Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the department will deal with staff shortages for frontline services in the year ahead.
Police Minister Bheki Cele says to deal with the proliferation of illegal firearms – which are a major contributor to crime levels – the department is in the process of approaching Cabinet to consider another firearm amnesty period.
The employment of members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the South African Police Service (SAPS) to the worst-affected crime areas in the Western Cape for a period of no less than three months has been authorised.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says a special bill on Eskom — aimed at finding a roadmap of the power utility’s recovery — is currently being drafted.
Trade, Industry and Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says government will over the next five years invest R40 billion to create an additional 400 black industrialists.
: SAnews – South African News seshnee
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