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The signing of a peace charter for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) presents an opportunity to bring about stability in Africa's war-torn Great Lakes region, says South African President Jacob Zuma.
The percentage of South Africans with a bank account increased from 47% in 2005 to 63% in 2011 after the launch of the country's first Financial Sector Charter, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said at the opening of the 4th Global Policy Forum in Cape Town on Wednesday.
The fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Freedom Charter was celebrated in Kliptown on Sunday, with thousands of people watching as President Thabo Mbeki lit a flame of freedom to mark the opening of the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication.
South Africa's Victims' Charter aims to ensure that victims remain central to the criminal justice process in SA by clarifying their rights and the services to be provided to them - and by helping to make these rights a reality.
South Africa's construction industry has set up a body to guide the process of developing a black economic empowerment charter to address imbalances in the sector and to involve more black South Africans in the industry.
Finance Minister Trevor Manuel has announced the establishment of a 21-member council that will review and monitor the implementation of the black economic empowerment goals set out in the financial services charter.