North West Legislature Sponsored Feature
The challenge of combatting corruption
Committed to relieving burden of the past The opening of the North West Provincial Legislature on February 22 in the provincial capital Mahikeng was used by Premier Thandi Modise to reflect on the 100-year anniversary of the Native Land Act, which was the precursor to decades of dispossession. Modise focused on delivery The opening of […]
Consumer education is answer to financial apathy
Call for collective action One of the most astonishing acknowledgements at the International Fraud Awareness Seminar hosted at Gallagher Estate in Midrand on November 16 was that there are no reliable or conclusive figures on the extent of fraud and corruption in the country. Treasury builds capacity The Gauteng provincial treasury has walked a bit […]
CPSI Awards 2012
At the cost of mutilating a popular idiom: you can lead the unbanked to an ATM, but you can’t make them deposit their hard-earned cash into it. Consumer education is answer to financial apathy
Investing in the Future 2012
The Centre for Public Sector Innovation plays an important role in promoting innovative thinking in government service delivery. These articles report on the 2012 CPSI Awards that recognises the best-performing innovations. Deputy minister lauds innovation No financial figure could or should be placed on recognising individuals and organisations that strive to deliver the best possible […]
Estate Agency Affairs Board Summit
Support for small companies Recognising the huge potential in the often complex and multifaceted supply chains that feed into its operations, Anglo American established an enterprise development arm called Zimele in 1989. Going boldly where other banks have feared to tread With their focus on returns and profitability, conventional financial institutions often exclude millions of […]
IDC invests in tourism sector
The EAAB was plunged into uncertainty when Minister of Human Settlements Tokyo Sexwale placed the dysfunctional board under administration in July 2012. Sexwale has acted quickly, however, and convened a two-day summit to fast-track reforms and remedial action.
IDC Women’s Entrepreneurial Fund
Community comes first in tourism development The travel business can boom – and benefit local development – if entrepreneurs take advantage of funding offerings.
IDC helps SA go green
Less talk, more action at the IDC As Women’s Month draws to a close, Meryl Mamathuba of the IDC doesn’t have the luxury of reflecting on the events of the past four weeks.
Laying bare Gauteng’s transport masterplan
Sowing the green economy’s seeds Government’s commitment to the green economy is demonstrated most visibly in its making R25-billion available over the next five years to spur on the transition to a green economy, as well as the prominence given to the sector in strategy documents such as the New Growth Path.
So, Gauteng does have a plan beyond the Gautrain, and its encapsulated in a thorough 15-year plan. The first step toward that is the five-year plan, which was unveiled and debated in Midrand in August 2012. Province to transform public transport For the most part, public transport is a misnomer in South Africa, with breakdowns, […]