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New Classification Guidelines for Films

Department of Communications

New guidelines for the classification of films, interactive computer games and certain publications have been published in Government Gazette 38051.

The guidelines were drawn up by the Film and Publication Board (FPB) in consultation with the home affairs minister.

Intergovernmental Relations Under the Spotlight

Governance and Administration Cluster

Home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba says government is making progress with strengthening the intergovernmental relations (IGR) systems.

The minister, who chaired the government and administration cluster media briefing, said the department of cooperative governance and traditional affairs would be using the results of their assessment of national and provincial IGR structures to develop proposals for the amendment of the IGR Framework Act and make firm recommendations for strengthening the systems.

Value of Community Radio Outlined

Department of Communications

Communications minister Faith Muthambi says community radio must empower communities and not merely be a shadow of the commercial sector.

In a speech delivered in East London, the minister said urgent attention needed to be paid to:

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