Blog Posts tagged “infographic”

Parliament 2017: First term review

April 25, 2017 (1 day, 6 hours 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 weeks, 6 days 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 (3 weeks, 1 day 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 (1 month 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 (1 month, 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 (1 month, 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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Infographic: Budget 2017: How will it be spent?

Feb. 24, 2017 (2 months 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 (2 months 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 (2 months 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 (2 months, 2 weeks 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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