North West to focus on manufacturing
Manufacturing in the North West is set to receive a boost with several industrialisation initiatives that will be implemented in the land locked province, Premier Supra Mahumapelo said on Friday. “As part of the Special Economic Zone initiative, the Province intends to bolster manufacturing capacity particularly in the platinum... 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
NW to grade tourism establishments for free
The North West Department of Tourism has entered into an agreement with the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) to grade establishments at a cost to the department. “We will be grading 100 tourism establishments within the Villages, Township and Small Dorpies (VTSD) areas for free,” North West... Read more
Top classics expected at Sun City
A tantalising variety of classic and vintage cars, representing some of the finest restorations in South Africa, will grace the lawns of the Sun City Hotel on 4-6 August 2017. It is expected that some 80 top vintage and classic cars will be vying for top honours in Concours... Read more
North West tourism shoots for the stars
The leisure industry in the North West is set to benefit from a pact aimed at increasing the number of graded tourism establishments in that province. The provincial Department of Tourism has recently entered into an agreement with the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) to grade establishments... Read more
North West sees development with revised mining charter
The North West Provincial Government has welcomed the newly revised Mining Charter, saying it will improve the lives of ordinary people living in impoverished villages, townships and small towns. North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo said the charter will benefit the communities who live in mining towns in the province.... Read more
Young township entrepreneur beats the odds
He was among the winners at the National Youth Awards and this past Friday, he was a special guest of President Jacob Zuma at the National Youth Day celebrations held in the North West province. Young entrepreneur Bulelani Balabala’s career looks bright. Despite dropping out of school after Grade... Read more
MOTORISTS in the Northern Cape will now be able to renew their motor vehicle licences at selected SA Post Offices (Sapo) from 1 June, says the Northern Cape Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison. “This partnership between the department and the Post Office is an effort to take the... Read more
TRADE and Industry Minister Rob Davies on Tuesday launched the first phase of the revitalisation of Babelegi Industrial Park, saying the area has potential for economic growth. “We took the decision as the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) to support those operating in industrial parks because there is... Read more
Sun City relaunches after R1-billion upgrade
On a hot December day in 1979, Sun International turned every notion of leisure and entertainment in South Africa on its head with the launch of Sun City. Rising from the dusty African bush, what has now become an icon of South African tourism instantly captured the hearts and... Read more