Gauteng invests R440 million in roads
The Gauteng Provincial Government will invest R440 million on a road construction project on the K54 (Tsamaya Road) in Mamelodi, Tshwane east. “It includes constructing a northbound dual carriageway, two bridges over the railway line, cycle and pedestrian paths as well as taxi lay-bys,” Gauteng MEC for Roads and... Read more
May the best furniture win
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) industrial design student Merliska Meerman will use her “Rhino” design concept as a solution to filling the gap currently existing in the South African manufacturing sector for children’s furniture. The 21-year-old will vie for the coveted title of producing the best furniture design concept... Read more
Research to take centre stage at health summit
The upcoming Research and Innovation Summit by the Gauteng Health Department is expected to tackle the use of research as a means to deliver an effective health system. “The overarching objective is to increase awareness about the need to use evidence based research and improve stakeholder participation in the... Read more
Gauteng Health appoints new HOD
Professor Mkhululi Lukhele has taken over the reins as the Head of the Gauteng Health Department with immediate effect following his appointment on Thursday. Professor Lukhele has worked as Head of Orthopaedics at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital and has recently completed his term as the Head of the Wits... Read more
MEC officially opens upgraded Cedar Road
The Gauteng Department for Roads and Transport has reached another milestone in providing world-class road infrastructure with the official opening of Cedar Road in Fourways, says MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi. He was speaking at the opening of the upgraded Cedar Road in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The... Read more
Gauteng Education condemns personal relations with learners
The Gauteng Department of Education has strongly condemned personal relations between educators and learners, as it goes against the principle of the profession. “The department has a zero-tolerance stance on allegations of sexual assault and strongly condemns any acts of sexual misconduct in schools. It is inappropriate for educators... Read more
University of Johannesburg grabs AI spotlight in CNN feature
This week’s episode of “CNN Marketplace Africa” examines the potential impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) in South Africa and in particular, education. And in appears that the University of Johannesburg is making the right moves as it looks to become a leading educational AI hub in Africa, by incorporating AI... Read more
Gauteng leads in promoting investment
Gauteng continues to lead the rest of the country and continent in promoting intra-Africa trade and investment, says the provincial government. “By August 2017, more than 169 Gauteng-based businesses had 365 investment projects worth R356 billion across the major regions and cities of Africa. These projects have created 45... Read more
Gauteng invests R30bn in transport infrastructure
The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has invested more than R30 billion in the past three years on public infrastructure projects. “The investments have been on improving our freeway and provincial road networks, the Gautrain, the modernisation of Metrorail and the rollout of bus rapid transit systems in metropolitan municipalities. “This... Read more
Research to take centre stage at agro-processing symposium
Government funded research will come to the forefront at the Technology and Human Research for Industry Programme (THRIP) Agro-processing Symposium that will be hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry this week. The main purpose of the two-day conference, which gets underway on Tuesday, is to create a... Read more