, February 17, 2012

17 February 2012

Members of the media are invited to the post State of the Nation Address (SoNA) media briefings which will take place on Sunday 19th February and Monday 20th February 2012 as follows:

The Justice Crime Prevention and Safety (JCPS)  Cluster where...

Thursday, February 16, 2012

16 February 2012

Members of the media are invited to the post State of the Nation Address (SoNA) media briefing of the Human Development Cluster. The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga will lead the briefing.

The details...

Sunday, February 12, 2012

12 February

Members of the media are invited to the post State of the Nation Address (SoNA) media briefing of the Social Protection and Community  Development Cluster.  The Chairperson of the cluster, Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini will lead the...

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

7 February

Media are invited to a cocktail function to be hosted by Government Communications (GCIS). This will provide media an opportunity to interact with government communicators ahead of the State of the Nation Address.

Date: Wednesday, 8 February 2012
...

Thursday, January 19, 2012

19 January 2012

Members of the media are invited to the post January Cabinet Lekgotla media briefing where Minister Collins Chabane will outline some of key deliberations and decisions taken by Cabinet. The media briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Friday,...

Saturday, January 14, 2012

14 January

Members of the media are invited to a photo opportunity and a pre-Lekgotla media briefing by Minister Chabane at the commencement of the Cabinet Lekgotla on 17 January at the Forever Resorts in Bela Bela, Limpopo.

The photo opportunity and pre-Lekgotla...

Friday, December 9, 2011

9 December 2011

The South African government delegation will brief media on matters related to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP17/CMP7) being held in Durban, South Africa.

The Ministers in attendance will include the...

Monday, December 5, 2011

5 December 2011

The Head of the South African Delegation for COP17/CMP7, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Ms Edna Molewa, together with the Chairperson of the Africa Group, Mr Tosi Mpanu will address the media on the Africa position at the climate change...

Friday, December 2, 2011

2 December 2011

The Head of the South African Delegation for COP17/CMP7, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Ms Edna Molewa, together with the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, will address the media on the...

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

30 November 2011

The Head of the South African Delegation for COP17/CMP7, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Ms Edna Molewa, together with the Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Naledi Pandor will address the media on the elements of the country’s...

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

29 November 2011

The head of the South African Delegation for COP17, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Ms Edna Molewa will address the media on the elements of the country’s position, climate change policy and the green economy.

The Minister of...

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

23 November 2011

Cabinet Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday 23 November 2011.

The Cabinet Spokesperson will be joined by the Minister of Women, Children and People with...

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

22 November 2011

Date:  Wednesday, 23 November 2011 (Tomorrow)
Time:   08h00
Venue: Tuynhuys

Media are expected to RSVP by today (22nd of November 2011) and no unaccredited media will be allowed to participate.

Media are also requested to...

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

22 November 2011

The Inter Ministerial Committee (IMC) will brief members of the media on South Africa’s state of readiness to host the COP17/CMP7 Conference that will be held in Durban from 28th November until the 9 December 2011.

Details of the media...

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

9 November 2011

The Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Jimmy Manyi brief members of the media on the decisions of the Cabinet meeting held on 9 November 2011. The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 10 November 2011
Time: 09h00
Venue:  ...

Monday, October 31, 2011

31 October 2011

The Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel and a delegation of leaders of business, organised labour and community representatives will hold a media briefing and sign an Accord on Local Procurement. The Accord is one of the results of discussions on...

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

26 October 2011

The Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Jimmy Manyi will brief members of the media on the decisions of the Cabinet meeting held on 26 October 2011.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 27 October 2011
Time: 10h00
...

Friday, October 14, 2011

14 October 2011

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) invites members of the media to the IBSA Local Government Dialogue on Climate Change press briefing to be held as follows:

Date:  Sunday, 16 October 2011
Time:  14h00 for 14h15 – 15h00
...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

12 October 2011

The GCIS CEO and Government Spokesperson, Jimmy Manyi will brief members of the media on the decisions of the Cabinet meeting held on 12 October.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 13 October 2011
Time: 10h00
...

Friday, October 7, 2011

7 October 2011

Press accreditation for the 17th Conference of Parties (COP17/CMP7) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) opened yesterday, Thursday, 6 October 2011 through to Wednesday, 16 November 2011.

The UNFCCC COP17 / CMP7 will...

Monday, October 3, 2011

3 October 2011

This alert is to inform media that the UNFCCC secretariat will be introducing a new, fully online media accreditation and registration system. This system will allow each individual seeking media accreditation to create a personal account, enter personal data...

Thursday, September 29, 2011

29 September 2011

Deputy Minister in The Presidency, Hon. Dina Pule, MP will hand over a consignment of donations that were collected by female employees at Government Communications (GCIS) to Gift of the Givers.

The items were collected to lend a helping hand in...

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

28 September 2011

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) will host the first Public Sector Manager Forum. The Forum will be addressed by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi. The discussions will focus mainly on the National Policy on National Health...

Monday, September 26, 2011

26 September 2011

Ilitha Labantu Board with the support of Statistics South Africa will be hosting a national Summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Summit will be held on the 27th to 29th of September 2011 in KwaZulu-Natal. This national summit is a result...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

21 September 2011

The GCIS CEO and Government Spokesperson, Jimmy Manyi will brief members of the media on the decisions of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:
Date: Thursday, 22 September 2011
Time: 10h00
Venue...

Monday, September 19, 2011

19 September 2011

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing of the Governance and Administration Cluster. 

The Deputy Chairperson of the cluster, Minister Richard Baloyi will lead the briefing. 

The details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 20...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

14 September 2011

All media are invited to a press briefing at the conclusion of the African Ministerial Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture.

The media briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 14 September 2011
Time: 15h00
Venue: Westcliff...

Monday, September 12, 2011

12 September 2011

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing of the International Cooperation, Trade and Security Cluster (ICTS). The chairperson of the cluster, Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will lead the briefing. 

The details are as follows:

Date: ...

Thursday, September 8, 2011

8 September 2011

Members of the media are invited to the two-day African Ministerial Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture organised by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson,  with the support of the African Union (AU), United...

Monday, September 5, 2011

5 September 2011

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster. The chairperson of the cluster, Minister Jeff Radebe will lead the briefing. 

The details are as follows:

...
Saturday, September 3, 2011

3 September 2011

All media are invited to a press briefing at the conclusion of the “Women in Media and Environment Conference”.

The media briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 4 September 2011
Time: 11:45
Venue: Impilo Conference Centre,...

Monday, August 29, 2011

29 August 2011

The Deputy Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Ms Dina Pule in collaboration with the Minister for Women, Children and People with disabilities Ms Lulu Xingwana; International Relations and Cooperation Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Minister of...

Monday, August 29, 2011

29 August 2011

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing of the Social Protection and Community Development Cluster.

The chairperson of the cluster, Minister Bathabile Dlamini will lead the briefing.

The details are as follows:

Date:...

Saturday, August 27, 2011

27 August 2011

Members of the are advised that the media briefing of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster has been postponed.  A new date will be communicated in due course.

The briefing was scheduled for Sunday, 28 August 2011.   

Enquiries:...

Monday, August 22, 2011

22 August 2011

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing of the Human Development Cluster.

The chairperson of the cluster Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga will lead the briefing.

The details as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 23 August 2011...

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

17 August 2011

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing of the Infrastructure Development Cluster.  The chairperson of the cluster Minister of Transport, Sibusiso Ndebele will lead the briefing. 

The details as follows:

Date: Thursday, 18 August...

Friday, August 12, 2011

12 August 2011

The Deputy Minister in The Presidency responsible for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation, Ms Dina Pule, will today deliver a Keynote Address at the Pan African Youth Union Executive Committee meeting which started on 10 August 2011. 

The PYU EC is the...

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

10 August 2011

The Cabinet Spokesperson and the CEO of GCIS, Jimmy Manyi will tomorrow brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The Cabinet Spokesperson and the CEO of GCIS, Jimmy Manyi will tomorrow brief members of the media on...

Thursday, July 28, 2011

28 July 2011

The Cabinet Spokesperson and GCIS CEO, Mr Jimmy Manyi will brief members of the media on the decision of the Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday, 26th July 2011 as well as on the outcomes of the mid-year Cabinet Lekgotla held from 26 to 28 July 2011.

The...

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

27 July 2011

Members of the media are invited to a special cabinet media briefing by the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr Jeff Radebe.

The details are as follows: 

Date: Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Time: 14:00
Venue: Room 153 Union...

