SA Government by Subject

Machine-tools
National Tooling Initiative Programme (NTIP)
"The National Tooling Initiative Programme (NTIP) is the Intsimbi National Tooling Initiative’s (Intsimbi NTI’s) project management company. The NTIP acts as implementing agency and is responsible for the facilitation and management of all Intsimbi NTI programmes. The NTIP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Toolmaking Association of South Africa (TASA), is also responsible for the engagement of competent project resources. The Intsimbi NTI is a national (South African), multi-stakeholder initiative that was established under the auspices of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and TASA to implement a turnaround strategy for South Africa’s distressed tooling industry."
Magisterial districts - South Africa - Maps See:South Africa - Administrative and political divisions - Maps
Maguga Dam (Swaziland)
Komati River Basin Water Authority (Kobwa)
"bi-national company formed in 1993 through the treaty on the Development and Utilization of the Water Resources of the Komati River Basin signed in 1992 between the Kingdom of Swaziland and the Republic of South Africa."
Maize See: Corn
Malaria - Africa, Southern
Malaria in Southern Africa.
Portal to relevant websites.
Malaria - Research
Malaria Research Programme
Lead programme of the Medical Research Council.
Malaria Research Unit
Medical Research Council.
Malaria - South Africa
http://www.health-e.org.za/news/article.php?uid=20010304
(viewed 04/10/2006) )
Managers, Black - South Africa
National Standardised B-BBEE Management Development Programme Gateway
Partnership between the Department of Trade and Industry, the University of the Witwatersrand and UNISA.
Manufacturing industries - Employees - Training of
Automative Industry Development Centre-Employment Skills Development Lead Employer (AIDC ESDLE).
The AIDC was appointed by the Department of Labour as the Employment Skills Development Lead Employer for MERSETA.
Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Education and Training Authority (MERSETA)
Statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998, by the Department of Labour. National public entity.
Manufacturing industries - South Africa
Advanced Manufacturing Technology Strategy (AMTS)
A South African Government initiative to improve the competitiveness of South Africa's manufacturing sector.
Manufacturing Advisory Centre Programme (MAC)
"partnership between Ntsika (the implementing agency of the Department of Trade and Industry's small business development strategy), the CSIR and the National Productivity Institute (NPI) to establish two pilot regional centres to assist small, medium and micro-enterprise (SMME) manufacturers improve their competitiveness and growth in the local, national and international market places."
Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP)
Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP)
IDC.
Manufacturing Investment Programme (MIP)
Manufacturing processes - Environmental aspects - South Africa
National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA)
"a key industrial sustainability programme of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), hosted at the CSIR."
Maps See: [Placename] or [Subject] - Maps
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
Maputo Development Corridor
Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative (MCLI)
"MCLI is a group of infrastructure investors, service providers and users, focussed on the promotion and further development of the Maputo Corridor, as a contribution to the aims and objectives of the Maputo Development Corridor." Public-private partnership & section 21 company.
Mpumalanga Freight and Logistics Forum (MFLF)
Public-private partnership in support of Maputo Development Corridor.
Marikana Commission of Inquiry
Marikana Commission of Inquiry
official site.
Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI). Marikana Commission of Inquiry
Transcripts of hearings and media articles.
Marine biodiversity - South Africa
Reef Atlas Project
SANBI Marine Programme
Marine outfalls See: Ocean outfalls
Marine parks and reserves - South Africa
Addo Elephant and Tsitsikamma National Park Inshore Monitoring Programme
Marine Protected Areas: South Africa
Departments of Environmental Affairs and Science and Technology & SANBI.
Marine protected areas See: Marine parks and reserves
Marine resources - Economic aspects - South Africa
Operation Phakisa: Unlocking the Economic Potential of the Ocean Economy
Launched in July 2014.
Marine resources - South Africa
Oceans SAfrica
South Africa. Dept. of Environmental Affairs. Branch: Oceans and Coasts
Marine resources conservation - South Africa
Marine Living Resources Fund (MLRF)
Statutory body established by the Marine Living Resources Act 18 of 1998. Formerly the Sea Fishery Fund.
