Jackson Mthembu

Last updated on 2017-09-05T05:05+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Jackson Mthembu added : “There are many hot spots that we are dealing with in the country that are infected by the coronavirus. "You need different regulations that are directed and that are targeting those hot spots,” External link

iol Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The ban on cigarettes, it’s just at this level we are in. We don’t know how many weeks we will be at this level. I can assure you after we’ve been out of level 3, I don’t see the ban on the sale of cigarettes continuing,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The ban on cigarettes, it’s just at this level we are in. We don’t know how many weeks we will be at this level. I can assure you after we’ve been out of Level 3, I don’t see the ban on the sale of cigarettes continuing,” External link

citizen Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "With what the president said after meeting with the churches, we therefore needed to craft regulations that allowed churches to operate. We needed to include those regulations so that we are in keeping with the pronouncements that have been made by the president," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "As you would know, there are many hotspots that we are dealing with in the country that are infected by the coronavirus, so also you need different regulations that are directed and targeting those hotspots," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “With what the president said after meeting with the churches, we therefore needed to craft regulations that allowed churches to operate. We needed to include those regulations so that we are in keeping with the pronouncements that have been made by the president,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “As you would know, there are many hotspots that we are dealing with in the country that are infected by the coronavirus, so also you need different regulations that are directed and targeting those hotspots,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Today we observe this day when the world is seized with curbing the spread of the novel Coronavirus, and South Africa too has not been spared. The fight against COVID-19 has put into sharp focus the need for the sector to patriotically work as a collective and deploy its capabilities in fighting the spread of the virus,” External link

africanewswire Monday, May 18, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Used correctly, digital technologies have the potential to aid the containment of COVID-19 and mitigate some of the challenges brought upon by the spread of the virus,” External link

africanewswire Monday, May 18, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu concluded : “As we mark this 51st anniversary, we call on all in the industry, in particular, the SMMEs to come together to develop and explore solutions to mitigate the spread of the virus and the saving of lives. The provision of affordable fast speed broadband connectivity and connecting our people to the world is more important now than ever before,” External link

africanewswire Monday, May 18, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Today we observe this day when the world is seized with curbing the spread of the novel Coronavirus, and South Africa too has not been spared. The fight against COVID-19 has put into sharp focus the need for the sector to patriotically work as a collective and deploy its capabilities in fighting the spread of the virus,” External link

gov-za Sunday, May 17, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Used correctly, digital technologies have the potential to aid the containment of COVID-19 and mitigate some of the challenges brought upon by the spread of the virus,” External link

gov-za Sunday, May 17, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu concluded : “As we mark this 51st anniversary, we call on all in the industry, in particular, the SMMEs to come together to develop and explore solutions to mitigate the spread of the virus and the saving of lives. The provision of affordable fast speed broadband connectivity and connecting our people to the world is more important now than ever before,” External link

gov-za Sunday, May 17, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It was not the decision of the minister, it was the decision of the government. We want to assure South Africa that we will defend this decision in court. We cannot allow smoking at this time. We are a listening government; we have listened to the advice we have received and the Cabinet made a decision” External link

the-star Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “We also appreciate and recognize the fact that SABC has achieved this outstanding milestone during a challenging time in the media industry, when media outlets are dealing with daunting financial and resource constraints,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, May 8, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are not going to change our approach” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 4, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The directions further include a monitoring and compliance approach that will be followed by sector regulators, industry representative bodies and through the department’s COVID-19 Project Management Office. The Directions came into effect on 02 May 2020,” External link

sanews Monday, May 4, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We should look at the cost of Covid-19, not only on our economy but the economy around the world. The economy is not only tobacco. People should not focus on one part of the economy. The economy does not revolve around tobacco. Even if we have not banned tobacco we are still dealing with illicit trade we must do far better and our fight against the black market has been compromised severely,” External link

iol Monday, May 4, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is really clear that one of the most powerful tools at our disposal is our ICT sector. We need to provide up to date and accurate medical information, statistics, as well as information on new government regulations, to inform all of our citizens about the COVID19 pandemic,” External link

africanewswire Friday, May 1, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is really clear that one of the most powerful tools at our disposal is our ICT sector. We need to provide up to date and accurate medical information, statistics, as well as information on new government regulations, to inform all of our citizens about the COVID19 pandemic,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, May 1, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is incumbent of all of us to respect the lockdown regulations which are intended to save the lives of South Africans. It is for this reason that we fully agree with the decision of the Board to institute a full independent inquiry into this matter,” External link

thepresidency-za Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “There are very few employers who are applying on behalf of their workers and employees for this UIF relief benefit. We are asking them to do so, particularly in the farming sector and in the domestic sector. We are really appealing to all our employers to use this facility because there are vulnerable workers who could benefit,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is for this reason that we fully agree with the decision of the Board to institute a full independent inquiry into this matter,” External link

iol Thursday, April 23, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is incumbent on all of us to respect the lockdown regulations, which are intended to save the lives of South Africans. It is for this reason that we fully agree with the decision of the Board to institute a full, independent inquiry into this matter,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence," "Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news" External link

thenews-pk Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence. Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence," "Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news" External link

theCitizen Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence. Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are stepping up our campaign against digital misinformation, particularly in relation to COVID-19 and related actions such as the national lockdown,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence," "Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news" External link

afp-en Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence. Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news,” External link

gov-za Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Now, how would that be worse than apartheid? I have no idea ... we need to take all measure available to us to save lives," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, March 29, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Now, how would that be worse than apartheid? I have no idea ... we need to take all measure available to us to save lives," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “While there has been two deaths what has now been confirmed by the authorities, one death is confirmed, the other death is suspected,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The minister ... said I must just say to people of SA and the media that while there have been a reported number of two deaths from Covid-19, what has now been confirmed by the authorities is one death, and the other death is suspected,” External link

businessday Friday, March 27, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In South Africa, the space, airtime and social media engagement devoted by quality journalism to the outbreak and the national response, has contributed in reducing misinformation, negative impact of fake news and unfounded panic emerging from some social media users and other sources,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In the weeks ahead during the national lockdown, the engagement between government – through the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) – and public, community and commercial media will help us ensure that people understand and implement the stringent measures that are in effect in the country,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Letters from employers vouching for staff members or freelancers will also make it easier for law-enforcement officers to process media workers’ access to story locations. Given that media workers are citizens first and foremost, government urges employers to ensure that media workers have access to protective supplies and equipment that will keep them safe and will safeguard the wellbeing of persons with whom media workers may come into contact,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Government is doing its best to balance the provision of information with the preservation of the good health and life of all stakeholders during this period,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In South Africa, the space, airtime and social media engagement devoted by quality journalism to the outbreak and the national response, has contributed in reducing misinformation, negative impact of fake news and unfounded panic emerging from some social media users and other sources,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In the weeks ahead during the national lockdown, the engagement between government – through the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) – and public, community and commercial media will help us ensure that people understand and implement the stringent measures that are in effect in the country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Letters from employers vouching for staff members or freelancers will also make it easier for law-enforcement officers to process media workers’ access to story locations. Given that media workers are citizens first and foremost, government urges employers to ensure that media workers have access to protective supplies and equipment that will keep them safe and will safeguard the wellbeing of persons with whom media workers may come into contact,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Government is doing its best to balance the provision of information with the preservation of the good health and life of all stakeholders during this period,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In line with our nation’s single greatest challenge – that of youth unemployment – www.gov.za is used predominantly by young people looking for jobs and for information about opportunities and services that can enhance their employability or qualifications,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “better late than to cut corners” External link

citizen Monday, March 23, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “the finalised measures undertaken to mitigate the impact of the virus on our people and the economy” External link

the-star Monday, March 23, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “the finalised measures undertaken to mitigate the impact of the virus on our people and the economy” External link

iol Monday, March 23, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “better late than to cut corners” External link

citizen Monday, March 23, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Among other issues is to look at the effect on our people by the coronavirus and how do we mitigate against that effect. So that is the issue before the national command council,” External link

businessday Sunday, March 22, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “better late than to cut corners” External link

citizen Sunday, March 22, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Zweli Mkhize ) : "Cabinet reassures all in South Africa that every precaution is being taken to safeguard the country against any surge of Covid-19," "The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, reported to Cabinet that there were 13 cases of Covid-19 in South Africa. This morning, the Minister of Health confirmed that another four new cases have been identified, bringing the number of Covid-19 cases to 17. He will provide further details during the course of the day" External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Common symptoms of the virus include fever, cough and difficulty breathing. When displaying the symptoms as described above, individuals are advised to stay home and seek medical assistance," "We appeal to all to respect the privacy of Covid-19 patients and their families. We also strongly caution against the dissemination of any false information related to the virus so as to prevent the spread of fear, stigma and discrimination within our society. Concerned individuals can contact the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) hotline on 0800 029 999 for accurate information regarding Covid-19" External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "All the South Africans coming home are as healthy as anything. They have not contracted the disease," External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "All the South Africans coming home are as healthy as anything. They have not contracted the disease," External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "Their parents have said: 'Can you bring our kids home?'" External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet has not expressed any travel bans. It would have been in the statement if there were any,” “And again, we can assure you that after this very important meeting of Sunday, we will be able to answer some of the questions that we not have been able to answer here on this matter” External link

africanewswire Friday, March 13, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Upon their return, all of them, the crew, everybody on the flight and those repatriated will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days to a maximum of 21 days,” “During this period, the movement of people and goods in and out of the quarantine zone will be restricted. We strongly caution people against attempting to make any physical contact or attempting to visit the quarantine zone or area. Once the quarantine period ends and tests confirm no underlying COVID-19 virus infection of our compatriots, they will be released back into their respective families and communities” External link

africanewswire Friday, March 13, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa will soon update political parties represented in Parliament, as well as church leaders, on Covid-19. A special Cabinet on Covid-19 is being convened for this Sunday,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, March 13, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Upon their return, all of them, the crew, everybody on the flight and those repatriated will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days to a maximum of 21 days," "During this period, the movement of people and goods in and out of the quarantine zone will be restricted. We strongly caution people against attempting to make any physical contact or attempting to visit the quarantine zone or area. Once the quarantine period ends and tests confirm no underlying COVID-19 virus infection of our compatriots, they will be released back into their respective families and communities" External link

voanews Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The judgement, sentencing and rejection of leave to appeal sends a strong message to perpetrators and would-be perpetrators of women and children abuse that South Africa’s justice institutions will hold them accountable for their despicable actions,” “Together we must eradicate the abuses that undermine the fundamental human rights of women and children. Through our collective actions, we must ensure that no woman or child is sexually harassed, beaten, raped or attacked anywhere in our country” External link

citizen Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are intensifying our investment and to date projects with an investment value of R9 billion have been completed and 27 projects worth just over R250 billion are in implementation phases, with more coming on stream this year," External link

irishsun Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The repatriation team and repatriated South Afticans are expected back in the country this Friday, 13 March 2019," External link

the-star Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The repatriation team and repatriated South Afticans are expected back in the country this Friday, 13 March 2019," External link

iol Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “To date, projects with an investment value of R9 billion have been completed and 27 projects worth just over R250 billion are in implementation phases, with more coming on stream this year,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Employees in the company will also be issued with R1.6 billion worth of shares in PepsiCo that will be used to acquire a 13% stake in Pioneer Foods within five years,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Major deaths on the roads are caused by people who drink and drive. Our laws do not allow you to drink and drive,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It also deals with fraud and corruption within the road traffic environment' increases penalties for those who fail to comply with traffic rules; and proposes national number plate legislation,” External link

businessday Thursday, March 12, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa will soon update political parties represented in Parliament, as well as church leaders, on Covid-19. A special Cabinet on Covid-19 is being convened for this Sunday,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The Minister appreciates Council’s intention of keeping the integrity of the statistical system intact and is committed to working with Stats SA to protect the respected quality of our official statistics,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We have in the first two years of our investment drive, raised a total of R664-billion in investment commitments, which is more than half of our five-year target of R1.2-trillion,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Every South African, including those who claim ignorance, know for a fact that apartheid was a crime against humanity. It was our lived reality” External link

