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LPGas winter appliance safety checks

LPGas winter appliance safety checks

With the onset of winter, homeowners who use LPGas roll-about heaters, patio heaters, water heaters or fireplaces need to ensure the safety of their gas equipment as well as the cylinders they use. The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association of South Africa (LPGSA) is a non-profit industry body tasked with promoting the safe and compliant use […]

MEC Mamabolo strongly condemns the resurgence of taxi-related conflict in Soweto

MEC Mamabolo strongly condemns the resurgence of taxi-related conflict in Soweto

Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has strongly condemned the resurgence of taxi-related conflict between the Witwatersrand African Taxi Owners Association (WATA) and Nancefield Dube West Taxi Association (NANDUWE) associations in Soweto. This included the blockading of routes leaving commuters stranded and motorists unable to get to work, school and other […]

MEC Hlophe donates Art equipment to the Krugersdorp Correctional Centre for its rehabilitation programme

MEC Hlophe donates Art equipment to the Krugersdorp Correctional Centre for its rehabilitation programme

In a move that is hoped to make far-reaching impact, Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Mbali Hlophe yesterday 12 April 2021, handed over arts equipment to the Krugersdorp Correctional Centre to assist in its offender rehabilitation programme. Correctional centres have been well known for their strong arts and culture programmes including drama, […]

Vodacom empowers over 146 youth with digital skills, commits to training another 1,750 by 2025

Vodacom empowers over 146 youth with digital skills, commits to training another 1,750 by 2025

JOHANNESBURG –  Vodacom recently celebrated the achievements of 146 youth, including 89 women who graduated with certified ICT certificates from the mobile operator’s Youth Academy programme at a virtual graduation ceremony. The graduates spent 12 demanding months training through the Vodacom Youth Academy, whose sole purpose is empowering unemployed youth from impoverished backgrounds with ICT […]

GAUTENG BUDGET IS VERY RESPONDING, SAYS TREASURY ACTING HOD

GAUTENG BUDGET IS VERY RESPONDING, SAYS TREASURY ACTING HOD

Nie Cele Gauteng Treasury Acting HOD, Mncedisi Vilakazi believes the second budget of the sixth administration recently tabled at the Legislature is very much responding to reigniting the ailing provinces’ economy and the thousands of jobs lost. Vilakazi acknowledged the country’s GDP has shrinked adding that Gauteng contributes to the national output a staggering R1.1 […]

PAY OUT THE SUPPLIERS ON TIME, SAYS Nkomo- Ralehoko

PAY OUT THE SUPPLIERS ON TIME, SAYS Nkomo- Ralehoko

Tough talking Gauteng Finance MEC, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko has issued a stern warning to Gauteng government accounting officers to pay for services rendered to government on time. Speaking during a pre- budget briefing, Ralehoko told a horde of journalists that she wants all Gauteng accounting officers to take responsibility in their respective departments of making sure […]

MEGA BUCKS FOR GAUTENG TABLED

MEGA BUCKS FOR GAUTENG TABLED

In a drive to fight Covid-19 and support economic development in these challenging time,  Finance MEC Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko recently  unveiled Gauteng’s R142.6 billion budget; stressing out,  it addresses fiscal consolidation measures taken by national to narrow the budget deficit, while providing substantial resources to fight COVID-19 and support economic development and job creation. “A total […]

PETER MATLARE – PATRIOT AND ACTIVE CITIZEN TO THE END

PETER MATLARE – PATRIOT AND ACTIVE CITIZEN TO THE END

I met Peter Matlare when he was the CEO of the SABC. We were renegotiating the PSL sponsorship rights. His approach was to focus on the audience. He let me know that he knew and took very seriously, that together with the PSL, the SABC was in the audience business. His thinking was fresh. It […]

Absa Deputy CEO Peter Matlare has died from Covid-19 complications

Absa Deputy CEO Peter Matlare has died from Covid-19 complications

Well-known businessman Peter Matlare, the deputy chief executive officer of Absa, has died from Covid-19 complications. Matlare had a storied business career, serving as the CEO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, the chief strategy and business development officer of Vodacom and later as the head of Tiger Brands, where he oversaw the expansion of […]

Dr Motsepe vows to change face of African football

Dr Motsepe vows to change face of African football

12 March 2021 – New CAF President, Dr Patrice Motsepe has spoken of a new era for African football. The South African who was ushered in as the new continental boss, said Africa spends a lot of money on European football and very little on their own. This has to change, he emphasised in his […]

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