DP Ramaphosa back in NCOP for oral replies – 01 November 2017

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will be back in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) today for an oral reply session, the Presidency said. The Deputy President Ramaphosa will address issues including the development of township enterprises, securing economic viability and sustainability for crop farmers. Measures to encourage government departments, their entities and the private sector to…

Government intensifies efforts to Transform Petroleum Sector -01 November 2017

Energy Minister David Mahlobo says the department is conducting an audit that will inform interventions in the petroleum sector, which he says remained untransformed. Answering questions at the National Council of Provinces on Tuesday, the Minister said transformation in the sector is non-negotiable and government has put in motion several interventions to change the status…

Government intensifies efforts to Transform petroleum sector – 01 November 2017

Energy Minister David Mahlobo says the department is conducting an audit that will inform interventions in the petroleum sector, which he says remained untransformed. Answering questions at the National Council of Provinces on Tuesday, the Minister said transformation in the sector is non-negotiable and government has put in motion several interventions to change the status…

Economic Transformation at the top of SA tourism agenda – 31 October 2017

Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says all stakeholders in the tourism sector must work together to pursue the all-important radical economic transformation. “Economic transformation needs to be the actual regeneration and re-engineering of the net national social and economic agendas, in significant and meaningful ways that influence the structure of the economy to influence the economic…

GEPF looking at Diversifying its Portfolio – 31 October 2017

With the volatile economic conditions, the Government Employees’ Pension Fund (GEPF) is looking into diversifying its portfolio by investing more in unlisted companies and entities. The GEPF is also considering increasing offshore exposure to lessen the impact of the credit downgrade. This model is geared towards developmental investments in sectors such as economic infrastructure, environmental…

Higher Education still a big part of SA’s Transformation Agenda – 26 October 2017

Higher education will continue to be placed at the centre of government’s transformation agenda, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday. “The student movement has correctly put the issue of higher education at the centre of our transformation agenda. We cannot hope to grow and develop without the skills and intellectual capabilities that our universities…