GCIS Vuk’uzenzele

GCIS Vuk’uzenzele

Vuk’uzenzele is a free Government Newspaper, committed to making a difference in the lives of South Africans. It is a publication of Government Communications Information System (GCIS). For more information visit https://www.vukuzenzele.gov.za


Pregnancy not an end to girls’ education

According to the Department of Social Development, the age of consent to sex is 16, however if children engaging in sexual acts together are aged between 12 and 16, they will not be criminally charged, provided the age difference between them is two years or less.

Start-up Africa

Crazy about chicken gizzards

With failure not an option, Luxolo Xengana (27) started an agro-processing business three years ago.Initially, he sold pre-packed chicken livers, feet, hearts, gizzards and necks, which he sourced from poultry abattoirs, but he has since expanded to sell chicken pieces, which are sourced from local farmers.

Licence renewal

Collect your driver’s licence card

While RTMC centres are open Monday to Sunday from 7am to 9pm, members of the public are encouraged to take advantage of shorter queues on Fridays and the weekend. For a driver’s licence query, applicants can SMS their ID number to 33214


Bridging the gap in the ICT sector

An ICT company  is demonstrating how the private sector can get involved in transforming the lives of South African children. Few of the learners have access to technology at home, says school principal Goitseng Mokele.

Start-up Africa

Success flows for water entrepreneur

Mngadi says the idea to start this business came to him in 2016 when his city was faced with a water crisis. Between 2018 and 2021, he successfully applied to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environment Affairs’ Operation Vula Business Fund, which granted him R200 000 seed funding. 

Start-up Africa

Passion breeds business success

Born and raised in Rathidili Village in the Vhembe District in Limpopo, Mutheiwana opened Rendani Mutheiwana Orthotics and Prosthetics in Makhado, after completing her internship and was unable to find a job. Her business, which now employs an administrative assistant, offers its clients treatment for orthopaedic disorders.