Frustrated by the many forms and processes that accompany government service delivery? Tired of waiting in long queues? The government has called on citizens, businesses and public servants to help identify the main "red tape" problems that South Africans face, and to make suggestions on how to solve them.
The Western Cape has launched a trilingual web portal - incorporating the world's first isiXhosa portal - giving residents a single point of access to government information and services in the province's three official languages, backed up by the Cape Gateway call centre and walk-in-centre.
The government has published a manual to help build the capacity and skills of professionals and community members in addressing domestic violence.
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South Africa has proclaimed four new marine protected areas, bringing roughly 15% of its 3 000km coastline under protection, creating a framework for managing the country's fisheries, and consolidating some of the world's top research, eco-tourism, sport diving and fishing sites.
Trade and Industry Minister Alec Erwin has announced changes to the Usury Act to protect both banks and borrowers when the latter suffer from incurable diseases and become too ill to repay their loans.
The Digital Doorway project, which explores "minimally invasive education" as an alternative means of promoting wide-scale computer literacy in rural and peri-urban areas, has installed more than 150 terminals across South Africa.
A garden featuring 150 indigenous plants with a wide range of traditional uses, based on centuries of plant use knowledge from all the peoples and cultures of South Africa, has opened at Kirstenbosch in the Western Cape.
An unmarried father has won joint custody and joint primary residency for his son in a landmark Johannesburg High Court ruling that has given unmarried fathers' rights a big boost.
The Department of Labour has launched technical guidelines on employing people with disabilities, aimed at giving practical help to employers and employees on how to implement non-discriminatory measures such as affirmative action.