South African National Oceans and Coastal Monitoring System
Falls under the department of Environmental Affairs.
Marine spatial planning - South Africa
National Oceans and Coastal Information Management System (OCIMS) Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Support Viewer Decision Support Tool (DeST)
"provides consolidated view of data sources that can inform MSP and the development of Marine Area Plans (MAPs)."
Maritime industry See: Merchant marine
Marketing - South Africa
Brand SA
Public entity. Formerly the International Marketing Council of South Africa.
Mass media - Employees - Training of - South Africa
Create SA (Creative Research Education And Training Enterprise South Africa)
"National Skills Fund strategic project of the MAPPP-SETA implemented in partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture, The National Arts Council and the National Film and Video Foundation."
Media, Advertising, Publishing, Printing and Packaging SETA (MAPPP)
Statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998, by the Department of Labour. National public entity.
Media, Information and Communications Technology SETA (MICT SETA)
Mass media - South Africa
Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA)
Juristic person established by Act 14 of 2002 "to enable "historically disadvantaged communities and persons not adequately served by the media" to gain access to the media."
Maternal health services - South Africa
Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality in South Africa through Strengthening Primary Health Care Programme (RMCH)
"supports the South African National Department of Health (NDOH) to improve the quality of, and access to, reproductive, maternal and child health services for women and children living in poorer, underserved areas of South Africa."
Mathematics - Study and teaching (Secondary) - South Africa
TIMSS SA (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study)
Meat industry and trade - South Africa
Meat Exporters of South Africa
(MESA). Section 21 company.
South African Meat Industry Company
(SAMIC). Section 21 company.
Medicaid - South Africa
Council for Medical Schemes
"Statutory body established by the Medical Schemes Act to provide regulatory supervision of private health financing through medical schemes", national public entity.
Council for Medical Schemes' Section 59 Investigation
Medical care - Research
Medical Research Council (MRC)
Juristic person established in terms of the South African Medical Research Council Act 58 of 1991. Originally established by Act 19 of 1969. Science council, national public entity.
Medical care - Standards - South Africa
Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC)
"created by the National Health Amendment Act of 2013 and, in terms of section 78 of the Act, the objects of the Office are to protect and promote the health and safety of users of health services"
Medical economics - South Africa
Competition Commission Healthcare Inquiry
Competition Commission South Africa.Health Market Inquiry
Medical ethics - South Africa
National Health Research Ethics Council
Established by the National Health Act 61 of 2003
Medical personnel - South Africa
Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa
Juristic person (originally the South African Associated Health Service Professions Board) in terms of the Allied Health Professions 63 of 1982.
Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
Statutory body established in terms of the Health Professions Act No. 56 of 1974. Has 12 professional councils under its jurisdiction. Responsible for setting and maintaining professional standards.
Medical personnel - Training of
Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA)
Statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998, by the Department of Labour. National public entity.
Medical policy
Dept. of Health
Medicinal plants
Medicinal Plants (Current usage with scientific studies - clinical, Toxicology and chemistry)
Medicine See: Drugs
Megacities See: Metropolitan areas
Memorials
Freedom Park
Presidential National Legacy Project, established in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999.
Mental health - South Africa
Ministerial Advisory Committee on Mental Health
Estabnlished in 2014 in terms of the Mental Health Care Act 17 of 2002.
Merchant marine - South Africa - Congresses
SA Maritime Industry Conference 2012
organised by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) on behalf of the Minister of Transport.
Meteorological services - South Africa
South African Weather Service
(Formerly: South African Weather Bureau) Juristic person in terms of the South African Weather Service Act 8 of 2001.
Wind Atlas for South Africa (WASA)
Wind Atlas for South Africa (WASA)
Meteorology, Agricultural - South Africa
Agro-climate Information System. (AGIS)
"up-to-date meteorological and climate-related information ."
Metrology - South Africa
National Metrology Institute of South Africa.
Public entity, established by the Measurement Units and Measurement Standards Act 18 of 2006.
National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications
(NRCS). Established by Act 5 of 2008 as a public entity and a juristic person, "responsible to the Ministry of Trade and Industries for administration of technical regulations including compulsory specifications based on standards that protect human health and safety, and the environment ... NRCS administers the Trade Metrology Act on behalf of the Minister of Trade and Industries."
