Strategic partnership programme introduced at Coega
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) conducted a workshop at the Business Process Outsourcing Park (BPO), Coega SEZ yesterday. The workshop, which targeted various Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) and large private sector enterprises in the Nelson Mandela Bay, provided an opportunity for... Read more
Controlled blasting on N2 between Dutywa, Mthatha
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) says controlled blasting is scheduled to take place between Dutywa and Mthatha on Thursday, 23 November 2017 at approximately 12noon. The blast will take place at approximately 27 kilometres from Dutywa when travelling towards Mthatha and in the Mtentu Cuttings.... Read more
Pay contractors on time, urges government
The payment of contractors within 30 days could soon form part of the performance management of employees of the national Department of Public Works in a bid to put an end to the delayed and recurring non-payment of service providers. “It cannot be optional, but must be part of... Read more
R61 road upgrade valued at R550 million completed
A major work activity stream of the R61 mega road infrastructure project in the Eastern Cape, has been completed, the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) announced today. The R550-million Mthatha Sprigg Street to Ngqeleni road infrastructure development and safety programme is also part of a master... Read more
Gender equality gets new chairperson
The National Skills Authority (NSA) has congratulated Lulama Nare on her appointment as the chairperson of the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE). President Jacob Zuma appointed Nare as the CGE chairperson from 20 October 2017 until 31 March 2019. Nare’s former employer, the NSA – which is a statutory... Read more
Government to appoint new board for Eskom
The government will appoint a new board for power utility Eskom, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday. Tabling the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) in Parliament, Minister Gigaba said the new board will be appointed before the end of November 2017. He said the government is concerned... Read more
Nissan appoints new dealer network development head
Nissan South Africa, today announced that Lizette Crause has been promoted to General Manager: Dealer Network Development, reporting to Xavier Gobille the Managing Director of Sales and Marketing, Nissan South Africa. Lizette joined Nissan South Africa’s Finance team in 2001 as an Aftersales Business Advisor. During her time at... Read more
Khotsong TB Hospital brings much-needed jobs
Over 310 locals from Matatiele are benefiting from the construction upgrade of the Khotsong TB Hospital. The project valued at over R436 million has become a pillar of hope for communities residing in and around the Matatiele area. Once finished, the TB Hospital will result in a world class modern... Read more
Coega certified as a top employer for 2018
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) was recently certified as the Top Employer 2018 – Certified Excellence in Employer Conditions, for the third year. The certification was based on a comprehensive analysis of the human resources environment. Top Employers South Africa is a research project that looks at international HR... Read more
Health spokesperson dies
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the death of his spokesperson Joe Maila. In a statement on Friday, the Minister expressed shock and sadness at the passing of the Ministry’s spokesperson. “The circumstances surrounding his death are not yet known to the Ministry. Joe Maila is survived by his... Read more