Media advisories

JCPS ministers descend on the Free State following violent protests and racial tensions: 13 Oct

12 October 2020

Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster Ministers will on Tuesday 13 October 2020, visit Paul Roux in the Free State Province.

Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele together with Minister of State Security, Ms. Ayanda Dlodlo, visit the family of slain farm manager Brendan Horner.

The two Ministers will also meet various organized farming structures as an attempt to quell the simmering tensions following the court appearance of the two suspects charged with the murder of the 21 year old farm manager.

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Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation will brief the media on COVID-19 level 1 lockdown regulations: 30 Sept

28 September 2020

The media briefing by Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, on the regulations relating to the COVID-19 Level 1 restrictions that was scheduled for today, 28 September 2020 has been postponed. The media briefing has been moved to a new date.

Details of the new date are as follows:

Date:   Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Time:  14:00

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SAPS media briefing on COVID-19 level 1 lockdown regulations: 22 Sept

21 September 2020

Following the address by the President, his Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday, 16 September 2020, on the progress in the national effort to contain the Covid-19 pandemic; Police Minister,  General Bheki Cele and the SAPS management will on Tuesday 22 September 2020, brief the media on law enforcement during the National Lockdown Alert Level One.

In addition to this, Minister Cele will provide futher details on the Gender based Violence  (GBV)hotspot areas.

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Diary of government activities for the week: 31 Aug to 4 Sept

28 August 2020

Government Communication and Information System  wishes to advise members of the media of the following engagements taking place in the week of: 31 August to 04 September 2020 for planning purposes.

1.     Webinar on psychological, socio-cultural and Economic effects of COVID-19

Date:         Monday, 31 August 2020
Time:        11h00-13h00
Platform: Zoom
Contact: The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation: Mr Lawrence Ngoveni on 0828243060

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Security Cluster hosts Virtual Dialogue on gender-based violence and femicide: 31 Aug

29 August 2020

Under the theme “Improving access to justice for the victims and survivors of GBV and Femicide” Ministers who form part of the Security Cluster will address issues relating to the capacity of the criminal justice system to combating GBVF.

The dialogue closes the 2020 Women’s Month programme and is part of the Justice Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster’s effort to fight the scourge of GBVF.

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Media briefing on the outcomes of Cabinet meeting held on 26 August 2020: 27 Aug

26 August 2020

Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu will brief media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 26 August 2020.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date:    Thursday , 27 August  2020
Time:   10h00
Venue: Ronnie Mamoepa Press Room, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield, Pretoria

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Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola will brief media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting of 5 August 2020: 6 Aug

6 August 2020

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola will brief media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 05 August 2020.

The details of the briefing are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 6 August 2020
Time 17h00
Venue: GCIS – Ronnie Mamoepa Press Room, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield, Pretoria.

Media Participation: Journalists may view the briefing via live streaming on the South African Government social media channels on the links below:

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Economic Cluster media briefing on plans to further combat the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19: 16 Jul

15 July 2020

Ministers of the Economic Cluster who serve in the National Coronavirus Command Council, led by the Minister of Transport, will brief the media on government’s further plans to combat the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa following President Ramaphosa’s address to the nation on Sunday, 12 July 2020,

The briefing will take place as follows:

Date:   Thursday, 16 July 2020
Time:   16h00
Venue: Room 159, Union Buildings 

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