Metropolitan areas - South Africa
EnerKey Sustainable Mega-Cities Project
"comprising German and South African researchers, city administrations and businesses."
Microfinance - South Africa
African Micro-finance Apex Fund (SAMAF)
Company that has been established by the government to "address poverty alleviation and provide sustained affordable access to financial services for the poor. .. during the pilot phase, it will operate as a Trading Account under the dti."
Micro Finance Regulatory Council (MFRC)
"The primary aim of the regulatory council is to promote sustainable growth of the micro-lending industry, to serve unserved credit needs, while ensuring that consumer rights are protected." Regulatory agency of the Dept. of Trade and Industry, established in accordance with the Usury Act Exemption Notice of 1 June 1999, Section 21 company. Dissolved in 2006 and assets, liabilities and the staff transferred to the National Credit Regulator.
Migrant labour - South Africa
Migrating for Work Research Consortium (MiWORC)
"Building on over a decade of research experience in migration studies, the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) at Wits University embarked on a partnership with a range of academic (GovINN, University of Pretoria; United Nations University – Centre for Comparative Regional Integration Studies; UNESCO Chair on Free Movement; Migrating Out of Poverty Research Programme Consortium, University of Sussex), government (Department of Labour; South African Local Government Association; Statistics South Africa), and international (ILO; International Organization for Migration (IOM)) partners. This partnership was expressed through the Migrating for Work Research Consortium (MiWORC)."
Migrating for work See: Migrant labour
Military weapons - Purchasing - South Africa
Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of Fraud, Corruption, Impropriety or Irregularity in the Strategic Defence Procurement Packages (SDPP)
Military weapons - South Africa
Armaments Corporation of South Africa (Armscor)
Major public entity. Statutory body in terms of the Armaments Corporation of South Africa, Limited Act 51 of 2003.
Mine safety - South Africa
Safety in Mines Research Advisory Committee (SIMRAC)
Statutory tripartite permanent committee of the Mine Health and Safety Council (MHSC)
SIMRAC Project Support Services (SIMPROSS)
Mineral industries - South Africa
Council for Mineral Technology (Mintek)
Statutory body, science council, national public entity.
Mining Industry Growth and Development Task Team (MIGDETT)
Government, labour and business forum. http://pmg-assets.s3-website-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/docs/100512MIDGETT.pdf
Mineral industries - South Africa - Safety measures
Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate.
Established by Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996.
Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate.
Established by Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996.
Mineral rights - South Africa
SAMRAD Online = South African Mineral Resources Administration System.
Mines and mineral resources - South Africa
African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation
State-owned mine company, part of the CEF group of companies
Dept. of Minerals and Energy
Mineral and Mining Development Board (MMDB)
Established by the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002.
Sustainable Development Through Mining (SDM)
Dept. of Minerals and Energy Programme.
Mines and mineral resources - South Africa - Congresses
Mining Lekgotla (2012 : Midrand)
Mining schools and education
Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA)
Statutory body in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996 and the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998.
Mints - South Africa
South African Mint Company
"wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank."
Misconduct in office - South Africa
National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa (NPA)
Special Investigating Unit (SIU)
Mohair industry - South Africa
Mohair South Africa.
Non-government
Mokolo River
Mokolo and Crocodile River (West) Water Augmentation Project (MCWAP)
Money laundering
Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC)
Juristic person established by the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001.
Money Laundering Advisory Council (MLAC). Established by the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001.
Monitoring of government See:Pressure groups
Mooi-Mgeni Transfer Scheme (MMTS-2)
Mooi-Mgeni Transfer Scheme (MMTS-2)
Mortality - South Africa

Mortgages - South Africa
Mortgage Default Insurance Company (MDIC)
Mother to child transmission of HIV See: AIDS (Disease) in pregnancy
Motion picture industry - South Africa
National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)
National public entity, juristic person established by the National Film and Video Foundation Act 73 of 1997.
