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President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised the release of a redacted version of the High Level Review Panel Report on the State Security Agency.
"In recognition of the central importance of the domestic automotive industry to the future growth of the South African economy, the dti commissioned the development of a South African Automotive Masterplan project. The project commenced in April 2016 and was completed in November 2018. The first three parts of the project represented the contextual frame to the completion of"
Geared for Growth South Africa’s automotive industry masterplan to 2035: report of the South African Automotive Masterplan Project.
"As the custodian agency for SDG 4 indicators, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is leading the development of the methodologies and standards needed to produce internationally-comparable indicators. The 2018 edition of the SDG 4 Data Digest: Data to Nurture Learning, builds on last year’s report, which proposed a conceptual framework and tools to help countries improve the quality of their data and fulfil their reporting requirements."
"While South Africa has made significant improvements in basic and tertiary education enrollment, the country still suffers from significant challenges in the quality of educational achievement by almost any international metric." The IMF Working Paper, Struggling to Make the Grade: A Review of the Causes and Consequences of the Weak Outcomes of South Africa’s Education System, "finds that money is clearly not the main issue since the South Africa’s education budget is comparable to OECD countries as a percent of GDP and exceeds that of most peer sub-Saharan African countries in per capita terms."
The National Road Traffic Law Enforcement Code (NRTLEC) "is intended to achieve a greater level of uniformity in the way traffic law enforcement authorities and traffic safety practitioners operate."
"The Cape Town Draft Water Strategy outlines how we aim to provide a reliable and sustainable water and sanitation service into the future."
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa "is in the process of auditing and reviewing the regulatory framework governing the broadcasting and telecommunications industries to take into account new technological, cultural, economic and social challenges." Following public consultation and various papers ICASA has released the Findings document and position paper on: inquiry into equity ownership by historically disadvantaged groups and the application of the ICT sector code in the ICT sector.
"The 2017 Rapid Mortality Surveillance (RMS) Report provides timely empirical estimates of the mortality-based high-level indicators for monitoring health and the performance of the Department of Health."
The President has released the report: Presidential Health Summit 2018: Strengthening the South African health system towards an integrated and unified health system. "The report contains the output of the deliberations of the first Presidential Health Summit held in Boksburg on the 19th and 20th of October 2018. The Summit was convened with the aim to find solutions to the concern that the South African health system is in a crisis."
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the State of the Nation Address 2019 during a joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces) on 7 February 2019 at 19h00.
"2 February each year is World Wetlands Day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. This day also marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea." Book display on Level 5.
"South Africa’s Low-Emission Development Strategy (SA LEDS) 2050 is based on years of work on climate change in the country. The SA LEDS 2050 aims to succinctly build upon this foundation and articulate the path going forward in order to place the country on a low-carbon trajectory, while at the same time ensuring broader socio-economic development."