SA Government by Subject

Sanitation - South Africa
Mvula Trust.
An NGO that is an implementation agency for the Government's Rural Household Infrastructure Programme (RHIP)
Sanitation - South Africa - Databases
Water Services : National Information System (WS NIS).
Data down to municipality, which you select and use to build a "report." Also some maps.
Sanitation - South Africa - Maps
Water Services : National Information System (WS NIS).
Data down to municipality, which you select and use to build a "report." Also some maps.
Satellites See: Artificial satellites
School buildings - Restrooms - South Africa
Sanitation Appropriate for Education (SAFE)
"a partnership between government, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the National Education Collaboration Trust, and to which the private sector has been invited to contribute." Launched 14 August 2018.
School buildings - South Africa
Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI)
Education Infrastructure Grant
National School Build Programme
Strategic Integrated Project (SIP) 13.
Provincial infrastructure plans
School Infrastructure Backlogs Grant
School infrastructure delivery reports
Scroll down.
School evaluation See: Educational evaluation
School health services - South Africa
Integrated School Health Programme (ISHP)
Launched October 2012.
School infrastructure See: School buildings
School management and organization
Canada-South Africa Education Management Program (CSAEMP)
1996-2001
School principals - South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal
Principals Management Development Programme (PMDP)
"a joint venture between KZN Department of Education and the private sector viz. Performance Solutions Africa (PSA), Price Water Coopers and University of KwaZulu-Natal." -- http://www.info.gov.za/speech/DynamicAction?pageid=461&sid=32226&tid=90342
Schools - Sanitation See: School buildings - Restrooms
Schools - South Africa
National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT)
"an organisation dedicated to strengthening partnerships among business, civil society, government and labour in order to achieve the education goals of the National Development Plan. It strives both to support and influence the agenda for reform of basic education."
School Masterlist Data.
Schools - South Africa - Evaluation
National Education Evaluation and Development Unit (NEEDU)
Institution of the Department of Basic Education
Schools - South Africa - Gauteng
Gauteng (South Africa). New Priority Schools Programme (NPSP)
Launched October 2012.
Schools - South Africa - Statistics
Department of Basic Education. EMIS. Statistical Publications
Schools - South Africa - Western Cape
Education Management Information System. Find-a-School Facility.
Information, statistics and maps for individual schools.
Schools - South Africa - Western Cape - Evaluation
Schools Evaluation Authority (SEA)
Established by the Western Cape Provincial School Education Amendment Act, 4 of 2018.
Science - Periodicals - Databases
Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) SA
South Africa’s premier open-access (free to access and free to publish) searchable full-text journal database in service of the South African research community. The database covers a selected collection of peer-reviewed South African scholarly journals and forms an integral part of the SciELO Brazil project. SciELO SA is managed by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), funded by the South African Department of Science and Technology and endorsed by the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)."
Science - South Africa
Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII)
In the HSRC. "established to undertake regular national R&D and innovation surveys on behalf of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and to produce national indicators from the survey results to provide inputs for policy makers and a basis for international comparisons."
CSIR
(Council for Scientific and Industrial Research). Statutory body in terms of the Scientific Research Council Act 46 of 1968, national public entity.
Science Forum South Africa
DST, ASSAf & NRF
Science Tunnel.
"Platform for intercultural exchange between Germany and South Africa."
SciSTIP: DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)
Science - South Africa - History
National Research Foundation. Heritage Repository
Articles on biodiversity and natural science history, cultural history and political history.
Science - South Africa - International cooperation
Swiss South Africa Joint Research Programme (SSAJRP)
Science - South Africa - Periodicals
South African journal of science (ASSAf)
Science - Study and teaching (Secondary) - South Africa
TIMSS SA (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study)
Science and industry - Government policy - South Africa
Science and state - South Africa
German-South African Year of Science, 2012-2013
Science, technology and innovation See: Science and industry AND Technological innovations
Scientists - Africa, Southern - Biography
S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science
Second economy See: Informal sector (Economics)
Second economy See: Informal sector (Economics) - South Africa & South Africa - Economic conditions
Section 21 companies Buyisa-e-Bag. Section 21 recycling company.
Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI)
Section 21 company.
EIS-AFRICA
Section 21 company, "non-profit pan-African organisation of geo-information practitioners and institutions."
Sectional title See: Condominiums
Sector education and training authorities See: Occupational training
See also: Wild flower industry
Segregation - South Africa - Maps
Mapping diversity: an exploration of our social tapestry
Statistics South Africa - 6 maps of major cities showing racial segrgation.
Service delivery See: Civil service - Customer services - South Africa, and, Municipal services
Service industries workers - Training of - South Africa
Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SERVICES SETA)
Statutory body established in terms of the Skills Development Act 97 of 1998, by the Department of Labour. National public entity.
Service protests See: Municipal services & Protest movements
Session laws - South Africa
South Africa Government Online
Documents. Bills by year.
SETAs See: Occupational training
Sewage - Purification - South Africa
Green Drop System
Programme of the Department of Water Affairs.
Sewage disposal plants - South Africa
Green Drop Assessment
Sex crimes - South Africa
Sexual Offences: Victims of rape and other sexual crimes
Department of Justice & Constitutional Development page, with links to publications.
Sex discrimination against women - South Africa
Commission on Gender Equality
Constitutional institution.
Rural Women’s Empowerment and Development Programme
Run by the Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities.
Sexual minorities - South Africa
LGBTI National Task Team
Sexual offences See: Sex crimes
Shale gas industry - Environmental aspects - South Africa
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for Shale Gas Development
Sheltered employment See: People with disabilities - Employment
Short-term Job Creation Commission
SKA See: Square Kilometre Array
Skilled labor - South Africa - Western Cape
Umsebenzi.
"Expanded Public Works Programmes (EPWP) Opportunities Portal aims to be a comprehensive provincial database of unemployed people and their skills."
Skills training See: Training
Small business - South Africa
Department of Small Business Development
Down Stream Aluminium Centre for Technology (DACT)
"incubator" funded by Dept. of Trade and Industry, for SMMEs in the aluminium casting industry.
Ecosystem Development for Small Enterprise (EDSE)
"The EDSE Programme is a four year, ground-breaking, innovative and multi-dimensional project to effect meaningful change across South Africa’s SMME ecosystem. Funded by the European Union."
Incubation Support Programme (ISP)
"The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) initiated the Incubation Support Programme (ISP) to develop incubators and create successful enterprises with the potential to revitalise communities and strengthen local and national economies."
Mpumalanga Stainless Initiative (MSI)
"incubator" funded by Dept. of Trade and Industry, to equip SMMEs to manufacture stainless steel products.
Ntsika National Enterprise Promotion Agency
Juristic person established by the National Small Business Enterprise Act 102 of 1996. National government business enterprise. Merged in 2005 with National Manufacturing Advisory Centre Co-ordinating Office (NAMAC) to form the Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA)"Operating as a wholesale agency, NTSIKA facilitates non-financial support and business development services to small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) through a broad range of intermediary organisations."
Small Business Advisory Council (SBAC)
To represent and promote the interests of small business, established by the National Small Business Amendment Act 26 of 2003.
Small Enterprise and Human Development (SEHD)
Co-operative programme.
Small Enterprise Development (SED).
TIPS programme
Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA)
Established in December 2004 in terms of the National Small Business Amendment Act. Merger of small enterprise development agencies Ntsika Enterprise Promotion Agency, NAMAC Trust and the Community Public Private Partnerships (CPPP).
SME Survey
Sponsored by the National Youth Development Agency.
SME Toolkit South Africa
Combined initiative of IBM, local company Business Partners, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Department of Trade and Industry. Offers "South African entrepreneurs and small enterprises a free web-based toolkit to help them start, finance and grow their businesses."
Small business - South Africa - Eastern Cape
Eastern Cape small business support programmes
Small business - South Africa - Finance
Godisa Supplier Development Fund
"The Godisa Fund is a R165 million partnership between Transnet, sefa and Anglo American's Zimele, to provide funding to small black-owned businesses who are, or will become, suppliers to Transnet." Launched 21 February 2014.
Khula Enterprise Finance South Africa
"agency of the Department of Trade and Industry, established in 1996 to facilitate access to finance for SMMEs." National government business enterprise.