Monday, July 25, 2011

25 July 2011

Members of the media are invited to a photo opportunity on commencement of the Cabinet Lekgotla tomorrow at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

The photo opportunity will take place as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 26 July 2011
Time: 10h30 (Media to...

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

22 June 2011

Cabinet Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 22 June 2011.

The briefing will be held as follows: 

Date: Thursday, 23 June 2011
Time: 10:00
Venue: Imbizo...

Friday, June 10, 2011

10 June 2011

Members of the media wishing to attend the night vigil for the late Mama Albertina Sisulu, are  invited as follows:

Date: Friday, 10 June 2011
Time: 17h00
Venue: Holy Cross Church in Soweto

Enquiries:

Bongiwe Gambu
Cell: 082...

Thursday, June 9, 2011

9 June 2011

Members of the media, who have applied for accreditation for the funeral of the late Mama Albertina Sisulu, are advised to collect their accreditation cards at the Presidential Suite at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.

The accreditation centre will open from:...

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

8 June 2011

Cabinet Spokesperson Jimmy Manyi will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 8 June 2011.

The briefing will be held as follows:

Date: 9 June 2011
Time: 9:30
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120...

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

8 June 2011

Government will on Thursday, 9 June hold a memorial service in honour of the late Mama Albertina Sisulu.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date: 9 June 2011
Time: 14:00
Venue: Tshwane City Hall, Corner Paul Kruger and Visagie...

Monday, June 6, 2011

6 June 2011

Mama Albertina Sisulu will be accorded an Official Funeral Category 1 and will be laid to rest at a service to take place on Saturday June 11 at Orlando Stadium in Orlando East in Soweto.

Members of the media wishing to cover the memorial service and...

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

25 May 2011

Cabinet Spokesperson Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 25 May 2011.

The briefing will be held as follows

Date: Thursday, 26 May 2011
Time: 10:00...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

20 April 2011

Cabinet Spokesperson Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday 20 April 2011.

The briefing will be held as follows

Date: Thursday, 21 April 2011
Time: 10h00
...

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

19 April 2011

Members of the media are invited to join Deputy Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Ms. Dina Pule on a walkabout as she inspects service delivery at Manne Dipico Thusong Service Centre in Pescodia, Kimberley. The walkabout will take place...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

30 March 2011

Cabinet Spokesperson Mr Jimmy Manyi, addressed members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday 30 March 2011.

Date: Thursday, 31 March 2011
Time: 09h00
Venue: Room 153, Union Buildings, Pretoria

NB: There...

Friday, March 25, 2011

25 March 2011

The GCIS will host a two-day planning and strategic meeting, commonly referred to as the Government Communicators’ Forum (GCF) on the 28th and 29th March 2011.

The GCF takes place quarterly and is attended by communicators from the three spheres of...

Thursday, March 24, 2011

24 March 2011

The Deputy Minister in The Presidency responsible for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation, Ms Dina Pule, will tomorrow meet with the South African Local Government Executive Council (SALGA). This is the continuation of her tour of provinces which started on 9...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

16 March 2011

Government Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 16 March 2011, as follows:

Date: Thursday, 17 March 2010
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120...

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

15 March 2011

The Deputy Minister in The Presidency responsible for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation, Ms. Dina Pule, will undertake a tour of provinces which started on 09 March and will end on 20 April 2011 to sway provinces towards the implementation of the monitoring...

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

8 March 2011

Members of the media are advised that the Deputy Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, Ms Dina Pule will visit Provincial Executive Councils. 

The aim of the visits is to raise awareness about the mandate of the Department...

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

8 March 2011

As part of the buildup activities to the 2nd Biennial Substance Abuse Summit, the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Anti-Substance Abuse held a special meeting on 9 March 2011 in Cape Town. On the agenda was the discussion on the work of the committee and...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

2 March 2011

Government Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 2 March 2011. 

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 3 March 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 10:00
Venue:...

Monday, February 28, 2011

28 February 2011

The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, will brief the media on the possible outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease.

The briefing will be held as follows:

Date: Monday, 28 February 2011
Time: 13h00...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

23 February 2011

Government will tomorrow, Thursday, 24 February hold the final Cluster Media Briefing on the implementation of the Programme of Action 2011.  This is the last of a series of cluster media briefings held following the State of the Nation Address.

The...

Monday, February 21, 2011

21 February 2011

Following the State of the Nation Address of 10 February 2011, Government will hold Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Programme of Action 2011.  The briefings will take place at Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Cape Town...

Monday, February 21, 2011

21 February 2011

Members of the media are advised that due to the President’s reply to the State of the Nation Address (SoNA) debate which takes place tomorrow, the Government Spokesperson Mr Jimmy Manyi will brief on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday,...

Monday, February 21, 2011

21 February 2011

Government Spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Manyi, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday 16th February 2011, as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 22 February 2011
Time: 09:30 - 10:30
Venue: Imbizo Media...

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

16 February 2011

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing by the Minister of Public Enterprises, Malusi Gigaba, where  he  will make a major announcement on Transnet.

The briefing is scheduled to take place as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 16...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

8 February 2011

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will on 10, 11 and 12 February 2011 lead a team of officials from various departments on a visit by the National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) to assess the general impact of recent...

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

8 February 2011

As part of building public understanding of issues involving water management and Government’s response to recent flooding in various parts of the country, the Department of Water Affairs (DWA) invites all media to a visit to the national hydrology...

Monday, February 7, 2011

7 February 2011

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will from Monday, 7 February 2011, lead a team of government officials from various departments on a visit by the National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) to assess the general impact...

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

2 February 2011

Minister Chabane will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 2nd  February 2011.

The details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 3 February 2011
Time:10h00
Venue: Room 153...

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

1 February 2011

The Director-General of the Department of Social Development, Mr Vusi Madonsela and the Heads of Social Development from all nine provinces will today, 1 February 2011, meet to discuss the Department’s short and long term humanitarian response plan...

Friday, January 21, 2011

21 January 2011

The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, will on Saturday, 22 January 2011, meet with stakeholders from business and civil society.

The aim of the meeting is to discuss ways of collaboration with the view of lobbying business...

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

18 January 2011

Auditor-General (AG) Terence Nombembe will on Wednesday, 19 January 2011, brief the media on how national and provincial government departments performed in the 2009-10 financial year.

The aim of the briefing is to share the AG’s audit outcomes and...

Friday, January 14, 2011

14 January 2011

Members of the media are invited to a photo opportunity at the commencement of the Cabinet Lekgotla which takes place from 16th to 20th January 2011 at the Entabeni Safari, Limpopo Province.

The details are as follows:

Date: 16 January 2011...

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

14 December 2010

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Anti-Substance Abuse will tomorrow hold its first meeting since its establishment by Cabinet on 10 November this year.

The meeting will discuss measures to co-ordinate, support and strengthen efforts aimed at combating...

Thursday, December 9, 2010

9 December 2010

The Government Spokesperson, Themba Maseko will brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 8 December 2010.

The details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 9 December 2010
Time: 11h00
...

Thursday, November 25, 2010

25 November 2010

The GCIS, on behalf of the Minister of Energy, Ms. Dipuo Peters, MP, invites you to attend the second Energy Media Round Table Discussion focusing on the future of nuclear power in South Africa.

As part of Government’s plans for security of power...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

24 November 2010

The 16 Days of Activism Campaign kicks off at Khayelitsha, in Cape Town tomorrow (November 25) with a focus on impact of drugs and alcohol abuse on cases of violence against women and children.

The main event starts at 10h00 at OR Tambo Hall in...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

24 November 2010

The Deputy CEO of GCIS, Mr Vusi Mona will brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

Mr Mona will be joined by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and the Minister of Sports & Recreation, Fikile...

Friday, November 19, 2010

19 November 2010

Members of the media are invited to the Media Launch of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.  The launch will take place on Tuesday, 23 November 2010 at the Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street in Cape Town.

...
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

16 November 2010

The Minister for Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities, Ms Lulu Xingwana, will tomorrow brief the media on her appointment to the new position and outline the work that the department will be tackling.

Minister Xingwana will outline the...

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

16 November 2010

Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will lead a media briefing on the signing of the Delivery Agreement for Outcome 11: Creating a better South Africa and contributing to a better and safer Africa in a better World.

Key output areas for the outcome...

Thursday, November 11, 2010

11 November 2010

Minister in the Presidency, Collins Chabane and the Premier of Gauteng Province, Nomvula Mokonyane will on Friday 12 November 2010 launch a Thusong Service Centre in Mamelodi, Pretoria.

