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25 May 2017
18 May 2017
DSBD: Lindiwe Zulu: Address by Minister of Small Business Development, on the occasion of delivering budget vote speech,National Assembly, Cape Town (18/05/2017)
Small Business Development
It is a mere three years ago that President Jacob Zuma announced the establishment of the Department of Small Business Development in May 2014.
01 Feb 2017
Africa tax in brief
ANGOLA: Budget Bill, 2017 approved and adopted by National Assembly On 17 November 2016, the National Assembly approved the Budget Bill, 2017. The final version of Budget Law, 2017 was adopted by...
03 Nov 2016
DIRCO: Joint communique on the occasion of the Inaugural Session of the Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-National Commission
1.  At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, His Excellency Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma,...
22 Sep 2016
SA: Public-Private Partnerships must be exploited to ensure water provision
The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation is perturbed that the local government sphere is not fully exploiting the potential that is there in Public-Private Partnerships in finding solutions...
01 Dec 2015
SA: Faith Muthambi: Address by Minister of Communication, at the opening of Imbizo Focus Week, Ga Seleka community hall (30/12/2015)
This National Imbizo Focus Week is held within the 16 Days of Activism of No Violence Against Women and Children launched by President Jacob Zuma in Mahikeng on Wednesday, 25 November 2015....
10 Nov 2015
SAPS: Maggie Sotyu: Address by the Deputy Minister of Police, at the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa Annual Anti-Illicit Trade (AIT) Conference, SA (10/11/2015)
On behalf of the Minister of Police and the South African Government, I would like to extend a very warm welcome to all delegates and special guests of this important Conference.
04 Nov 2015
DA: Ministerial statement essential on SAPO’s trust deficit disaster
A lack of confidence by government, commercial banks, customers, staff and the general public in the SA Post Office (SAPO) spells disaster for the entity unless quick solutions are tabled to deal...
27 Oct 2015
DIRCO: Maite Nkoana-Mashabane: Address by Minister of International Relations and Cooperations, at the Ministerial Session of the Third India-Africa Forum Summit, New Delhi, India (27/10/2015)
At the onset, let me congratulate the Government and the people of the Republic of India for the warm hospitality that we always receive whenever we visit this beautiful country. I would also like...
19 Oct 2015
Building Resilience in Nepal through Public-Private Partnerships (Oct 2015)
The earthquakes that struck the mountain nation of Nepal in April-May 2015 killed thousands and caused millions of dollars worth of damage. But the damage could have been worse. By learning from...
25 Mar 2014
Public-Private Partnerships can be effective – but we need men, women of substance
Zungu Investments Company
The new BBBEE codes – which require companies to improve their transformational efforts in the ownership, skills development, employment equity, procurement and enterprise development areas – have...
17 Oct 2013
Right to Food and Nutrition Watch: Alternatives and resistance to policies that generate hunger (October 2013)
Several schemes related to food, agriculture and nutrition, lead by the most powerful countries in the world in close cooperation with corporations, have gained unprecedented influence in recent...
08 Oct 2013
African infrastructure financing: Closing the gap under tight fiscal constraints
Inadequate infrastructure continues to be a major binding constraint to Africa’s quest for sustained economic growth. The region has attained impressive growth rates over the past decade, buoyed to...
03 Dec 2012
DA: Statement by Natasha Michael, Democratic Alliance Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises, on cost overruns incurred through the mismanagement of infrastructure projects by State Owned Enterprises (03/12/2012)
Reports in the media yesterday outlined cost overruns incurred in the construction of the 555km fuel pipeline from Durban to Johannesburg. Initial phase 1 cost estimates for the New Multi Product...
30 Jul 2012
SA: Malusi Gigaba: Address by the Minister of Public Enterprises, at the official opening of the trauma unit at Chiawelo Clinic, Soweto, Johannesburg (30/07/2012)
I am happy and honoured to be among you today at this, the official opening of the upgraded trauma unit and upgraded dispensary area, together with medical equipment at Chiawelo CHC funded out of...
22 May 2012
Addressing Africa’s Infrastructure Challenges (May 2012)
Inadequate infrastructure remains a major obstacle towards Africa achieving its full economic growth potential. With Africa seen as one of the world’s fastest growing economic hubs, meeting the...

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