Blog Posts tagged “infographic”

Infographic: Debt in South Africa

June 26, 2017 (21 hours, 26 minutes ago) — Comments

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) and National Treasury briefed the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on over-indebtedness in South Africa and on the debt relief measures under consideration. On 31 December 2016, there were 24.31 million credit active consumer of which 40% (9.76 million) are classified as ...

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Infographic: Domestic Violence

June 17, 2017 (1 week, 3 days ago) — Comments

The 2016 South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS), a collaborative effort between Statistics South Africa and the worldwide Demographic and Health Survey Program also covered domestic and gender-based violence (GBV). Despite constitutional protections, GBV remains persistent and widespread in South Africa and violence against women occurs across socioeconomic status ...

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Infographic: Teenage Pregnancy & Sexual Behaviour

May 28, 2017 (4 weeks, 1 day ago) — Comments

The 2016 South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS 2016) is the third survey to be conducted in South Africa with Statistics South Africa collaborating with the worldwide Demographic and Health Survey Program. Teenage mothers are more likely to experience adverse pregnancy outcomes, and find it more difficult to pursue ...

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Infographic: Budget Votes - How does it work?

May 15, 2017 (1 month, 1 week ago) — Comments

Committees have been meeting for two weeks with departments and their entities to pore over their strategic and annual performance plans, budgets and performance targets in preparation for reports to be considered by the House. The focus now shifts to the House budget vote debates that commence tomorrow, 16 May ...

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Parliament 2017: First term review

April 25, 2017 (2 months ago) — Comments

With the first parliamentary term wrapped up, we take a look at legislative activity from this period. This quarterly review takes a quick look at the number of working days, Bills processed, written questions posed by Members and replied to by the Executive and petitions considered by Committees from 24 ...

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How to remove a sitting President

April 6, 2017 (2 months, 3 weeks ago) — Comments

There are two constitutional processes to remove a President: Motion of No Confidence and Removal of President.

Section 102: Motion of No Confidence needs a 51% vote. For the Motion to carry, it needs 201 MPs to vote in favour (151 opposition MPs and 50 ANC MPs). MPs can go ...

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Infographic: Cabinet Reshuffle

April 4, 2017 (2 months, 3 weeks ago) — Comments

President Zuma made 20 changes to the national executive late Thursday (30 March 2017) evening. The changes that created the most uproar by far are to the Finance Ministry that sees both the Minister, Pravin Gordhan and Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas relieved of their duties. In a surprise move the ...

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Infographic: Food Security and Nutrition

March 27, 2017 (3 months ago) — Comments

The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) made a presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture on the progress in implementation of the 2017-2022 National Food and Nutrition Security Plan in South Africa. They provided data on people at risk, government interventions, stakeholders as well.

The right to food ...

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Infographic: Municipal debt

March 10, 2017 (3 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

On Wednesday 8 March 2017, Eskom made a presentation on defaulting municipalities to the Standing Committee on Appropriations. Eskom followed the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act process and applied to the High Court to be allowed to cut electricity to municipalities who were owing R10.2 billion to Eskom. On ...

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Infographic: 2016 National Crime Statistics

March 5, 2017 (3 months, 3 weeks ago) — Comments

On Friday 3 March 2017 the South African Police Service (SAPS) briefed the Portfolio Committee on Police on the National Crime Statistics for April to December 2016. In June 2016 the government announced that crime statistics will henceforth be released quarterly, because the “need for frequent statistics will better enable ...

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