Thusong Service Centres are one-stop integrated community...

Thursday, November 11, 2010

11 November 2010

The Minister of State Security, Dr Siyabonga Cwele, MP, will meet with the delegation from the Sanef on Friday, 12th November 2010 in Pretoria.

This meeting takes place following the resolutions emanating from the  engagement between Government...

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

10 November 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 10 November 2010.

Details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 11 November 2010
Time: 10h00
Venue: Imbizo...

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

10 November 2010

Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Collins Chabane, accompanied by National Youth Development Agency Board Executive Chairperson Andile Lungisa will address the media at the launch of the 17th World Festival of Youth and...

Thursday, November 4, 2010

4 November 2010

The new Minister for Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana and North West Premier Maureen Modiselle will on Saturday, 6 November 2010, lead the celebration of the National Children’s Day to be held at the Civic Centre in Rustenburg...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

3 November 2010

Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will lead a media briefing on the signing of the Delivery Agreement for Outcome 11: Creating a better South Africa and contributing to a better and safer Africa in a better World.

Key output areas for the outcome...

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

27 October 2010

GCIS Deputy CEO, Mr Vusi Mona, will brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on 27 October 2010.

Details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 28 October 2010 (Tomorrow)
Time: 10h00
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein...

Monday, October 25, 2010

25 October 2010

Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Collins Chabane, Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Nkwinti and  Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel will brief the media on the outcome of the Special Cabinet meeting...

Thursday, October 21, 2010

21 October 2010

Minister Jeff Radebe to lead the JCPS Cluster and brief media on the signing of the Delivery Agreement on Outcome 3.

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister, Jeff Radebe will lead the JCPS Cluster in briefing the media following the signing...

Thursday, October 21, 2010

21 October 2010

Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi will lead a media briefing on the signing of the Delivery Agreement for Outcome 2: A Long and Healthy Life for All South Africans.

Key output areas for the outcome include: Increasing Life Expectancy; Decreasing...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

20 October 2010

The media briefing on the signing of the Delivery Agreements for Outcome 11 scheduled for Wednesday, 20 October 2010 at 11:00, Imbizo Media Centre, Cape Town, has been postponed until further notice.  A new date will be communicated in due course.

...

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

19 October 2010

Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu will lead a media briefing on the signing of the Delivery Agreement for Outcome 12: Creating a better South Africa and contributing to a better and safer Africa in a better world.

Key output...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

13 October 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: 13 October 2010
Time: 16:00
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120...

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

28 September 2010

Government will hold a series of media briefings on the signing of Delivery Agreements from the 29th of September until October 2010. The briefings will highlight the content and significance of the Delivery Agreements and articulate programmes and...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

15 September 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba James Maseko, will tomorrow brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on15 September 2010.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 16 September 2010
Time...

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

1 September 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on 01 September 2010.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 2 September 2010
Time: 10:00
...

Thursday, August 19, 2010

19 August 2010

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security cluster. The briefing follows a meeting of ministers in the cluster to discuss a coordinated approach to security during the public service strike.

...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

18 August 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba James Maseko, will brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 18 August 2010.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 19 August 2010
Time: 10:00
...

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

4 August 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 4 August 2010.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 5 August 2010
Time: 10:00
Venue:...

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

28 July 2010

The Minister of Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities, Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya will on Monday, 2 August 2010, launch the 2010 Women’s Month programme. Minister Mayende-Sibiya will also introduce the theme for the month and report on progress made...

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

21 July 2010

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 22 July brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet Lekgotla which took place from Tuesday, 20 July 2010 at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

Members of the media are invited as follows:-...

Monday, July 19, 2010

19 July 2010

Members of the media are invited to a photo opportunity of members of the Cabinet. This will take place before the  commencement of the Cabinet Lekgotla which takes place on Tuesday, 20 July 2010 at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

The details...

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

13 July 2010

Following President Jacob Zuma and FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s assessment of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Government will hold a detailed briefing on its performance and legacy related to the World Cup.

The briefing will take place as follows:

...

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

7 July 2010

The Inter-Ministerial Committee tasked to deal with xenophobic threats and violence will brief members of the media following a meeting to discuss an integrated programme of action by government and civil society to avert or deal with xenophobic threats and...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

30 June 2010

A government media briefing scheduled for today, Wednesday 30 June 2010, on the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ has been cancelled until further notice.

For media enquiries contact:
Neo Momodu
Cell: 079 462 5081

Issued by: Government...

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

29 June 2010

Government will brief media on its assessment of the country's hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

The briefing will take place as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 30 June 2010
Time: 12:00
Venue: Gauteng International Media and Tour Centre,...

Thursday, June 24, 2010

24 June 2010

The media briefing by Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko on the 2010 FIFA World Cup milestones has been postponed. A new date will be announced next week.

All media are invited to attend.

Enquiries:
Pheliswa Sebati
Cell: 082...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

23 June 2010

The media briefing by Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko on the 2010 FIFA World Cup milestones will take place as follows:

Date: 24 June 2010
Time: 12h00
Venue: Gauteng International Media and Tour Centre, Nelson Mandela Square,...

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

23 June 2010

Kindly note that the media briefing by the Government Spokesperson scheduled to take place tomorrow at 10h00 has been  postponed until further notice.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Enquiries:
Neo Momodu
Cell: 079 462 5081...

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

15 June 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting that will be held today, 15 June 2010.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 15 June 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 16:00
Venue:...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

2 June 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 02 June 2010.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 3 June 2010 (Thursday)
Time: 10h00
Venue: Imbizo Media...

Monday, May 31, 2010

31 May 2010

Public Service and Administration Minister Richard Baloyi, in his capacity as the acting Minister in the Presidency responsible for Monitoring and Evaluation, and the Chairperson of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) Andile Lungisa will on Tuesday 1...

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

21 April 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will address members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, April 21, 2010.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 22 April 2010 (Thrusday)
Time: 10:00
Venue...

Friday, April 9, 2010

9 April 2010

The late Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Paul Molefi Sefularo, will be accorded an official funeral and will be laid to rest at a service to take place on Saturday, 10 April at Medunsa Sports Centre in Ga-Rankuwa. The Deputy President Mr. Kgalema Motlanthe...

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

7 April 2010

Government will on Thursday, 8 April 2010 hold a memorial service in honor of the late Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Paul Molefi Sefularo. Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date: Thursday, 8 April 2010
Time: 14h00
Venue: Pretoria...

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

24 March 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 24 March 2010.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 25 March 2010
Time: 10h30
Venue:...

Thursday, March 11, 2010

11 March 2010

Minister of Public Enterprise, Barbara Hogan and Minster of Energy, Dipuo Peters will brief members of the media on Eskom’s loan application from the World Bank.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Friday, 12 March 2010
Time:...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

10 March 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 10 March 2010.  He will be joined by Ministers of Trade and Industry, and Finance, Dr Rob Davies and Pravin Gordhan, who will give...

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

24 February 2010

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today. Mr Maseko will be joined by the Minister of Energy, Ms Dipuo Peters, who will elaborate on NERSA’s tariff price determination....

Thursday, February 18, 2010

18 February 2010

Following the State of the Nation Address of 11 February 2010, Government will hold Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Programme of Action for 2010. The briefings will take place at the Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street in Cape Town...

Thursday, February 11, 2010

11 February 2010

The Minister in the Presidency, Mr Collins Chabane will brief members of the media on the performance outcomes.  

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Friday, 12 February 2010 Venue: Imbizo Media Centre
Ground Floor,...
Friday, February 5, 2010

5 February 2010

Media are invited to a cocktail function to be co-hosted by Government Communications (GCIS) and Primedia Broadcasting.

This will provide media an opportunity to interact with government communicators ahead of the State of the Nation Address.

...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010

3 February 2010

Government Communication & Information Systems (GCIS) in partnership with Sanlam Group invites you to the National Schools Debate prize giving ceremony in Cape Town. The ceremony follows a year long programme of debate competitions by Grade 11...

Friday, January 29, 2010

29 January 2010

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) will launch the South African chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards Competition.

The 2010 theme for the awards is, “Promoting Regional Intergration through...

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

26 January 2010

The third episode of the 2010 series of the inclusive economy radio programme will focus on tax education.

This Thursday, government will be talking to people on the following topic: Tax education for small entrepreneurs and emerging enterprises....

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

20 January 2010

The second episode of the 2010 series of the inclusive economy radio programme will focus on consumer protection.

This Thursday, government will be talking to people on the following topic: Consumer protection and the rights of consumers.

...