citizen Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We must think about what [can be done] through this network for those who are worse off than ourselves,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu clarified : “The discussions of the medium-term strategic framework of government began after elections, and has now been concluded,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The President will assess whether all state departments have met the expectation of the medium-term strategic framework of government,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “What do we do with our SOEs? You know the difficulties we have with Eskom, in many of our SOEs, including SAA – What do we do with all of them to repurpose them to be able to fulfil the mandate that they were created for,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Only nine were not approved and three were noted. The various departments will provide a fuller briefing on the areas that were noted and not approved,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “This revised delivery model is meant to fast-track the process towards the migration from analogue to digital and the release of high demand spectrum,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We don’t think that we must tie his hands before he even resumes his work. Let the incoming CEO come in, appraise himself of who is who in the… electricity supply [industry] and who he can work with to ensure that there is electricity supply certainty in our country,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Regulatory Board ) : “The Bill proposes that the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors be empowered to subpoena any person with any information required to complete an investigation on improper conduct by auditors,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet, however, directed for further work be done in refining the proposed institutional and coordination arrangement of this work,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu explained : “Through this bill, the activities and services by various departments in the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster — under the Social Cluster — will be better coordinated as part of a singular value chain,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The report highlights progress in a number of areas in respect of women empowerment and attempts to narrow the gap of gender inequality,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We don’t think that we must tie his hands before he even resumes his work. Let the incoming CEO come in, appraise himself of who is who in the… electricity supply [industry] and who he can work with to ensure that there is electricity supply certainty in our country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The responsibility to reduce carnage on the roads lies with every one of us,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet encourages South Africans to take a Sho’t Left by visiting local attractions and support domestic events. The use of registered tour operators or tour guides will ensure safety and enhance travel experiences. Details of registered tour guides can be found on the various provincial tourism office websites,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The perpetrators of abuse are people who live among us. We know them and sometimes protect them. We must do better,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “With this year’s campaign, we say enough is enough – 356 days to end Gender-Based violence and femicide (GBVF). We can no longer stand on the side-lines and watch how women and children continue to fall victim to gender-based violence and femicide,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will spend R800 million in the 2020 to 2021 financial year and R1.3 billion will be spend in the 2021/2022 financial year. School infrastructure provision remains a contentious matter that requires agility, innovation for effective delivery to accelerate the achievements that have already been registered,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These awards are an integral part of Africa reclaiming our own story and driving the narrative. The stories we tell are uniquely ours, and within them are tales of hope, change and renewal,” External link

africanbrains Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The African Union’s Agenda 2063 vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa is very much alive in these awards. Agenda 2063 calls for an Africa driven and managed by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the international arena,” External link

africanbrains Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These awards are an integral part of Africa reclaiming our own story and driving the narrative. The stories we tell are uniquely ours, and within them are tales of hope, change and renewal,” External link

sanews Monday, December 2, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The African Union’s Agenda 2063 vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa is very much alive in these awards. Agenda 2063 calls for an Africa driven and managed by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the international arena,” External link

sanews Monday, December 2, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The appointment of a permanent CEO is an important first step in strengthening Eskom (and) dealing decisively with government and financial management challenges at utilities, which will ensure a stable electricity supply for the nation," External link

polandsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Cabinet believes De Ruyter will work with the leadership of Eskom to drive the proposed interventions as spelt out in the Eskom paper," External link

polandsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are on the same page as government. As you know, this matter is under discussion for some time. We need a leader at the helm to bring stability to Eskom. From where we are seated, De Ruyter (has) the necessary expertise to bring stability in the governance arena and financial management. He comes quite decorated to fulfill this role," "South Africa belongs to all who live in it - black and white. There are some who forget or decide to forget that there have been many black CEOs at Eskom," External link

polandsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are fully behind the appointment of Andre de Ruyter and this is in no way undermining transformative activities that we have undertaken as government," "In fact, this is complementing these activities we have undertaken in transforming the various entities that fall within government's space" External link

polandsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “If you look at the boards of all our entities, if you look at the people we appoint to senior positions, we ensure that the spread of people in our country is represented,” “We are fully behind the appointment of Andre de Ruyter. This is in no way undermining transformative activities that we have undertaken as government” External link

businessday Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Mr de Ruyter brings to the position significant international experience; extensive experience of dealing with governments and regulators in a variety of jurisdictions; turnaround skills based on rigorous cost cutting, margin improvements, and organisational restructuring; a track record of delivering sustainable profits and value for stakeholders; strong strategy and execution competence with a strategic focus on conceptualising; and integrating corporate operating models and strategic delivery,” External link

businessday Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The appointment of a permanent CEO is an important first step in strengthening Eskom (and) dealing decisively with government and financial management challenges at utilities, which will ensure a stable electricity supply for the nation," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Cabinet believes De Ruyter will work with the leadership of Eskom to drive the proposed interventions as spelt out in the Eskom paper," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are on the same page as government. As you know, this matter is under discussion for some time. We need a leader at the helm to bring stability to Eskom. From where we are seated, De Ruyter (has) the necessary expertise to bring stability in the governance arena and financial management. He comes quite decorated to fulfill this role," "South Africa belongs to all who live in it - black and white. There are some who forget or decide to forget that there have been many black CEOs at Eskom," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are fully behind the appointment of Andre de Ruyter and this is in no way undermining transformative activities that we have undertaken as government," "In fact, this is complementing these activities we have undertaken in transforming the various entities that fall within government's space" External link

irishsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are confident that these interventions will ensure that we continue to place people at the centre of our developmental agenda,” External link

sanews Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Education, health, food security and jobs can bring about gender equality only if women are also able to determine their childbearing, as a basic human right,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Education, health, food security and jobs can bring about gender equality only if women are also able to determine their childbearing, as a basic human right,” External link

sanews Tuesday, November 12, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet welcomes the recent 20 life sentences and 758 years imprisonment sanctions handed down to the serial rapist, Bongani Lucky Masuku, as well as the life sentence handed to convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow. This sends a strong message to perpetrators that our criminal justice system will not tolerate crimes against women and children,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The plan proposes seven strategic goals to combat the abuse of drugs within our communities. It also proposes dealing with the reduction of the demand for drugs, tighter control of drugs intended for therapeutic use, as well as governance, leadership and accountability of the execution of the NDMP,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Nothing nurtures a sense of shared national pride better than the country consciously making efforts in nation building activities,” “All these phenomenal achievements are a manifestation of how far we have come as a young democracy underpinned by a Constitution which has been applauded as one of the most progressive in the world” External link

mg Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu reminded : “Building a nation brand requires that we lean on all pillars of society, from business to government and civil society,” External link

mg Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet endorses the proposals in Eskom’s business model, which is the latest blueprint to put Eskom onto a growth trajectory,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The two-year partnership gives South Africa direct access to millions of potential Chinese travellers for both business and leisure, to market the country as a destination of choice,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet has also welcomed the Department of Basic Education’s empowerment initiative for school managers, in partnership with the government of China, which saw 25 principals sharing and engaging on best practice in the schooling environment with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai, China,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We join all South Africans in welcoming over 1 500 delegates representing local and international business men and women expected to attend the Investment Conference,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In pursuit of our stated goal of rolling out a public and private infrastructural programme, government has set aside R100 billion over 10 years for a National Infrastructure Fund, and is looking forward to working with private investors and international financial institutions to leverage finance for our country’s infrastructure development,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Bill provides for the prosecution of people who have committed sexual offences, irrespective of when these offences were committed,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about North Gauteng ) : “The policy further responds to the North Gauteng High Court judgement which instructed the Minister of Social Development to make amendments that strengthen the foster care system,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet endorses the proposals in Eskom’s business model, which is the latest blueprint to put Eskom onto a growth trajectory,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The two-year partnership gives South Africa direct access to millions of potential Chinese travellers for both business and leisure, to market the country as a destination of choice,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet has also welcomed the Department of Basic Education’s empowerment initiative for school managers, in partnership with the government of China, which saw 25 principals sharing and engaging on best practice in the schooling environment with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai, China,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These proposed amendments will provide the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) with a wider discretion to institute the prosecution of sexual offences cases that were committed even 20 years earlier,” External link

businessday Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Bill provides for the prosecution of people who have committed sexual offences, irrespective of when these offences were committed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about North Gauteng ) : “The policy further responds to the North Gauteng High Court judgement which instructed the Minister of Social Development to make amendments that strengthen the foster care system,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We have also established a series of commissions to unearth the allegations of state capture,” External link

the-star Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Our country needs a thriving economic sector to drive development and transformation imperatives destined to improve the quality of life and a better life for all,” External link

sanews Monday, October 28, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We want to strive for a violence-free future that allows all to thrive,” External link

sanews Monday, October 28, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Our country needs a thriving economic sector to drive development and transformation imperatives destined to improve the quality of life and a better life for all,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We want to strive for a violence-free future that allows all to thrive,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “By focusing on the victim, we inadvertently became accomplices by exonerating the perpetrators of violence and therefore became unintentionally complicit in the commitment of violence against women,” External link

sanews Friday, October 4, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu afirmou : “Como África do Sul, devemos ser vistos de forma honesta nesta matéria, sem esconder o que quer que seja” External link

portalangop Monday, September 23, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “But very soon the relevant minister will speak to the nation,” External link

iol Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet noted that the proposed agreement replicated the terms that currently apply to bilateral trade, set out in the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with six SADC countries,” External link

africanbrains Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet noted that the proposed agreement replicated the terms that currently apply to bilateral trade, set out in the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with six SADC countries,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet has once again condemned the public violence and lawlessness that accompanies any… grievances of our people. While Cabinet understands the socio-economic challenges faced by communities, intolerance and violence towards foreign nationals and other South Africans will not resolve these challenges,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The findings of this commission will be shared with the African Union (AU) and importantly, will assist us in dealing with the recurrence of violent attacks on both foreign nationals and our own citizens,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It brings government closer to the people by involving citizens and stakeholders in the development of one plan to deliver a plethora of services and create economic opportunities at a basic district level,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We have our work cut out as men to stop this violation of women’s rights in our country. All of us must bring an end to the abuse and rape of women. We need a change in the manner men relate to and look at women,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa will officially launch the SA 25 Year Review 1994-2019 in due course,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The report highlights areas of progress such as universal access to basic education; expansion of higher education; access to free health services in the public sector and the implementation of the social wage,” “It also highlights several challenges which impede our adequate response to unemployment, poverty alleviation and inequality. Key to these challenges is our inability to address the structural dimension of the country’s economy” External link

businessday Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We left Cabinet, which is discussing an important matter in the country. There is a document the National Treasury put out for comment. We are now discussing that document as Cabinet as an extended form with Deputy Ministers,” “Cabinet is making fruitful contributions. We are told by National Treasury over 700 inputs and contributions were made by South Africans including academics,” External link

iol Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu déclaré : "Nous reconnaissons pleinement avec notre président que les attaques xénophobes violentes contre nos confrères et consœurs Africains ont affecté notre réputation et notre image en tant que pays. Nous devons mettre fin à ces attaques tout en nous attaquant dans le même temps aux facteurs sous-jacents" External link

