Daily Archives: June 27, 2016

Home Affairs hosts inaugural Naturalisation Ceremony

The Ministef of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, will on Wednesday, 29 June 2016, host the inaugural Naturalisation Ceremony in Johannesburg.At the ceremony, newly recognized citizens will swear their allegiance or affirmation to the Republic of South Afri...

Labour hosts Wholesale & Retail Sector Seminar, 28 to 29 Jun

The Department of Labour's Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) branch will hold a two-day major seminar for the Wholesale and Retail sector at the Strand Tower Hotel in Cape Town.

The seminar, from 28 to 29 June 2016 is part of the Department of Labour's IES education advocacy campaign to highlight compliance with the labour laws within the Wholesale and Retail sector in South Africa's workplaces.

The seminar is held under the theme: "Working together to achieve compliance in the Wholesale & Retail Sector". The previous time the department held a similar seminary was in 2013 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

The two-day seminar is expected to be addressed by Department of Labour Deputy Director-General, Aggy Moiloa; Department of Labour Statutory Service and Advocacy Chief Director Fikiswa Mncanca; Department of Labour's Employment Standards Director, Stephen Rathai; and Public Employment Services Chief Director, Esther Tloane.

There will also be speakers from the Department of Labour's two entities - the Unemployment Insurance Fund, the Compensation Fund, the Occupational Health and Safety unit, the International Labour Organisation, employer organisation and labour federations.

The seminar's topics will focus on the challenges faced by the sector in relation to compliance, challenges on employment of illegal immigrants in the Wholesale and Retail Sector, relationship between application for work permit and scarce and critical skills, and transforming informal to formal economy among others.

Source: Government of South Africa.

Limpopo sends condolences on passing of MEC Joy Matshoge

The Limpopo Provincial Government is mourning the passing on of MEC Joy Matshoge last night in a car accident between Mookgophong and Mokopane on the N1 highway heading South.Premier Chupu Mathabatha send his heartfelt condolences to the Mashego and Ma...

Gauteng Legislature launches second Annual Vita Basadi Awards, 28 Jun

Honourable Speaker of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL): Ntombi Mekgwe, invites all media to a briefing aimed at officially launching the second Annual Vita Basadi Awards and opening up the nominations process to the public. The Vita Basadi Awar...

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla releases Financial Census of Municipalities 2015 results, 29 Jun

The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will release the results of the 2015 Financial Census of Municipalities at a media briefing to be held on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 in Pretoria. The survey collected a variety of financial inform...