SA Government by Subject

Palmiet River
Groenland Water Users Association
Non-government.
Paraffin wax - Prices - South Africa
Comparing prices for petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin.
From 2000.
ParliamentsSee: Legislative bodies
Particle accelerators
iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator Based Sciences (iThemba LABS)
National Research Foundation business unit.
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa - Finance
Internet Asset Investments
State owned company that "provides a comprehensive range of solution to PRASA assets and property development and general investments."
Passenger transport See:Transportation - South Africa - Passenger traffic
Pebble bed reactors
Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (Pty) Ltd
State owned enterprise.
Pebble Bed Modular Reactor-Environmental Impact Assessment (PBMR-EIA)
Pensions
Registrar of Pension Funds
Established in terms of the Pension Funds Act 24 of 1956. Falls under the Financial Services Board.
Pensions trusts - Management - South Africa
Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator
Public entity, "investigates and determines complaints of abuse of power, maladministration, disputes of fact or law and employer dereliction of duty in respect of pension funds."
People with disabilities - Employment - South Africa
Supported Employment Enterprises
Previously Sheltered Employment Factories. Established by Cabinet in 1956. Provides employment for people with disabilities. Programme of the Dept. of Labour.
People with disabilities - Services for - South Africa
National Accessibility Programme
"a large, multi-year research and innovation project that addresses the marginalisation of persons with disabilities from the mainstream society and economy ensuring their participation and inclusion at all levels of society through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)."
People with disabilities - Services for - South Africa - Western Cape - Maps
Western Cape Provincial Population Unit. Maps
Performance standards
Batho Pele.
"Batho Pele, a Sotho translation for 'People First', is an initiative to get public servants to be service orientated, to strive for excellence in service delivery and to commit to continuous service delivery improvement."
Performing arts
Artscape (Cape Town)
Arts institution, national public entity.
Performing Arts Centre of the Free State
National public entity/cultural institution.
Playhouse Company (Durban).
National public entity/Arts institution.
State Theatre (Pretoria)
Arts institution/National public entity.
Windybrow Theatre (Johannesburg)
Cultural institution from 1 April 2005. National public entity.
Performing arts - 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."
Personal information protection See: data protection
Personnel management - South Africa
Human Resource Development Council (HRDC)
"a national, multi-tiered and multi-stakeholder advisory body under the leadership and stewardship of the office of the Deputy President of South Africa. It is managed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Training. The multi-sectoral advisory HRDC was established in March 2010. "
Petrol prices See: Petroleum as fuel - Prices
Petroleum - Prospecting - South Africa
South African Agency for Promotion of Petroleum Exploration and Exploitation/Petroleum Agency SA
Petroleum as fuel - Prices - South Africa
Dept. of Energy. Statistics. Petroleum products
Petrol Price Archive.
Prices back to 1986
Petrol price documents
Petroleum industry and trade - South Africa
National Petroleum, Gas and Oil Corporation of South Africa (PetroSA)
South Africa's national oil company.
PetroSA (National Petroleum, Gas and Oil Corporation of South Africa)
South Africa's national oil company.
South African Oil & Gas Alliance (SAOGA)
"The organisation operates as a partnership between the public and private sectors, receiving public funding to carry out a range of industry development activities and working to promote the interests of members."
South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA
Non-profit organization. "an outgrowth of a provincial government sector development programme around the oil and gas industry in the Western Cape Province." Funded by the Western Cape Provincial Government.
Pets - South Africa - Cape Town
CityPetFinder
Pharmaceutical services - South Africa
South African Pharmacy Council
Juristic person established in terms of the Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974.
Pharmacopoeias
UWC Pharmacopoeia monograph project
Physical education and training - South Africa
Sports Post-Graduate Development Programme
"The PDP is a partnership between Sport & Recreation South Africa (SRSA) and the Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA), which will allow for a significant amount of post graduate research to be conducted towards addressing the information and research gaps identified in the Sport, Recreation and Fitness sector in the Republic of South Africa."