french-news Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu déclaré : "Nous reconnaissons pleinement avec notre président que les attaques xénophobes violentes contre nos confrères et consœurs Africains ont affecté notre réputation et notre image en tant que pays. Nous devons mettre fin à ces attaques tout en nous attaquant dans le même temps aux facteurs sous-jacents" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We must stop these attacks whilst at the same time addressing the underlying factors,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “How we’ve been working thus far, we have been working in silos,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The model is anchored on the intergovernmental relations framework which provides for a framework for a coordinated and integrated alignment of developmental priorities and objectives between the three spheres. It is also meant to enhance other alignment plans like the IDPs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “Whilst these will be the starting blocks of the district-based delivery model, the remaining 42 districts and seven metros will also be visited by President Ramaphosa and his government together with the provincial government leadership in the course of this sixth administration,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about National Health ) : “Cabinet remains confident that the National Health Insurance will be implemented in a phased and responsible manner. An implementation plan will be developed and published once the bill is passed into law,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Definitely, a paper is coming to the cabinet. Hopefully it will be at the next cabinet meeting. Yes, there will be a paper on Eskom; yes, there will be a paper on the economy, inclusive of public finances. All these things will come as a package for discussion,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 22, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “No. There is no appetite and no need [for an IMF bailout]” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:23:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “This will enable the limited resources to be used to support projects based in rural areas and semi-urban areas, where there is little or no economic base to support them. We need to improve efficiencies in our operations, management and governance through the improved use of new technologies and digitisation,” External link

sanews Monday, August 12, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The disease is transmitted from person to person through direct contact with blood and body fluids of persons with the disease. According to the World Health Organisation, South Africa is classified as one of the low-risk countries in Africa,” External link

citizen Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Apart from hospitals identified, the contingency measures include screening facilities in the ports of entry, communication and co-ordination as well as designated laboratories,” “The Cabinet endorsed the contingency measures that have been put in place to ensure the country responds in the event the disease is picked up. We, nonetheless, want to assure the country that South Africa remains a low Ebola risk country” External link

citizen Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The disease is transmitted from person to person through direct contact with blood and body fluids of persons with the disease. According to the World Health Organisation, South Africa is classified as one of the low-risk countries in Africa," External link

irishsun Saturday, August 10, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Caster Semenya ) : “The Cabinet fully supports Ms Semenya as she appeals and fights for her fundamental human rights. Like all other athletes, she is entitled to compete without being obliged to alter her body by any medical means,” External link

citizen Friday, August 9, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Caster Semenya ) : “We can’t say as the government we support Caster Semenya, and only support her by word of mouth,” External link

citizen Friday, August 9, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “There is a broad plan that is being cooked,” External link

citizen Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Like all other athletes, she is entitled to compete without being obliged to alter her body by any medical means,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “While there is no need to approach the IMF, there is a need for prudent financial management in the public domain, probably also in the private domain. There is no plan in government to approach the IMF,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Electronic Communications ) : “It is against this appreciation that our government enacted a number of legislations to give meaning and effect to the noble ideals enshrined in our Constitution, ranging from the Independent Broadcasting Authority Act (now repealed and replaced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act), Broadcasting Act, Electronic Communications Act, Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, Media Development and Diversity Agency Act, amongst others,” External link

sanews Saturday, August 3, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The Cabinet welcomed the report. It did not delve into discussion. "There was a presentation made,” External link

the-star Friday, July 26, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The Cabinet was eager that all South Africans must get the report,” External link

the-star Friday, July 26, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will support those structures in fulfilling their constitutional obligations,” External link

the-star Friday, July 26, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The bill provides for the equal treatment of women in pre-act monogamous and polygamous customary marriages,” “The amendments eliminate the gender-based discrimination in polygamous marriages entered into before the commencement of the act of 1998. Spouses will now have joint and equal proprietary rights over marital property” External link

businessday Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The report makes findings on the current status quo and makes recommendations that will assist in accelerating the work of the government in redressing the historical land distribution imbalances,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The amendments eliminate the gender-based discrimination in polygamous marriages entered into before the commencement of the RCMA of 1998. Spouses will now have joint and equal proprietary rights over marital property,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Recent actual and possible transactions illustrate this well, and include transactions in the auto sector (Ford), chemical value chain (BFG Rail) and electrical industrial components (Aberdare) as well as potential investments such as in agro-processing (PepsiCo) this latter one subject to shareholder and regulatory processes,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet will have to be appraised on who the person is, this person will help to turn around the entity. There is urgency to stabilise Eskom,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The report makes findings on the current status quo and makes recommendations that will assist in accelerating the work of government in redressing the historical land distribution imbalances,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers have also been deployed in some crime hotspots to support members of the South African Police Service in their concerted effort to bring gang violence and drug trafficking under control,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We don’t feel under attack. We have never felt that way about anybody,” External link

mg Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The panel was appointed by the president to provide a unified policy perspective on land reform,” External link

mg Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The Cabinet will have to be appraised who the person or persons are when the process has been concluded… Cabinet will be taken into confidence as to who the person is. But the behind the scenes work will be done by the ministers,” External link

mg Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will not only be checking how many clinics have been built in an area but we will monitor the quality of the healthcare services in that particularly primary healthcare facility,” External link

africanbrains Monday, July 22, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These will also assist government in directly responding to the issues raised by our people during the May 2019 Elections,” External link

africanbrains Monday, July 22, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Broadly, the 25-Year Review indicates that our democratic government achieved beyond expectations in the delivery of basic services such as housing, the provision of free access to water, electricity, healthcare and education for the poor. However, we are still lagging behind on the economic growth and transformation front,” External link

africanbrains Monday, July 22, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Her name is Thuli, she’s up there. I just want to say to Thuli, if you see anybody wearing a red overall approaching you, run my girl! Run and don’t look back,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 18, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will not only be checking how many clinics have been built in an area but we will monitor the quality of the healthcare services in that particularly primary healthcare facility,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These will also assist government in directly responding to the issues raised by our people during the May 2019 Elections,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Broadly, the 25-Year Review indicates that our democratic government achieved beyond expectations in the delivery of basic services such as housing, the provision of free access to water, electricity, healthcare and education for the poor. However, we are still lagging behind on the economic growth and transformation front,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “I can tell you why they hate Pravin with a passion is because he fought corruption in the state owned entities, then stepped on the corrupt toes of the cronies of some EFF people,” “That is why people are so angry, that’s why they wanted him to be taken out of cabinet. Because where he saw corruption as the minister responsible for state-owned entities he did not pretend as if corruption doesn’t exist” External link

citizen Friday, July 12, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Once the bill has been passed, the existing draft implementation plan will be amended accordingly to give effect to the transitional arrangement of rolling out NHI in phases,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The NHI Bill provides for the establishment of the NHI Fund as a public entity reporting to the minister of health. It will be established as an autonomous schedule 3A under the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act 1 of 1999),” “Once the Bill has been passed, the existing draft implementation plan will be amended accordingly to give effect to the transitional arrangement of rolling out the NHI in phases. The transition period will also allow for the repeal of certain pieces of legislation to enable alignment and coherence” External link

citizen Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Once the bill has been passed, the existing draft implementation plan will be amended accordingly to give effect to the transitional arrangement of rolling out NHI in phases,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The cabinet has said that the national minister working with relevant municipalities must find a way of curbing these maladministration tendencies in our system of local government‚” External link

businessday Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are confident that these ministers will act as directed by the president to come back in August on the e-tolling system in Gauteng and say what we should do‚” External link

businessday Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “There are plans and measures being put in place to ensure that lives do not continue to be lost,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “There are plans and measures being put in place to ensure that lives do not continue to be lost,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It will be based on values of justice, fairness and social solidarity. It will address the current health system that serves only 16% of South Africans whilst excluding the overwhelming majority,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We want to ensure 80% reduction in unauthorised, irregular, wasteful and fruitless expenditure in municipalities and enforce consequence management against officials charged with financial misconduct by 2024. We want public trust and confidence in local government to increase from 46% to 80% by 2024,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “If we are to achieve our national imperatives, we must build a capable developmental state to constantly monitor and evaluate the implementation of our development strategies like the National Development PLan and its various programmes,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “This new implementation paradigm is a radical shift to a comprehensive framework that is inclusive of resourcing, integration of all public sector institutions, and social partners, which informs all levels of government planning through an Integrated Planning Framework,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Therefore, we will be able to monitor exactly what the impact of each government programme is and whether they are delivering the desired outcome. This IMS and accountability framework will therefore also allow us to make the necessary interventions as and when the need arises,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The team is on a fact-finding mission into the shooting. They are expected to, amongst others, discuss a joint investigation between Mozambique and South Africa,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 27, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We remain committed to work with the government of Mozambique as a neighbor in improving the well being of all our citizens," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “This sets out how working together, we will improve the lives of South Africans and grow the economy for our country, by addressing the persistent realities of unemployment, poverty and inequality. President Ramaphosa’s call for a new social compact requires the contribution of all South Africans working together to overcome our challenges and place the country on a path of greater growth,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet confirms that the macro reorganisation of government will streamline and improve service delivery to our people through a seamless, cost-effective and efficient government that is more responsive to the needs of South Africans,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “South Africans have given this sixth administration a clear mandate to accelerate inclusive economic growth, act with greater urgency to tackle poverty, improve government services, fight corruption and end state capture,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We all have to work together with law-enforcement agencies to ensure that perpetrators of these heinous crimes are arrested and face the full might of the law. Cabinet commends the justice system that has resulted in nine perpetrators of these crimes being handed life sentences, in this year alone,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The team is on a fact-finding mission into the shooting incident. They are expected to, amongst others, discuss a joint investigation team between Mozambique and South Africa,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “On the sidelines of the G20 summit, our president will also be taking the opportunity to galvanise investors within the Japan community and other communities who will be attending the summit, to come and invest in our country,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “SA will take over the ‘chairship’ of AU at a seminal moment when the continent will be implementing the AfCFTA, which will make Africa the biggest common market in the world,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “SA remains committed to the African agenda, and supports regional economic and political integration …. SA is fully committed to the AfCFTA process in view of its strategic importance in the economic integration agenda of the African continent and SA's developmental agenda,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The NDP forms the basis for departmental strategic plans and annual performance plans,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will ensure the appointment of the head of public administration as espoused in the national development plan (NDP) 2030, by April 2020 to spearhead the professionalisation of the public service and move to make appointments of heads of department more permanent to promote stability,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Our relationship will be based on mutual respect. Don’t hesitate to tackle us. It is when you tell us we are wrong that is when we will improve as a government and bring services to our people,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We must meet the target by 2030,” External link

iol Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We have just had the national and provincial elections in our country. The governing party has been given a mandate to continue to govern on the strength of its election manifesto. We are going to converge the governing party election manifesto into programmes of government,” External link

sanews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will also look at what we have learnt from the implementation of the Stimulus Package… and the implementation model for infrastructure development. We will look at what emerged from the 25-Year Review [of service delivery performance], and what are the good things we have done and where can we improve,” External link

sanews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is the view of the ANC that this could have been avoided had the African Union roadmap been adopted,” External link

thenewage Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jackson Mthembu ) : "My eldest daughter, Khwezi Mthembu , last night committed suicide at our Pelican parliamentary village home in #Capetown. We are in deep pain. We don't know what led her to take her own life at such a tender age of 25 years," External link

iol Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “I think he has also earned the confidence of everyone in the house. Not only ANC benches. When he comes into that house he is a real Statesman, which forces everyone to relate to him as a statesman. Not as some Mampara,” External link

mg Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu explained : “We will be having the elections on the 8th of May, which means the term of this Parliament would not have come to an end so you can't have an election when the term has not come to an end. What then do you do, you dissolve Parliament so that you can have elections within the term,” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, February 21, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are nonetheless hopeful that our government will act swiftly to arrest this situation, especially the current episodes of load shedding,” External link

mg Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are nonetheless hopeful that our government will act swiftly to arrest this situation, especially the current episodes of load shedding,” External link

mg Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The resolution of the land question forms part of the founding principles of the ANC. In essence, it is the ultimate expression of transformation and restitution. With this in mind we wish the committee well as they embark on this historic process,” External link

businessday Tuesday, February 12, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The crisis at our power utility Eskom, is a cause for concern as it negatively affects our economic ambitions. We are nonetheless hopeful that our government will act swiftly to arrest this situation, especially the current episodes of load shedding,” External link

