Media advisories

Panel discussion on advancing patriotism, social cohesion and citizen's rights to safeguard South Africa and its institutions: 19 May

19 May 2022

As part of Africa Month 2022 celebrations, the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) in partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture will host a panel discussion themed “Advancing Patriotism, Social Cohesion and Citizen's Rights to Safeguard South Africa and Its Institutions”. 

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Africa Communications Week 2022: 23 to 27 May

18 May 2022

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) cordially invites you to participate in the Africa Communications Week is a week-long series of events in 20 countries across Africa. It will take place from 23 to 27 May 2022 under the theme: “Ahead of the Curve: What’s Next for Comms in Africa?”

“It is an opportunity to promote African Unity and deeper integration and recommit Africa to a shared destiny,” said the Minister in The Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, at the post Cabinet briefing.

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Collection of media accreditation for Presidential Imbizo – Carolina, Mpumalanga Province: 18 and 19 May

17 May 2022

Members of media who have successfully applied for accreditation to cover the Presidential Imbizo in Carolina, Mpumalanga Province are advised to collect accreditation. The Imbizo is scheduled to take place on Friday, 20 May 2022 at Silobela Stadium, Carolina in the Mpumalanga Province.

Accreditation for the media will be issued as follows: 
Dates: Wednesday, 18 May 2022 and Thursday, 19 May 2022
Time: 10h00 – 16h00
Venue: Carolina Municipal Offices  

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Minister in The Presidency Mondli Gungubele and Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana will table the GCIS 2022/23 Budget Vote: 17 May

16 May 2022

Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele and Deputy Minister in the Presidency Pinky Kekana will table the 2022/23 Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) Budget Vote.

Through the Budget Vote, the leadership will outline plans for the 2022/23 financial year and reflect on commitments made in the 2021/22 Budget Vote speech.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date: 17 May 2022
Time: 10h00
Venue: Virtual

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Media briefing on the progress of the implementation of Operation Vulindlela: 13 May

12 May 2022

Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele and Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana will host a joint media briefing to give an update on the progress made in the implementation of Operation Vulindlela.

Operation Vulindlela is a joint initiative of the Presidency and National Treasury to accelerate the implementation of structural reforms and support economic recovery. It aims to modernise and transform network industries, including electricity, water, transport and digital communications.

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Minister Mondli Gungubele briefs media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting: 12 May

11 May

Minister Gungubele to brief media on outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on the 11th of May 2022

The Minister in The Presidency, Mondli Gungubele will, tomorrow, 12 May 2022 brief media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 11 May 2022.  

The details of the briefing are as follows:
Date: Thursday, 12 May 2022
Time: 09h00
Platform:  Zoom (Webinar ID: 996 4826 6726, Passcode: 517382)

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The impact of climate change and changing weather patterns: 10 May

6 May 2022

The Government Communication and Information System in partnership with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment as well as South African Local Government Association will host a webinar to look at the impact of climate change and changing weather patterns in society.

Members of the media are invited to attend a virtual webinar.

Details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Time: 10h00 – 11h30
Platform: Zoom (Webinar ID 946 3605 4106; Passcode: 864241)

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Government Directors-General to hand over donations to communities affected by floods in KwaZulu-Natal: 6 May

5 May 2022
 
Government Directors-General (DGs) will tomorrow, 6th May 2022, handover donations to communities affected by floods in KwaZulu-Natal. 
 
The DGs will embark on this initiative as a way of  lending a hand of comfort and support to the victims of the destruction and loss of lives caused by the recent floods. 
 
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Government Communications on media accreditation for the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour

26 April 2021

Media accreditation for the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour

South Africa will be hosting an international Child Labour Conference, as part of a larger effort to scale up action to end child labour.

The Government of South Africa, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), will host the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour from May 15-20, 2022, at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

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