Planning, Economic See: Economic policyPlanning, Social See: Social planning, and Social policy
Plastic materials
South African Plastics Pact (SAPP)
Launched in January 2020. "The South African Plastics Pact has been developed in partnership with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO), and is supported by the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Plastics Pact network."
Platinum industry - South Africa
Platinum Valley Special Economic Zone Steering Committee
Established by the Department of Science and Technology.
Platinum mines and mining - South Africa
MIGDETT Platinum Task Team (PTT)
Government, labour and business forum.
Police - Complaints against - South Africa
Independent Police Investigative Directorate
"The aim of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is to ensure independent oversight over the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Municipal Police Services (MPS), and to conduct independent and impartial investigations of identified criminal offences allegedly committed by members of the SAPS and the MPS, and make appropriate recommendations." Replaced the Independent Complaints Directorate.
Police - Complaints against - South Africa - Western Cape
Western Cape Police Ombudsman
Police - South Africa
South African Police Service (SAPS)
Police - South Africa - Khayelitsha
Khayelitsha Commission
Commission of Inquiry into Police Inefficiency in Khayelitsha and a Breakdown in Relations Between the Community and the Police in Khayelitsha. Established by the Premier of the Western Cape by Proclamation on 24 August 2012.
Police administration - South Africa - Citizen participation
Civilian Secretariat for Police
Policy making - Research - Finance
Conflict and Governance Facility (CAGE).
Project of the National Treasury, funded by the European Union under the European programme for Reconstruction and Development.
Political corruption - South Africa
Political corruption - South Africa
Politics and government See:South Africa - Politics and government
Polling places - South Africa - Maps
IEC Voting Station Finder
Pollutants - Environmental aspects - South Africa - Western Cape
The Integrated Pollutant and Waste Information System (IPWIS)
Poor - Government policy - South Africa
Programme to Support Pro-Poor Policy Development (PSPPD)
"partnership between the Presidency of South Africa and the European Union (EU). The PSPPD aims to promote evidence-based policy and public policy interventions which address poverty and inequality and contribute towards achieving the economic and social development goals of South Africa."
Poor -Employment
Community Based Public Works Programme (CBPWP)
Job creation and poverty alleviation programme of the Dept. of Public Works.
Population

Ports of entry See also: Harbours
Ports See: Harbours
Post-Harvest and Cold Chain Technologies Innovation Programme. "public-private partnership between the Department of Science and Technology, the Agricultural Research Council and the Fresh Produc
Print Industries Cluster Council (PICC).
"represents the whole book value chain in South Africa and operates as Public Private Partnership (PPP)."
South African Book Development Council
"represents the whole book value chain in South Africa and operates as Public Private Partnership (PPP)." Changed from the Print Industries Cluster Council.
South African Quality Institute (SAQI)
Public private partnership.
South African Responsible Gambling Trust (SARGT)
Public-private partnership.
Swiss South African Cooperation Initiative (SSACI).
"public-private partnership between SDC [Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation] and Swiss companies trading in South Africa with the aim to alleviate poverty by creating jobs and developing life and professional skills."
Post-school education See: Postsecondary education
Postal service
Dept. of Communications
(Formerly: Dept. of Posts and Telecommunications)
South African Post Office
Statutory body/Major public entity.
Postsecondary education - South Africa
Department of Higher Education and Training. Post-school Education and Training. Research
Post-School Education and Training (PSET) Research Repository
Dept. of Higher Education and Training site.
Poverty - Government policy - South Africa
Programme to Support Pro-Poor Policy Development (PSPPD).
Partnership between the Presidency and the European Union. "complementary programme to the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS), "
Social Responsibility Programme of the Dept. of Environmental Affairs
War on Poverty Campaign
The War on Poverty Campaign (WOPC) is commissioned by The Presidency as part of the Government’s Apex priorities with the Deputy President as the lead person.
