Blog Posts tagged “infographic”

SONAs: At home and abroad

Feb. 9, 2017 (1 week, 3 days 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.

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Everything you need to know about SONA 2017

Feb. 3, 2017 (2 weeks, 2 days 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 (2 weeks, 5 days 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.

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Infographic: Parliamentary Calendar 2017

Jan. 20, 2017 (1 month 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 (2 months, 1 week 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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Infographic: Service Delivery Protests

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

The Civic Protest Barometer (CPB), published by the Dullah Omar Institute on 24 November 2016, measures trends in protest action in South Africa's municipalities. The 2016 CPB tracks trends in the number of protests, the geographical spread of protests, trends in violent civic protest and grievances behind protest action ...

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Infographic: Water and Sanitation

Nov. 25, 2016 (2 months, 3 weeks ago) — Comments

Statistics South Africa published its Water and Sanitation Report based on the General Household Survey: 2002-2015 on 23 November 2016. The report notes that in order to address poverty and under-development, the government has prioritised the provision of basic water and sanitation services to the poor because of the perceived ...

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Infographic: Debt in SA

Nov. 20, 2016 (3 months ago) — Comments

In May 2016, the National Credit Regulator briefed the Portfolio Committee on the feasibility of a debt forgiveness programme. Currently over 10 million South Africans have impaired credit records and this prompted the Committee to engage with stakeholders in November 2016 on the viability of a debt relief programme. Inputs ...

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Infographic: SASSA beneficiaries

Nov. 11, 2016 (3 months, 1 week ago) — Comments

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) presented its 2015/16 annual report to the Select Committee on Social Services on Tuesday, 8 November 2016. In its report, the Agency provided a status report on beneficiaries of social assistance, social assistance trends per province, as well as child grant beneficiaries ...

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Infographic: Constitutional Awareness in SA

Nov. 4, 2016 (3 months, 2 weeks ago) — Comments

The Foundation for Human Rights told the Justice Portfolio Committee this week that a 2011 baseline study on the awareness of the constitution and its bill of rights, found that less than only 46% of 4 200 respondents were aware of either of these important documents. In light of this ...

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