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   South Africa: New Alberton Factory to Boost Local Manufacturing
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The launch of AVK Holdings manufacturing facility will go a long way to strengthen localisation by supporting small and medium enterprises, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti). Speaking at the launch of the R200 million facility in Alberton, Gauteng, the dti’s Deputy Director General, Malebo Mabitje-Thompson, said the plant will support the growth of downstream industries. “This ... Read More
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   South Africa: Eskom Honours Black Owned Small Businesses
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Eskom honoured black-owned small and medium enterprises at its Business Investment Competition Awards on Wednesday. With R1.3 million worth of prizes at stake, over 100 registered companies competed as finalists in four categories namely manufacturing, trade and services, agriculture and agro-processing as well as construction and engineering. The annual competition, which started in 2007, i ... Read More
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   South Africa: International Nod for SA’s Mass Literacy Campaign
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has been awarded a UNESCO International Literacy Award for its Kha Ri Gude mass literacy campaign. The department will receive the 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy at a ceremony to be held in Paris on Thursday, 8 September. The Kha Ri Gude mass literacy campaign was launched in 2008 to fulfil the ambitions of the Freedom Charter.
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   South Africa: Creative Industry has Potential to Grow Economy
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: The creative industry has the potential to grow the economy as it has young people who are innovators, says Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa. Speaking on Thursday at the annual Moshito Music Market and Conference in Johannesburg, he said economists agree that the creative industry forms a remarkably healthy branch of the global economy. “When the crisis hit in 2007, world exports of ... Read More
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   South Africa: Government Intensifies Drought Relief Efforts
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Drought says government is intensifying relief efforts to those distressed areas hardest hit by water shortages, as dam levels continue to dip. Leading a media briefing in Cape Town on Thursday, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen said the severity of the drought situation has necessitated the imposition of water restri ... Read More
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   South Africa: Study Reveals Reality of SA Families’ Fortune
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Government has released the findings of the fourth Wave of the National Income Dynamic Study (NIDS), which profiles what is happening with South Africans across the income spectrum. The NIDS is a unique dataset that provides information about the same set of households across time from wave 1 in 2008 to wave 4 in 2014/15. The study is undertaken at two to three year intervals, with the first or ... Read More
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   South Africa: SME Fund to Stimulate Growth
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: A fund aimed at supporting small and medium sized enterprises (SME) to grow the economy has been established, with the private sector having contributed over R1 billion to its coffers. Addressing the media following the Presidential CEOs Initiative meeting on Friday, President Jacob Zuma said the SME Fund that will make equity investments in small enterprises with growth potential. “The fu ... Read More
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   South Africa: Science and Technology can Enhance Local Service Delivery in SA
Source: http://www.itnewsafrica.com/
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has appealed to South African women leaders to harness the benefits of science and technology to advance their communities. Speaking at the 8th Annual Leadership Development for Women Conference in Johannesburg yesterday, Minister Pandor urged her audience to marry science with humanity so that the technology could improve local government se ... Read More
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   South Africa: Small Businesses are Big Innovators
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Knowledge Management in Government
Summary: Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says small businesses are the biggest innovators and that they need support to turn their big ideas into even bigger solutions. The Minister said this when he participated in a roundtable discussion at the 10th Public Sector Innovation Conference at the Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel on Tuesday. He said the small business sector needs ... Read More
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   South Africa: Women Leaders to Inspire Others
Source: www.sanews.gov.za
Source Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Summary: Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa says women in leadership should continuously and actively agitate for the upliftment of women. “We need the buy-in and collaborate across the broad spectrum of society as we are collectively responsible for advancing the South African economy,” she said. Speaking at the Women of Value South Africa (WOVSA) Indaba held in Johannesburg on Tuesday, Deputy Minist ... Read More
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