Motion picture industry - South Africa - Gauteng
Gauteng Film Commission
Motion picture industry - South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal
Kwazulu-Natal Film Commission
Public entity in terms of Schedule 3 Part C of the Public Finance Management Act.
Motion picture industry - Taxation
SARS. Taxation of film owners
Motion pictures - Production and direction - South Africa
Film Incentive
Motion pictures - Study and teaching
Create SA (Creative Research Education And Training Enterprise South Africa)
"National Skills Fund strategic project of the MAPPP-SETA implemented in partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture, The National Arts Council and the National Film and Video Foundation."
Motor industry - South Africa
Motor Industry Development Programme
(MDP)
Motor industry See also: Automobile industry and trade
Motor vehicle scales
Overload SA
"information on the impact of heavy vehicle overloading in South Africa."
Motor vehicles - Registration and transfer
eNaTiS
electronic national administration traffic information system
Motor vehicles - South Africa - Statistics
eNatis Statistics
Mozambique - Foreign economic relations - South Africa South Africa-Mozambique Head of State Economic Bilateral Commission. Special Commission supported by Economic Ministries, to assess progress in
Multiculturalism - South Africa
Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities
Constitutional institution, statutory body.
Multimedia systems
Centre of Excellence in Distributed Multimedia at Rhodes University
Multimedia systems - Study and teaching
Ikamvu National eSkills Institute (iNeSI)
"a South African government initiative, under the Department of Communications," Formerly National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa (NEMISA)
National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa (Nemisa)
Section 21 company/National public entity. Changed to Ikamvu National eSkills Institute (iNeSI) in 2017/2018.
Municipal finance - South Africa
Finance Management Improvement Programme
"programme that is funded by the European Union (EU), and managed by the Chief Directorate: Capacity Building (CD:CB) in the Office of the Accountant- General at the National Treasury. The programme provides a technical support facility for the enhanced implementation of the Public Management Capacity Development Strategy (CDS)." Additional funding for Programme III from UK DFID.
Municipal Finance Data
"Current and historical Municipal budget and financial performance data from the National Treasury."
Municipal Finance Management Internship Programme (MFMIP)
"introduced to assist municipalities to increase their capacity to implement the municipal finance reforms embodied in the MFMA."
Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG)
Programme of the Dept. of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.
Municipal Money
"Municipal Money is an initiative of the National Treasury, which has collected extensive municipal financial data over several years and would like to share this information with the public. The aim is to make this data widely available in order to increase transparency, strengthen civic oversight and promote accountability."
Municipal Money
"Municipal Money is an initiative of the National Treasury, which has collected extensive municipal financial data over several years and would like to share this information with the public. The aim is to make this data widely available in order to increase transparency, strengthen civic oversight and promote accountability."
National Treasury. MFMA
National Treasury. Municipal Documentation
Comprises integrated development plans, budget documentation, service delivery and budget implementation plans, annual financial statements, annual reports and audit reports.
Operation Clean Audit 2014
Initiative of the Department of Cooperative Governance to ensure clean audits, financial accountability and improved service delivery throughout government.
Municipal government - Finance See: Municipal finance
Municipal government - South Africa
Municipal Barometer
SALGA site. Measures municipal performance.
Municipal Infrastructure Performance Management Information System (MIPMIS)
"A performance management framework and system that will enable MISA and Municipalities to systematically monitor municipal planning, development, maintenance and management as well as the provision of municipal services." MISA = Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent.
National Treasury. Municipal Documentation
Comprises integrated development plans, budget documentation, service delivery and budget implementation plans, annual financial statements, annual reports and audit reports.
Project Consolidate
Project to improve the performance of municipalities. No longer functioning (2012).
Project Consolidate (PC)
"The programme was initiate to address key challenges currently faced by many municipalities."
Municipal government - South Africa - Directories
Local Government handbook : a complete guide to municipalities in South Africa
The Local Government Handbook: a complete guide to municipalities in South Africa
Municipal government - South Africa - Research
Centre for Municipal Research and Advice (CMRA)
" a technical service provider in the field of local government. We aim to support and strengthen municipalities and Local government Associations. CMRA works country wide as well as in Southern Africa. As a daughter company of the International Cooperation Agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG International), CMRA is able to draw on the extensive experience of VNG-International in providing technical advice and assistance to municipalities in the field of infrastructure development, across three continents. VNG International and the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding expressing the support of the work done by CMRA."