Poverty - South Africa
Innovation for Poverty Alleviation Programme
"a partnership between the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the European Union’s (EU) Sector Budget Support Programme (SBS)"
National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS)
Conducted by
National Treasury. A National Poverty Line for South Africa
University of Oxford. Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy in South Africa. Reports
Power resources - Research - South Africa
Centre for Energy Systems Analysis and Research (CESAR)
Resaerch centre of SANEDI.
Energy R&D Innovation and Advisory Committee (ERDIAC)
South African National Energy Research Institute (SANERI)
Subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund (CEF). National public entity.
Power resources - South Africa
2014 National Climate Change Response Dialogue
Baseload Independent Power Producers (IPP) Procurement Programme
Dept. of Energy
Energy Development Corporation (EDC)
Government business enterprise, established in January 2004 is a division of CEF (Pty) Ltd.
Independent Power Producers (IPP) Procurement Programme
Independent Power Producers (IPP) Procurement Programme. IPP Small Projects
Integrated Energy Centre (IeC) Programme
"An Integrated Energy Centre (IeC) is a one-stop energy shop owned and operated by the community cooperative and organised as a community project. It provides energy solutions to communities, access to affordable safe & sustainable energy services, information and awareness on how to handle and utilise energy services e.g. Paraffin, LPG etc. and small, medium and micro enterprises (SMME) development through partnerships with key stakeholders, such as National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), the Department of Trade and Industry, etc." Source: http://www.info.gov.za/speech/DynamicAction?pageid=461&sid=32419&tid=91088 e.g. Mbizana, Qunu Integrated Energy Centres
South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI)
Assists the Department of Energy to achive its strategic objectives.
South African Power Project (TSAPRO)
Dept. of Public Enterprises project.
South African Water, Energy and Food Forum (SAWEF)
Partner: Department of water Affairs.
Power resources - South Africa - Geographic information systems
SANEDI. Geographical Information System (GIS) Maps
Power resources - South Africa - Statistics
Dept. of Energy. Energy Statistics
Practice of law - South Africa
Legal Practice Council
Must be established by 1 November 2018 in terms of the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014. "The Legal Practice Council replaces the four statutory provincial law societies which have to date fulfilled the dual purpose of regulating and representing attorneys."
Presidential B-BBEE Advisory Council. Chairman is Minister for Trade and Industry.
Tourism BEE Charter Council
Established in terms of the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 and Statement 010 of the draft Codes of Good Practice.
Presidential B-BBEE Advisory Council. Chairman is Minister for Trade and Industry.
Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC)
Presidential National Legacy Project
Freedom Park
Presidential National Legacy Project, established in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999.
Presidential Review Committee (PRC) on State-Owned Enterprises
Presidential Working Group on Women (PWGW)
Pressure groups
Institute for a Democratic Alternative for South Africa (IDASA)
Parliamentary Monitoring Group (PMG)
Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM)
Pretoria (South Africa)
Tshwane 2055
"Tshwane 2055 is a long-term strategy aimed at improving the quality of living across the Metro, revitalising the City, and boosting economic development and attracting investment."
Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS See: AIDS (Disease) in pregnancy
Preventive health services for teenagers - South Africa
AVIWE
"This platform is supported by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)." Includes South African Government publications.
Pricing Committee. Unit of the Dept. of Health. Advises on medicine pricing.
Printing
Government Printing Works
Prisoners - South Africa - Statistics
Dept. of Correctional Services. Basic Information
Prisons - South Africa
Dept. of Correctional Services
(Formerly: South African Prisons Service)
Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services. Office of the Inspecting Judge
Privacy, Right to - South Africa
Information Regulator (South Africa)
In terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.
Private security services - South Africa
Commission on the Review of the Regulation of the Private Security Industry
Statutory body, special project in the Office of the Minister For Intelligence Services.
Private Security Regulatory Authority
Public entity.