iol Tuesday, February 12, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The thought of deploying Nxamalala is welcomed. It will help the country,” External link

news24 Monday, January 14, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Thoko Didiza ) : “We will move, in the ad hoc committee in its first meeting, that Thoko Didiza chairs the committee. She is a capable lady who also has a vast experience in this area … we’ve already sent the names of ANC members of the ad hoc committee to the speaker,” External link

businessday Friday, December 7, 2018 7:41:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We’ve set the deadline of March 31 next year. I’ve said that is very ambitious and it might not be possible with everything that needs to be done. The committee can then bring a progress report so that all of us as parliament know where we are in relation to this matter. Even if we were to conclude it on March 31 it still has to go to the NCOP, which must still engage almost in the same process,” External link

businessday Friday, December 7, 2018 7:41:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “When on the floor of Parliament racial insults are thrown at MPs by MPs… that’s not a good example to set,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, December 7, 2018 6:47:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Ad Hoc Committee ) : “Parliament has established an Ad Hoc Committee to initiate and introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution and report back to Parliament by 31 March, 2019,” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 6:30:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Through this amendment, Section 25 of the Constitution will make explicit that which is implicit in the Constitution, with regards to expropriation of land without compensation, as a legitimate option for land reform, so as to address the historic wrongs caused by the arbitrary dispossession of land” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 6:30:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The ANC has never, never pushed for the nationalisation of land so that the state becomes a custodian, it has never. We are saying, yes, let’s amend the Constitution so that there is clarity that, yes, expropriation without compensation is a possibility, is an option, that is basically what we are saying – it’s an option among many options” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 3:27:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “If there is one thing that has made all of us the happiest, apart from returning land to our people through this mechanism that we have started, is the contribution of parliament to fighting corruption and fighting state capture,” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 3:27:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “But also as an instrument that indeed can be trusted by our people,” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 3:27:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu asked : “In Zimbabwe they call that bloodless corrections ... We need to make the corrections immediately after the conference. How do you effect those corrections in government when the same person who might have contributed to a better degree still sits?” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:15:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu asked : "In Zimbabwe they call that bloodless corrections ... We need to make the corrections immediately after the conference. How do you effect those corrections in government when the same person who might have contributed to a better degree still sits?" External link

reuters-en Monday, November 20, 2017 10:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Here is a leader who held two positions in the top six of the ANC as secretary general [in the past] and now as deputy president. He never stole from the government. He never stole from the public purse,” External link

enca Saturday, November 4, 2017 2:23:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “This investigation or inquiry by the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises must continue but as you know, some people want somewhere to try and stop it, but of course we were happy that the officials did not want to meet with anyone at Luthuli House,” External link

enca Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:30:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "We are talking about the political agenda behind these revelations. Not the merits or demerits of these revelations. But there is a political agenda, and that political agenda is to damage the reputation of Ramaphosa so that he doesn't become ANC president in December" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 6, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will find out from him. He will have to account to the chief whip, like the others who did not present themselves and who did not provide medical certificates,” External link

the-star Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:20:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "Zuma was toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, August 8, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "You hear the singing, Zuma was dancing. " External link

newstalk Tuesday, August 8, 2017 3:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi-toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

bdnews24 Tuesday, August 8, 2017 3:38:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi-toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "You hear the singing, Zuma was dancing. " External link

skynews Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi-toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:11:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi-toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

trust2 Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:08:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, August 8, 2017 12:26:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “is tantamount to dropping a nuclear bomb on the country,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It will result in the entire cabinet having to resign, which will lead to a collapse in government with long-lasting ramifications,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The rumor that there are ANC members who will vote in favor of this motion is nothing but wishful thinking on the part of the opposition,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will vote against this motion because it is a crude and populist attempt to unseat a popularly elected government,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Thus all members of parliament from all political parties take their mandate from their political parties,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Our decision to vote against this motion must therefore not be seen as defending or protecting any individual. We are protecting our country and our hard fought democracy,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It will plunge our country into complete political instability and economic uncertainty,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We have full confidence in our ANC members of Parliament. This motion, just like others before it, will be defeated," External link

iol Monday, August 7, 2017 7:32:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu affirmé : "En faisant courir la rumeur que des membres de l'ANC vont voter en faveur de cette motion, l'opposition ne fait que prendre ses désirs pour des réalités. Nous allons voter contre cette motion parce qu'il s'agit d'une tentative populiste de faire tomber un gouvernement élu par le peuple" External link

slateafrique Friday, August 4, 2017 8:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu told : “We cannot, with our eyes open, assist our nemesis to remove the government from power,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 3:52:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “I’ve seen and heard other party leaders saying that there are about 60 MPs of the ANC who will be putting their vote in the positive bloc. We are saying there is no such,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 3:52:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu told : "We cannot, with our eyes open, assist our nemesis to remove the government from power," External link

reuters Friday, August 4, 2017 3:43:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "I've seen and heard other party leaders saying that there are about 60 MPs of the ANC who will be putting their vote in the positive bloc. We are saying there is no such," External link

reuters Friday, August 4, 2017 3:43:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu told : "We cannot, with our eyes open, assist our nemesis to remove the government from power," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 4, 2017 2:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "I've seen and heard other party leaders saying that there are about 60 MPs of the ANC who will be putting their vote in the positive bloc. We are saying there is no such," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 4, 2017 2:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The DA makes their party members of the Provincial legislature in the Western Cape sign written (undertakings) to always follow the party mandate. They don't play," External link

enca Friday, August 4, 2017 2:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Voting in favour of this motion will be tantamount to throwing a nuclear bomb at our country," External link

iol Friday, August 4, 2017 2:08:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “His ill-discipline is no longer an ANC caucus matter as it is questioning and defying decisions of the ANC as a political centre and authority. No ANC Member of Parliament is a free agent. They are deployees of the ANC in Parliament and take their directive from the party‚” External link

EastAfrican Monday, July 31, 2017 7:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "This brings to finalisation an elaborate and transparent process led by the ad hoc committee. We applaud the members of this committee in executing their duties with absolute distinction‚" External link

thetimes-za Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "If it obstructs redress, by all means [change it], but have we tested it in court? The constitution is a living document," External link

thetimes-za Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It’s only a fool who will not see that reality,” “Never in my wildest dreams, or never in any of my nightmares, did I dream that we can lose Tshwane, we can lose Johannesburg” External link

mg Monday, February 20, 2017 2:32:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “I’ve not heard anything that suggests that the military has been sent to parliament‚ I’ve not heard that. I’ve spoken to the presidency‚ there is not such indication that there is military being sent to parliament. Obviously we will be opposed to any military being sent to parliament. The role of military in parliament is ceremonial as all of us know‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We would like to see actual proof. We would like concrete action with regards to these matters of an economic nature‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Mbulaheni Maguvhe ) : "It is unfortunate that Prof Maguvhe chose to sacrifice his personal reputation and professional integrity by putting his selfish personal interests ahead of those of South Africans, who are the shareholders of the SABC," "The unacceptable obstinacy of board members who remain stumbling blocks to resolving corporate governance problems is a lesson which Parliament must learn from going forward. The Broadcasting Act might need to be revisited and tightened to ensure that inquorate Boards or individuals are not allowed to hold such important public institution to ransom" External link

iol Monday, December 19, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are confident that his exit will speed up the process of addressing the leadership crisis at SABC," External link

reuters Monday, December 19, 2016 6:43:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "It just can't happen in this world. I don't know why would Parliament get cold feet when people get to court? Before you even have an interdict, you decide not to continue with work that is before you," External link

allafrica Monday, December 5, 2016 1:46:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu told : “The absence of these MPs, despite recorded confirmation that they will be present, is disgraceful and downright disrespectful to the people of the South Africa. The unanimous view of the [ANC] Caucus is that the harshest punishment must be taken against absentees,” External link

iol Friday, November 18, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "What happened is not something that we can explain. The only reason that the caucus arrived at, is that this could be a consequence of ill-discipline among our ranks," External link

allafrica Friday, November 18, 2016 2:19:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Hlauli Motsoeneng ) : “Mr Motsoeneng made outrageous claims and veiled threats against the chief whip, warning him to desist from ‘making a lot of noise’ regarding the SABC and alleging his interest was driven by ulterior motives. Mr Motsoeneng further alleged that the chief whip had attempted to ‘capture’ him,” External link

mg Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Hlauli Motsoeneng ) : “There is no doubt that Mr Motsoeneng’s claims are unfounded, unsubstantiated and blatantly false. The made-up accusations, aired publicly on live television, were intended to impugn the character of the chief whip. Imputing improper motives on the chief whip was clearly designed to threaten and blackmail him and the ANC in Parliament into silence on a matter of principle with the hope that the inquiry into the SABC, which the ANC caucus has outspokenly pursued, would be abandoned,” External link

mg Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu disse : "Sabemos que é uma disputa acirrada, mas asseguro-vos que vamos sair vitoriosos em Tshwane e vamos sair vitoriosos em Joanesburgo" External link

dnoticias Friday, August 5, 2016 2:52:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
whip38.64%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
chef2.65%FR09/05/201705/09/2017
spokesman30.27%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
head2.72%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
chairperson0.34%EN04/02/201702/04/2017
communications chairperson0.07%EN04/02/201702/04/2017
spokesperson13.54%EN03/22/201722/03/2017
chairman0.61%EN03/13/201713/03/2017
leader0.20%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
mp0.27%EN12/12/201612/12/2016
chief0.41%EN11/29/201629/11/2016
lawyer0.14%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
member0.14%EN10/25/201625/10/2016
haut cadre0.07%FR10/24/201624/10/2016
colleague0.07%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
executive committee colleague0.07%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
subcommittee head2.86%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
deputado do anc0.07%PT08/07/201607/08/2016
chefe0.14%PT08/06/201606/08/2016
responsable0.54%FR08/05/201605/08/2016
líder do anc0.07%PT08/05/201605/08/2016
subcommittee chairman0.14%EN07/20/201620/07/2016
committee chairperson0.07%EN07/20/201620/07/2016
communications chairman0.07%EN07/15/201615/07/2016
communications commission chairperson0.07%EN07/08/201608/07/2016
african national congress chief whip0.14%EN05/21/201621/05/2016
porta-voz do anc0.20%PT05/09/201409/05/2014
porte-parole1.77%FR05/08/201408/05/2014
african national congress spokesman2.18%EN04/12/201412/04/2014
african national congress spokesperson0.20%EN02/12/201412/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Jackson MthembuEN71.68%
Jackson MthembuFR13.48%
Jackson MthembuPT7.75%
Jackson MthembuAF7.03%
Jackson MthembuSW0.07%


 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10
 
Show/hide duplicate news articles.
<<10<12345678910>>>10

Tools

Load latest edition

Monday, June 1, 2020

8:38:00 AM EAT

Languages Collapse menu...Expand menu...

Select your languages

af
am
ar
de
en
es
fr
ha
pt
rw
sw
all
Show additional languagesHide additional languages

Interface:

Legend Collapse menu...Expand menu...


Quotes... Explore Relations


EMM Visual Explorer


Quotes... Extracted quotes about

AfricaBrief

Jackson Mthembu

Last updated on 2017-09-05T05:05+0300.

