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NHI one step closer to universal coverageArticle

The much anticipated National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has officially been released by Parliament - paving the way for public participation and engagement on it...

8 Aug 2019

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Migrants must be part of South Africa's universal health plan. Here's whyArticle

Seven years ago the United Nations (UN) endorsed universal health coverage as key to sustainable development and global security...

Sasha Frade & Jo Vearey 30 Jul 2019

Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize
Successful NHI implementation requires collaborationArticle

The successful implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) will rely on unified collaborations and effective political will, says Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...

29 Jul 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa signs Presidential Health CompactArticle

The stated goal of one country, one health system "means quality of care must be the same regardless of whether you have money or not, and regardless of where you live"...

26 Jul 2019

Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize
#BHF2019Conference: Minister outlines private sector's role in NHIArticle

National Health Insurance (NHI) is not merely a consumption expenditure, but a social investment that is a basis for sustainable and inclusive growth...

Nicci Botha 22 Jul 2019

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DoH to tackle staff shortagesArticle

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the department has made dealing with staff shortages a priority for the year ahead...

12 Jul 2019

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NHI Bill approved for submission to ParliamentArticle

Cabinet has approved the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill of 2018 for tabling in Parliament, following its release for public consultation last year...

11 Jul 2019

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize
New minister promises NHI deliveryArticle

National Health Insurance (NHI) will happen, and the legislation governing its implementation and funding will go to Parliament soon, said the newly appointed health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize...

27 Jun 2019

First Girl Geek Summit to get more disadvantaged girls into STEM
First Girl Geek Summit to get more disadvantaged girls into STEMArticle

Local non-profit organisation, Africa Teen Geeks, is launching a new flagship event to inspire 100 high school girls from disadvantaged communities to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

Issued by Africa Teen Geeks 24 Jun 2019

New Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize (David Harrison)
Politics & power: Why Zweli Mkhize may be a new dawn for health in SA - or not?Article

Shot-caller, calculated, master of survival. This is who South Africa's new health minister, Zweli Mkhize is, analysts say...

Mia Malan & Laura Lopez Gonzalez 31 May 2019

Nominations open for positions on Khoi-San Commission
Nominations open for positions on Khoi-San CommissionArticle

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Zweli Mkhize has invited the public to nominate persons who may be considered for appointment as members of the Commission on Khoi-San Matters...

10 Apr 2019

Bill set to curb municipal corruption
Bill set to curb municipal corruptionArticle

Rooting out corruption in municipalities will get the kick-start it needs with amendments being made to the Municipal Structures Act...

22 Feb 2019

Zweli Mkhize, minister of cooperative governance and traditional affairs
Heads roll amid VBS municipal probeArticle

Several municipal officials have been suspended and in some instances, charged with fraud in relation to investments made in VBS Mutual Bank...

24 Oct 2018

SA drought conditions still of concern for Agri SA
SA drought conditions still of concern for Agri SAArticle

Despite welcome rains in certain parts of South Africa, large parts of the Eastern, Western and Northern Cape provinces are still experiencing the effects of prevailing drought conditions...

7 Sep 2018

Zweli Mkhize, cooperative governance and traditional affairs (CoGTA) minister
Multiple probes to hold VBS perpetrators accountableArticle

CoGTA Minister Zweli Mkhize says a number of investigations have been launched with the aim of bringing those responsible for unlawfully investing municipal funds with VBS, to book...

6 Sep 2018

Apply to serve on the Municipal Demarcation Board
Apply to serve on the Municipal Demarcation BoardArticle

Applications are now open for persons interested in serving on the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB)...

31 Jul 2018

Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendment
Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendmentArticle

A meeting of a Ministerial Task Team and National House of Traditional Leaders has resolved that the traditional land would not be affected by the proposed amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution...

9 Jul 2018

Girl Geek campaign to open doors, change lives
Girl Geek campaign to open doors, change livesArticle

The Girl Geek campaign, which seeks to encourage young girls from disadvantaged communities to be involved in science, technology, engineering and maths, will be launched in Johannesburg today...