Risk Capital Facility
2 (RCF2). "will be funded by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) over the next three years and co-managed by the IDC and the European Investment Bank
Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA)
The result of a merger of Khula, the South African Micro Finance Apex Fund (samaf) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) small business funding portfolio in April 2012. It is a wholly-owned agency of the IDC.
Small business - South Africa - Finance See also: Microfinance
Small business - South Africa - Gauteng
Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP)
"The Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) is a provincial government agency established in 2005 under the auspices of the Department of Economic Development to provide non-financial support; financial support; and co-ordinate stakeholders for the benefit of Small Medium and Micro Entrepreneurs (SMME's) in Gauteng."
SECOPA (Seed Container Park)
Part of the Small Business Incubation Programme run by the DTI through SEDA. "appointed by the Department of Economic Development (Joburg City) as a manufacturing cluster champion (together with Entrepreneurial Growth Generators) within the Soweto Empowerment Zone."
Small business - South Africa - Western Cape
Western Cape Government. Real Enterprise Development (RED)
Small business -South Africa - Technological innovations
Godisa
"After just over three years of operating as a Programme within the Technology Transfer sub-programme of the Department of Science and Technology, the GODISA Trust was formally registered in October 2003. The Trust was further listed as a Schedule 3A Public Entity in the Government Gazette of 25 June 2004. The GODISA Trust was created by the Government to provide technology and business development support to small enterprises." In 2006 became the Seda Technology Programme.
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."
National Technology Transfer Centre (NTTC).
"initiative by the dti to facilitate technology transfer and diffusion to SMMEs with a specific focus on the Second Economy."
Presidential National Commission on Information Society and Development (PNC on ISAD)
SMMEs and Information Communication Technologies (ICTs)
Seda Technology Programme
"(originally the Godisa Trust), a special initiative of the national Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), is responsible for technology transfer and business incubation."
Small Enterprise and Human Development (SEHD)
Co-operative programme.
Technology for Women in Business (TWIB)
Established by the Dept. of Trade and Industry in 1998 "to support the advancement of women in business, through the application of science and technology." Administered by the CSIR.
Tshumisano
An agency of the Dept. of Science and Technology and the implementation agency for the Technology Station Programme. The Trust provides technical and financial support to Technology Stations, which are based at Universities of Technologies/Technikons. The Technology Stations in turn offer technical support to existing SMME’s in terms of technology solutions, services and training.
Small business See also: Entrepreneurship
Small business, Women -owned See: Women-owned business enterprises
Small-scale fisheries - South Africa
Small-Scale Fisheries
Part of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Smallholder farmers See: Farms, Small
Smelting furnaces - South Africa - Port Elizabeth
Coega Development Corporation
Soccer - Environmental aspects - South Africa
National Greening Programme.
"This initiative is intended to sensitise the local and international football community to environmental sustainability issues and the securing of a long-term foundation for environmental concerns in national and international football."
Social capital - South Africa - Western Cape
Cape Gateway. Building Social Capital
Carolin Gomulia. Social capital in practice, UCT, 18th of May 2007
Western Cape Social Capital Network
Social change - South Africa - Western Cape
Western Cape Social Transformation Programme
"It aims to address poverty, social ills and marginalization of the most vulnerable communities in the Western Cape." Ended in 2010.
Social cohesion See: Social integration
Social grants See: Grants-in-aid
Social Housing Regulatory Authority. Juristic person established by the Social Housing Act 16 of 2008
Social housing See: Low-income housing
Social indicators - South Africa - Cape Town
City of Cape Town. Socio-economic Indicators.
Census 2001 & 1996. Includes maps.
Social indicators - South Africa - Databases
South Africa Development Indicators
Social indicators - South Africa - Maps
MRC Mapping
Social integration - South Africa
Social Cohesion Resource Centre
Department of Arts and Culture site.
Social planning - South Africa - Cape Town
City of Cape Town. Social Development
Social policy - Research
SANPAD (South Africa-Netherlands Research Programme on Alternatives in Development)
"collaborative research programme that has been financed by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1997. SANPAD funds high quality, collaborative research by South African researchers in association with Dutch researchers."
