Dti Minister to launch Gauteng InvestSA One Stop Shop
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and Gauteng Premier David Makhura are expected to launch Gauteng’s Investor One Stop Shop (OSS) on Tuesday in Sandton. The launch will take place at the Gauteng Investment Centre in Sandton (1 Sandton Drive). The InvestSA One Stop Shop is a government programme... Read more
SADC Council of Ministers underway
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers’ two-day meeting kicked off in Tshwane this morning with a call for increased focus on industrialisation. With increased industrialisation, the regional bloc is set to diversify economies and expand value chains in the zone. “Industrialisation remains a core pre-requisite for... Read more
Proposed rates hike in Gauteng a concern
Concerns were raised by residents after the city raised the value of properties following the release of its municipal valuations recently. The valuations saw properties re-valued by between 20% and 100%, resulting in higher rates and taxes. Premier Makhura has also joined and expressed his deep concern about what... Read more
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