21 May 2018

Western Cape tourism remains undeterred by water crisis impact
Western Cape tourism remains undeterred by water crisis impactArticle

"There have been many queries around the water crisis, people considering cancelling their future trips, events and conferences. We have aligned our messages to convey that we are open for business, as tourism. We are mindful of the impact tourism has on water but also that we've found augmented solutions that address that."

23 Mar 2018

Drought declared a national disaster
Drought declared a national disasterArticle

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs minister Zweli Mkhize has declared the drought and water crisis affecting parts of the country as a national state of disaster...

14 Mar 2018

R1.5bn investment for entrepreneurs
R1.5bn investment for entrepreneursArticle

Entrepreneurs are set to benefit from an investment of R1.5 billion, says Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu...

5 Mar 2018

Zuma's R12 billion fees 'gift' rattles ANC
Zuma's R12 billion fees 'gift' rattles ANCArticle

President Jacob Zuma brushed aside pleas from Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba not to make his shock announcement on Saturday of a bold plan to provide free higher education to poor students from next year...

Ranjeni Munusamy, Sabelo Skiti, Qaanitah Hunter an 18 Dec 2017

Optimism despite bicycles and no toilets
Optimism despite bicycles and no toiletsArticle

This year's Daily Maverick The Gathering, sponsored by Nandos, did not fail to deliver as bicycles, toilets, inequality, and optimism as well as an emotional Finance Minster...

Danette Breitenbach 14 Jun 2016

Marchers call for an end to attacks on foreign nationals
Marchers call for an end to attacks on foreign nationalsArticle

Thousands of South Africans who took part in a peace march today have spoken in one voice, calling for peace and for an end to attacks on foreign nationals...

17 Apr 2015

Zuma to lead delegation to World Economic Forum
Zuma to lead delegation to World Economic ForumArticle

President Jacob Zuma will lead a South African delegation of Cabinet Ministers and business leaders to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, from 20-24 January 2015...

15 Jan 2015

Long wait for new KZN premier almost over
Long wait for new KZN premier almost overArticle

The long wait for the announcement of KwaZulu-Natal's new premier will be over on Thursday (26 September) when the provincial legislature elects a new head of government.

Nce Mkhize 26 Sep 2013

KZN Premier resignsArticle

KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has announced his resignation from the premiership of the province with effect from 31 August.

Bhekisisa Mncube 22 Aug 2013

KZN, Public Protector sign investigation protocol pact
KZN, Public Protector sign investigation protocol pactArticle

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Dr Zweli Mkhize and Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela have signed a protocol agreement, setting out clear procedures and timelines on how investigations against HODs and MECs will be handled.

19 Aug 2013

Molewa to launch Farming the Wild project
Molewa to launch Farming the Wild projectArticle

Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa will launch the Farming the Wild project and the Green Economy Modelling Report of South Africa on Tuesday, 6 August 2013 in the uPhongolo Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal.

5 Aug 2013

BHP Billiton boosts Zululand SME community
BHP Billiton boosts Zululand SME communityArticle

26 June 2013 saw the official launch of BHP Billiton Aluminium South Africa's BHP Billiton Richards Bay Enterprise and Supplier Development Centre. The centre was opened by KwaZulu-Natal premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize, chairman of BHP Billiton SA, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, and other dignitaries, who acknowledged the initiative's role in creating employment and sustainable businesses in the area.

27 Jun 2013

KZN's 'jackpot' of R403m in gambling taxes
KZN's 'jackpot' of R403m in gambling taxesArticle

THE KwaZulu-Natal government has hit a jackpot of more than R403m in gambling taxes.

Nivashni Nair 26 Jun 2013

Madiba's health improving but remains serious
Madiba's health improving but remains seriousArticle

Madiba's health continues to improve but his condition remains serious, says President Jacob Zuma.

14 Jun 2013

Durban to host inaugural Surfing and Jet Ski Competition
Durban to host inaugural Surfing and Jet Ski CompetitionArticle

Durban is to host the launch of a new international competition, the Surfing and Jet Ski Competition, by the South African Maritime Safety Association, which will take place at Durban North Beach from 25 to 26 May 2013. Other sporting codes like Jet Ski, beach volleyball, beach soccer, skateboarding and BMX will also be accommodated.

20 May 2013

SA leads in investor confidenceArticle

DURBAN: KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Zweli Mkhize, is confident that South Africa continues to be among the preferred countries for investment.

27 Mar 2013

Positive results as POST mobilises for change
Positive results as POST mobilises for changeArticle

Taking on readers' issues and mobilising for change has helped POST, the weekly broadsheet for Indian South Africans, realise circulation growth.

Issued by Independent Media 6 Mar 2013

KZN to assist in creating 11m jobs by 2030Article

PIETERMARITZBURG: The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government will have to play a critical role in ensuring that government creates 11 million jobs by 2030, says KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize.

4 Mar 2013

GBCHealth hosts first 2013 member's meeting this weekArticle

GBCHealth will host first meeting of the year for its members and key partners at De Beers Corporate Park in Johannesburg on Thursday 28 February 2013. The event is sponsored by De Beers and will be conducted in English with French and Portuguese translations.

25 Feb 2013

Inquiry into deaths of aspirant cops soonArticle

A commission of inquiry into the deaths of seven aspirant traffic officers in KwaZulu-Natal was nearing formation, premier Zweli Mkhize said on Tuesday (19 February).

20 Feb 2013

KZN Cabinet requests national support on disastersArticle

The KwaZulu-Natal Cabinet has approached National Government in a bid to declare parts of the province worst hit by the recent flash floods and thunderstorms disaster areas. This after ferocious storms wreaked havoc in the province leaving a trail of destruction on infrastructure, property and leaving thousands of people homeless.

13 Dec 2012

Names of those on board SAAF aircraft released
Names of those on board SAAF aircraft releasedArticle

PRETORIA: The South African Air Force (SAAF) has released the names of those who died in the military aircraft crash in the Drakensburg.

7 Dec 2012

Task team praises SA for progress in tackling HIV/AidsArticle

Kenya's Minister of Gender, Children and Social Development Naomi Shaban has praised South Africa's success in tackling HIV and bringing down its mother-to-child infection rate.

24 Oct 2012

KZN seeks solutions to end taxi violenceArticle

The KwaZulu-Natal government will hold an urgent provincial imbizo in a bid to address on-going instability in the taxi industry.

23 Jul 2012

Task team to address KZN rabies outbreak
Task team to address KZN rabies outbreakArticle

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government says it is moving swiftly to boost the province's capacity to deal with the outbreak of rabies and has set up a task team to develop an intervention strategy.

14 Jun 2012

Widespread corruption in KZNArticle

Provincial corruption in South Africa remains widespread as 520 government employees in KwaZulu-Natal have been convicted of embezzling R28,7-million from taxpayers, reports Business Live.

1 Jun 2012

Padayachie to receive official funeral
Padayachie to receive official funeralArticle

The late Minister of Public Service and Administration, Roy Padayachie, will receive an Official Funeral Category 1, the Presidency has announced. This category of the funeral is reserved for distinguished persons specifically designated by the President of the Republic of South Africa.

7 May 2012

KZN hosts economic symposium
KZN hosts economic symposiumArticle

With economic growth in KwaZulu-Natal looking optimistic this year, the provincial government has reached out to private sector experts for their input to enhance this objective.

Kemantha Govender 16 Apr 2012

Zuma officially launches Dube Trade PortArticle

DURBAN: President Jacob Zuma says he is impressed by developments at the Dube Trade Port, namely in the areas of agriculture and food security.

Kemantha Govender 12 Mar 2012

KZN's capital budget reaches R15bn
KZN's capital budget reaches R15bnArticle

KwaZulu-Natal has increased its capital budget from R11bn to R15bn for the coming year and this money will be invested in various infrastructure projects to improve roads, schools and the health sector.

23 Feb 2012

KZN celebrates COP17 success
KZN celebrates COP17 successArticle

Durban may have seen landmark deals made at the end of COP17, but the city itself is celebrating its own successes.

Kemantha Govender 15 Dec 2011

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