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

19 January 2010

Members of the media are invited to a photo opportunity on commencement of Cabinet Lekgotla taking place at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

The photo opportunity will take place as follows:

Date: 20 January 2010

Time: 09:00...

Monday, January 18, 2010

18 January 2010

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) will launch the South African chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards Competition.

The 2010 theme for the awards is, “Promoting Regional Integration through...

Thursday, December 3, 2009

3 December 2009

The media briefing by the Infrastructure Development Cluster that was scheduled to take place today has been postponed.

The new details for the briefing will be announced in due course.

For enquiries contact:

Bongiwe Gambu (Pretoria)...

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

2 December 2009

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will host four episodes of the Inclusive Economy programme that will be led by the Deputy Minister of the dti, Maria Ntuli. 

This week the fifth episode of the program will host a discussion on “South...

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

2 December 2009

Members of the media are invited to the Infrastructure Development Cluster media briefing on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action.  The briefing will be led by the Cluster Chairperson, Minister Sibusiso Ndebele. 

The briefing...

Thursday, November 19, 2009

19 November 2009

Members of the media are invited to the official launch of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign on Monday 23 November 2009 at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

The Minster of Women, Children and Persons with...

Friday, November 13, 2009

13 November 2009

The government Public Participation Week programme which started on Monday, the 9th until the 15th of November 2009 enters its fifth day.

During this period government ministers, provincial and local government leaders are mobilizing communities...

Thursday, November 12, 2009

12 November 2009

Talk to GovernmentThe second episode of the Inclusive Economy programme will feature a discussion on “Land and Agrarian programme, Bursary and Internship Opportunities in Agriculture”.

Tune in on 12 November 2009 at 18:00 on your local community...

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

10 November 2009

Government will hold Ministerial Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action as announced in June by President Jacob Zuma.

The briefings will take place at the Imbizo Media Centre, Cape Town. There will be a...

Friday, November 6, 2009

6 November 2009

Government will embark on a week long public participation (Imbizo) drive from Monday, the 9th to Sunday, the 15th of November 2009. During this week and beyond Ministers will also be communicating progress on the implmentaion of the Programme of Action...

Thursday, November 5, 2009

5 November 2009

Government Spokesperson, Themba Maseko, will brief the media tomorrow on the outcomes of today’s Cabinet meeting held at Tuynhuys, Cape Town.

He will be joined by the Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, and the Water and...

Thursday, November 5, 2009

5 November 2009

Government will hold Ministerial Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action as announced in June by President Jacob Zuma.

The briefings will take place at the Imbizo Media Centre, Cape Town. There will be...

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

4 November 2009

Government will launch its nationwide interactive community radio programme to promote economic opportunities created by government on the 5th November 2009.

This radio programme will be on 65 of the country’s most popular community radio stations...

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

21 October 2009

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will address the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, October 21, 2009.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 22 October 2009 (Thursday)

Time: 11:00

Venue...

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

23 September 2009

The government spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will today brief members of the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 23 September 2009 (Wednesday)

Time: 14:30

...

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

23 September 2009

Members of the media are invited to the launch of the third edition of the Development Indicators (2009) published by The Presidency. The Minister for Planning in the Presidency, Mr Trevor Manuel, and Mr Joel Netshitenzhe will present the indicators...

Saturday, September 5, 2009

5 September 2009

The Minister in the Presidency responsible for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr Collins Chabane will lead a delegation of Ministers to Siyathemba, Balfour on Monday, 07th September 2009, as part of the follow up to the surprise visit undertaken...

Thursday, September 3, 2009

3 September 2009

Ministers Collins Chabane and Trevor Manuel to brief the media on release of the green papers on performance monitoring and planning.

The two papers describe the process and provide guidance on performance monitoring and planning for government....

Thursday, August 27, 2009

27 August 2009

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held yesterday.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 27 August 2009 (THURSDAY)

Time: 10h00

Venue: Imbizo Media...

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

26 August 2009

The Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa, and the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu, will brief the media following the incident earlier today at the Union Buildings.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:...

Thursday, August 13, 2009

13 August 2009

Various stakeholders in the communications and public relations industry will gather in Johannesburg for the fourth 2010 National Communication Partnership (NCP) conference, to be held as follows:

Date: Monday, 17 August 2009

Venue: Sandton...

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

12 August 2009

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held yesterday.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 13 August 2009

Time: 11h00

Venue: Room 153, Union...

Thursday, August 6, 2009

6 August 2009

Members of the media are invited to a joint press conference by Minister of Human Settlements, Tokyo Sexwale, and Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, on the future of the N2 Gateway project.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Friday...

Thursday, July 30, 2009

30 July 2009

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held yesterday.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 30 July 2009

Time: 11h00

Venue: Room 153, Union...

Sunday, July 19, 2009

19 July 2009

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing to be addressed by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma.

Date: 19 July 2009 (Sunday)
Time: 12:00
Venue: Room 153 (Media Briefing Room), Union Buildings, Pretoria....

Monday, June 29, 2009

29 June 2009

The Minister of Public Service and Administration, Mr Richard Baloyi will address a media briefing on the pre-budget vote.

Date: 29 June 2009 (Monday)
Time: 12:00
Venue: Room 153 (Media Briefing Room), Union Buildings, Pretoria.

NB:...

Friday, June 26, 2009

26 June 2009

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, will brief members of the media on the Department's Budget Vote to be tabled in Parliament today.

Date: 26 June 2009 (Friday)
Time: 12:30
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street,...

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

23 June 2009

The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi will be addressing a media briefing on the doctor's strike tomorrow.

Date: 24 June 2009 (Wednesday)
Time: 10:30
Venue: Room 153 (Media Briefing Room), Union Buildings, Pretoria

NB: There...

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

10 June 2009

All media are invited to a briefing by the Deputy President of the Republic, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, on the country's state of readiness for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup. Prior to the briefing, Deputy President Motlanthe will convene a meeting of the 2010...

Friday, June 5, 2009

5 June 2009

Media briefings scheduled for 8 to 15 June 2009 have been postponed until further notice.

This is to allow the newly-constituted Administration to familiarise themselves with the programmes of their respective departments and clusters of Government....

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

2 June 2009

General Press will be restricted to designated areas. Only essential vehicles (required for set-up) will be allowed on the premises. Vehicles that are not required for set-up will not be allowed to park on Parliament’s premises or in roads closed for the State...
Tuesday, June 2, 2009

 

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

20 May 2009

Government spokesperson, Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, May 20, 2009.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 20 May 2009 (today)
Time: 15:45
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre,...

Monday, May 4, 2009

4 May 2009

General Chief Justice Pius Langa calls the first sitting of the National Assembly and presides over proceedings. Chief Justice Pius Langa presides over the election of the Speaker of the National Assembly and the election of the President of the Republic of South...
Monday, May 4, 2009

4 May 2009

General Press will be restricted to designated areas. Designation of press to these areas has been determined on the basis of available space and an equitable selection from the list of press that requested accreditation No requests for accreditation will be...
Monday, May 4, 2009

4 May 2009

Introduction

The 2009 Presidential Inauguration will take place on the 9 May 2009 at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Media arrangements have been made to allow media to effectively cover the event within the space constraints.

Accreditation

Only...

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

29 April 2009

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:
Date:     Thursday, 29 April 2009
Time:     13h00
Venue:     Room 153, Union...

Thursday, April 16, 2009

16 April 2009

Government spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday.

The briefing will take place as follows:
Date:     Thursday, 16 April 2009
Time:     11h00
Venue:     Room 153,...

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

25 March 2009

The Government Spokesperson, Themba Maseko will address media on the South African Airways issue.

The briefing is schedule to take place as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 25 March 2009
Time: 15h00
Venue: Room 153, Union Buildings,...

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

18 March 2009

Government spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2009
Time: 15h30
Venue: Room 153, Union Buildings,...

Thursday, March 12, 2009

12 March 2009

Communicators of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster will host a networking session with the members of the media that are covering issues under the cluster.

Media are invited to the networking session as follows:

Venue:...

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

11 March 2009

The media briefing of the Governance and Administration (G&A) Cluster on the implementation of the Programme of Action (PoA) scheduled for Thursday, 12 March 2009 has been postponed.

The briefing will now take place as follows:

Date:...

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

4 March 2009

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government’s Programme of Action for 2009 in Pretoria from 2 to 13 March 2009.

The briefings will take place at Room 153, Union Buildings, Pretoria.

There will be a video...

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

4 March 2009

Government spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 4 March 2009
Time: 15h00
Venue: Room 153, Union Buildings,...