About this image

sign

Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Jackson Mthembu added : “There are many hot spots that we are dealing with in the country that are infected by the coronavirus. "You need different regulations that are directed and that are targeting those hot spots,” External link

iol Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The ban on cigarettes, it’s just at this level we are in. We don’t know how many weeks we will be at this level. I can assure you after we’ve been out of level 3, I don’t see the ban on the sale of cigarettes continuing,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:05:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The ban on cigarettes, it’s just at this level we are in. We don’t know how many weeks we will be at this level. I can assure you after we’ve been out of Level 3, I don’t see the ban on the sale of cigarettes continuing,” External link

citizen Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "With what the president said after meeting with the churches, we therefore needed to craft regulations that allowed churches to operate. We needed to include those regulations so that we are in keeping with the pronouncements that have been made by the president," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "As you would know, there are many hotspots that we are dealing with in the country that are infected by the coronavirus, so also you need different regulations that are directed and targeting those hotspots," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “With what the president said after meeting with the churches, we therefore needed to craft regulations that allowed churches to operate. We needed to include those regulations so that we are in keeping with the pronouncements that have been made by the president,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “As you would know, there are many hotspots that we are dealing with in the country that are infected by the coronavirus, so also you need different regulations that are directed and targeting those hotspots,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Today we observe this day when the world is seized with curbing the spread of the novel Coronavirus, and South Africa too has not been spared. The fight against COVID-19 has put into sharp focus the need for the sector to patriotically work as a collective and deploy its capabilities in fighting the spread of the virus,” External link

africanewswire Monday, May 18, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Used correctly, digital technologies have the potential to aid the containment of COVID-19 and mitigate some of the challenges brought upon by the spread of the virus,” External link

africanewswire Monday, May 18, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu concluded : “As we mark this 51st anniversary, we call on all in the industry, in particular, the SMMEs to come together to develop and explore solutions to mitigate the spread of the virus and the saving of lives. The provision of affordable fast speed broadband connectivity and connecting our people to the world is more important now than ever before,” External link

africanewswire Monday, May 18, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Today we observe this day when the world is seized with curbing the spread of the novel Coronavirus, and South Africa too has not been spared. The fight against COVID-19 has put into sharp focus the need for the sector to patriotically work as a collective and deploy its capabilities in fighting the spread of the virus,” External link

gov-za Sunday, May 17, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Used correctly, digital technologies have the potential to aid the containment of COVID-19 and mitigate some of the challenges brought upon by the spread of the virus,” External link

gov-za Sunday, May 17, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu concluded : “As we mark this 51st anniversary, we call on all in the industry, in particular, the SMMEs to come together to develop and explore solutions to mitigate the spread of the virus and the saving of lives. The provision of affordable fast speed broadband connectivity and connecting our people to the world is more important now than ever before,” External link

gov-za Sunday, May 17, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It was not the decision of the minister, it was the decision of the government. We want to assure South Africa that we will defend this decision in court. We cannot allow smoking at this time. We are a listening government; we have listened to the advice we have received and the Cabinet made a decision” External link

the-star Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “We also appreciate and recognize the fact that SABC has achieved this outstanding milestone during a challenging time in the media industry, when media outlets are dealing with daunting financial and resource constraints,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, May 8, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are not going to change our approach” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 4, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The directions further include a monitoring and compliance approach that will be followed by sector regulators, industry representative bodies and through the department’s COVID-19 Project Management Office. The Directions came into effect on 02 May 2020,” External link

sanews Monday, May 4, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We should look at the cost of Covid-19, not only on our economy but the economy around the world. The economy is not only tobacco. People should not focus on one part of the economy. The economy does not revolve around tobacco. Even if we have not banned tobacco we are still dealing with illicit trade we must do far better and our fight against the black market has been compromised severely,” External link

iol Monday, May 4, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is really clear that one of the most powerful tools at our disposal is our ICT sector. We need to provide up to date and accurate medical information, statistics, as well as information on new government regulations, to inform all of our citizens about the COVID19 pandemic,” External link

africanewswire Friday, May 1, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is really clear that one of the most powerful tools at our disposal is our ICT sector. We need to provide up to date and accurate medical information, statistics, as well as information on new government regulations, to inform all of our citizens about the COVID19 pandemic,” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, May 1, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is incumbent of all of us to respect the lockdown regulations which are intended to save the lives of South Africans. It is for this reason that we fully agree with the decision of the Board to institute a full independent inquiry into this matter,” External link

thepresidency-za Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “There are very few employers who are applying on behalf of their workers and employees for this UIF relief benefit. We are asking them to do so, particularly in the farming sector and in the domestic sector. We are really appealing to all our employers to use this facility because there are vulnerable workers who could benefit,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, April 28, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is for this reason that we fully agree with the decision of the Board to institute a full independent inquiry into this matter,” External link

iol Thursday, April 23, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is incumbent on all of us to respect the lockdown regulations, which are intended to save the lives of South Africans. It is for this reason that we fully agree with the decision of the Board to institute a full, independent inquiry into this matter,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 22, 2020 7:05:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence," "Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news" External link

thenews-pk Thursday, April 16, 2020 5:29:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence. Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence," "Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news" External link

theCitizen Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence. Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are stepping up our campaign against digital misinformation, particularly in relation to COVID-19 and related actions such as the national lockdown,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence," "Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news" External link

afp-en Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “We also need to remind South Africans that spreading fake news or disinformation about Covid-19 is a punishable offence. Arrests have already been made, and they will continue if people persist in spreading fake news,” External link

gov-za Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Now, how would that be worse than apartheid? I have no idea ... we need to take all measure available to us to save lives," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, March 29, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Now, how would that be worse than apartheid? I have no idea ... we need to take all measure available to us to save lives," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “While there has been two deaths what has now been confirmed by the authorities, one death is confirmed, the other death is suspected,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The minister ... said I must just say to people of SA and the media that while there have been a reported number of two deaths from Covid-19, what has now been confirmed by the authorities is one death, and the other death is suspected,” External link

businessday Friday, March 27, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In South Africa, the space, airtime and social media engagement devoted by quality journalism to the outbreak and the national response, has contributed in reducing misinformation, negative impact of fake news and unfounded panic emerging from some social media users and other sources,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In the weeks ahead during the national lockdown, the engagement between government – through the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) – and public, community and commercial media will help us ensure that people understand and implement the stringent measures that are in effect in the country,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Letters from employers vouching for staff members or freelancers will also make it easier for law-enforcement officers to process media workers’ access to story locations. Given that media workers are citizens first and foremost, government urges employers to ensure that media workers have access to protective supplies and equipment that will keep them safe and will safeguard the wellbeing of persons with whom media workers may come into contact,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Government is doing its best to balance the provision of information with the preservation of the good health and life of all stakeholders during this period,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In South Africa, the space, airtime and social media engagement devoted by quality journalism to the outbreak and the national response, has contributed in reducing misinformation, negative impact of fake news and unfounded panic emerging from some social media users and other sources,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In the weeks ahead during the national lockdown, the engagement between government – through the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) – and public, community and commercial media will help us ensure that people understand and implement the stringent measures that are in effect in the country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Letters from employers vouching for staff members or freelancers will also make it easier for law-enforcement officers to process media workers’ access to story locations. Given that media workers are citizens first and foremost, government urges employers to ensure that media workers have access to protective supplies and equipment that will keep them safe and will safeguard the wellbeing of persons with whom media workers may come into contact,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Government is doing its best to balance the provision of information with the preservation of the good health and life of all stakeholders during this period,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In line with our nation’s single greatest challenge – that of youth unemployment – www.gov.za is used predominantly by young people looking for jobs and for information about opportunities and services that can enhance their employability or qualifications,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “better late than to cut corners” External link

citizen Monday, March 23, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “the finalised measures undertaken to mitigate the impact of the virus on our people and the economy” External link

the-star Monday, March 23, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “the finalised measures undertaken to mitigate the impact of the virus on our people and the economy” External link

iol Monday, March 23, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “better late than to cut corners” External link

citizen Monday, March 23, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Among other issues is to look at the effect on our people by the coronavirus and how do we mitigate against that effect. So that is the issue before the national command council,” External link

businessday Sunday, March 22, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “better late than to cut corners” External link

citizen Sunday, March 22, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Zweli Mkhize ) : "Cabinet reassures all in South Africa that every precaution is being taken to safeguard the country against any surge of Covid-19," "The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, reported to Cabinet that there were 13 cases of Covid-19 in South Africa. This morning, the Minister of Health confirmed that another four new cases have been identified, bringing the number of Covid-19 cases to 17. He will provide further details during the course of the day" External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Common symptoms of the virus include fever, cough and difficulty breathing. When displaying the symptoms as described above, individuals are advised to stay home and seek medical assistance," "We appeal to all to respect the privacy of Covid-19 patients and their families. We also strongly caution against the dissemination of any false information related to the virus so as to prevent the spread of fear, stigma and discrimination within our society. Concerned individuals can contact the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) hotline on 0800 029 999 for accurate information regarding Covid-19" External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "All the South Africans coming home are as healthy as anything. They have not contracted the disease," External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "All the South Africans coming home are as healthy as anything. They have not contracted the disease," External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "Their parents have said: 'Can you bring our kids home?'" External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet has not expressed any travel bans. It would have been in the statement if there were any,” “And again, we can assure you that after this very important meeting of Sunday, we will be able to answer some of the questions that we not have been able to answer here on this matter” External link

africanewswire Friday, March 13, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Upon their return, all of them, the crew, everybody on the flight and those repatriated will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days to a maximum of 21 days,” “During this period, the movement of people and goods in and out of the quarantine zone will be restricted. We strongly caution people against attempting to make any physical contact or attempting to visit the quarantine zone or area. Once the quarantine period ends and tests confirm no underlying COVID-19 virus infection of our compatriots, they will be released back into their respective families and communities” External link

africanewswire Friday, March 13, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa will soon update political parties represented in Parliament, as well as church leaders, on Covid-19. A special Cabinet on Covid-19 is being convened for this Sunday,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, March 13, 2020 12:10:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Upon their return, all of them, the crew, everybody on the flight and those repatriated will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days to a maximum of 21 days," "During this period, the movement of people and goods in and out of the quarantine zone will be restricted. We strongly caution people against attempting to make any physical contact or attempting to visit the quarantine zone or area. Once the quarantine period ends and tests confirm no underlying COVID-19 virus infection of our compatriots, they will be released back into their respective families and communities" External link

voanews Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The judgement, sentencing and rejection of leave to appeal sends a strong message to perpetrators and would-be perpetrators of women and children abuse that South Africa’s justice institutions will hold them accountable for their despicable actions,” “Together we must eradicate the abuses that undermine the fundamental human rights of women and children. Through our collective actions, we must ensure that no woman or child is sexually harassed, beaten, raped or attacked anywhere in our country” External link

citizen Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are intensifying our investment and to date projects with an investment value of R9 billion have been completed and 27 projects worth just over R250 billion are in implementation phases, with more coming on stream this year," External link

irishsun Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The repatriation team and repatriated South Afticans are expected back in the country this Friday, 13 March 2019," External link

the-star Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The repatriation team and repatriated South Afticans are expected back in the country this Friday, 13 March 2019," External link

iol Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:11:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “To date, projects with an investment value of R9 billion have been completed and 27 projects worth just over R250 billion are in implementation phases, with more coming on stream this year,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Employees in the company will also be issued with R1.6 billion worth of shares in PepsiCo that will be used to acquire a 13% stake in Pioneer Foods within five years,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Major deaths on the roads are caused by people who drink and drive. Our laws do not allow you to drink and drive,” External link

sanews Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It also deals with fraud and corruption within the road traffic environment' increases penalties for those who fail to comply with traffic rules; and proposes national number plate legislation,” External link

businessday Thursday, March 12, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa will soon update political parties represented in Parliament, as well as church leaders, on Covid-19. A special Cabinet on Covid-19 is being convened for this Sunday,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, March 12, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The Minister appreciates Council’s intention of keeping the integrity of the statistical system intact and is committed to working with Stats SA to protect the respected quality of our official statistics,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:43:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We have in the first two years of our investment drive, raised a total of R664-billion in investment commitments, which is more than half of our five-year target of R1.2-trillion,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, February 19, 2020 3:53:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Every South African, including those who claim ignorance, know for a fact that apartheid was a crime against humanity. It was our lived reality” External link

