Speeches for 2012
Keynote address by Minister Collins Chabane at the University of South Africa’s Principal and Vice Chancellor’s Business/Academic Gala Dinner at the Hilton Hotel, SandtonIt is an absolute honour to be asked to speak at this august occasion following on the footsteps of great leaders of our society who addressed this event before me, some who are in government and esteem business leaders who are active participants in our economy.
19 November 2012
Address by Minister in The Presidency for PME and Administration at the Conference and AGM of the Association of Southern African Schools and Departments of Public Administration and Management, DurbanHigher education institutions, like the University of KwaZulu-Natal, occupy a special place in society. These institutions are credited as the generators of new knowledge and skills that help sustain the knowledge capital of our society. The knowledge and skills required to drive our economy, generate ideas to address our main trio challenges of poverty, underdevelopment and inequality.
31 October 2012
Speech by Minister in The Presidency for PME and Administration, Collins Chabane at the 2012 Secretaries Association of the Legislative Sector of South Africa (SALSA) AGM and Development Seminar, East LondonSouth Africa as a constitutional state has three branches the executive, legislature and the judiciary. The country for its development and prosperity requires all three branches to work together and complement each other for the betterment and proper functioning of the state of South Africa.
04 October 2012
Statement by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Marikana tragedy at the briefing of the Foreign Correspondents AssociationGovernment is saddened by the tragic incidents that unfolded at the Lonmin Mine in Marikana in the North West which has claimed the lives of 44 people.
03 September 2012
Speech by Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Collins Chabane on occasion of the celebration of National Youth Day, Wolfson Stadium, Kwazakhele Township, Port ElizabethThe father of our nation and the son of this province, President Nelson Mandela, once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world.” The youth of 1976 understood this and it was for that reason that on this day 36 years ago, young people from communities around Soweto began a peaceful march with the intention to voice their views about the state of their education.
16 June 2012
Media statement by Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Collins Chabane on the release of the Mid-Term ReviewToday I am pleased to officially release the Mid-Term Review Report which provides progress we have made as government against our commitments.
01 June 2012
Statement by Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Collins Chabane at the Ethiopian National DayIt is my pleasure and a great honour for me to represent the South African Government at this very special day for the Government and the people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
28 May 2012
Speech by Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr O C Chabane on the Budget Vote of the Department for Performance Monitoring and EvaluationI am pleased to present another Budget Vote of the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation.
16 May 2012
GCIS Budget Vote Speech by Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr Collins ChabaneI feel privileged to present the 2012/13 Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) Budget Vote in this House today.
10 May 2012
Opening speech by Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Collins Chabane at the African Monitoring and Evaluation WorkshopAs we gather here today in the City of Tshwane, the executive capital of the Republic of South Africa, allow me to express my immense delight at the presence of delegations from the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Benin, Ghana, and Senegal and our development partners from the European Union, German Agency GIZ, World Bank and the CLEAR Initiative; our peers from Malaysia, Colombia and the United States.
26 March 2012