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Labour Minister Membathisi Mdladlana has confirmed to the public that the services of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) are free to anyone who wishes to use them.

Inspectors from the Department of Labour have shut down operations at the Sasol plant in Secunda in Mpumalanga following an explosion that killed six workers and injured several others.

North West Premier Edna Molewa has urged the private sector to embark on leanership programmes to bridge the skills gap between youth and the labour market.

Labour Minister Membathisi Mdladlana says skills development is a key component to realise government's mission of halving poverty and unemployment by 2014.

Water Affairs and Forestry Minister Buyelwa Sonjica says government needs to ensure that forestry contributed to strengthening the economy among rural communities.

The Labour Department has embarked on a blitz inspection in four provinces to check employer compliance with the sectoral determination that sets minimum wages and conditions of employment in the domestic sector.

The Mpumalanga Government will spend about R2 million on a special programme to improve the qualifications, skills and efficiency of its employees.

Labour Minister Memebathisi Mdladlana has welcomed the conviction of a Krugersdorp woman after the Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria found her guilty of defrauding the Department's Compensation Fund.

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The mainstream cosmetics industry has begun the process of developing a self-driven Black Economic Empowerment Plan, which is set to include the majority of black firms into the sector.

Deputy Auditor-General Terence Nombembe says there is still much to be done to transform the auditing profession in this country.

Science and Technology Minister Mosibudi Mangena says there is a need to nurture a new generation of scientists consisting of black and female researchers.

National Assembly Deputy Speaker Lindiwe Mahlangu-Nkabinde says women empowerment is a prerequisite for the achievement of gender equality.

The business wing of the North West taxi industry Bokone Transport Holdings (BTH) says the deal it clinched with fuel giant Caltex is a significant move for Black Economic Empowerment in the province.

Government has expressed confidence that the intended commencement date of the Information and Communication Technology Empowerment Charter will be achieved.

The third annual Learning Cape Festival has been launched with hundreds of events planned to promote lifelong learning, especially in rural areas.

Gauteng Premier Mbhazima Shilowa says the private sector is slow on women empowerment yet this is a crucial element of transformation that should not be seen as a responsibility to government alone.

Government says it is on the verge of finalising the much-awaited Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) Advisory Council and the related Code of Good Practice.

Women empowerment at the institutions of higher education in the country remains a challenge in terms of gender equity and other aspects according to Education Minister Naledi Pandor.

The National Treasury has released a Code of Good Practice for BEE in Public Private Partnerships.

Agricultural stakeholders will be offered a platform to express their grievances and comments and make submissions leading to the final report on Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) within the Agricultural sector.

Agriculture and Land Affairs Minister Thoko Didiza will launch a framework to guide Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) within the agricultural sector in the Eastern Cape.

Mdladlana hails CCMA's case management system
Labour Minister Membathisi Mdladlana has praised the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) after some unfairly dismissed farm workers were given their jobs back.

Super Group announced this week that an empowerment transaction has taken place with PEU Investment (Pty) Ltd. PEU has acquired an equity holding of 25.1% in Super Group that will result in strengthening Super Group's market position in its key business areas.

The Umsobomvu Youth Fund has been urged to start injecting resources in rural areas, where people still travel long distances to access essential services.

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