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

18 February 2009

Government spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media this afternoon on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held earlier today, 18 February 2009.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 18 February 2009
Time: 15:30...

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

28 January 2009

The Director-General in the Presidency, Reverend Frank Chikane will address media on Zimbabwe.

Details are as follows:

Date: 28 January 2009
Time: 11h00
Venue: Room 153, Union Buildings, Pretoria

There will be a video link-...

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

21 January 2009

Members of the media are invited to the launch of the 2010 Mass Participation Programme, which will take place as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Venue: Galeshewe stadium, Kimberley, Northern Cape
Time: 10h00

The 2010 Mass...

Thursday, December 11, 2008

11 December 2008

The Minister in The Presidency, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, will in conjunction with government, business and the youth sector, host a Ministerial Imbizo and a National Youth Indaba in the North West Province between 17 and 19 December.

The...

Monday, December 8, 2008

8 December 2008

President Kgalema Motlanthe will announce his decision on the Ginwala Enquiry report into Mr Vusi Pikoli’s fitness or otherwise to hold office.

Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date:     Monday, 8 December 2008 (Today)
Time...

Thursday, December 4, 2008

4 December 2008

Government Communication (GCIS) will be hosting its annual Government Communicators' Awards at Emperors' Palace tomorrow.

The gala evening will be addressed by the Minister in The Presidency, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, as a keynote speaker.

...
Thursday, December 4, 2008

4 December 2008

Government Spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will address a media briefing on South Africa’s response to the food crisis in Zimbabwe.

The Director-General of Public Enterprises, Portia Molefe, will join the briefing.

The briefing will take...

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

3 December 2008

Government Spokesperson, Themba Maseko, will brief media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held yesterday, 3 December 2008. He will be joined by Ms Lindiwe Hendricks, Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry, who will discuss the country’s water and...

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

2 December 2008

The directors-general of the Economic, Investment and Employment Cluster of Government will brief members of the media on the progress made in the implementation of cluster programmes.

The briefing will be chaired by Director-General Tshediso...

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

25 November 2008

The Minister of Health, Ms Barbara Hogan, together with World Health Organisation Representative in South Africa, Dr Stella Anyangwe will brief the media on the government response to the cholera situation in South Africa.

The briefing will take...

Friday, November 14, 2008

14 November 2008

The National Convenor of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign for No Violence against Women and Children, Deputy Minister Nomatyala Hangana, and 16 Days of Activism partners, will brief members of the media on the 2008 plan to raise awareness and fight the...

Thursday, November 13, 2008

13 November 2008

The Minister in the Presidency, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang will release a draft report on the progress made in the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), ratified by South Africa in 1995...

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

5 November 2008

Government spokesperson Themba Maseko, will brief media on the outcomes of a Cabinet meeting which took place on 5 November 2008.

Details are as follows:
Date:     Thursday, 6 November 2008
Time:     10:00
Venue:     Room 153 (media...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

4 November 2008

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action.

The briefings will take place at the Union Buildings, Room 153. There will be a video link-up to 120 Plein Street, Cape Town, Imbizo Media...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

4 November 2008

The briefing by Minister in the Presidency, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, scheduled for 11h00 today at Union Buildings has been postponed until further notice.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Enquiries
Pheliswa Sebati
Cell:...

Monday, November 3, 2008

3 November 2008

The Minister in The Presidency, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, will tomorrow (Tuesday, 4 November 2008), host a delegation from the Kingdom of Lesotho led by Minister of Gender, Youth, Sports and Recreation, the Honorable Ms Mathabiso Lepono.

The...

Monday, November 3, 2008

3 November 2008

Minister in The Presidency Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang will visit two disability centres in Soshanguve as part of government’s programme to improve the lives of people with disabilities. During the visit the Minister will also distribute agricultural...

Saturday, November 1, 2008

1 November 2008

Government began its Imbizo Week, from Saturday, 1 November 2008 to Saturday, 8 November 2008, under the theme: It is time! Make a difference.

Following are some of the events taking place:

1. The Minister of Minerals and Energy, Buyelwa...

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

28 October 2008

Government will hold cluster media briefings on the implementation of government's Programme of Action. The briefings will take place at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, in room 153.

There will be a video link-up to the Imbizo Media Centre, 120...

Saturday, October 25, 2008

25 October 2008

Minister in The Presidency, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang will on Sunday, 26 October 2008 address the National Gender Machinery (NGM) workshop currently underway in Pretoria. 

The National Gender Machinery, which consists of various role-players such...

Friday, October 24, 2008

24 October 2008

Minister in The Presidency Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang will host a high level National Gender Machinery (NGM) meeting with various stakeholders aimed at amongst others sharing of ideas that would be taken into consideration during the review of the NGM....

Monday, September 29, 2008

29 September 2008

Members of the media are invited to the launch of Towards the Fifteen Year Review hosted by the Policy Co-ordination and Advisory Services (PCAS) Unit in the Presidency, led by Joel Netshitenzhe.

The launch will take the form of a presentation...

Sunday, September 28, 2008

28 September 2008

Members of the media are advised that President Kgalema Motlanthe will, for the first time as President of the Republic, address the nation in a televised address on SABC 2.

The address will take place as follows:

Date     Sunday, 28...

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

24 September 2008

Minister in The Presidency Dr Essop Pahad will address a media briefing on the Cabinet resignations, after the Cabinet meeting today.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:     Wednesday, 24 September 2008 (today)
Time:     ...

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

17 September 2008

Government spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 17 September 2008.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 18 September 2008
Time: 10h00
Venue...

Monday, September 15, 2008

15 September 2008

The Directors-General (DGs) of the Social Cluster will brief the media on progress made with regards to the cluster’s contribution to the Programme of Action (POA).

The briefing, the second of the year by the DGs, will provide an in-depth report...

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

3 September 2008

Government spokesperson, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today, 3 September 2008.

Minister of Trade and Industry, Mandisi Mpahlwa, will also brief the media on the Motor Industry Development...

Thursday, August 28, 2008

28 August 2008

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action.

The briefings will take place at the Union Buildings, Room 153 and Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Cape Town. There will be a video link...

Thursday, August 21, 2008

21 August 2008

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action.

The briefings will take place at the Union Buildings, Room 153 and Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Cape Town. There will be a video link...

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

19 August 2008

Members of the media are advised that the Social Cluster media briefing scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 20 August 2008 has been postponed until further notice.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Enquiries
Harold Maloka (...

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

19 August 2008

Government will hold a Social Cluster media briefing on the decisions taken at the recently-held July Cabinet Lekgotla.

The briefing will be led by the Minister of Health, Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang.

The purpose of the July Cabinet Lekgotla...

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

12 August 2008

Members of the media are invited to a briefing on government preparations for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup.

The briefing will be led by Transport Minister Jeff Radebe and Deputy Finance Minister Jabu Moleketi in his capacity as the chairperson of...

Friday, August 8, 2008

8 August 2008

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the decisions taken at the recently held July Cabinet Lekgotla.

The purpose of the July Cabinet Lekgotla was to conduct a mid-year review of the implementation of government’s Programme of Action (PoA)...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

6 August 2008

Government Spokesperson Mr Themba Maseko will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today 6 August 2008.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:     7 August 2008 (Thursday)
Venue:     Room 153, Union...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

6 August 2008

President Thabo Mbeki will address the 2008 National Women’s day celebrations to be held Ga-Motlatla Sport field, Motlatla village, near Lichtenburg in the North West.

The President will be accompanied by the Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

6 August 2008

The briefing for the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster scheduled to take place on Thursday, 7 August 2008 has been cancelled until further notice.

Enquiries
Harold Maloka (Pretoria)
Cell: 082 847 9799

Colin Cruywagen (...

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

5 August 2008

The Minister of Public Enterprise Alec Erwin and the Director-General of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Menzi Simelane, will on Wednesday, 6 August 2008, brief the media on the Strategic Defence Procurement (Arms Deal).

The...

Monday, August 4, 2008

4 August 2008

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the decisions taken at the recently held July Cabinet Lekgotla from 5 to 8 August 2008.

The purpose of the July Cabinet Lekgotla was to conduct a mid-year review of the implementation of...

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

30 July 2008

Directors-General of the JCPS cluster will hold their monthly meeting at the SAPS Sea Border Control station in Simon’s Town, Western Cape. This is the second visit undertaken by the DG’s of the JCPS cluster to a province.

Subsequent to the meeting...

