September is known as Heritage Month here in South Africa, but did you know that it is also known as Public Service Month? The focus of this year’s Public Service Month is Batho Pele.
Batho Pele is a policy which was introduced by government in 1997, to better deliver goods and services to the public. But is Batho Pele still used in government establishments?
Director: Department of Public Service and Administration
Commissioner: Public Service Commission – Gauteng Branch
Independent writer with The South African Civil Society Information Service
Seasoned broadcast journalist Simphiwe Ncongwane is the new face on the Yilungelo Lakho team! He takes over from talented Siphiwo ‘Spitch’ Nzawumbi, and will alternate as a presenter with Alicia Jali. Simphiwe brings vast experience to our consumer affairs show, Yilungelo Lakho.
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Yilungelo Lakho an interactive live show, aims at informing and educating consumers on their rights. Every Friday we focus on a particular topic for the entire hour – kicking off with an insert which serves as a background/scene setter, after which our studio guests/experts or commentators analyse the issue. Telephone lines are open during the whole show for viewers to participate.
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