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15 July 2016
UCT Graduate School of Business Calls for African Business Leaders to Apply for Scholarship
  The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is inviting motivated leaders from across Africa, with a track record of action who would like an injection of skills to help them go further to apply for one of several scholarships available at the school in 2017.

For more information, please click here.

Submitted by CPSI

23 May 2016
GAP Innovation Competitions
The GAP Innovation Competitions are looking for innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs that are working on novel ideas that will improve the efficiency of government service delivery, increase the competitiveness of the local economy and enhance the quality of life of ordinary citizens. Categories are in the ICT, Medical, Biosciences and Green economy. All interested parties are required to submit their applications by 2 June 2016.

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23 May 2016
2016 All Africa Public Sector Innovation Awards
  Government departments and public entities are invited to enter now for the 2016 All Africa Public Sector Innovation Awards. In support of the achievement of Africa’s Aspirations for 2063, the 2016 All Africa Public Sector Innovation Awards will recognise innovations in the following three categories:
  • Innovative Service Delivery Institutions
  • Innovative Partnerships in Service Delivery
  • Innovations in the Systems and Processes of Governance

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28 March 2016
Call for applications for the Pan-African Public Service Award (PPSA)
In the framework of fostering and encouraging the efforts to modernize the public administration in Africa, notably the improvement of public service for citizens, the Chairman of the Governing Board and the Director-General of the African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development (CAFRAD) launch the call for applications for the 2016 Pan-African Public Service Awards. This award, which will take place during the next Forum on Modernisation of Public Services and the Governing Board of CAFRAD, to be held on June 1st in Tangier, aims to encourage and motivate members of CAFRAD to come up with initiatives and innovative ideas designed to improve public services delivery quality.

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17 March 2016
This Call for Applications: SADC Trade Related Facility (TRF)
  The SADC Trade Related Facility (TRF) announces the official launch of a Call for Applications. This Call for applications, is a rolling call which will remain open until 16 January 2017, the deadline for submission of applications. Member States may submit applications at any moment in time. Evaluation of applications will commence after every cut-off date. Three cut-off dates have been established for evaluation purposes, the first being 29 February 2016, the second being 22 July 2016 and the final being 16 January 2017. - Submitted by Centre for Public Service Innovation (CPSI)

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18 February 2016
2016 International Innovations Awards
  Submissions for the 2016 International Innovations Awards (IIA) are being accepted. The IIA celebrate the spirit of innovation in the public service by recognising organisations that have made significant contributions to governance and services in the public sector. - Submitted by Centre for Public Service Innovation (CPSI)

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21 January 2016
Pan African Conference on Cultural Dimension of Administrative Reform in Africa
African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development
(CAFRAD) is organizing a Pan African Conference on “Cultural Dimension of Administrative Reform in Africa". It will be held in Tangier, Morocco from 25 to 27 January 2016.

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18 January 2016
Call for Entries Open for 2016 SADC Media Awards
  Members of the media are invited to submit their entries for the 2016 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition.

The closing date is 29 February 2016.

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12 January 2016
37th AAPAM Annual Roundtable Conference

The African Association and public administration (AAPAM) will host its 37th Annual Roundtable Conference in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Zambia in Lusaka, Zambia from 29 February – 4 March 2016. With the theme of “Transforming Public Administration and Management (PAM) in order to contribute towards the Agenda 2063 within the context of the Sustainable Development Goals”, the conference will discuss, explore and propose concrete interventions towards transforming the African public administration and management that is central to the realization of the African Agenda 2063 vision within the context of Sustainable Development Goals. For registration, please click here.

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26 August 2015
Celebrate Public Service Month in South Africa - September 2015

The 2015 national Public Service Month (PSM) will take place in South Africa from 1 to 30 September under the theme Moving South Africa Forward: “Taking services to the people”. 

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Events
Principles of IT Leadership
Nov 24, 2016 to Nov 25, 2016
Henley Business School, Johannesburg

IT News Africa
Principles of IT Leadership
Nov 24, 2016 to Nov 25, 2016
Henley Business School, Kirstenhof Park, cnr of Milcliff & Witkoppen Roads, Paulshof 2191, JHB

IT News Africa
Lean Summit Africa 2016
Oct 19, 2016 to Oct 21, 2016
Vineyard Hotel and Conference Centre, Cape Town

Lean Institute Africa
 
Documents
Department of Public Service and Administration Annual Performance Plan 2016-2017
This document is about annual performance plan, it includes the Service Delivery improvement programme accounts for 34 percent of the total allocated budget.
16 September 2016
Innovation Leads to Success
This document is about the interview with the CEO of the Innovation Hub, Mr McLean Sibanda on solving challenges through innovation creates business opportunities.
16 September 2016
 
News
South Africa: Hydration Innovation Wins Johannesburg Pupil a Google Award
A young South African ‘scientist in the making’ has won a coveted Google award. The Grade 11 pupil from St. Martin’s School in Johannesburg has come up with a new way to keep crops hydrated during drought. Kiara Nirghin created a mixture made from avocado and orange peels that can hold hundreds of times its weight in water.
21 September 2016
South Africa: Services at Marabastad Refugee Reception Office Beefed Up
The problems that have plagued the Marabastad Refugee Reception Office in Pretoria are soon to come to an end as renovations at the offices are near completion. The branch of Home Affairs, where asylum seekers apply for asylum in terms of section 21 of the Refugee Act, has long received complaints of corruption, long queues, overcrowding and criminal activities. These issues will be a thing of the past Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba assured after he toured the Refugee Reception Office on Sunday to assess progress in the renovations which form part of the department's Modernisation Programme.
21 September 2016
 
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