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R100M Fund to Help Small Fisheiries Grow

R100M Fund to Help Small Fisheiries Grow

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana says the announcement of a R100 million development fund, sponsored by private sector companies, is set to help small fisheries players who have challenges with access to funding. The [...]

Bold Projects To Transform SA Transport Industry

Bold Projects To Transform SA Transport Industry

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande used his Budget Vote speech on Friday to announce several bold projects that his department will undertake. The projects, which will be implemented within the next 12 months, are in line with [...]

Women Encouraged To Speak out Against Violence

Women Encouraged To Speak out Against Violence

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Bathabile Dlamini, has called on women to speakout against violence. The Minister said this at a time when there is an increase in reports of women falling victim to [...]

Malakoane calls for environmental by-laws

Malakoane calls for environmental by-laws

The MEC for Health, Dr. Benny Malakoane, has expressed concern about the negative impact of the escalating pollution in Henneman on the health of local residents. The pollution is not only caused by a man-made landfill [...]

Education, Eskom give hope to 20 students

Education, Eskom give hope to 20 students

  The minister of public enterprises, Malusi Gigaba and the Free State MEC for education, Tate Makgoe awarded 20 students with bursaries as Eskom celebratedits 90th¬†anniversary at a local resort last Friday. Gigaba said the bursarieswere [...]

Rockman hails services delivery achievements

Rockman hails services delivery achievements

Free State MEC for finance, Elzabe Rockman, says the provincial government has succeeded in expanding basic services such as water, electricity and sanitation to millions of residents in the province since 1994. Addressing delegates at an [...]

Malakoane vows to upscale TB testing and treatment

Malakoane vows to upscale TB testing and treatment

The Free State has fallen short of achieving its targets for the cure and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in the past year, while exceeding its defaulter rate benchmark. Despite setting a target of 77 percent for [...]

Billions set aside for housing development

Billions set aside for housing development

Free State MEC for cooperative governance, human settlements and traditional affairs (Cogta), Olly Mlamleli, announced on Tuesday that her department has set aside 91 percent of its 2013/14 budget allocation to tackle challenges related to housing [...]

Premier throws weight behind Vision 2030

Premier throws weight behind Vision 2030

Free State premier, Ace Magashule has reiterated that once finalised and operational, the provincial Growth and Development Strategy will go a long way towards improving the efficacy of both government and social machineries and, consequently, the [...]