Friday, July 25, 2008

25 July 2008

President Thabo Mbeki will address the media this Sunday, on the outcomes of the Cabinet Lekgotla which took place from 22 to 24 July 2008 at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: 27 July 2008 (...

Monday, July 7, 2008

7 July 2008

Government will hold cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2008 in Pretoria from 30 June to 8 July 2008.

This will be the second cycle of media briefings for the year since the announcement of the...

Friday, July 4, 2008

4 July 2008

Government will hold cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2008 in Pretoria from 30 June to 8 July 2008.

This will be the second cycle of media briefings for the year since the announcement of the...

Friday, June 27, 2008

27 June 2008

Government will on Monday, 30 June 2008, release crime statistics for the period 1 April 2007 to 31 March 2008.

The briefing will include a number of presentations by police senior management, with the Minister of Safety and Security briefing the...

Friday, June 27, 2008

27 June 2008

Government will hold cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2008, in Pretoria from 30 June to 7 July 2008.

This will be the second cycle of media briefings for the year since the announcement of the...

Monday, June 23, 2008

23 June 2008

Members of the media are advised that the planned National Day of Healing scheduled for Tuesday, 24 June 2008 has been postponed.  The media will be informed of a new date.

Enquiries
Themba Maseko (Government Spokesperson)
Cell: 083 645...

Thursday, June 19, 2008

19 June 2008

Saturday, 21 June

Venue: Mbombela Municipality Civic Hall, Ehlanzeni Municipality Time: 08h30 Event: Arrival of media for photo opportunity on arrival of President Mbeki and Premier Makwetla Venue: In front of Mbombela Municipality Civic Hall, Ehlanzeni...
Thursday, June 12, 2008

12 June 2008

Minister Essop Pahad will have a post Budget Vote briefing on behalf of The Presidency to elaborate on issues raised during the debate, clarify matters raised and interact in general with the media on Friday (13 June 2008).

The briefing will take...

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

11 June 2008

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:     Thursday, 12 June 2008 (Tomorrow)
...

Monday, June 9, 2008

9 June 2008

Minister Essop Pahad will have a post Budget Vote briefing on behalf of The Presidency, to elaborate on issues raised during the debate, clarify matters raised and interact in general with the media.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date...

Friday, June 6, 2008

6 June 2008

On Saturday 7 June 2008, President Thabo Mbeki will launch the 100th Thusong Service Centre at Inhlazuka Village in Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal. The launch is a landmark event in the rollout of Thusong Service Centres since 1999.

The ceremony will take...

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

4 June 2008

The directors-general responsible for the Social Cluster of government, will brief the media on the progress made with regard to the implementation of departmental programmes.

The briefing will be chaired by the Director-General for Health, Thami...

Thursday, May 29, 2008

29 May 2008

Minister in the Presidency Essop Pahad, accompanied by Mpumalanga Premier Thabang Makwetla and the Chairperson of the National Youth Commission (NYC) Nobulumko Nkondlo, will brief the media on the government’s youth development activities for the month of...

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

28 May 2008

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:     Thursday, 29 May 2008 (Tomorrow)
Time...

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

28 May 2008

Government has noted with concern media reports that Cabinet has taken a decision to establish refugee camps. Government wish to put it on the record that Cabinet has not taken such a decision and that the reports are baseless and therefore not true.

...

Thursday, May 22, 2008

22 May 2008

Minister of Safety and Security together with the National and Provincial Task Teams will today brief members of the media on government measures to deal with violence against foreign nationals.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date...

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

20 May 2008

Minister of Safety and Security Mr Charles Nqakula together with other Justice Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster Ministers will visit Ekhuruleni today, where there has been a spate of xenophobic attacks.

Media are invited to gather at...

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

14 May 2008

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Mr. Themba Maseko will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:     Thursday, 15 May (tomorrow)
Time:     ...

Monday, May 12, 2008

12 May 2008

Government will hold cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2008, in Cape Town from 5 to 13 May 2008.

This will be the first cycle of media briefings for the year since the announcement of the programme...

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

30 April 2008

Government will hold cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2008, in Cape Town from 5 to 9 May 2008.

This will be the first cycle of media briefings for the year since the announcement of the programme...

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

16 April 2008

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO Mr Themba Maseko will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:     17 April 2008 (Thursday)
Time:     09h30
...

Thursday, April 10, 2008

10 April 2008

Minister in The Presidency Dr Essop Pahad, accompanied by Limpopo Premier Sello Moloto and Provincial MEC’s, will interact with the community of Jane Furse in Limpopo as part of the Government Imbizo Week.

Under the theme ‘All hands on deck for...

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

5 March 2008

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:     Thursday, 6 March 2008 (tomorrow)
...

Monday, February 18, 2008

18 February 2008

Members of the media are advised of the schedule for tomorrow’s (Tuesday's) JCPS media briefing.

The briefings will take place at:
Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Cape Town.

The schedule for tomorrow (Tuesday, 19 February 2008...

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

12 February 2008

Members of the media are advised that tomorrow’s (Wednesday) scheduled JCPS media briefing has been postponed to next week Tuesday. Details would be forwarded. GCIS apologises for the inconvenience.

The amended schedule for tomorrow is:

...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

6 February 2008

Government will hold parliamentary media briefings in Cape Town, from 11 - 15 February 2008. This will be the first cycle of media briefings for the year.

The briefings will take place at Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Cape Town.

The...

Thursday, January 24, 2008

24 January 2008

Minister of Minerals and Energy, Buyelwa Sonjica, and Minister of Public Enterprises, Alec Erwin, will hold a media briefing tomorrow (Friday), on plans for electricity generation in South Africa.

The briefing will take place as follows:

...

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

23 January 2008

Members of the media are reminded to submit details for accreditation for the State of the Nation Address (SONA), which will be on 8 February 2008.

Journalists are requested to include the name of the media house that they represent, ID or passport...

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

22 January 2008

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Mr Themba Maseko will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting to be held on 22 January 2008.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 22 January 2008...

Thursday, January 10, 2008

10 January 2008

Radio and television stations that would be covering the annual State of the Nation Address by President Thabo Mbeki on 8 February, are invited to a logistics meeting to discuss their needs and respective locations for the day.

The details are:...

Thursday, December 6, 2007

6 December 2007

Members of the media are advised that the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) South Africa Country Review Report is available on the APR website www.nepad.org/aprm.

Enquiries
Themba Maseko (Government Spokesperson)
Cell: 083 645 0810...

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

5 December 2007

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Mr Themba Maseko will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 5 December 2007. Minister Buyelwa Sonjica of Minerals and Energy will join the media briefing....

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

4 December 2007

The 16 Days of Activism against Women and Child Abuse is an annual, united endorsed awareness campaign that begins on 25 November (which is commemorated as the international day for no violence against women and children each year), and runs through to 10...

Monday, December 3, 2007

3 December 2007

You are herewith cordially invited to attend a very important briefing session with Minister Essop Pahad (Minister in the Office of the President), as well as Deputy Minister Jean Swanson-Jacobs (Deputy Minister of Social Development).

Details of...

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

14 November 2007

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government’s Programme of Action for 2007 in Cape Town and Pretoria from 2 – 9 November 2007. This will be the fourth and last cycle of media briefings for the year.

The...

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

7 November 2007

Please note that the IRPS Cluster briefing scheduled for today at 13:30 is postponed until further notice. GCIS apologises for any inconvenience.

Enquiries
Harold Maloka
Cell: 082 847 9799

Issued by: Government Communications (...

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

6 November 2007

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government’s Programme of Action for 2007 in Cape Town and Pretoria from 2 – 9 November 2007. This will be the fourth and last cycle of media briefings for the year.

The...

Monday, November 5, 2007

5 November 2007

The media is advised that today’s Social Cluster briefing has been moved to Tuesday, 6 November at 11:30. The remainder of the schedule remains unchanged.

This will be the fourth and last cycle of media briefings for the year. The briefings will...

Friday, November 2, 2007

2 November 2007

Minister Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi will chair the Governance and Administration Cluster briefing today at 9:00 from Room 153, Union Buildings, Pretoria.

She will be joined in Cape Town (via link-up) by the Home Affairs Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-...

Thursday, November 1, 2007

1 November 2007

Government will hold Cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government’s Programme of Action for 2007 in Cape Town from 2 - 9 November 2007.

This will be the fourth and last cycle of media briefings for the year. The briefings will...

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

24 October 2007

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today.

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 25 October 2007
Time: 10h00...

Friday, October 12, 2007

12 October 2007

Members of the media are invited to a comprehensive briefing by the Directors-General (DGs) of the Economic Cluster, on progress around the cluster's work.