Social policy - South Africa See:South Africa - Social policy
Social protests See: Protest movements
Social responsibility of business - South Africa
Global Compact Network South Africa (GCN-SA)
Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC). Corporate Social Investment
Transnet Foundation
"The corporate social investment (CSI) unit of Transnet."
Social sciences - South Africa
Ministerial Special Project on the Future of the Humanitoes and Social Sciences
National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Juristic person, established in terms of Government notice 952 in SA Government gazette no. 37118 of 5 December 2013.
Social security - South Africa Inspectorate for Social Assistance. Public Service Act 1994 Schedule 3 Organisational component, in terms of the Social Assistance Act 13 of 2004.
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.
Social services See: Human services, Public welfare
Social work education
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.
Societies, Medical
Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
Statutory body established in terms of the Health Professions Act No. 56 of 1974.
Soil mapping - South Africa - Western Cape
Western Cape. Dept. of Agriculture. Agricultural Statistics in Brief. Soil Types: Western Cape
Solar energy - South Africa
Savannah Environmental (Pty) Ltd. Projects
Strategic Environmental Assessment for wind and solar PV energy in South Africa: Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZs)
Solar energy - South Africa - Northern Cape
Solar Park (Northern Cape, South Africa)
Solar water heaters

Solar water heaters
Solar Water Heating Programme
Dept. of Energy programme.
Sorghum industry - South Africa
South African Grain Information Service (SAGIS).
Section 21 company serving the maize, oilseeds, winter cereals and sorghum industries.
South Africa - Administrative and political divisions - Maps
Proclaimed Magisterial Districts
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development resource.
South Africa - Administrative and political divisions - Maps Municipal Demarcation Board. Maps of boundaries of all municipalities as on 18 May 2011. SA Government gazette, no. 34445 (12 July 2011)
South Africa - Appropriations and expenditures
Vulekamali: SA Online Budget Data
"Vulekamali is a project by the South African National Treasury and Imali Yethu with the goal of making government budget data and processes accessible to all citizens & interested parties."
South Africa - Armed forces
Defence Force Service Commission (DFSC)
Establsihed by the Defence Amendment Act 22 of 2010 to make recommendations on conditions of service.
Dept. of Defence
South Africa - Armed Forces - History - Sources
Defence Force Documentation Centre
Information on and contact details: http://www.archivalplatform.org/registry/entry/documentation_centre_department_of_defence_force_archives/ http://www.ancestors.co.za/military-records-in-south-africa/
South Africa - Census, 2011
AfriGIS Census Portal
Data supplied by Statistics South Africa.
Census 2011
Census 2011. Community Profiles in SuperCROSS
Census 2011. Mobile Information
Digital Census Atlas
Maps Alive
South Africa - Climate
NOAA Central Library. South Africa Climatological Data
South African Weather Service
South Africa - Climate - Maps

South Africa - Climate - Statistics
South Africa: Climate
Monthly or long-term for main weather stations.
South Africa - Commerce
Council of Trade and Industry Institutions (Cotti)
Established by the Dept. of Trade and Industry to oversee its group of 12 institutions.
Dept. of Trade and Industry
Dept. of Trade and Industry. Economic Indicators.
Includes maps and statistics of trading partner countries.
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. Succeeded by Brand South Africa.
TradeInvest South Africa. Non-government
South Africa - Commerce - Statistics
South African Revenue Service. Trade statistics
South African Trade Statistics
South Africa - Commercial policy
Trade and Industry Policies Strategies (TIPS)
"Established at the request of senior policy-makers of the new Government in 1996, TIPS is an independent, non-profit economic research institution. The organisation initially operated as a project within the IDRC's Johannesburg Office, and became a Section 21 Company in 2001. ...TIPS undertakes research for a broad range of government departments, non-profit organisations and regional bodies."
South Africa - Cultural policy
South African Cultural Observatory (SACO)
"Initiated by the Department of Arts and Culture, through the Mzansi Golden Economy Strategy (2011), the South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) is a statistical and socio-economic research project, launched in 2014, which charts the socio-economic impact of the arts, culture and heritage (ACH) sectors and the cultural and creative industries (CCIs) in South Africa."
