Mpumalanga sets aside R10m for SMMEs, Cooperatives – 26 May 2017

As part of implementing radical economic transformation, the Department of Economic Development and Tourism in Mpumalanga has set aside R10 million to support small enterprises and cooperatives in the province. Delivering the department’s R1.130 billion budget for the 2017/18 financial year on Thursday, MEC Eric Kholwane said small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) contributes a…

Government to develop more black commercial farmers – 25 May 2017

Government is set to fast-track the transformation of the agriculture sector by increasing the number of black commercial farmers. This will ensure ownership and control of the agricultural value chain by previously disadvantaged groups. “Specific attention will be given to the development of 450 large scale, black commercial farmers,” said Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister…