Government services

Local government gets back to basics on service delivery

Local government is set for a shake up with Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Back to Basics approach, which aims to drastically improve service delivery.


Tax season off to a flying start

The South African Revenue Service received more than 50 000 returns in less than 12 hours as the 2014 tax season got under way on Tuesday. Sars will deploy 14 000 officials and nine mobile units, and set up temporary service points countrywide, to make it easier for people to submit their returns.


Call to help identify child-headed households

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has called on South Africans to help identify and locate child- and youth-headed households in the country, to ensure that they receive the necessary support from the government.

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