Coega supports official launch of schools in EC
The Coega Development Corporation (Coega), proudly supported the Eastern Cape Department of Education in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Department of Public Works and Infrastructure, with the official launch of Ngubengcuka Senior Secondary School in Komani (Queenstown), and Attwell Madala Senior Secondary, in Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape. The launch... Read more
Vodacom invest over R500m in EC
Vodacom Eastern Cape region will invest over R500 million into the network and power backup upgrades across the province during the 2023/2024 financial year. This significant investment into the network will help the region expand connectivity in deep rural areas and townships that had no connectivity before. This will... Read more
Comments invited on draft Eastern Seaboard Development Framework
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has invited all interested people, including organisations and institutions, to submit comments and representations on the draft Eastern Seaboard Regional Spatial Development Framework (ESRSDF). The Eastern Seaboard project is aimed at connecting the villages, towns and cities of the Wild... Read more
Umzimvubu Municipality takes top green award in province
The Umzimvubu Local Municipality in the Alfred Nzo District is the Eastern Cape’s 2022 Green Municipalities Award winner. The award, held in collaboration between the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) and Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) recognises the top local... Read more
Isuzu trucks drive Wild Coast economy
Since the introduction of the first Isuzu truck in 1975, Isuzu Trucks have become a familiar feature on South African roads. Isuzu boasts an enviable record of being the top truck brand by sales in South Africa for the past nine in a row in the medium and heavy-duty... Read more
Boost for eMaxesibeni with multi-million rand informal hub
One hundred and fifty informal traders in eMaxesibeni (Mount Ayliff) will soon reap the benefits of new trading facilities once new infrastructure valued at R21,3 million is completed. Mlungisi Mvoko made the announcement, the MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism in the Eastern Cape in a visit... Read more
Warning of obstruction on R56 between Matatiele, Mount Fletcher
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) would like to notify road users that there is an obstruction on the R56 road between Matatiele and Mount Fletcher. The obstruction, a raised sand and gravel surface, occurs 3km outside Mount Fletcher heading towards Matatiele. SANRAL’s Routine Road Maintenance... Read more
R11 million for RED hubs
The Eastern Cape Rural Development Agency (ECRDA) has set aside R11 million in the 2021/22 financial year which is aimed at transforming its four grain-producing Rural Enterprise Development (Red) Hubs into aggregation centres. This means the Red Hubs located in Mqanduli, Ncora, Emalahleni and Mbizana will diversify their operations... Read more
SUV EC challenge set for early March
The Siyavuya Foundation will deliver the third rendition of the annual SUV Challenge – Eastern Cape Tour this year, running from 3 to 7 March 2021. Launched in 2018 by the Eastern Cape Premier, Oscar Mabuyane, then MEC for Finance, Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, the SUV Challenge... Read more
NYDA launches district centre in Alfred Nzo
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has successfully launched another district Centre at Alfred Nzo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape Province. The NYDA Alfred Nzo District Centre follows a successful launch of the NYDA OR Tambo Full Service Branch. This launch marks another milestone in the vision to... Read more
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