South Africa - Defences
South African Defence Review
South Africa - Description and travel
Traveller's Friend
Website from Airports Company South Africa (Acsa).
South Africa - Economic conditions
2nd Economy Strategy Project.
The Presidency initiative, housed in TIPS.
South Africa - Economic conditions
South Africa - Economic conditions - Statistics
Econometric model of South African economy, Dec. 2004-Dec. 2010
Economic Database
Economic Statistics
South Africa - Economic development
South Africa - Economic policy
Centre for International Development (CID)
"The Center for International Development convened a panel of international experts from Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Michigan, and other institutions to work with South African economists to study that country's constraints to and opportunities for accelerated growth. This multi-year project (2006-2008) was an initiative of the National Treasury of the Republic of South Africa within the government's Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative (ASGI-SA), which seeks to consolidate the gains of post-transition economic stability and accelerate growth in order to create employment and improve the livelihoods of all South Africans."
Government's Programme of Action (PoA) Monitoring System
Presidential Economic Advisory Council
Appointed with effect from 1 October 2019. https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-appoints-economic-advisory-council-27-sep-2019-0000. Ist meeting: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-presidential-economic-advisory-council-meeting-9-oct-2019-0000
South Africa - Environmental conditions
State of the Environment
Includes maps
South Africa - Foreign economic relations - Mozambique South Africa-Mozambique Head of State Economic Bilateral Commission. Special Commission supported by Economic Ministries, to assess progress in
South Africa - Foreign economic relations - Namibia South Africa-Namibia Head of State Economic Bilateral Forum. Special Commission supported by Economic Ministries, to assess progress in economic re
South Africa - Foreign economic relations - Tanzania South Africa-Tanzania Head of State Economic Bilateral Forum. Special Commission supported by Economic Ministries, to assess progress in economic
South Africa - Foreign relations
Dept. of International Relations and Cooperation
Parliamentary Group on International Relations (PGIR)
"The PGIR is a mutli-party, strategic structure that is responsible for amongst others, providing policy direction on international relations matters and ensures the implementation of Parliament’s agreed international relations policy." (Source: https://www.gov.za/speeches/parliament-events-27-31-jan-26-jan-2020-0000)
South Africa Update : International Relations
South African Council on International Relations (SACOIR)
Established by the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation in July 2015. "SACOIR will serve as a consultative platform for South African think-tanks, academics, and other relevant representatives of civil society to interact with DIRCO on the development and implementation of South Africa’s foreign policy."
South African Foreign Policy Initiative (SAFPI)
Open Society Foundation of South Africa.
South Africa - Foreign relations - European Union
South Africa - Foreign relations - Germany
German-South African Year of Science, 2012-2013
South Africa - Foreign relations - Guinea South Africa-Guinea Joint Commission of Co-operation (JCC). Forum for discussion and strengthening of bilateral political and economic relations.
South Africa - Foreign relations - Russia South Africa-Russian Federation Joint Intergovernmental Committee on Trade and Economic Co-operation (ITEC)
South Africa - Foreign relations - Rwanda South Africa-Rwanda Joint Commission of Co-operation (JCC). Forum for discussion and strengthening of bilateral political and economic relations.
South Africa - Foreign relations - Treaties
Department of Justice and Constitutional Development. International Legal Obligations
South African Cyber Treaty Series
South African Treaty Section of the Office of the Chief State Law Advisor (IL)
Databases of International Agreements, Provincial Agreements and International Report Obligation.
South Africa - Foreign relations - Treaties
South Africa - Foreign relations - Zimbabwe
South Africa-Zimbabwe Joint Commission of Co-operation (JCC)
The Presidency Zimbabwe Dossier
South Africa - History - Archival resources
South Africa Archive
"online repository of historical sources "
South Africa - History - Resources
O'Malley - "The Heart of Hope - South Africa's Transition from Apartheid to Democracy".
"This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras."
South Africa - Industries
Council of Trade and Industry Institutions (Cotti)
Established by the Dept. of Trade and Industry to oversee its group of 12 institutions.
