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Cabinet reshuffle brings in new MEC Molapisi to lead us...
Thursday, December 06, 2018

We have a new MEC in Honourable Oageng Molapisi, who was former MEC for Community Safety and Transport Management. He take over from former MEC, Johanna Mmule Maluleke who today was relieved of her portfolio by Premier Job Mokgoro in a cabinet reshuffle which saw four cabinet members remain in their respective positions with four new additions to the team. In addition, two other members were moved from one potfolio to the other. The premier said the changes were partly informed by the outcome of his assessment of the performance of the provincial government since he was appointed to the position of premier in June 22 this year...[Read]
Hope for multitudes of unemployed young graduates...
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Government is in the process to review regulations for all entry level posts in the public service, to allow the recruitment of new entrants without prior experience into entry level jobs.This is part of an effort to address the challenge of high rate of youth unemployment in the country. The amended regulations will take effect as of April 1, 2019.The Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo has thus taken the initiative to review the application of the current legislative framework, in order to facilitate...[Read]
Accountability mechanisms are not working as they should...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Lack of accountability and commitment towards clean administration were central to In North West and the Free State dismal 2017-2018 audit outcomes which continue worsen with disclaimed and adverse opinions respectively. Nationally, the Department of Public Works is among the top three- Education and Health- to have the poorest audit results of all only two of the departments in these sectors received clean audit opinions. This cluster of departments is responsible for just over half of the departmental budgets...[Read]
A new ball game for EPWP Phase 4...
Thursday, November 15, 2018

A revamp, monitored and properly managed Expanded Public Works Programme is envisaged with the imminent implementation of the fourth phase country-wide. The good news is, the programme could also have a sizable budget if and only if with an ambitious target to ramp-up the number of work opportunities to be created towards the attainment of the 6 million work opportunities by 2019. That is provided, the energy, commitment and tone among the more than 700 delegates from all nine provinces translates into action at grass roots in coming weeks and months, in implementing resolutions adopted at a two-day gathering in Irene, Pretoria, to raise the bar for EPWP going forward....[Read]
Time to blow the whistle on looters of state properties...
Monday, November 12, 2018

Move to recover land, farms houses and other properties stolen and transferred and occupied before 1994 and houses sold below market venue, other properties and farms Department of Public Works and Roads is expected to take lead in the province, to help in track down stolen state assets, illegally occupied including houses and farms sold to individuals for a song, prior or immediately after 1994 democratic transition. To this end, the Chief Directorate: Facility Management of the provincial department plans to up the ante in a joint efforts with Office of the Premier and the North West Office of the Public Service Commission soonest once all duck are in a row....[Read]
Minister Tito Mboweni: MTBPS 2018 speech...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The President’s plan is achievable. But any growth plan must be built on two macroeconomic preconditions: a sustainable fiscal position and low and stable inflation. I am confident that Governor Kganyago and his team will continue to work tirelessly to keep inflation down. Spending is projected to be R5.9 trillion over the medium term. Spending will still grow faster than inflation. This is a lot of money. We can do more with it. We are proposing a combination of reprioritisation, changes to grant structures and in-year...[Read]
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