Nov 2016 1st Edition

News in brief

R24 million upgrade for old Evaton road

The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport will repair the old Evaton road.

 The 10-month project involves the rehabilitation of the existing roadway, cleaning and improving drainage structures, installing concrete edge beams at accesses, and improving safety features and road markings.

 As part of creating job opportunities, a big part of the construction work will be earmarked for local contractors utilising labour-intensive methods.

Durban Labour centre closed

The Durban Labour Centre in the city centre, has been closed until further notice after an inspection revealed unsafe and unhealthy conditions. Staff from the Durban Labour Centre have been deployed to Pinetown, Verulam and Prospecton labour centres, as well as satellite offices in Phoenix and Chatsworth. For service-related enquiries, the public can call: 031 366 2000.

Changes in the Free State Cabinet

Free State Premier Ace Magashule has made some changes to the provincial cabinet. 

 Limakatso Mahasa has been appointed as the new MEC for Social Development.

 Sisi Ntombela has been appointed the new MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements.

 Dr Benny Malakoane, previously the MEC of Health, has been appointed the MEC for Economic and Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs.

 Butana Komphela is now the new MEC of Health.

Former MEC for Economic and Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Sam Mashinini, is now the new MEC for Police, Roads and Transport.


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