Dept. of Trade and Industry
South Africa - Maps
Chief Directorate: National Geo-Spatial Information
Dept. of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. Maps and Mapping
Maps of South Africa
On-line links.
Municipal Demarcation Board
Juristic person.
Spatial Reference: Topographic Maps in South Africa
"This service provides access to about 1600 topographic maps covering most of South Africa. These maps are electronic copies of the 1:50000 scale topographic maps provided by the the NGI (National Geo-Spatial Information). " Maps in .JPEG format. Register free of charge.
South Africa - Military policy
Defence Policy, Strategy and Planning Division
South Africa - Official and employees
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."
South Africa - Officials and employees - Pensions
Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF)
Statutory body established 1996 by the Government Employees Pension Law Proclamation 21 of 1996.
Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA)
A government component established in terms of the Public service Act 1994 with effect from 1 April 2010. It administers funds and schemes on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF) and the National Treasury,
South Africa - Officials and employees - Salaries, etc.
Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers
Presidential Remuneration Review Commission (PRRC)
South Africa - Officials and employees See also: Government employees
South Africa - Politics and government
Dinokeng Scenarios.
"Purpose: To create a space and language for open, reflective and reasoned strategic conversation among South Africans, about possible futures for the country, and the opportunities, risks and choices these futures present."
Government's Programme of Action (PoA) Monitoring System
National Research Foundation. Heritage Repository
Articles on biodiversity and natural science history, cultural history and political history.
South Africa - Population
Population and Development Information and Knowledge Service
Dept. of Social Development site.
South Africa - Population - Maps
Statistics SA Geography
South Africa - Population - Statistics
Statistics SA Geography
South Africa - Relations - Angola
South African Embassy, Angola
South Africa - Relations - Germany
Science Tunnel.
"Platform for intercultural exchange between Germany and South Africa."
South Africa-German Development Cooperation
South African-German Energy Programme (SAGEN)
South Africa - Relations - Sweden
Swedish/South Africa Culture Partnership Programme
"established in 2004 with a view to promote cultural exchange between South Africa and Sweden." Partnership between the Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs and the South African Dept. of Arts and Culture.
South Africa - Relations - Switzerland
Swiss-South African Cooperation Initiative (SSACI).
"The Swiss-South African Cooperation Initiative is a public-private partnership in development between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Swiss companies trading in South Africa. It opens up new pathways to employment for young South Africans through skills training and innovative development projects."
South Africa - Social conditions
Population and Development Information and Knowledge Service
Dept. of Social Development site.
RDP statistics
South Africa survey under Living conditions and communications has a RDP housing table and a Selected water indicators by province table that shows above an dbelow RDP standard. 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.
South Africa - Social policy
Government's Programme of Action (PoA) Monitoring System
National Planning Commission
In The Presidency.
South Africa - Statistical services
ISIbalo Capacity Building Programme
"focus on building the capacity and future statistical leadership of Africa"
South Africa - Statistics
Interactive time series database
South African Statistics (StatsSA)
South Africa - Statistics - Databases
OpenUp
Formerly Code4SA. Various datasets.
South African Data Archive (SADA)
National Research Foundation site.
World Bank. Data Catalog. South Africa
(allow pop-ups!)
South Africa - Treaties See:South Africa - Foreign relations - Treaties
South Africa First. Campaign launched at the GovTech 2007 conference, "with the aim of encouraging both the public and private sector to make more use of local content when spending on informatio
South African Technology Vanguard (SAVANT)
"SAVANT is a Public-Private Partnership between government and industry. It is the vanguard of the South African Information and Communication Technology and Electronics sector (ICTE)."
State Information Technology Agency (SITA).
Established by the State Information Technology Act 88 of 1998 and came into operation on 4 April 1999. Its role is "to consolidate and co-ordinate the State's IT and information management interests. SITA is managed as a private company, with government as the sole shareholder." Institution supporting public administration.
Universal Service Agency (USA)
Statutory body/National public entity. Mandate is "to promote, facilitate and monitor the achievement of universal service and access in under-serviced areas."
South Africa Info.
Spatial development initiatives
Spatial Development Initiatives : Official Website of the Government of South Africa's SDI Support Programme
"programme of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) located at the Development Bank of SA (DBSA)."
