Transnet Research Centre Expands knowledge Economy -07 November 2017

Rail parastatal Transnet says its research centre will contribute to job creation and the expansion of the country’s knowledge economy. The State-owned rail, port and pipeline company on Monday launched the Matlafatšo Centre, a hub dedicated to increasing the competitiveness, capacity and capability of Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) through skills transfer and access…

Radical Economic Transformation to Alleviate Poverty – 03 November 2017

President says for government to completely alleviate poverty, radical economic transformation should be realised to include all citizens in economic participation. The President said this when he took questions from Members of Parliament at the National Assembly on Thursday. This was the President’s last question and answer session at the National Assembly for the year.…

Government Banks on Infrastructure to Create Jobs – 03 November 2017

President Jacob Zuma has reiterated government’s commitment to investing in infrastructure as a means of stimulating growth and creating jobs. The President was fielding questions in the National Assembly on Thursday. “Such spending is the equivalent of planting the seeds that will grow the economy. Our unwavering commitment to infrastructure development was strongly demonstrated during…

Cabinet rallies support for tourism Transformation – 02 November 2017

Cabinet has reiterated its support for the tourism industry’s transformation initiatives. The move follows the Department of Tourism’s National Tourism Transformation Summit, which took place from 30 – 31 October under the theme ‘Tourism for all: Transform, Grow and Sustain’. The tourism industry, being labour intensive with relatively low-barriers to entry, has the potential to…