Produce trade - South Africa
Food Trade SA
Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB)
Includes Information Portal with trade statistics.
Production standards - South Africa
South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)
Project management - South Africa
National Treasury. Technical Advisory Unit (TAU)
South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP).
Juristic person established by the Project and Construction Management Act 48 of 2000.
Property valuation See: Real property - Valuation
Prosecution - South Africa
National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa (NPA)
Protea industry See:Wild flower industry
Protected areas - South Africa
National protected area expansion strategy (NPAES)
Protected Areas Register
Protest movements - South Africa
Civic Protests Barometer, 2007-2014
By the Multi-level Government Initiative.
Proudly South African Campaign
International Marketing Council (IMC)
"A public-private sector partnership mandated to position South Africa as one of the highly considered, non-traditional markets in terms of world trade, investment and tourism by 2010." Established in Aug. 2000. National public entity.
Provincial government See: State governments
Public administration - Computer networks
Government Information Technology Officers' (GITO) Council.
Created by the Cabinet to "serve as an information technology (IT) co-ordination and consolidation vehicle to assist in informing the Government, on a continuous basis, when and how to intervene in the interest of enhanced service delivery to citizens." Institution supporting public administration.
Public administration - Study and teaching - South Africa
Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy
(PALAMA). Succeeds the South African Management Development Institute. Succeeded by the National School of Government with effect from 21 October 2013.
South African Management Development Institute (SAMDI).
Public sector academy. Succeeded by the Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy.
Public contracts - South Africa
eTenderPublication
"This portal provides a single point of access to information on all tenders made by all public sector organisations in all spheres of government."
Tenders
Public enterprises See: Government business enterprises ; Corporations, Government
Public health - 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.
Strategic Health Innovation Partnerships (SHIP)
Unit of the Medical Research Council.
Public health - South Africa
Department of Health. Knowledge Hub. e-Library
Dept. of Health
Health-e: the South African Health News Service
Ideal Clinic South Africa
Department of Health programme.
SA Health Info.
"A South African government-initiated project. Hosted by the Medical Research Council (MRC)."
Public health - South Africa - Finance
Public health enhancement fund
"three year multi-million rand ... collaboration between the public and private health sector" Announced November 2012.
Public Health Enhancement Fund
Collaboration between the public and private health sector over three years from November 2012.
Public health - Standards See: Medical care - Standards
Public health administration - South Africa - Maps
Health Systems Trust. District health barometer
See: Province and district profiles.2005/2006 has a map labeled Map of 53 health districts in South Africa. Other years don't specify, but are the same.
Public health laboratories
National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS)
Juristic person created in terms of the National Health Laboratory Act 37 of 2000. Established on 1 Oct. 2001.
National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD).
Branch of the National Health Laboratory Service, "the national organ for South Africa for public health surveillance of communicable diseases."
National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH).
Falls under the National Health Laboratory Service with its funding from the Department of Health. "An internationally recognised national resource for developing and supporting effective occupational health services in South Africa."
SA FELTP (Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme).
Unit of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases.
Public history - South Africa
Parliamentary Millennium Project (PMP)
"The Parliamentary Millennium Project is a nation building initiative of the Parliament of South Africa."
Ten years of Freedom : South Africa, 1994-2004
Subsection of South Africa Info : the Official Gateway.
Public housing - South Africa
RDP statistics
South Africa survey under Living conditions and communications there is a RDP housing table. Statistics South Africa: Selected development indicators (annual) ; General household survey (annual) ; G 68 A.HOUS.10.HOUS GHS series. Volume II, Housing 2002-2009 : in-depth analysis of the "General household survey" data / Statistics South Africa. -- Pretoria : Statistics South Africa, 2010. vii, 43 p. ; 30 cm. ( Report ; no. 03-18-01 (2002-2009) ) ; G 68 A.HOUS.11.WATE GHS series. Volume III, Water and sanitation 2002-2010 : in-depth analysis of the General household survey data / Statistics South Africa. -- Pretoria : Statistics South Africa, 2011. viii, 69 p. ; 30 cm. ( Report ; no. 03-18-02 (2002-2010) ) ; GR 352.06805 OFFI Gaffney's local government in South Africa. -- Johannesburg : Gaffney Group, 1999-. v. : maps, ports.