South Africa. Embassy (Angola)
South African Embassy, Angola
South Africa. Presidency
The Presidency
South African Council on International Relations (SACOIR)
South African Housing Fund. Public entity established on 1 April 2004.
South African literature
Amazwi South African Museum of Literature
Formerly National English Literary Museum. Renamed from 19/3/2019. GN No. 566, GG 42391 (12/4/2019)
South African literature (English)
National English Literary Museum (Grahamstown)
Cultural institution/National public entity. Mission "is to promote the reading and appreciation of all forms of imaginative South African literature in English." Renamed Amazwi South African Museum of Literature from 19/3/2019. GN No. 566, GG 42391 (12/4/2019)
South African National Energy Development Institute. Juristic person established by the National Energy Act 34 of 2008.
South African Revenue Service
SARS Commission
"The President of the Republic of South Africa has under section 84(2)(f) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and in terms of Government Notice 17 of 2018 published in Government Gazette No 41652 of 24 May 2018, appointed a Commission of Inquiry into tax administration and governance by the South African Revenue Service (“Commission”)."
Spatial data infrastructures
Spatial Data Infrastructure in South Africa (SASDI)
Spatial development initiatives See: Economic development projects
Spatial information See: Geographic information systems
Special Economic Zones See: Enterprise zones
Specifications See: Standards under particular topics And: Standardization
Sports - Environmental aspects - South Africa - Cape Town
Green Goal 2010
The City of Cape Town is implementing "the official 2010 FIFA World Cup™ greening programme that aims to make the event as environmentally friendly as possible."
Sports - South Africa
South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC)
Section 21 company.
Sports - South Africa - Finance
Mass Sport & Recreation Participation Programme Grant
National Treasury.
Sports and state - South Africa
South African Sports Commission
Statutory body/National public entity. Dissolved 1 Aug. 2005. See also: SASC Archive on the
Sport and Recreation South Africa
Government department.
Your Sport: Blogging about an Active and Winning Nation
Sports and state - South Africa - Western Cape
Mass Participation, Opportunity and Access, Development and Growth (MOD) Programme
"one of the flagship initiatives of the Western Cape Government," "MOD Centres across the province providing sports and recreation activities"
Sports See also: Physical education and training
Spring Grove Dam (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Mooi-Mgeni Transfer Scheme Phase 2 (MMTS-2). Spring Grove Dam
Square Kilometre Array (South Africa : Telescope)
SKA South Africa
= Square Kilometre Array South Africa. "South Africa is in the running to host the world’s most powerful radio telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA)...The country’s bid is supported at the highest level of government, and also enjoys the support of neighbouring countries on the continent."
Strategic environmental assessment of the SKA phase 1 project in South Africa
Squatter settlements - South Africa
National Upgrading Support Programme (NUSP)
"designed to support the National Department of Human Settlement (NDHS) in its implementation of the Upgrading Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) in the objective of eventually upgrading all informal settlements in the country."
Upgrading Informal Settlements Programme (UISP)
Squatter settlements - South Africa - Maps
Department of Human Settlements. Environmental Scan Maps
Stainless steel industry
Mpumalanga Stainless Initiative (MSI)
"incubator" funded by Dept. of Trade and Industry, to equip SMMEs to manufacture stainless steel products.
Standardization - South Africa
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."
Standards, Engineering
Agrément South Africa.
Agrément South Africa was established as an independent organisation by the Minister of Public Works in 1969. Its primary business is the certification of non-standardised construction products.
State capture See: Corruption
State governments - South Africa
Dept. of Provincial and Local Government
Integrated Provincial Support Programme (IPSP).
"a multi-year strategic programme of the South African Government to support targeted provincial governments to achieve and sustain poverty alleviation, the effective rendering of basic services and good governance through the implementation of their respective Provincial Growth and Development Strategy (PGDS)."
