Home > United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance (UNPAN)
1. Global
Global
2. Africa
Africa
3. Arab States
Arab States
4. Asia & Pacific
Asia & Pacific
5. Europe
Europe
6. Latin America & Caribbean
Latin America & Caribbean
7. North America
North America
UNPAN Africa
Public Administration News  
Share
 Go to Search
   South Africa: New Perspective on Economic Transformation Needed
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: South Africa needs a new perspective on economic transformation, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday. “To achieve sustained higher growth, there are also more fundamental, more radical transformation measures that are needed. These relate, in particular, to economic power,” said Minister Gordhan, who tabled the 2017 Budget in Parliament. He said the relationships between labour ... Read More
0 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 23, 2017
   South Africa: GDP to Average 1.3% in 2017 – SA Needs to Boost Investment
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: South Africans can expect growth of 1.3% in 2017, which is expected to improve moderately to over 2% in the medium term, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday. In its 2017 Budget Review, National Treasury forecasts a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of 1.3% in 2017, 2% in 2018 and 2.2% in 2019. “We expect somewhat higher growth in the coming year on the strength of a number of ... Read More
0 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 23, 2017
   South Africa: Game Changers to Improve Municipalities
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: With municipalities continuing work to improve themselves, new conditional grants and so called “game changers” will be introduced, National Treasury said on Wednesday. This as government continues to work to reduce costs and improve financial management. Tabling the 2017 Budget before a joint sitting of Parliament, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said government continues to invest in impro ... Read More
0 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 23, 2017
   South Africa: SALGA Welcomes 2017/18 Budget
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has welcomed the Budget proposals for the 2017/18 fiscal year as presented by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. The Minister presented the Budget Speech before Parliament on Wednesday in Cape Town. SALGA on Thursday said it appreciates the context and challenges facing the country, and the local government sphere in particular, against which ... Read More
0 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 23, 2017
   South Africa: North West Rolls out Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The North West Health Department in partnership with the Basic Education Department will be rolling out the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine to be administered to school-going girls. As from 21 February 2017, teams of health professionals will be visiting all public schools across the province to administer free HPV vaccinations to girls in Grade four, who have already turned nine and older. ... Read More
5 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 22, 2017
   South Africa: Universities to Improve Access for Disabled
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has invested about R175.6 million to ensure that students and staff with disabilities have improved access to university facilities. The department on Tuesday said the money will be invested in infrastructure, as well as teaching and learning aids for the disabled. The multi-million rand project follows the department’s strategic decision th ... Read More
11 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 22, 2017
   South Africa: Smart Technology Revolutionises Fruit Farming
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: A smart application is using satellite technology to help farmers in the fruit producing areas of the Western Cape estimate how much water their crops need. The Fruitlook online application, launched in May last year, has mapped 220 000 hectares of farmland in the fruit producing area stretching from Vredendal in the west coast to Montagu/Bonnievale in the east and De Doorns in the north of the p ... Read More
8 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 22, 2017
   South Africa: Third AMD Treatment Plant Launched
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has launched the Eastern Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) Treatment Plant, which ensures that the rising water levels in the abandoned Grootvlei mine do not contaminate groundwater. The Eastern Basin Plant in Springs is one of the largest of its kind in the world, treating approximately 110 mega litres per day. The plant is among the three main basins in t ... Read More
8 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 22, 2017
   South Africa: Almost 3000 000 NSFAS Applications Approved
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has approved funding for at least 291 747 students who applied for financial assistance for the 2017 academic year. Briefing the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training in Parliament on Wednesday, NSFAS Board chairperson Sizwe Nxasana said the scheme expects to increase this record pool by 17 February 2017, which is the closing date ... Read More
8 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 22, 2017
   South Africa: R78bn Invested in ICT Industry
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Focus: ICT for MDGs
Summary: Government has invested R78 billion in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in the last three years, says Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele. This was according to a report by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). “The country has already started to see benefits of this accelerated investment, where the Network Readines ... Read More
7 Views | Rated 0.0 | Created On : Feb 22, 2017
<< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... >>  Total Record(s): 11248

Title:
Focus:
Date Created:
From: 
Open the calendar popup.
To: 
Open the calendar popup.
Keywords:
Country:
Search

Site map | FAQs | Terms and Privacy | Contact Us
Copyright 2008-2010 by UNPAN - United Nations Public Administration Network