Cabinet statements

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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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 10 July 2019

11 July 2019

Cabinet met on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 at Tuynhuys in Cape Town.

A. Issues in the environment

1. Outcomes from the Group of Twenty (G20) Summit

1.1 Cabinet welcomes the outcomes of the G20 Summit held in Osaka, Japan from 28 to 29 June 2019. President Cyril Ramaphosa held a number of engagements on the sidelines of the summit to strengthen relations with a number of countries.

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 26 June 2019

27 June 2019

Cabinet met on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 at Tuynhuys in Cape Town.

A. Issues in the environment 

1. State of the Nation Address (SoNA) 

1.1. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first SoNA of the sixth democratic administration last week, inspired and galvanized all South Africans to work towards a shared prosperous future. SoNA 2019 charts the course for the implementation of the electoral mandate received by the governing party from our people.

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting held on 27 March 2019

28 March 2019 

A. Issues in the environment

1. Investment

1.1. Cabinet welcomes the second-phase expansion of the Dube Trade Port Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in KwaZulu-Natal. The R18-billion investment brings an additional 45 hectares of industrial space into the SEZ. It will serve as the foundation to attract an estimated R20 billion in investment over the next five years.  

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