Provincial Government handbook : a complete guide to provincial government in South Africa
State-owned enterprises See: Government business enterprises ; Corporations, Government
Statistical services See:South Africa - Statistical services
Statistics - Terminology
ARC. Stone Fruit List
Multilingual statistical guide, 2008
Stewardship, Biodiversity See: Biodiversity conservation
Stone fruit - South Africa
Deciduous Fruit Producers’ Trust (DFPT)
Hortgro Services
Entity whichprovides the operational industry services and functions of the Deciduous Fruit Producers’ Trust (DFPT),
Stone fruit - South Africa - Databases
South African Deciduous Fruit Cultivars (Database)
Agricultural Research Council database.
Storm sewers See also: Municipal water supply
Student aid - South Africa
Fundisa Fund
"a three-year pilot fund that will offer financial assistance to academically deserving students, while rewarding parents for saving towards their children's education." Public-private partnership.
National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act 56 of 1999 established the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) incorporating the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA). Juristic person/National public entity.
Subsidised housing See: Public housing, Housing subsidies
Substance abuse - South Africa
Central Drug Authority.
Statutory body.
Succulent Karoo Ecosystem Programme (South Africa)
Succulent Karoo Ecosystem Programme
Succulent Karoo Ecosystem Programme (South Africa) - Bibliography
SKEP Database
Sugar -- Manufacture and refining -- South Africa
Sugar Industry Appeals tribunal
"The Appeals Tribunal is accorded very wide and exclusive jurisdiction by the Sugar Industry Agreement."
Sugarcane industry - Environmental aspects - South Africa
Sustainable Sugarcane Farm Management System (SusFarMS)
"SuSFarMS was developed by WWF, the Mondi Wetlands Project and the Noodsberg Canegrowers Association and has received widespread support from the South African Sugarcane Association, the South African Cane Growers and the Department of Water Affairs."
Supply chain management See: Business logistics, Industrial procurement
Surface water See: Groundwater
Surveying - South Africa
Chief Directorate: Surveys and Mapping
Surveying - Study and teaching - South Africa - Western Cape
Masakh'iSizwe Centre of Excellence
"The Western Cape Province Department of Transport and Public Works established the Masakh'iSizwe ("Let's Build the Nation") Centre of Excellence at the beginning of 2006. ...The centre aims to develop professionals in engineering and the built environment fields."
Sustainable agriculture - South Africa
ARC-Institute for Soil, Climate and Water (ISCW)
Conservation Agricultural Technology Programme (CATP)
Launched in November 2012.
LandCare South Africa
"a community based and government supported approach to the sustainable management and use of agricultural natural resources."
Sustainable building - South Africa
Green Building Council of South Africa.
Non-government.
Sustainable development - South Africa
Goal Tracker South Africa
Sustainable Development Goals site.
Incite. Integrated and sustainability reports
South African SDG Hub
Sustainable Development Through Mining (SDM)
Dept. of Minerals and Energy Programme.
Sustainable development - South Africa - Berg River
Food, Energy, Water, Land and Biodiversity (FEWLB) Nexus
"The Food, Energy, Water, Land and Biodiversity (FEWLB) Nexus project looks to inform decision making and project development to foster sustainable resource use and development within the Berg River catchment area. The project started in October 2013 and is funded by the British High Commission and the Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC). ACDI is implementing this project in collaboration with the Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning."
Sustainable development - South Africa - Cape Town
Cape Town Green Map
Sustainable development - South Africa - North West
Support to Environment and Sustainable Development in the North West Province (SESDNW)
"bilateral development co-operation project of the governments of Finland and South Africa."
Sustainable energy See: Renewable energy resources
Sustainable housing See: Dwellings - Environmental aspects
Sustainable urban development - South Africa
Urban Environmental Management Programme (UEMP).
"a partnership between eleven government partner institutions of South Africa." "The Programme aims to alleviate poverty through improved service delivery within the environmental management of urban areas."
Sweden - Relations - South Africa
Swedish/South Africa Culture Partnership Programme
"established in 2004 with a view to promote cultural exchange between South Africa and Sweden." Partnership between the Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs and the South African Dept. of Arts and Culture.
Switzerland - Relations - South Africa
Swiss-South African Cooperation Initiative (SSACI).
"The Swiss-South African Cooperation Initiative is a public-private partnership in development between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Swiss companies trading in South Africa. It opens up new pathways to employment for young South Africans through skills training and innovative development projects."