Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
Home / What's On RSS ← Back
Africa|PROJECT|Projects|Africa|South Africa|Ratlou Complex|Jacob Zuma|Ramaphosa|Sam Matome Bopape|South Africa

Email this article

separate emails by commas, maximum limit of 4 addresses

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.

Sponsored by


Article Enquiry

Deputy President Ramaphosa to lead Cabinet Ministers on a tour of EPWP projects

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.

Embed Video

Deputy President Ramaphosa to lead Cabinet Ministers on a tour of EPWP projects

11th October 2017


Font size: -+

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Friday,13 October 2017, lead a government tour to various Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) projects in Thaba Nchu, Free State to highlight the contribution of the Programme in the socio-economic development of communities in the Free State.

The EPWP site visit is part of the work of the government’s Public Employment Programme Inter-Ministerial Committee (PEP-IMC), which the Deputy President leads.


Deputy President Ramaphosa will be accompanied by various Cabinet Ministers, Deputy Ministers, the Premier of the Free State and his Cabinet as well as various senior government leaders.

Media is invited to attend and cover the event as follows:
1.       Visit to EPWP Thaba Nchu Bus Route Project
            Venue: Thaba Nchu (Selosetsha) 
            Date: 13 October 2017
            Time: 10h20

2.       Visit to EPWP Thaba Nchu Ratlou Complex Renovation and Upgrade
            Venue: Thaba Nchu (Ratlou Complex)
            Date: 13 October 2017
            Time: 11h20

3. Round-table discussion with EPWP Participants
            Venue: Thaba Nchu, Methodist Church
            Date: 13 October 2017
            Time: 12h15

Brief background about PEP-IMC
PEP-IMC is a government structure aimed at achieving better synergy between the EPWP and the other poverty alleviation, employment, enterprise development and skills development initiatives.


The Committee also ensures that the government scales up its Public Work Programmes to achieve the 6 million work opportunity target by 2019, as mandated by the President of the Republic of South Africa, honourable Jacob Zuma.

The Committee, which is chaired by Deputy President Ramaphosa, is composed by Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Director-Generals who are responsible for the implementation of the Public Employment Programme (PEP). In South Africa, PEPs are implemented under the auspices of EPWP which is aimed at creating short to medium term work opportunities for poor and unemployed South Africans.

For accreditation and enquiries please contact Sam Matome Bopape, Cell: 082 3185251email: or Kgomotso Mathuloe, Cell: 082 957 3667 email:


To subscribe email or click here
To advertise email or click here

Comment Guidelines

About is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now