The briefing will also profile and highlight work from individual departments, and outline...

Friday, October 12, 2007

12 October 2007

Minister in The Presidency, Essop Pahad, invites members of the media to a briefing on the successful five-day business delegation on investment promotion and opportunities to India.

The delegation comprised private sector companies, government...

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

10 October 2007

Government Communications and Information System CEO, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held today (Wednesday).

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: Thursday, 11 October 2007
Time:...

Thursday, October 4, 2007

4 October 2007

Media are informed that Dr Frene Ginwala will later today (Thursday, 4 October 2007), issue a statement regarding the details of the inquiry into the fitness of Advocate Vusumzi Pikoli to hold the office of National Director of Public Prosecutions. Dr...

Monday, October 1, 2007

1 October 2007

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) CEO, Mr Themba Maseko, will brief the media on the suspension of National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Vusi Pikoli:

Date: Monday, 1 October 2007
Time: 14h30
Venue: Room 153,...

Friday, August 31, 2007

31 August 2007

The Syrian Arab Republic Minister of Information, His Excellency Dr Mohsen Bilal will today on his last day in the country address a press conference on his official visit to South Africa. Minister Bilal is in South Africa as a special envoy to deliver a...

Friday, August 24, 2007

24 August 2007

Government will hold cluster media briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2007 in Cape Town from 27 to 31 August 2007.

This will be the third cycle of media briefings for the year. The briefings will take place at...

Thursday, August 23, 2007

23 August 2007

Following a response to a question at the Post-Cabinet briefing today, the Government Spokesperson wishes to advise the media that the Minister of Health is taking legal action against The Sunday Times in her personal capacity and consequently will be...

Tuesday, February 6, 2007

6 February 2007

The South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards calls for entries from journalists and media practitioners to the 2007 SADC Media Awards Competition. It is open to journalists and media practitioners who are...

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

6 December 2006

In response to media enquiries concerning the Integrated Coastal Management Bill which was approved by Cabinet for public comment, details of the contents of the bill will be communicated by the Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism on Sunday....

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

22 November 2006

Government will hold Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2006 in Cape Town from 14 November 2006. These will be fourth report back since the State of the Nation Address by the President this year.

...
Wednesday, November 22, 2006

22 November 2006

Members of the media are advised that due to the Cabinet meeting which is still in session, the Post-Cabinet briefing has been postponed to tomorrow (Thursday) not today as it was originally announced.The briefing will take place as follows:

Date...

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

22 November 2006

The CEO of Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), Mr Themba Maseko will address a Post-Cabinet briefing today. The briefing will take place as follows:

Date: 22 November 2006 (Today)
Time: 15:30
Venue: Room 153 (Press...

Thursday, November 16, 2006

16 November 2006

Government will hold Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2006 in Cape Town from 14 November 2006. These will be fourth report back since the State of the Nation Address by the President this year.

...
Tuesday, November 14, 2006

14 November 2006

Government will hold Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2006 in Cape Town from 14 November 2006. These will be fourth report back since the State of the Nation Address by the President this year.

...
Monday, November 13, 2006

13 November 2006

Government will hold Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2006 in Cape Town from 14 November 2006. These will be fourth report back since the State of the Nation Address by the President this year.

...
Thursday, September 21, 2006

21 September 2006

Government will hold Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2006 in Pretoria from 26 – 29 September 2006. These will be third report back since the State of the Nation Address by the President this year...

Monday, May 8, 2006

8 May 2006

Government will hold Cluster Media Briefings on the implementation of the Government Programme of Action for 2006 in Pretoria and Cape Town from 9 – 12 May 2006. These will be the first report back since the State of the Nation Address this year.

The...

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

5 April 2006

There will be a post Cabinet media briefing today at GCIS (Room 710, Midtown Building, 356 Vermeulen Street, Pretoria) at 15h30. There will also be a link up with Cape Town at the Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street.

Parking will be provided at...

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

22 March 2006

Members of the media are invited to a Post-Cabinet briefing to be addressed by the CEO of GCIS, Mr Joel Netshitenzhe.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: 22 March 2006 (Today)
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, Ground Floor, 120 Plein...

Thursday, December 8, 2005

8 December 2005

Members of the Media are invited to a post-Cabinet briefing to be addressed by the CEO of Government Communications (GCIS), Mr Joel Netshitenzhe.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: 8 December 2005 (Today)
Venue: Room 710,...

Wednesday, November 9, 2005

9 November 2005

Media are invited to today's (Wednesday) post-Cabinet briefing by Joel Netshitenzhe at 15:30.

Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Cape Town

(There will be no link-up to Pretoria.)

Enquiries
Petra van Niekerk
Tel...

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

12 October 2005

Media are invited to attend a media briefing following the Cabinet meeting held in Pretoria today. The briefing will be led by the CEO of Government Communications (GCIS), Joel Netshitenzhe. The details are as follows:

Date: 12 October 2005
...

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

14 September 2005

Members of the media are invited to a post-Cabinet briefing to be addressed by the CEO of GCIS, Mr Joel Netshitenzhe.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: 14 September 2005 (Today)
Venue: 120 Plein Street, Imbizo Media...

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

17 August 2005

Members of the media are invited to a post-Cabinet briefing to be addressed by the CEO of GCIS, Mr Joel Netshitenzhe.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: 17 August 2005 (Today)
Venue: Room 710, Midtown Building, GCIS, Pretoria...

Wednesday, August 3, 2005

3 August 2005

Members of the media are invited to a post-Cabinet briefing to be addressed by the CEO of GCIS, Mr Joel Netshitenzhe.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: 3 August 2005 (Today)
Venue: Room 710, Midtown Building, GCIS, Pretoria...

Friday, July 22, 2005

22 July 2005

All media are invited to attend a post-Cabinet Lekgotla media briefing to be led by President Thabo Mbeki.

The details are as follows:

Time: 11h00
Date: Sunday, 24 July 2005
Venue: Room 153, Union Buildings, Pretoria

NB....

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

22 June 2005

All media is invited to today’s post-Cabinet briefing led by the CEO of the GCIS, Joel Netshitenzhe.

Media wishing to attend should forward their names by 12:00 to:
Colin Cruywagen
Cell: 082 377 9916 /
E-mail: colin@gcis.wcape.gov.za...

Thursday, May 12, 2005

12 May 2005

All media are invited to a post-Cabinet briefing to be led by the CEO of GCIS, Joel Netshitenzhe.

Details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: 12 May 2005 (Today)
Venue: Room 153, East Wing, Union Buildings, Pretoria
Time: 11:30...

Tuesday, April 5, 2005

5 April 2005

Government will embark on an Imbizo Focus Week from 7 to 13 April 2005. At least 20 Ministers and 7 Deputy Ministers will participate in the Imbizo programme in more than 300 events across the country, in direct interaction with the public.

This will...

Monday, March 28, 2005

28 March 2005

The President of the Pan-African Parliament, Gertrude Mongella, will tomorrow (Tuesday, 29 March 2005) officially open the Third Session of the Pan-African Parliament at its temporary home in Gallagher Estate, Midrand, South Africa.

The opening of...

Thursday, February 10, 2005

10 February 2005

Media are invited to a background briefing on the State of the Nation Address to be led by Joel Netshitenzhe, Head of Government Communications.

The details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 10 February 2005
Time: 16:30
Venue:...

Wednesday, February 2, 2005

2 February 2005

Members of the media are invited to the Post-Cabinet briefing to be addressed by the CEO of GCIS, Mr Joel Netshitenzhe, and Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Mandisi Mpahlwa. Minister Mpahlwa will address the media on the World Economic Forum meeting...

Thursday, December 5, 2002

5 December 2002

All media are invited to a post Cabinet lunch briefing to be held:

Date: 5 December 2002
Time: 13h00
Venue: GCIS, Room 710, Corner Vermuelen and Prinsloo Streets, Pretoria

Parking will be available at the Justice College, corner...

Monday, August 2, 2004

2 August 2004

Members of the media covering National Women's Day celebration on 9 August 2004 at Atlantic Stadium in Witbank, Mpumalanga province, are requested to submit their names, contacts and ID numbers for accreditation.

Names should be forwarded to the...

Monday, August 2, 2004

2 August 2004

Minister of Public Service and Administration, Geraldine Fraser- Moleketi will launch the e- Gateway (a project of electronic government).

Date: 3 August 2004, Tuesday
Time: 9 am - 2pm
Venue: Ndazwana MPCC KwaZulu-Natal, there will be a...

