S.A. Govt passes the 3 million housing mark

Government has for the first time since 1994 passed the 3-million mark in providing houses and housing opportunities in South Africa. The majority of these beneficiaries were from the poorest parts of society, said Minister of Human Settlements Tokyo Sexwale Read the full story

Gauteng rolls out smart phones & tablets to school principals

Gauteng Education MEC, Ms Barbara Creecy, has launched an upgraded communication project which will further strengthen links between school principals and the departmental offices. The project will see 2600 principals, district cluster and circuit leaders as well as officials responsible Read the full story

SA Govt working hard to transform economy – Zuma

Government and its social partners continue to work towards transforming the South African economy so as to address unemployment and other challenges, said President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma. Speaking at the Japan International Cooperation Agency seminar, he said “Government, along with Read the full story

Calling for increase in SMME media ad spend

“Community media struggles…to acquire the advertising…cake due to the industries’ different understanding of what community media is,” complains Lumko Mtimde, the CEO of Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA). “The problem is that in the years of apartheid, the industry Read the full story

Transformation is the Casualty of Labour Broking in the Mining Sector

While the Congress of South African Trade Unions’ (Cosatu) has been campaigning for their outright ban; Cabinet has recommended that the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill and the Labour Relations Amendment Bill be amended repudiating the unions’ position. This Read the full story