DTI Launches New Revitalised Mthatha Industrial Parks – 16 May 2017

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) on Monday launched the new revitalised Vulindlela Heights Industrial Park in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. Speaking at the launch, Deputy Director-General (DDG) of Special Economic Zones and Economic Transformation at the dti, Sipho Zikode, said radical economic transformation has received a boost with the revitalisation of the industrial park.…

Traditional Leaders Key in SA’s communities – 15 May 2017

Traditional leaders have a pivotal role to play in South Africa’s constitutional democracy and in communities, particularly in relation to the rural development strategy, says Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen. “Since 1994 traditional leaders have worked with municipalities in ensuring that services are delivered to communities under their care in real…

Government’s policies aligned to radical economic transformation – 11 May 2017

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says government has implemented policies and measures that promote radical economic transformation.   The Minister said this when he, along with Ministers in the Economic Cluster, answered oral questions in the National Assembly on Wednesday.   He said “radical”, in the context of economic transformation, refers to ensuring that transformation…

Government to Release Position Paper on Media Transformation – 11 May 2017

The Department of Communications will soon release a paper that will give government’s position on what needs to be done to achieve media transformation. Basani Baloyi, the Acting Director General of the Department of Communications, said this when she presented the department’s Annual Performance Plan at Marks Building in Parliament, on Wednesday. Briefing the Select…