Government News

Domestic violence

The rigorous steps the justice, crime prevention and security (JCPS) cluster is taking to root out genderbased violence is the adoption of zero-tolerance towards rape, violation of the rights of lesbian,gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people and other forms of violence towards women and children.…

Back to basics

The core services that local government provides – clean drinking water, sanitation, electricity, shelter, waste removal and roads – are basic human rights, essential components of the right to dignity enshrined in our Constitution and Bill of Rights. Local government (municipalities) has been a primary…

Public works

Department of Public Works (DPW) Expanded Public Works Programme Budget Department of Public Works (DPW) By May 2013, South Africa was well on track with the creation of an Assets Register intended to accurately reflect for the first time the State’s assets. To establish an…

Government call centres and help lines

Government has a number of help lines and call centres through which you can:get information about services and programmes report problems or make complaints provide tip-offs to authorities about fraudulent or criminal activities.The Presidential Hotline 17737 should be used when all your attempts…

Government vacancies

Vacancies are advertised on the websites of national government departments, as well as in the Public Service Vacancy Circular, which contains advertised posts in all national and provincial government. Tips for finding a job For every job available, you will always have to compete with…

Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT)

The BRT Programme is the road-based component of the Public Transport Strategy that was approved by Cabinet in March 2007. It is designed to move large numbers of people to all parts of a city quickly and safely. The aim of the BRT system is…