News and Speeches for The Government of South Africa

Speech by Minister Debbie Schafer at the 2015 ABET Level 4 awards ceremony

24 February 2015

Good evening to you all. I am delighted to be here tonight at my first Adult Based Education and Training Awards Ceremony. Tonight we celebrate the achievements of our ABET learners and centres in the 2014 ABET Level 4 examinations.   Read More

State of the Nation Address, 13 February 2014

13 February 2014

Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly,Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces;Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP; 
Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Kgalema Motlanthe;Former Deputy... Read More

Western Cape Government Honours Top Candidates and Schools

14 January 2014

Western Cape Minister, Donald Grant in his speech at the 2013 Western Cape National Senior Certificate Awards, highlights new facts and figures on the 2013 matric results. Read More

Speech by Minister Donald Grant at John Ramsay High School

18 July 2013

Minister of Education Donald Grant visited John Ramsay High School in Bishop Lavis, Cape Town today to celebrate the official opening of the school's new facilities. Read More

Minister Grant Encourages Learners to Honour Mandela

18 July 2013

In celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day, Minister for Education Donald Grant visited the “Mandela Day” container library at the V&A Waterfront and read to learners from Alpine Primary School in Mitchells Plain. Read More

Carel Du Toit Centre Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

23 May 2013

Minister of Education Donald Grant visits the Carel Du Toit in celebration of their 40th anniversary. Read More

State of the Nation Address 2013

14 February 2013

Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Read More

State of the Nation Address: 9 February 2012

8 February 2012

Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Kgalema Motlanthe, Read More

State of the Nation Address: February 2011

9 February 2011

Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP; Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Kgalema Motlanthe; Former... Read More

State of the Nation Address: February 2010

10 February 2010

Honourable Speaker; Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP; Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Kgalema Motlanthe; Read More

Address to Public Liaison and Call Centre Staff on First Day of Presidential Hotline

13 September 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to meet you today, on this historic occasion as we launch the call centre to staff in the Presidency, from national departments and provinces. Read More

State of the Nation Address: June 2009

2 June 2009

Honourable Speaker; Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP; Deputy President of the Republic, Kgalema Motlanthe Former President of the Republic, Thabo Mbeki, Read More

Inauguration Speech by President Jacob Zuma

8 May 2009

Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Read More