Media advisories

JCPS Cluster briefs media on state of readiness for 2021 local government elections: 25 Oct

22 October 2021

The Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS) Ministers will lead a media briefing on the state of readiness for 2021 local government elections.

Details of the media briefing are as follows:

Date: Monday, 25 October 2021
Time: 12h00
Venue: GCIS – Ronnie Mamoepa Press Room, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield, Pretoria

Media Participation: Journalists may also view the briefing via live streaming on the following government digital platforms:

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Masterclass on waste management as a business model for youth: 13 Oct

11 October 2021

The Government Communication and Information System in partnership with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment will host a Masterclass on waste management as a business model for youth.

The masterclass will empower young people with information on the economic, training and funding opportunities that exist within the  waste sector and encourage entrepreneurship to create sustainable eco-friendly  jobs and drive the country’s economic growth.

Details of the Masterclass are as follows:

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Government Communication hosts webinar on current state of indigenous languages in South Africa, 30 Sept

28 September 

The Government Communication and Information System in collaboration with the Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) and Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) will host a webinar on the current state of indigenous languages in South Africa, and the need to promote usage and preservation. 

This webinar hosted seeks to: 

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Heritage webinar: Celebrating Africa’s languages inheritance and technology for innovation in the knowledge economy: 23 Sept

21 September 2021

September is commemorated as Heritage month, celebrating the cultural expressions and practices that form a body of knowledge and provide continuity, dynamism, and meaning to social life. The knowledge-based economy presents new opportunities for Africa and the world to embrace indigenous languages for inclusivity. 

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Government Communications hosts webinar on state of innovation in developing a sustainable water ecosystem in South Africa: 23 Sept

The Government Communication and Information Systems together with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), and the National Press Club will host a webinar to reflect on the state of wastewater treatment plants in South Africa.

The webinar will also reflect on the innovation initiatives  to address the current wastewater challenges facing South Africa from a national and municipal perspective and deliberate on scientific research knowledge and insights to ensure water security in the country.  

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GCIS hosts a panel discussion on Economic Freedom as part of Heritage Month: 23 Sept

Government Communication and Information System in partnership with I AM South African will host a panel discussion on Economic Freedom as part of heritage month.

The panel discussion aims at calling all South Africans to refocus the lens, creating a new collective culture to strive for ‘liberty and true freedom’ in the context of Heritage.

Deputy Minister in The Presidency, Pinky Kekana will deliver a keynote address during the panel discussion.

Details of the panel discussion are as follows:

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Presidency Deputy Minister Thembi Siweya and Premier of the Northern Cape Dr Saul to relaunch the Manne Dipico Thusong Centre: 17 Sept

16 September 2021

The Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Ms. Thembi Siweya, and Premier of the Northern Cape, Dr Zamani Saul, will officially relaunch the Manne Dipico Thusong Centre in Kimberly on 17 September 2021. The centre was recently refurbished and reopened for the public to access various government services.

The centre houses multiple government services that include applications for social grants, identity documents, and municipal and library services.

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Webinar on social behaviour change to reduce risky sexual behaviour amongst youth and create awareness on prevention of statutory rape: 17 Sept

15 September 2021

The Government Communication and Information System and social partners will host a webinar on social behavior change to reduce risky sexual behavior amongst the youth and create awareness on the prevention of statutory rape.

The discussion will be led by the following panelists:

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Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana delivers keynote address at the 2021 Annual Thusong Service Centre Week: 13 Sept

12 September 2021

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Ms. Pinky Kekana, will on Monday, the 13th of September 2021, deliver the keynote address during the 2021 Annual Thusong Service Centre Week at the Botlokwa Thusong Centre located in the Molemole Local Municipality, Limpopo Province.

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