Communications Department to Empower Local Community – 21 May 2017

Communications Deputy Minister Tandi Mahambehlala will interact with the community of Beaufort West in the Western Cape. “The outreach programme will focus on how the Department of Communications can empower local community media platforms as well how the ministry can bridge the digital divide in local communities,” said the Ministry of Communications. The Deputy Minister’s…

Government Committed to Supporting SMMEs – 19 May 2017

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says hundreds of small businesses have received financial and non-financial support through several incentives over the past financial year. Tabling her Budget Vote speech on Thursday, the Minister said the department has, through the Black Business Support Development Programme (BBSDP), supported 611 small businesses and has disbursed grants to…

Public Works looks to Labour Intensive Measures to Create Jobs – 17 May 2017

The ideals of radical economic transformation require employment multipliers and skills transfer programmes that are dedicated to enhancing democracy and building an equitable society, says Public Works Minister Nathi Nhleko.   Delivering his departmental Policy Statement and Budget Vote Speech in the Old Assembly in Parliament on Tuesday, Minister Nhleko said government has to establish…