Cabinet statements

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 12 February 2020

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at Parliament, Tuynhuys in Cape Town

A. Issues in the environment

1. 2020 State of the Nation Address (SoNA)

1.1. Cabinet welcomes the 2020 SoNA delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa at a Joint Sitting of the two houses in Parliament, Cape Town on Thursday, 13 February 2020. The address was delivered following the 30th anniversary of the release of the Father of the Nation, Tata Madiba, who walked free from Victor Verster Prison on 11 February 1990. 

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 31 January 2020

1.  Cabinet decision

1.1 Alongside the three-day Cabinet Lekgotla held at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House in Tshwane from 29 to 31 January 2020, a Special Cabinet was held on Friday, 31 January 2020. 

1.2 The Minister of Public Service and Administration, Mr Senzo Mchunu, briefed Cabinet on the wage negotiations with the Public Service unions currently underway. A more extensive discussion on these negotiations will take place in the next sitting of Cabinet.

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 30 October 2019

31 October 2019

Cabinet met on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at Tuynhuys in Cape Town

A. Issues In The Environment

1. South Africa Investment Conference (SAIC)

1.1. Cabinet is looking forward with positive anticipation to the Second SAIC 2019 to be held next week from the 5th to 7th November 2019 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Gauteng under the theme: “Accelerating Economic Growth by Building Partnerships”.

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 16 October 2019

17 October 2019

Cabinet met on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at Tuynhuys in Cape Town

A. Issues in the environment

1. Global Competitiveness Index

1.1. Cabinet welcomes the findings of the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness Index that shows South Africa has moved up seven places; making it more attractive for investors and the possibility of creating much-needed jobs.

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 4 September 2019

6 September 2019

Cabinet met on Wednesday, 4 September 2019 at Tuynhuys in Cape Town

A. Current affairs

Based on an analysis of the current affairs environment, the following was agreed by Cabinet: 

1. Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

1.1.  Cabinet joins the nation in mourning the killings, rape and abuse of women by men that continue to take place in our country. These horrific attacks on women reflects our collective failure to respond to the cries of the most vulnerable in our midst. 

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