citizen Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:04:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We must think about what [can be done] through this network for those who are worse off than ourselves,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu clarified : “The discussions of the medium-term strategic framework of government began after elections, and has now been concluded,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The President will assess whether all state departments have met the expectation of the medium-term strategic framework of government,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “What do we do with our SOEs? You know the difficulties we have with Eskom, in many of our SOEs, including SAA – What do we do with all of them to repurpose them to be able to fulfil the mandate that they were created for,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Only nine were not approved and three were noted. The various departments will provide a fuller briefing on the areas that were noted and not approved,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “This revised delivery model is meant to fast-track the process towards the migration from analogue to digital and the release of high demand spectrum,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We don’t think that we must tie his hands before he even resumes his work. Let the incoming CEO come in, appraise himself of who is who in the… electricity supply [industry] and who he can work with to ensure that there is electricity supply certainty in our country,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Regulatory Board ) : “The Bill proposes that the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors be empowered to subpoena any person with any information required to complete an investigation on improper conduct by auditors,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet, however, directed for further work be done in refining the proposed institutional and coordination arrangement of this work,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu explained : “Through this bill, the activities and services by various departments in the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster — under the Social Cluster — will be better coordinated as part of a singular value chain,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The report highlights progress in a number of areas in respect of women empowerment and attempts to narrow the gap of gender inequality,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We don’t think that we must tie his hands before he even resumes his work. Let the incoming CEO come in, appraise himself of who is who in the… electricity supply [industry] and who he can work with to ensure that there is electricity supply certainty in our country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The responsibility to reduce carnage on the roads lies with every one of us,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet encourages South Africans to take a Sho’t Left by visiting local attractions and support domestic events. The use of registered tour operators or tour guides will ensure safety and enhance travel experiences. Details of registered tour guides can be found on the various provincial tourism office websites,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The perpetrators of abuse are people who live among us. We know them and sometimes protect them. We must do better,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “With this year’s campaign, we say enough is enough – 356 days to end Gender-Based violence and femicide (GBVF). We can no longer stand on the side-lines and watch how women and children continue to fall victim to gender-based violence and femicide,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will spend R800 million in the 2020 to 2021 financial year and R1.3 billion will be spend in the 2021/2022 financial year. School infrastructure provision remains a contentious matter that requires agility, innovation for effective delivery to accelerate the achievements that have already been registered,” External link

sanews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These awards are an integral part of Africa reclaiming our own story and driving the narrative. The stories we tell are uniquely ours, and within them are tales of hope, change and renewal,” External link

africanbrains Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The African Union’s Agenda 2063 vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa is very much alive in these awards. Agenda 2063 calls for an Africa driven and managed by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the international arena,” External link

africanbrains Tuesday, December 3, 2019 10:41:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These awards are an integral part of Africa reclaiming our own story and driving the narrative. The stories we tell are uniquely ours, and within them are tales of hope, change and renewal,” External link

sanews Monday, December 2, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The African Union’s Agenda 2063 vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa is very much alive in these awards. Agenda 2063 calls for an Africa driven and managed by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the international arena,” External link

sanews Monday, December 2, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The appointment of a permanent CEO is an important first step in strengthening Eskom (and) dealing decisively with government and financial management challenges at utilities, which will ensure a stable electricity supply for the nation," External link

polandsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Cabinet believes De Ruyter will work with the leadership of Eskom to drive the proposed interventions as spelt out in the Eskom paper," External link

polandsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are on the same page as government. As you know, this matter is under discussion for some time. We need a leader at the helm to bring stability to Eskom. From where we are seated, De Ruyter (has) the necessary expertise to bring stability in the governance arena and financial management. He comes quite decorated to fulfill this role," "South Africa belongs to all who live in it - black and white. There are some who forget or decide to forget that there have been many black CEOs at Eskom," External link

polandsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are fully behind the appointment of Andre de Ruyter and this is in no way undermining transformative activities that we have undertaken as government," "In fact, this is complementing these activities we have undertaken in transforming the various entities that fall within government's space" External link

polandsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “If you look at the boards of all our entities, if you look at the people we appoint to senior positions, we ensure that the spread of people in our country is represented,” “We are fully behind the appointment of Andre de Ruyter. This is in no way undermining transformative activities that we have undertaken as government” External link

businessday Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Mr de Ruyter brings to the position significant international experience; extensive experience of dealing with governments and regulators in a variety of jurisdictions; turnaround skills based on rigorous cost cutting, margin improvements, and organisational restructuring; a track record of delivering sustainable profits and value for stakeholders; strong strategy and execution competence with a strategic focus on conceptualising; and integrating corporate operating models and strategic delivery,” External link

businessday Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The appointment of a permanent CEO is an important first step in strengthening Eskom (and) dealing decisively with government and financial management challenges at utilities, which will ensure a stable electricity supply for the nation," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Cabinet believes De Ruyter will work with the leadership of Eskom to drive the proposed interventions as spelt out in the Eskom paper," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are on the same page as government. As you know, this matter is under discussion for some time. We need a leader at the helm to bring stability to Eskom. From where we are seated, De Ruyter (has) the necessary expertise to bring stability in the governance arena and financial management. He comes quite decorated to fulfill this role," "South Africa belongs to all who live in it - black and white. There are some who forget or decide to forget that there have been many black CEOs at Eskom," External link

irishsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are fully behind the appointment of Andre de Ruyter and this is in no way undermining transformative activities that we have undertaken as government," "In fact, this is complementing these activities we have undertaken in transforming the various entities that fall within government's space" External link

irishsun Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are confident that these interventions will ensure that we continue to place people at the centre of our developmental agenda,” External link

sanews Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Education, health, food security and jobs can bring about gender equality only if women are also able to determine their childbearing, as a basic human right,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 12, 2019 6:22:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Education, health, food security and jobs can bring about gender equality only if women are also able to determine their childbearing, as a basic human right,” External link

sanews Tuesday, November 12, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet welcomes the recent 20 life sentences and 758 years imprisonment sanctions handed down to the serial rapist, Bongani Lucky Masuku, as well as the life sentence handed to convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow. This sends a strong message to perpetrators that our criminal justice system will not tolerate crimes against women and children,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The plan proposes seven strategic goals to combat the abuse of drugs within our communities. It also proposes dealing with the reduction of the demand for drugs, tighter control of drugs intended for therapeutic use, as well as governance, leadership and accountability of the execution of the NDMP,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Nothing nurtures a sense of shared national pride better than the country consciously making efforts in nation building activities,” “All these phenomenal achievements are a manifestation of how far we have come as a young democracy underpinned by a Constitution which has been applauded as one of the most progressive in the world” External link

mg Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu reminded : “Building a nation brand requires that we lean on all pillars of society, from business to government and civil society,” External link

mg Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet endorses the proposals in Eskom’s business model, which is the latest blueprint to put Eskom onto a growth trajectory,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The two-year partnership gives South Africa direct access to millions of potential Chinese travellers for both business and leisure, to market the country as a destination of choice,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet has also welcomed the Department of Basic Education’s empowerment initiative for school managers, in partnership with the government of China, which saw 25 principals sharing and engaging on best practice in the schooling environment with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai, China,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We join all South Africans in welcoming over 1 500 delegates representing local and international business men and women expected to attend the Investment Conference,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “In pursuit of our stated goal of rolling out a public and private infrastructural programme, government has set aside R100 billion over 10 years for a National Infrastructure Fund, and is looking forward to working with private investors and international financial institutions to leverage finance for our country’s infrastructure development,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Bill provides for the prosecution of people who have committed sexual offences, irrespective of when these offences were committed,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about North Gauteng ) : “The policy further responds to the North Gauteng High Court judgement which instructed the Minister of Social Development to make amendments that strengthen the foster care system,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet endorses the proposals in Eskom’s business model, which is the latest blueprint to put Eskom onto a growth trajectory,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The two-year partnership gives South Africa direct access to millions of potential Chinese travellers for both business and leisure, to market the country as a destination of choice,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet has also welcomed the Department of Basic Education’s empowerment initiative for school managers, in partnership with the government of China, which saw 25 principals sharing and engaging on best practice in the schooling environment with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai, China,” External link

sanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These proposed amendments will provide the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) with a wider discretion to institute the prosecution of sexual offences cases that were committed even 20 years earlier,” External link

businessday Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Bill provides for the prosecution of people who have committed sexual offences, irrespective of when these offences were committed,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about North Gauteng ) : “The policy further responds to the North Gauteng High Court judgement which instructed the Minister of Social Development to make amendments that strengthen the foster care system,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We have also established a series of commissions to unearth the allegations of state capture,” External link

the-star Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Our country needs a thriving economic sector to drive development and transformation imperatives destined to improve the quality of life and a better life for all,” External link

sanews Monday, October 28, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We want to strive for a violence-free future that allows all to thrive,” External link

sanews Monday, October 28, 2019 6:54:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Our country needs a thriving economic sector to drive development and transformation imperatives destined to improve the quality of life and a better life for all,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We want to strive for a violence-free future that allows all to thrive,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, October 28, 2019 6:01:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “By focusing on the victim, we inadvertently became accomplices by exonerating the perpetrators of violence and therefore became unintentionally complicit in the commitment of violence against women,” External link

sanews Friday, October 4, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu afirmou : “Como África do Sul, devemos ser vistos de forma honesta nesta matéria, sem esconder o que quer que seja” External link

portalangop Monday, September 23, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “But very soon the relevant minister will speak to the nation,” External link

iol Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet noted that the proposed agreement replicated the terms that currently apply to bilateral trade, set out in the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with six SADC countries,” External link

africanbrains Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet noted that the proposed agreement replicated the terms that currently apply to bilateral trade, set out in the EU’s Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with six SADC countries,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet has once again condemned the public violence and lawlessness that accompanies any… grievances of our people. While Cabinet understands the socio-economic challenges faced by communities, intolerance and violence towards foreign nationals and other South Africans will not resolve these challenges,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The findings of this commission will be shared with the African Union (AU) and importantly, will assist us in dealing with the recurrence of violent attacks on both foreign nationals and our own citizens,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It brings government closer to the people by involving citizens and stakeholders in the development of one plan to deliver a plethora of services and create economic opportunities at a basic district level,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We have our work cut out as men to stop this violation of women’s rights in our country. All of us must bring an end to the abuse and rape of women. We need a change in the manner men relate to and look at women,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa will officially launch the SA 25 Year Review 1994-2019 in due course,” External link

sanews Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The report highlights areas of progress such as universal access to basic education; expansion of higher education; access to free health services in the public sector and the implementation of the social wage,” “It also highlights several challenges which impede our adequate response to unemployment, poverty alleviation and inequality. Key to these challenges is our inability to address the structural dimension of the country’s economy” External link

businessday Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We left Cabinet, which is discussing an important matter in the country. There is a document the National Treasury put out for comment. We are now discussing that document as Cabinet as an extended form with Deputy Ministers,” “Cabinet is making fruitful contributions. We are told by National Treasury over 700 inputs and contributions were made by South Africans including academics,” External link

iol Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu déclaré : "Nous reconnaissons pleinement avec notre président que les attaques xénophobes violentes contre nos confrères et consœurs Africains ont affecté notre réputation et notre image en tant que pays. Nous devons mettre fin à ces attaques tout en nous attaquant dans le même temps aux facteurs sous-jacents" External link

