You're either a public servant or an entrepreneur NOT both....
By now, the law prescribes that government employees who are directors of companies
conducting business with organs of the state should have already disclosed that
fact and decided to: Either stop conducting business with the organ of state
or resign as an employee. Alternatively, resign as a director of that company
that conducts business with an organ of the state. The deadline to do so was
end of February 2017. That in short is the message, according to the Public Service
Regulation 2016 which came into effect on August 01, 2016 replacing same of 2010.
It directs that within a month -in this case it was by end of September 2016-
affected employees in government...[Read]
has now begun on the Mahikeng-Lichtenburg road...
The long wait is finally over as the road construction company, M Civils Makali
Civilcon Joint Venture (JV) have started work for a major face-lift of the Mahikeng
to Lichtenburg road. The company was handed over the site by the Department of
Public Works and Roads in November 2016 to begin the multi-million rand rehabilitation
project that is planned to be implemented in three phases. The more than R127m
first phase, will be on the notorious and pothole infested section in the vicinity
of Rooigrond prison...[Read]
R8.6bn and more required to give all roads a facelift...
A total budget of R8.6billion is required to deal adequately with entire road
network of the province in respect of maintenance and upgrade. Compounding the
challenge further the severe rains and floods the province has experienced in
weeks may escalate the this figure even higher The Department, according to Premier
Supra Mahumapelo, will prioritise Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD)
gravel roads badly damaged by rains and floods. Focus will be put on strategic
``Own this process`, defend your gains, demand accountability''...
It is not just at the
level of leadership that there are transformation opportunities.
In our communities, there are strong bonds and powerful traditions of caring.
These are wonderful social assets, and I believe that all of us can commit to
doing more to make the lives of fellow South Africans better. Obstacles there
will be many. Overcome them. Detractors abound. Disprove them. Negativity inspired
by greed and selfishness will obstruct us. Defeat the bearers of this toxic ethic.
South Africans, wherever you are…. Own this process; defend your gains;
Work finally begins on the ``Nelson Mandela Highway'...
A road construction company, M Civils Makali Civilcon Joint Venture (JV) is poised
to start upgrading work on the Mahikeng to Lichtenburg road. The company has
handed over the site in November 2016 for the multi-million rand project which
will be done in three phases.The more than R127m first phase on the notorious
and pothole infested section in the vicinity of Rooi Grond prison was expected
to commence before end of this month.Dubbed the ` `Nelson Mandela Highway'' the
new-look 28.5km road project was officially unveiled to the public on ``Mandela Day'' by the Premier Supra Mahumapelo in 2016. The envisaged new-look Nelson Mandela Highway is technically an extension of the of Nelson...[Read]
Poised to rumble wherever and whenever required...
As reported in the last issue of Newsworth, the Department of Public Works and
Roads finally took delivery of four high-priced brand new tractor excavators
at its workshop in Mahikeng. The delivery of these highly sought heavy machinery,
could not have arrived at a better time when such is a critically ingredient
to comprehendive long terms startegy to deal with the maintenance of gravel roads.
As of now, critical gravel roads, esecially in the outlaying areas of the provice
used farming communities are in an terrible state...[Read]