Blog Posts tagged “infographic”

Infographic: Municipal debt

March 10, 2017 (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 (2 weeks, 5 days 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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Infographic: Budget 2017: How will it be spent?

Feb. 24, 2017 (4 weeks ago) — Comments

The Minister of Finance delivered the 2017 Budget Speech on Wednesday 22 February. The speech focused on decreasing government expenditure and raising tax revenues with the aim to ‘balance spending commitments, particularly in higher education, health and social protection, and ensuring the long-term health of the public finances'.

The Minister ...

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Infographic: The Budget Cycle

Feb. 21, 2017 (1 month ago) — Comments

The Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, will deliver the 2017 Budget Speech tomorrow, 22 February 2017 at 14h00. The budget is a culmination of processes that start in the previous year with the aim of making the most efficient use of public funds.

See infographic below on the budget cycle ...

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Infographic: Labour Market Stats

Feb. 19, 2017 (1 month ago) — Comments

The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 years and above who live in South Africa. Statistics South Africa released the QLFS Quarter 4:2016 (October – December 2016) on Tuesday, 14 February 2017.

The working age population increased by 1.7 ...

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SONAs: At home and abroad

Feb. 9, 2017 (1 month, 1 week ago) — Comments

The 2017 State of the Nation (SONA) is just hours away. Read some interesting facts on SONAs in South Africa as well as how the occasion is carried out in other parts of the world.

Seeinfographic below for more on SONAs at home and abroad!

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Everything you need to know about SONA 2017

Feb. 3, 2017 (1 month, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

What is the SONA?

It is an annual address given by the President to a joint session of Parliament. It is designed to be a report on the economic and social state of the nation, and includes a review of the past year and priorities for the current year.

When ...

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Infographic: Living conditions of SA households

Jan. 31, 2017 (1 month, 3 weeks ago) — Comments

Statistics South Africa released the results of the 2014/2015 Living Conditions Survey (LCS) conducted between October 2014 and October 2015 on 27 January 2017. The survey shows household incomes, consumption expenditure and it also informs poverty levels patterns which is due to be released later in 2017.

In 2015 ...

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Infographic: Parliamentary Calendar 2017

Jan. 20, 2017 (2 months ago) — Comments

The first term of Parliament (24 January to 31 March 2017) will see the first major event of the year, the State of the Nation Address (SONA) delivered by President Zuma on 9 February 2017. The President will deliver the speech to a special joint sitting of the National Assembly ...

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Infographic: School readiness report - 2017

Dec. 9, 2016 (3 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) presented their school readiness monitoring report for 2017 on 29 November 2016 to the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education. The report focused on admissions and registration challenges, teacher provisioning, learning and teaching resources and basic infrastructure. Admissions challenges are most notable in so-called “hotspots ...

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