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Mncane Mthunzi named new Edcon COO

Financially troubled Edcon recently announced a R2.7 billion recapitalisation programme which will prevent a total shutdown of the company and save the many jobs that would be lost. Mcane Mthunzi was later appointed as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO), a move that was welcomed by The Black Management Forum (BMF) “Coming at such a […]

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Learners Benefit from ATNS Winter School Programme

A 3-week Winter School Camp, wholly-sponsored by Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Limited, ended on Friday in rural Cala, Eastern Cape, South Africa. The Camp was attended by more than a hundred (100) matric learners from Cala, DM Skhosana, Bathandwa Ndondo, Jentile, Masikuthale, Hoerskool Elliot, Indwe, Stanger, Deaconhurst and Sfondile Secondary Schools. The […]

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New perspective on economic transformation needed, Minister Pravin Gordhan

South Africa needs a new perspective on economic transformation, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday. “To achieve sustained higher growth, there are also more fundamental, more radical transformation measures that are needed. These relate, in particular, to economic power,” said Minister Gordhan, who tabled the 2017 Budget in Parliament. He said the relationships between […]

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Government fast-tracks transformation in media space

Government Communications (GCIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of a community print advertising panel which will play a fundamental role in ensuring that small independent publishers benefit from government advertising. The appointed media sales agencies are Community Newspaper Initiatives; Eastern Province Community Print Media; Milele Grassroots Media Pty Ltd; Mpumalanga Community Newspaper Co-operatives Limited; Capro […]

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NDP a tool for transformation and beneficiation in mining

Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela addressed the Barclays and ABSA Mining Showcase at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Cape Town which forms part of the Mining Indaba currently held in the Mother City. The deputy minister appeared on behalf of Minister Jeff Radebe who couldn’t make due to other pressing national responsibilities. Attendants at […]

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Training And Skills Development in SA

Training & Skills Development in SA Municipalities

Local government is difficult. Mayors and municipal managers face more legislative compliance issues than their private sector counterparts. They don’t always have the resources they need to do their jobs (whether money or human resources). They are increasingly finding that they need to provide services that aren’t officially part of their job description – the […]

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School Teacher at Work

Investing for education – An issue for parents to consider

Rather than paying school fees from your salary, consider investing, and then using your investment to lower the impact of education costs on your budget. Over the last 15 years, the cost of education has been increasing by almost 10% per year, according to Statistics South Africa. For example, if today it costs R45, 000 […]

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Government concerned about unemployment

  Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma has told a Cosatu meeting underway that government was concerned about the growing unemployment in South Africa vowing his administration will work “faster” to build the type of economy that will enable South Africa to eradicate poverty, unemployment and inequality. He addressed the first day of trade union federation […]

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