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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Two of the 25 Sectoral Education and Training Authorities (Setas) that have been identified as not performing have come under fire from Labour Minister Membathisi Mdladlana.


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