Media key to social cohesion
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says it is the responsibility of government and the media fraternity to contribute to the development of the country in achieving social cohesion and nation building. “A truly transformed media can play a greater and more meaningful role in ensuring that citizens have greater access... Read more
Biodiversity to unlock opportunities in rural economy
President Cyril Ramaphosa says opportunities in the biodiversity economy have the potential to unlock the country’s rural economy and lift rural people out of poverty. “If properly developed, the biodiversity economy can assist in accelerating transformation by providing not only employment, but also business opportunities, for black South Africans.... Read more
Finance Minister approves VBS curatorship
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has approved the Registrar of Banks’ recommendation to place VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship. “The National Treasury can confirm that the Minister of Finance has approved the recommendation of the Registrar of Banks to place VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship in order to nurse the... Read more
Beitbridge border in for a major overhaul
South Africa and Zimbabwe have established a joint committee to work on improving operations at the Beitbridge border post. Beitbridge is the busiest road border on the continent, with much of the goods and services between Zimbabwe and South Africa passing through this strategic point. During the peak of the... Read more
Limpopo SEZ gets operating permit
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has issued an operator permit for the energy and metallurgical zone in the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Limpopo. “The Minister of Trade and Industry, Minister Davies, has, after considering the recommendation of the SEZ Advisory Board, approved the appointment of an... Read more
Trade Ministers meet in Ethiopia
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and his Deputy Bulelani Magwanishe are today attending the informal meeting of African Union Ministers of Trade on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Ethiopia. The meeting, which is jointly hosted by the African Union (AU) Commission and South Africa, is part of... Read more
DPSA minister on drive to improve public service
Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi is on Thursday expected to listen to the day-to-day challenges faced by Limpopo public servants. The meeting is aimed at promoting an innovative, selfless and inspired public service in honour of liberation struggle hero, Oliver Reginald (OR) Tambo. The South African government... Read more
Youth winners to represent SA in Stockholm
Three learners from Limpopo, who won the South African Youth Water Prize (SAYWP) competition, will this weekend jet off to Stockholm in Sweden to represent South Africa at the annual World Water Week. The SAYWP is one of the projects that the department is implementing in its education programme... Read more