Municipal officers and employees - South Africa
Municipal officials and employees - South Africa - Training of
Municipal Skills Development Programme
Public-private partnershup.
Municipal See also: Local
Municipal services - South Africa

Inter-Ministerial Task Team on Service Delivery
"The IMTT on Service Delivery exists as a structure reporting to Cabinet focusing on alignment, coordination and integration of programmes across different spheres and departments of government to achieve effective implementation and is attending to the work assigned by the President." Appears to fall under the Department of Cooperative Development.
Consolidated Municipal Infrastructure Programme (CMIP)
Consolidation of Municipal Transformation Programme (CMTP)
"Five-year programme funded in terms of a bilateral agreement between the United Kingdom Department of International Development (UK DFID) and the South African government, under the leadership of the department of Provincial and Local Government." "aimed at making a real difference in eight municipalities in three South African provinces - Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. ...The goal of the CMTP is the consolidation of accountable local democracy and pro-poor service delivery."
District Development Model
"The District Development Model was initiated by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his Budget Speech in 2019. Subsequently, the District Development Model was discussed and adopted by Cabinet, the 2019 Presidential Coordinating Council (PCC), the March 2020 extended PCC and various MINMECs."
Multi-level Government Initiative. Service delivery protest barometer, 2007-2012
Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG)
Municipal Service Partnerships (MSP)
Programme of the Dept. of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.
National Council of Provinces. Question No. 25, 25 August 2014
Question about public protests.
Service delivery protests, 2011/2012
National Council of Provinces question no. 378.
Siyenza Manje
Development Bank of Southern Africa Development Fund programme which "provides hands-on support to municipalities by facilitating and fast-tracking infrastructure development and service delivery."
Vuna Awards.
"municipal awards that recognise exemplary service delivery."
Municipal services - South Africa - Gauteng
Gauteng City-Region Review 2011
Includes housing projects, service delivery, service delivery protests, health indicators, transport and poverty index.
Municipal water supply - South Africa
Department of Water Affairs. Free Basic Water Project
Free Basic Water SIP.
"The Free Basic Water SIP is an initiative of the Free Basic Water and Sanitation Task Team (FBWSTT), a Cabinet-approved structure operational since 2001. It is the aim of the FBWSTT to strengthen co-operative government approaches to the implementation of Free Basic Water through hands on support to targeted municipalities."
Local Government Water Sector Support Programme, 2007-2011
Municipal Benchmarking Initiative: Water Services
"A SALGA led initiative supported by the Water Research Commission."
Municipal Strategic Self-Assessment of Water Services (MuSSA)
Municipal Water Infrastructure Grant
Set up in 2013 as a funding component for the Interim/Intermediate Water Supply Programme (IIWSP)
National municipal benchmarking initiative
Municipal water supply - South Africa - Cape Town
City of Cape Town. Catchment, Stormwater and River Management
City of Cape Town. Water
Municipalities - South Africa - Maps
Municipal Demarcation Board
Municipalities - South Africa - Western Cape
Breede Valley Municipality
Langeberg Local Municipality
Overstrand Municipality
Museums
Afrikaanse Taalmuseum (Paarl)
Cultural institution/National public entity.
DITSONG: Museums of South Africa
Change of name from Northern Flagship Institution, on 9 Oct. 2009.
Iziko Museum (Cape Town)
National public entity. Cultural institution.
Natal Museum
(Pietermaritzburg). Cultural institution/National public entity. Natal Museum changed to KwaZulu-Natal Museum in Sept. 2011.
National Museum (Bloemfontein)
Cultural institution/National public entity.
Robben Island Museum (Cape Town)
Cultural institution/National public entity.
uMsunduzi Museum
Formerly: Voortrekker Museum. Cultural institution/National public entity.
War Museum of the Boer Republics (Bloemfontein)
Cultural institution/National public entity.
Music trade
MOSHITO Music Conference and Exhibition.
A section 21 company broadly representative of the South African music industry.