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State of the Province Address by Premier Job Mokgoro..
Thursday, February 25, 2021

The upgrading of rural roads in the North West remains one of our key priorities. To fast-track our plans in improving rural roads, we are creating a unit on rural roads that will be led by Office of the Premier and Treasury, whose work will be implemented by the Department of Public Works and Roads to, among other things, create jobs to boost local communities targeting youth and women. In the process, we are considering alternative building methods and approach from the Presidential Infrastructure Fund as we improve our rural roads. We are prioritizing rural roads that connect to major tourism...[Read]
2021 Budget speech...
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Our fiscal path requires that we better leverage government’s status as the largest purchaser of goods and services in the economy. Finalisation of the Public Procurement Bill is urgent. The National Treasury is fast tracking it. The bill addresses fragmentation in procurement legislation. We aim to table this reform before Cabinet before the end of this year. Many of the tips I received spoke of the importance of zero-based budgeting. National Treasury is finalising the framework to implement zero-based budgeting across government...[Read]
State of the Nation Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa...
Thursday, February 11, 2021

We have been plagued by the COID 19 Virus because of it our economy suffered the most and the poor are the most affected as we see in the recent statistics of unemployment ballooning. In responding to the opening of the economy under the Risk Adjusted Strategy the President has called Government and us as implementers of policy; to focus on the following objectives of the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan: To create jobs, primarily through aggressive infrastructure investment and mass employment programmes; To reindustrialize our economy...[Read]
A scam is stalking bidders of NW Public Works tenders...
Wednesday, February 03, 2021

The department of Public Works and Roads, Northwest, today (Tues) warns service providers doing, or those wanting to do business with the deportment, of a scam at work, preying on unsuspecting bidders.The scam demands payment upfront, as a facilitation fee to enable a process that would apparently win a ``prospective’’ bidder a tender. The cheats list their cell phone contact number on the email, currently in possession of several service providers doing business with the department. ``We advise service providers to ignore and treat with great suspicion, any form of communication purporting to come from the Department promising people tenders on the platter.It does not and will never work in the fashion....[Read]
Mthembu was a kind and gentle soul...
Sunday, January 24, 2021

A friend to all, a pillar of integrity and principle, persuasive, gentle and a brilliant communicator are just but few of the many tribute befitting former Minister Jackson Mthembu, who became our first Cabinet Minister to succumb to Covid-19 on Thursday, January 21. Delivering the eulogy at Mthembu’s funeral on Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa described Mthembu as an honest man who has never shied away from speaking up for hat he believed to be right. And now the stroke of death has taken the very one who has been our citadel, our rock and our tower of strength at this dreadful moment in our country’s history. Amidst this great upheaval, when our people are so fearful of the future, they have looked to leaders like Jackson Mthembu for...[Read]
Vandalism and theft of road assets is irresponsible...
Wednesday, November 04, 2020

The department of Public Works and Roads has expressed outrage and disillusionment at the alarming rate vandalism and theft of road infrastructure assets taking place on the dual carriage-way from Mahikeng to Lichtenburg. Thieves have also made off with barbed-wire parameter fence, less than week after it was erected by the contractor along the road from Setlagole to Delareyville. This is one in this districts which has undergone sectional rehabilitation works. Back to Mahikeng, more than 100 meters of the steel parameter fence on both sides of the dual carriage way is already...[Read]
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