french-news Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:57:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu déclaré : "Nous reconnaissons pleinement avec notre président que les attaques xénophobes violentes contre nos confrères et consœurs Africains ont affecté notre réputation et notre image en tant que pays. Nous devons mettre fin à ces attaques tout en nous attaquant dans le même temps aux facteurs sous-jacents" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:04:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We must stop these attacks whilst at the same time addressing the underlying factors,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, September 17, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “How we’ve been working thus far, we have been working in silos,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The model is anchored on the intergovernmental relations framework which provides for a framework for a coordinated and integrated alignment of developmental priorities and objectives between the three spheres. It is also meant to enhance other alignment plans like the IDPs,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “Whilst these will be the starting blocks of the district-based delivery model, the remaining 42 districts and seven metros will also be visited by President Ramaphosa and his government together with the provincial government leadership in the course of this sixth administration,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about National Health ) : “Cabinet remains confident that the National Health Insurance will be implemented in a phased and responsible manner. An implementation plan will be developed and published once the bill is passed into law,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Definitely, a paper is coming to the cabinet. Hopefully it will be at the next cabinet meeting. Yes, there will be a paper on Eskom; yes, there will be a paper on the economy, inclusive of public finances. All these things will come as a package for discussion,” External link

businessday Thursday, August 22, 2019 2:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “No. There is no appetite and no need [for an IMF bailout]” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:23:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “This will enable the limited resources to be used to support projects based in rural areas and semi-urban areas, where there is little or no economic base to support them. We need to improve efficiencies in our operations, management and governance through the improved use of new technologies and digitisation,” External link

sanews Monday, August 12, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The disease is transmitted from person to person through direct contact with blood and body fluids of persons with the disease. According to the World Health Organisation, South Africa is classified as one of the low-risk countries in Africa,” External link

citizen Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Apart from hospitals identified, the contingency measures include screening facilities in the ports of entry, communication and co-ordination as well as designated laboratories,” “The Cabinet endorsed the contingency measures that have been put in place to ensure the country responds in the event the disease is picked up. We, nonetheless, want to assure the country that South Africa remains a low Ebola risk country” External link

citizen Saturday, August 10, 2019 2:48:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The disease is transmitted from person to person through direct contact with blood and body fluids of persons with the disease. According to the World Health Organisation, South Africa is classified as one of the low-risk countries in Africa," External link

irishsun Saturday, August 10, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Caster Semenya ) : “The Cabinet fully supports Ms Semenya as she appeals and fights for her fundamental human rights. Like all other athletes, she is entitled to compete without being obliged to alter her body by any medical means,” External link

citizen Friday, August 9, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Caster Semenya ) : “We can’t say as the government we support Caster Semenya, and only support her by word of mouth,” External link

citizen Friday, August 9, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “There is a broad plan that is being cooked,” External link

citizen Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Like all other athletes, she is entitled to compete without being obliged to alter her body by any medical means,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “While there is no need to approach the IMF, there is a need for prudent financial management in the public domain, probably also in the private domain. There is no plan in government to approach the IMF,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Electronic Communications ) : “It is against this appreciation that our government enacted a number of legislations to give meaning and effect to the noble ideals enshrined in our Constitution, ranging from the Independent Broadcasting Authority Act (now repealed and replaced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act), Broadcasting Act, Electronic Communications Act, Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, Media Development and Diversity Agency Act, amongst others,” External link

sanews Saturday, August 3, 2019 2:42:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The Cabinet welcomed the report. It did not delve into discussion. "There was a presentation made,” External link

the-star Friday, July 26, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The Cabinet was eager that all South Africans must get the report,” External link

the-star Friday, July 26, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will support those structures in fulfilling their constitutional obligations,” External link

the-star Friday, July 26, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The bill provides for the equal treatment of women in pre-act monogamous and polygamous customary marriages,” “The amendments eliminate the gender-based discrimination in polygamous marriages entered into before the commencement of the act of 1998. Spouses will now have joint and equal proprietary rights over marital property” External link

businessday Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The report makes findings on the current status quo and makes recommendations that will assist in accelerating the work of the government in redressing the historical land distribution imbalances,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The amendments eliminate the gender-based discrimination in polygamous marriages entered into before the commencement of the RCMA of 1998. Spouses will now have joint and equal proprietary rights over marital property,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Recent actual and possible transactions illustrate this well, and include transactions in the auto sector (Ford), chemical value chain (BFG Rail) and electrical industrial components (Aberdare) as well as potential investments such as in agro-processing (PepsiCo) this latter one subject to shareholder and regulatory processes,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet will have to be appraised on who the person is, this person will help to turn around the entity. There is urgency to stabilise Eskom,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The report makes findings on the current status quo and makes recommendations that will assist in accelerating the work of government in redressing the historical land distribution imbalances,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers have also been deployed in some crime hotspots to support members of the South African Police Service in their concerted effort to bring gang violence and drug trafficking under control,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We don’t feel under attack. We have never felt that way about anybody,” External link

mg Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The panel was appointed by the president to provide a unified policy perspective on land reform,” External link

mg Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The Cabinet will have to be appraised who the person or persons are when the process has been concluded… Cabinet will be taken into confidence as to who the person is. But the behind the scenes work will be done by the ministers,” External link

mg Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will not only be checking how many clinics have been built in an area but we will monitor the quality of the healthcare services in that particularly primary healthcare facility,” External link

africanbrains Monday, July 22, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These will also assist government in directly responding to the issues raised by our people during the May 2019 Elections,” External link

africanbrains Monday, July 22, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Broadly, the 25-Year Review indicates that our democratic government achieved beyond expectations in the delivery of basic services such as housing, the provision of free access to water, electricity, healthcare and education for the poor. However, we are still lagging behind on the economic growth and transformation front,” External link

africanbrains Monday, July 22, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Her name is Thuli, she’s up there. I just want to say to Thuli, if you see anybody wearing a red overall approaching you, run my girl! Run and don’t look back,” External link

citizen Thursday, July 18, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will not only be checking how many clinics have been built in an area but we will monitor the quality of the healthcare services in that particularly primary healthcare facility,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “These will also assist government in directly responding to the issues raised by our people during the May 2019 Elections,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Broadly, the 25-Year Review indicates that our democratic government achieved beyond expectations in the delivery of basic services such as housing, the provision of free access to water, electricity, healthcare and education for the poor. However, we are still lagging behind on the economic growth and transformation front,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 18, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “I can tell you why they hate Pravin with a passion is because he fought corruption in the state owned entities, then stepped on the corrupt toes of the cronies of some EFF people,” “That is why people are so angry, that’s why they wanted him to be taken out of cabinet. Because where he saw corruption as the minister responsible for state-owned entities he did not pretend as if corruption doesn’t exist” External link

citizen Friday, July 12, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Once the bill has been passed, the existing draft implementation plan will be amended accordingly to give effect to the transitional arrangement of rolling out NHI in phases,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The NHI Bill provides for the establishment of the NHI Fund as a public entity reporting to the minister of health. It will be established as an autonomous schedule 3A under the Public Finance Management Act, 1999 (Act 1 of 1999),” “Once the Bill has been passed, the existing draft implementation plan will be amended accordingly to give effect to the transitional arrangement of rolling out the NHI in phases. The transition period will also allow for the repeal of certain pieces of legislation to enable alignment and coherence” External link

citizen Thursday, July 11, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Once the bill has been passed, the existing draft implementation plan will be amended accordingly to give effect to the transitional arrangement of rolling out NHI in phases,” External link

businessday Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The cabinet has said that the national minister working with relevant municipalities must find a way of curbing these maladministration tendencies in our system of local government‚” External link

businessday Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are confident that these ministers will act as directed by the president to come back in August on the e-tolling system in Gauteng and say what we should do‚” External link

businessday Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “There are plans and measures being put in place to ensure that lives do not continue to be lost,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 11, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “There are plans and measures being put in place to ensure that lives do not continue to be lost,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It will be based on values of justice, fairness and social solidarity. It will address the current health system that serves only 16% of South Africans whilst excluding the overwhelming majority,” External link

sanews Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We want to ensure 80% reduction in unauthorised, irregular, wasteful and fruitless expenditure in municipalities and enforce consequence management against officials charged with financial misconduct by 2024. We want public trust and confidence in local government to increase from 46% to 80% by 2024,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “If we are to achieve our national imperatives, we must build a capable developmental state to constantly monitor and evaluate the implementation of our development strategies like the National Development PLan and its various programmes,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “This new implementation paradigm is a radical shift to a comprehensive framework that is inclusive of resourcing, integration of all public sector institutions, and social partners, which informs all levels of government planning through an Integrated Planning Framework,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Therefore, we will be able to monitor exactly what the impact of each government programme is and whether they are delivering the desired outcome. This IMS and accountability framework will therefore also allow us to make the necessary interventions as and when the need arises,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The team is on a fact-finding mission into the shooting. They are expected to, amongst others, discuss a joint investigation between Mozambique and South Africa,” External link

citizen Thursday, June 27, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We remain committed to work with the government of Mozambique as a neighbor in improving the well being of all our citizens," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, June 27, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “This sets out how working together, we will improve the lives of South Africans and grow the economy for our country, by addressing the persistent realities of unemployment, poverty and inequality. President Ramaphosa’s call for a new social compact requires the contribution of all South Africans working together to overcome our challenges and place the country on a path of greater growth,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Cabinet confirms that the macro reorganisation of government will streamline and improve service delivery to our people through a seamless, cost-effective and efficient government that is more responsive to the needs of South Africans,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “South Africans have given this sixth administration a clear mandate to accelerate inclusive economic growth, act with greater urgency to tackle poverty, improve government services, fight corruption and end state capture,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We all have to work together with law-enforcement agencies to ensure that perpetrators of these heinous crimes are arrested and face the full might of the law. Cabinet commends the justice system that has resulted in nine perpetrators of these crimes being handed life sentences, in this year alone,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The team is on a fact-finding mission into the shooting incident. They are expected to, amongst others, discuss a joint investigation team between Mozambique and South Africa,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “On the sidelines of the G20 summit, our president will also be taking the opportunity to galvanise investors within the Japan community and other communities who will be attending the summit, to come and invest in our country,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “SA will take over the ‘chairship’ of AU at a seminal moment when the continent will be implementing the AfCFTA, which will make Africa the biggest common market in the world,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “SA remains committed to the African agenda, and supports regional economic and political integration …. SA is fully committed to the AfCFTA process in view of its strategic importance in the economic integration agenda of the African continent and SA's developmental agenda,” External link

businessday Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The NDP forms the basis for departmental strategic plans and annual performance plans,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will ensure the appointment of the head of public administration as espoused in the national development plan (NDP) 2030, by April 2020 to spearhead the professionalisation of the public service and move to make appointments of heads of department more permanent to promote stability,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 25, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Our relationship will be based on mutual respect. Don’t hesitate to tackle us. It is when you tell us we are wrong that is when we will improve as a government and bring services to our people,” External link

sanews Thursday, June 20, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We must meet the target by 2030,” External link

iol Thursday, June 13, 2019 5:16:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We have just had the national and provincial elections in our country. The governing party has been given a mandate to continue to govern on the strength of its election manifesto. We are going to converge the governing party election manifesto into programmes of government,” External link

sanews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will also look at what we have learnt from the implementation of the Stimulus Package… and the implementation model for infrastructure development. We will look at what emerged from the 25-Year Review [of service delivery performance], and what are the good things we have done and where can we improve,” External link

sanews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It is the view of the ANC that this could have been avoided had the African Union roadmap been adopted,” External link

thenewage Thursday, May 23, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jackson Mthembu ) : "My eldest daughter, Khwezi Mthembu , last night committed suicide at our Pelican parliamentary village home in #Capetown. We are in deep pain. We don't know what led her to take her own life at such a tender age of 25 years," External link

iol Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “I think he has also earned the confidence of everyone in the house. Not only ANC benches. When he comes into that house he is a real Statesman, which forces everyone to relate to him as a statesman. Not as some Mampara,” External link

mg Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu explained : “We will be having the elections on the 8th of May, which means the term of this Parliament would not have come to an end so you can't have an election when the term has not come to an end. What then do you do, you dissolve Parliament so that you can have elections within the term,” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, February 21, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are nonetheless hopeful that our government will act swiftly to arrest this situation, especially the current episodes of load shedding,” External link

mg Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We are nonetheless hopeful that our government will act swiftly to arrest this situation, especially the current episodes of load shedding,” External link