Public Investment Corporation
Commission of inquiry into allegations of impropriety regarding Public Investment Corporation (PIC Commission)
"The appointment of the Commission was published in Government Gazette No. 41979, dated 17 October 2018, under Proclamation 30 of 2018."
Public investment See: Investment of public funds
Public lands - South Africa - Management
Dept. of Land Affairs
Public libraries - South Africa - Finance
Community Library Services Conditional Grant
Public libraries - South Africa - Western Cape - Directories
Western Cape Government. Directories. Facilities. Libraries
Public prosecutors - South Africa
National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa (NPA)
Public sector procurement See: Government purchasing
Public service employment - South Africa
Community Based Public Works Programme (CBPWP)
Job creation and poverty alleviation programme of the Dept. of Public Works.
Community Work Programme (CWP)
TIPS page. Includes research and publications.
Community Work Programme.
Programme of the Dept. of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Community Works Programme (CWP)
"The Community Work Programme (CWP) is a government programme aimed at tackling poverty and unemployment. The programme provides an employment safety net by giving participants a minimum number of regular days of work, typically two days a week or eight days a month, thus providing a predictable income stream."
Department of Environmental Affairs. Job creation
Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)
Government short-to-medium term programme "aimed at the provision of additional work opportunities coupled with training."
Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)
Government short-to-medium term programme "aimed at the provision of additional work opportunities coupled with training."
Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)
Government short-to-medium term programme "aimed at the provision of additional work opportunities coupled with training."
Expanded Public Works Support Programme
Documents on Business Trust website.
Social Responsibility Implementation Programme (SRIP) of the Department of Tourism
"the job creation or the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) of the Department of Tourism."
Public service employment - South Africa - Geographic information systems
TIPS GIS Mapping
" This website is an initiative that assisted four Community Work Programme (CWP) sites to pilot the geographical mapping of all the projects that they manage and care for as part of their work."
Public services See: County services; and Municipal services
Public transport See: Transportation
Public utilities - South Africa
Regulatory Entities Capacity Building Project
"This project is result of a unique partnership between the Economic Development Department and the University of Johannesburg. The project aims to build the capacity of regulators through the design and implementation of a series of capacity building measures to support economic regulators in South Africa. The Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) in the Faculty of Economic and Financial Sciences is responsible for implementing the project."
Public utilities - South Africa - Congresses
South African Economic Regulators Conference (SAERC)
Public welfare - South Africa
Dept. of Social Development
South African Social Security Agency
(SASSA). "The South African Social Security Agency was set up by the government to root out fraud and improve efficiency in the administration of the country's social grants." (http://www.southafrica.info) Schedule 3A national public entity.
Public works - South Africa
Community Based Public Works Programme (CBPWP)
Job creation and poverty alleviation programme of the Dept. of Public Works.
Dept. of Public Works
Public-private sector co-operation - South Africa
AfricaArray
" long-term (20 years) initiative to promote, in the full spirit of
Automative Industry Development Centre(AIDC).
Public-private partnership.
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.
Community Public Private Partnership Programme (CPPP)
" Facilitates commercial linkages between resource-rich rural communities and private sector investors."
Domestic Workers Plan.
"partnership between the Presidential Working Group on Women (PWGW) and financial services group Old Mutual."
International Marketing Council (IMC)
"A public-private sector partnership mandated to position South Africa as one of the highly considered, non-traditional markets in terms of world trade, investment and tourism by 2010." Established in Aug. 2000. National public entity.
National Treasury. Public Private Partnership Unit
Tracker
Has a formal partnership with the South African Police Service.