Wednesday, July 28, 2004

28 July 2004

The Minister of Public Service & Administration, Ms Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, together with other partners, will brief the media on the launch of the government's Gateway project (a project of electronic government). The Gateway will be launched...

Thursday, May 13, 2004

13 May 2004

Members of the media are invited to attend a post cabinet briefing. The briefing will be addressed by government spokesperson, Mr Joel Netshithenzhe.

Date: Today, 13 May 2004
Time: 12:30
Venue: Room 710, Midtown building, Corner Prinsloo and...

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

21 April 2004

All media are invited to an overall technical briefing on the state of readiness with regards preparations for the inauguration of the President on 27 April 2004. The briefing will also cover preparations towards the 10 Years of Democracy.

Senior...

Thursday, April 1, 2004

1 April 2004

South Africa will be inagaurating its new president following the third democratic general elections on 14 April 2004. The inagauration ceremony will be held at the Union Buildings on 27 April 2004 (Freedom Day). On the same day South Africa will be...

Thursday, June 26, 2003

26 June 2003

Members of the Presidential Press Corps are requested to submit two passport photos for accreditation purposes. The accreditation is being finalised and the cards will be available as soon as the process has been completed. As part of the process, security...

Wednesday, June 4, 2003

4 June 2003

The Minister of Public Service and Administration, Ms Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, will deliver a keynote address at the launch of the Pocket Guide to South Africa 2003 in Mamelodi on 6 June 2003 at 12h30.

The first edition of this quick-fact, easy-to-...

Tuesday, April 15, 2003

15 April 2003

All media are invited to a briefing in preparation for the Parliamentary address by President Thabo Mbeki on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations. The briefing will be addressed by the Chief Executive Officer of the GCIS, Mr. Joel...

Monday, March 17, 2003

17 March 2003

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) in conjunction with the Film Resource Unit, Provincial government’s in the North West and Gauteng, as well as the Moretele and Emfuleni Municipalities, will celebrate Human Rights Day with an...

Wednesday, February 19, 2003

19 February 2003

In response to media enquiries regarding access to the Parliamentary Media Briefings, GCIS would like to affirm that these briefings are arranged for the media and members of the Diplomatic Corps.

The Media Briefing Week is an opportunity for...

Tuesday, January 28, 2003

28 January 2003

Minister in the Presidency, Dr Essop Pahad will hold a first meeting with the newly appointed Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) board members on Thursday, 30 January 2003. Following the meeting there will be a media opportunity where the...

Monday, December 2, 2002

2 December 2002

Government holds awards ceremony in honour of communicators

The Minister in the Presidency, Dr Essop Pahad will, on behalf of the South African government, honour government communicators at the inaugural Government Communicators Awards (GCA)...

Thursday, November 21, 2002

21 November 2002

The Minister of Public Service and Administration, Ms Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, will launch a Multi-purpose Community Centre (MPCC) in Mamelodi, west of Pretoria, tomorrow. MPCCs are one-stop centres where local, provincial and national government, as...

Wednesday, October 2, 2002

2 October 2002

Media are invited to attend a briefing to be addressed by GCIS, Social Development and Public Service and Administration on the upcoming Imbizo Focus Week scheduled for 7 to 13 October 2002.

Date: Thursday, 3 October 2002
Time: 15:00
...

Wednesday, October 2, 2002

2 October 2002

The following ministers invite media to government’s briefing on the COSATU socio-economic strike action:

Presidency, Dr EG Pahad Public Enterprises, Mr. J Radebe Public Service and Administration, Ms G Fraser-Moleketi Water Affairs and Forestry, Mr R...
Thursday, September 19, 2002

19 September 2002

Media are invited to a press briefing by ministers:

M Mdladlana S Mufamadi R Kasrils and P Mlambo-Ngcuka

on the issue of the COSATU socio-economic action planned for 1 and 2 October 2002.

Date: 20 September 2002
Time: 12:00
...

Monday, August 26, 2002

26 August 2002

In an endeavor to ensure that all member of the media attending the World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD) has convenient and easy access to all members of the South African delegation, the President and the various ministers.

South Africa...

Tuesday, May 14, 2002

14 May 2002

All media are invited to the opening of the George Multi-Purpose Community Centre (MPCC) in the Western Cape Province. The Western Cape Department of Social Services has invested R 5 million via the George Municipality for the construction of the MPCC. The...

Wednesday, February 13, 2002

13 February 2002

Draft 3 A/A 13/02/02
Venue: Rain Forest Room

Speeches can be accessed on Government Online.

Monday, 11 February 2002 09:30 - 11:00: Justice, Crime Prevention & Security
Ministers Tshwete*, Maduna, Skosana & Sisulu 11:45 -...
Monday, February 4, 2002

4 February 2002

The GCIS media briefings will be held from 11 - 15 February 2002. The briefings are traditionally held after the State of Nation Address and the second recess of parliament. This time the briefings will be held in cluster format. The ministers will...

Thursday, November 8, 2001

8 November 2001

Minister in the Presidency, Dr Essop Pahad as well as other partners in the private sector will launch Multi-purpose Community Centers (MPPC’s) business plan.

Date: 13 November 2001
Time: 12pm
Venue: Misty Hills, Plot 69, Drieftboulevard...

Friday, November 2, 2001

2 November 2001

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) invites all journalists to a press conference on the issue of the Launch of the Multi-purpose Community Centres’ Business Plan. The panel will include Dr Sefora Masia, Chief Director, Provincial...

Friday, September 14, 2001

14 September 2001

Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr. Jeff Radebe will be hosting a breakfast briefing for the diplomatic corp and the media.

Date: Tuesday 18th September 2001
Time: 7:30 am
Venue: Press Gallery dinning room, 2nd Floor, Old Assembly,...

Friday, September 14, 2001

14 September 2001

All media are hereby informed of the continuing GCIS parliamentary media briefings. Attention is drawn to the following briefings:

Monday, September 17, 2001

11h00 to 12h30: Minister Stella Sigcau, Public Works
Venue: Rain Forest...
Tuesday, August 28, 2001

28 August 2001

The second round of parliamentary media briefings in Cape Town will take place from 10 - 21 September 2001. The format for the briefings will be per Minister and department.

Date: 10 - 21 September 2001
Venue: Rain Forest Room, Parliament, Cape...

Friday, August 17, 2001
Invitation to the media

Government Communication's (GCIS) Directorate: Media Services kindly invites you to a series of briefing sessions to introduce the media to the latest developments in the section. These include an introduction to BUANEWS, the BUANEWS Website, media directory, media...

Wednesday, August 1, 2001

1 August 2001

Media are invited to Ministerial breakfast briefings as per President Thabo Mbeki’s pronouncements of last week. These briefings will be on the outcomes of the Cabinet Lekgotla held recently. The briefings will also be per cabinet cluster.

Details of...

Tuesday, February 27, 2001

27 February 2001

Government is coming closer to the public. And the people of Cape Town are the first to benefit by being able to access government information with the official re-launch tomorrow (Wednesday) of the regional office of the Government Communication and...

Tuesday, September 19, 2000

19 September 2000: 12:00 - subject to change

Monday, 11 September 9:00-10:00 10:30-11:30 12:00-13:00 13:00-14:00 14:00-15:00 Min: Safety & Security - Mr Steve Tshwete DG: Foreign Affairs - Mr Sipho Pityana       Tuesday, 12 September 9:00-10:00 10:30-11:30 12:00-13:00...
Monday, July 31, 2000

31 July 2000

Invitation to the media

Government Communication's (GCIS) Directorate: Media Services kindly invites you to a series of briefing sessions to introduce the media to the latest developments in the section. These include an introduction to BUANEWS, the BUANEWS...

Wednesday, March 22, 2000

22 March 2000

Government Communication and Information Systems (GCIS), together with the Western Cape Provincial Government and other stakeholders will launch the Nobuntu Multi-purpose Community Centre (MPCC) on Friday 24 March 2000 (see programme).

The Nobuntu...

Tuesday, March 7, 2000

7 March 2000

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), Northern Province government, the community of Kgautswane and other stakeholders will launch Kgautswane Multi-purpose Community Centre (MPCC) on Friday 10 March 2000. (see programme) The Minister in the...

Wednesday, February 9, 2000

9 February 2000

Programme as confirmed on 9 February 2000 at 8:37

The speeches will be made available on Government Online as soon as possible after the various briefings.

Monday, 7 February 2000 09:00-10:30 Crime Prevention and Integrated Justice Sector  ...