mg Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The resolution of the land question forms part of the founding principles of the ANC. In essence, it is the ultimate expression of transformation and restitution. With this in mind we wish the committee well as they embark on this historic process,” External link

businessday Tuesday, February 12, 2019 5:12:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The crisis at our power utility Eskom, is a cause for concern as it negatively affects our economic ambitions. We are nonetheless hopeful that our government will act swiftly to arrest this situation, especially the current episodes of load shedding,” External link

iol Tuesday, February 12, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The thought of deploying Nxamalala is welcomed. It will help the country,” External link

news24 Monday, January 14, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Thoko Didiza ) : “We will move, in the ad hoc committee in its first meeting, that Thoko Didiza chairs the committee. She is a capable lady who also has a vast experience in this area … we’ve already sent the names of ANC members of the ad hoc committee to the speaker,” External link

businessday Friday, December 7, 2018 7:41:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We’ve set the deadline of March 31 next year. I’ve said that is very ambitious and it might not be possible with everything that needs to be done. The committee can then bring a progress report so that all of us as parliament know where we are in relation to this matter. Even if we were to conclude it on March 31 it still has to go to the NCOP, which must still engage almost in the same process,” External link

businessday Friday, December 7, 2018 7:41:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “When on the floor of Parliament racial insults are thrown at MPs by MPs… that’s not a good example to set,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, December 7, 2018 6:47:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Ad Hoc Committee ) : “Parliament has established an Ad Hoc Committee to initiate and introduce legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution and report back to Parliament by 31 March, 2019,” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 6:30:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Through this amendment, Section 25 of the Constitution will make explicit that which is implicit in the Constitution, with regards to expropriation of land without compensation, as a legitimate option for land reform, so as to address the historic wrongs caused by the arbitrary dispossession of land” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 6:30:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The ANC has never, never pushed for the nationalisation of land so that the state becomes a custodian, it has never. We are saying, yes, let’s amend the Constitution so that there is clarity that, yes, expropriation without compensation is a possibility, is an option, that is basically what we are saying – it’s an option among many options” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 3:27:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “If there is one thing that has made all of us the happiest, apart from returning land to our people through this mechanism that we have started, is the contribution of parliament to fighting corruption and fighting state capture,” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 3:27:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : “But also as an instrument that indeed can be trusted by our people,” External link

citizen Friday, December 7, 2018 3:27:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu asked : “In Zimbabwe they call that bloodless corrections ... We need to make the corrections immediately after the conference. How do you effect those corrections in government when the same person who might have contributed to a better degree still sits?” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, November 21, 2017 8:15:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu asked : "In Zimbabwe they call that bloodless corrections ... We need to make the corrections immediately after the conference. How do you effect those corrections in government when the same person who might have contributed to a better degree still sits?" External link

reuters-en Monday, November 20, 2017 10:07:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Here is a leader who held two positions in the top six of the ANC as secretary general [in the past] and now as deputy president. He never stole from the government. He never stole from the public purse,” External link

enca Saturday, November 4, 2017 2:23:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “This investigation or inquiry by the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises must continue but as you know, some people want somewhere to try and stop it, but of course we were happy that the officials did not want to meet with anyone at Luthuli House,” External link

enca Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:30:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : "We are talking about the political agenda behind these revelations. Not the merits or demerits of these revelations. But there is a political agenda, and that political agenda is to damage the reputation of Ramaphosa so that he doesn't become ANC president in December" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 6, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will find out from him. He will have to account to the chief whip, like the others who did not present themselves and who did not provide medical certificates,” External link

the-star Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:20:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu added : "Zuma was toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

deutschewelle-en Tuesday, August 8, 2017 8:37:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "You hear the singing, Zuma was dancing. " External link

newstalk Tuesday, August 8, 2017 3:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi-toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

bdnews24 Tuesday, August 8, 2017 3:38:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi-toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:50:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "You hear the singing, Zuma was dancing. " External link

skynews Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi-toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:11:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi-toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

trust2 Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1:08:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Jacob Zuma ) : "Zuma was toyi toying (dancing), that is what we do when we are under attack," External link

reuters-en Tuesday, August 8, 2017 12:26:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “is tantamount to dropping a nuclear bomb on the country,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It will result in the entire cabinet having to resign, which will lead to a collapse in government with long-lasting ramifications,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “The rumor that there are ANC members who will vote in favor of this motion is nothing but wishful thinking on the part of the opposition,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We will vote against this motion because it is a crude and populist attempt to unseat a popularly elected government,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Thus all members of parliament from all political parties take their mandate from their political parties,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “Our decision to vote against this motion must therefore not be seen as defending or protecting any individual. We are protecting our country and our hard fought democracy,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It will plunge our country into complete political instability and economic uncertainty,” External link

coastweek Monday, August 7, 2017 9:28:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We have full confidence in our ANC members of Parliament. This motion, just like others before it, will be defeated," External link

iol Monday, August 7, 2017 7:32:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu affirmé : "En faisant courir la rumeur que des membres de l'ANC vont voter en faveur de cette motion, l'opposition ne fait que prendre ses désirs pour des réalités. Nous allons voter contre cette motion parce qu'il s'agit d'une tentative populiste de faire tomber un gouvernement élu par le peuple" External link

slateafrique Friday, August 4, 2017 8:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu told : “We cannot, with our eyes open, assist our nemesis to remove the government from power,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 3:52:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “I’ve seen and heard other party leaders saying that there are about 60 MPs of the ANC who will be putting their vote in the positive bloc. We are saying there is no such,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, August 4, 2017 3:52:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu told : "We cannot, with our eyes open, assist our nemesis to remove the government from power," External link

reuters Friday, August 4, 2017 3:43:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "I've seen and heard other party leaders saying that there are about 60 MPs of the ANC who will be putting their vote in the positive bloc. We are saying there is no such," External link

reuters Friday, August 4, 2017 3:43:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu told : "We cannot, with our eyes open, assist our nemesis to remove the government from power," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 4, 2017 2:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "I've seen and heard other party leaders saying that there are about 60 MPs of the ANC who will be putting their vote in the positive bloc. We are saying there is no such," External link

reuters-en Friday, August 4, 2017 2:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "The DA makes their party members of the Provincial legislature in the Western Cape sign written (undertakings) to always follow the party mandate. They don't play," External link

enca Friday, August 4, 2017 2:18:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "Voting in favour of this motion will be tantamount to throwing a nuclear bomb at our country," External link

iol Friday, August 4, 2017 2:08:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “His ill-discipline is no longer an ANC caucus matter as it is questioning and defying decisions of the ANC as a political centre and authority. No ANC Member of Parliament is a free agent. They are deployees of the ANC in Parliament and take their directive from the party‚” External link

EastAfrican Monday, July 31, 2017 7:44:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "This brings to finalisation an elaborate and transparent process led by the ad hoc committee. We applaud the members of this committee in executing their duties with absolute distinction‚" External link

thetimes-za Thursday, March 9, 2017 6:55:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "If it obstructs redress, by all means [change it], but have we tested it in court? The constitution is a living document," External link

thetimes-za Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “It’s only a fool who will not see that reality,” “Never in my wildest dreams, or never in any of my nightmares, did I dream that we can lose Tshwane, we can lose Johannesburg” External link

mg Monday, February 20, 2017 2:32:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “I’ve not heard anything that suggests that the military has been sent to parliament‚ I’ve not heard that. I’ve spoken to the presidency‚ there is not such indication that there is military being sent to parliament. Obviously we will be opposed to any military being sent to parliament. The role of military in parliament is ceremonial as all of us know‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : “We would like to see actual proof. We would like concrete action with regards to these matters of an economic nature‚” External link

thetimes-za Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:08:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Mbulaheni Maguvhe ) : "It is unfortunate that Prof Maguvhe chose to sacrifice his personal reputation and professional integrity by putting his selfish personal interests ahead of those of South Africans, who are the shareholders of the SABC," "The unacceptable obstinacy of board members who remain stumbling blocks to resolving corporate governance problems is a lesson which Parliament must learn from going forward. The Broadcasting Act might need to be revisited and tightened to ensure that inquorate Boards or individuals are not allowed to hold such important public institution to ransom" External link

iol Monday, December 19, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "We are confident that his exit will speed up the process of addressing the leadership crisis at SABC," External link

reuters Monday, December 19, 2016 6:43:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "It just can't happen in this world. I don't know why would Parliament get cold feet when people get to court? Before you even have an interdict, you decide not to continue with work that is before you," External link

allafrica Monday, December 5, 2016 1:46:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu told : “The absence of these MPs, despite recorded confirmation that they will be present, is disgraceful and downright disrespectful to the people of the South Africa. The unanimous view of the [ANC] Caucus is that the harshest punishment must be taken against absentees,” External link

iol Friday, November 18, 2016 8:34:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said : "What happened is not something that we can explain. The only reason that the caucus arrived at, is that this could be a consequence of ill-discipline among our ranks," External link

allafrica Friday, November 18, 2016 2:19:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Hlauli Motsoeneng ) : “Mr Motsoeneng made outrageous claims and veiled threats against the chief whip, warning him to desist from ‘making a lot of noise’ regarding the SABC and alleging his interest was driven by ulterior motives. Mr Motsoeneng further alleged that the chief whip had attempted to ‘capture’ him,” External link

mg Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu said ( about Hlauli Motsoeneng ) : “There is no doubt that Mr Motsoeneng’s claims are unfounded, unsubstantiated and blatantly false. The made-up accusations, aired publicly on live television, were intended to impugn the character of the chief whip. Imputing improper motives on the chief whip was clearly designed to threaten and blackmail him and the ANC in Parliament into silence on a matter of principle with the hope that the inquiry into the SABC, which the ANC caucus has outspokenly pursued, would be abandoned,” External link

mg Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:35:00 PM EAT

Jackson Mthembu disse : "Sabemos que é uma disputa acirrada, mas asseguro-vos que vamos sair vitoriosos em Tshwane e vamos sair vitoriosos em Joanesburgo" External link

dnoticias Friday, August 5, 2016 2:52:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
whip38.64%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
chef2.65%FR09/05/201705/09/2017
spokesman30.27%EN09/01/201701/09/2017
head2.72%EN08/17/201717/08/2017
chairperson0.34%EN04/02/201702/04/2017
communications chairperson0.07%EN04/02/201702/04/2017
spokesperson13.54%EN03/22/201722/03/2017
chairman0.61%EN03/13/201713/03/2017
leader0.20%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
mp0.27%EN12/12/201612/12/2016
chief0.41%EN11/29/201629/11/2016
lawyer0.14%EN11/18/201618/11/2016
member0.14%EN10/25/201625/10/2016
haut cadre0.07%FR10/24/201624/10/2016
colleague0.07%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
executive committee colleague0.07%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
subcommittee head2.86%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
deputado do anc0.07%PT08/07/201607/08/2016
chefe0.14%PT08/06/201606/08/2016
responsable0.54%FR08/05/201605/08/2016
líder do anc0.07%PT08/05/201605/08/2016
subcommittee chairman0.14%EN07/20/201620/07/2016
committee chairperson0.07%EN07/20/201620/07/2016
communications chairman0.07%EN07/15/201615/07/2016
communications commission chairperson0.07%EN07/08/201608/07/2016
african national congress chief whip0.14%EN05/21/201621/05/2016
porta-voz do anc0.20%PT05/09/201409/05/2014
porte-parole1.77%FR05/08/201408/05/2014
african national congress spokesman2.18%EN04/12/201412/04/2014
african national congress spokesperson0.20%EN02/12/201412/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Jackson MthembuEN71.68%
Jackson MthembuFR13.48%
Jackson MthembuPT7.75%
Jackson MthembuAF7.03%
Jackson MthembuSW0.07%


<<10<12345678910>>>10
<<10<12345678910>>>10