InvestSA wins runner-up award in Dubai

South Africa’s InvestSA has been recognised for its outstanding work with a runner-up award at the Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai, said the Department of Trade and Industry. South Africa’s investment promotion agency InvestSA took home the runner-up award at the seventh edition of the two-day Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) which started at the Dubai…

President Zuma Reshuffles Cabinet to bring about radical socio-economic transformation – 31 March 2017

President Jacob Zuma has made changes to the National Executive in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness. “The changes bring some younger MPs and women into the National Executive in order to benefit from their energy, experience and expertise. “I have directed the new Ministers and Deputy Ministers to work tirelessly with their colleagues to…

Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDCSA) Adopts a Revised Strategy to Close Skills Gap- 30 March 2017

The Human Resource Development Council of South Africa (HRDCSA) has adopted a revised strategy to put the country on a path of closing its skills gap. The revised Human Resource Development Strategy: Towards 2030 was adopted at the HRDCSA’s 17th meeting held at the Gallagher Convention Centre on Thursday. The Council, chaired by Deputy President…

Commission to deal with verification agencies found to be promoting fronting by issuing fraudulent B-BBEE certificates that aren’t a true reflection of the transformation status in companies.

Action should be taken against companies that are found not to be complying with the Broad-Based Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) requirements for transformation, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies. Speaking at a session held by the B-BBEE Commission in Midrand on Friday, Minister Davies said the state of transformation in the economy remains a challenge.…

Government condemns racism on social media – 27 March 2016

Pretoria – Government has condemned the resurgence of racist posts on Twitter and Facebook, which its says undermine the gains made towards social cohesion, nation building and strengthening democracy. The Acting Director General of Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), Donald Liphoko, said this malicious and offensive content erodes the values of the country’s Constitution…