Manifestos Ahead of the National Elections 2024

An election manifesto serves as a blueprint, outlining the policies a political party pledges to enact if entrusted with power during a general election. Prior to an election, each political party releases an official manifesto, laying down the foundation for its campaign. These documents serve a pivotal function by articulating ...

Provincial Budget Dates 2024

The South African system of government is designed so that certain functions are exclusive (performed by one sphere only), while others are concurrent (shared between different spheres).

The Constitution divides functions among the three spheres of government and clearly distinguishes between exclusive and concurrent responsibilities. Concurrent functions include policy-making, legislation, ...

SOPA Dates 2024

What is the State of the Province Address?

The State of the Province Address also known as SOPA is an annual address to the province by the Premier, which focuses on the current political and socio-economic state of the province and marks the official opening of the Provincial Legislature.

What ...

Preview for the Year

2024 Parliamentary Year

While the official opening of Parliament is next week, the parliamentary year has already commenced. MPs are attending summits, training and are busy with constituency and committee work.

Alongside this, political parties are maintaining a keen focus on the forthcoming election with many compiling candidate lists, holding ...

5 Ways To Get Involved in Parliament

Here are 5 ways to get involved in Parliament!

Understanding Constituency Offices

South Africa makes use of a Proportional Representation electoral system. This means that our elected representatives (Members of Parliament) are not elected from geographic areas in the way Ward Councillors are elected in Local Government elections.

MPs have a Constitutional duty to interact with the public and assist the public ...

Coalition Governments and Democracy

In the realm of democracy, coalition governments often emerge as a testament to the vibrant tapestry of political ideologies and citizen voices. These unique alliances of political parties bring a distinctive flavour to democratic systems worldwide, emphasising cooperation and compromise as essential pillars of governance.

One of the core strengths ...

Public Service Month - September 2023

The month of September is designated as Public Service Month in South Africa, a significant event on the Department of Public Service and Administration's annual calendar.

Public Service Month serves as a prompt to reflect on the essence of community service and evaluate the government's influence, particularly in the realm ...

Batho Pele Principles

Mine Workers Provident Fund

Attention All Ex-Mineworkers!

Did you know that you can claim a variety of benefits if you are an ex-mineworker on retirement? Similarly, relatives of deceased ex-mineworks can claim benefits for members who passed in service.

Read the infographic for more information and sign up for the benefit today.

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Manifestos Ahead of the National Elections 2024

Provincial Budget Dates 2024

SOPA Dates 2024

Preview for the Year

5 Ways To Get Involved in Parliament