Media advisories

Government to host a memorial service for late King Zwelonke Sigcawu: 27 Nov

26 November 2019 

On Wednesday, 27 November, government will host a memorial service for the late King Zwelonke Sigcawu. Members of the media are invited to attend and cover the event as follows:

Date:  Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Time:   14h00
Venue:  East London Abbotsford Christian Centre in Eastern Cape. 

The service is open to members of the public to attend and there is no accreditation required for members of the media.

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JCPS Cluster to brief the media: 26 Nov

25 November 2019

The Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster Ministers will hold a media briefing to update the public on its successes and the plans for the festive season safety campaign.

The details of the media briefing are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Time: 14h00
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament in Cape Town

NB: There will be a video link to Ronnie Mamoepa Media Centre, Tshedimosetso House, Cnr Frances Baard and Festival streets, Hatfield in Pretoria.

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Media arrangements for the South African Investment Conference 2019: 4 Nov

30 October 2019

Members of the media are invited to a technical briefing on media arrangements for the SA Investment Conference 2019 to be held in Sandton, Johannesburg from 5 – 7 November 2019.

Please note that only the media that has collected its accreditation on the 3rd Nov will be accommodated at the briefing.

All media Accreditation can be collected from the IDC Auditorium: 19 Freedman Drive, Sandton on Sunday, 3 November 2019 from 08h30 until 17h30.

The details of the Technical briefing are as follows:                   

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JCPS Cluster visit Manguzi border post: 1 Nov

31 October 2019

Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS) ministers will visit Manguzi border post in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday, 01 November 2019.

This visit is a follow-up, following the visit  that JCPS Cluster ministers held in 2017 where they discovered that Manguzi area and the border line between KwaZulu-Natal and Mozambique was a hive of criminal activities including the smuggling of illicit goods, drugs, vehicle theft, human trafficking and rhino horn poaching.

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Launching of the Khulisa Food And Nutrition Programme: 28 Sept

26 September 2019

The year 2019 is a very special time for South Africa. It is the year in which we reflect on the journey of the last 25 years since the attainment of our hard-won freedom and democracy.

We will remember the relief and exhilaration of the day of our freedom, the historic and defining moment at which we became a country at peace with itself and the world.

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Government employees to recommit themselves to the Fight Against Gender- Based Violence: 27 Sept

23 Sep 2019

Government will hold a march for public servants to recommit themselves and stand firm against gender based violence in the country.

The march will take place in Pretoria on Friday, 27 September from Church Square to the Union Buildings and it will be led by the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA). 

The March by public servants seek to reinforce President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call for all sectors of society to work together to stop the violence and the killing of women and children.

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Minister Jackson Mthembu will brief media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting of 18 September 2019: 19 Sept

18 September 2019
Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu will brief media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 18 September 2019.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date:  Thursday, 19 September 2019
Time: 13h00  
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament, Cape Town
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Thusong Service Centre excellence awards 2019: 17 Sept

13 September 2019

On 17 September 2019, GCIS will host the Thusong Service Excellence Awards ceremony in recognition of public servants at Thusong Service Centres who have distinguished themselves in the execution of their duties.

The year 2019 marks 20 years since the existence of the Thusong Service Centre Programme which was initiated in 1999 as one of the access strategy aimed at redressing the imbalances of the past by taking services and information closer to the people.

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