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Hon MEC Engages with Alfred Nzo Regional Contractors

Hon MEC Engages with Alfred Nzo Regional Contractors Written by: Thandeka Faku Pictures by: Ayabonga Nkalitshana Date: 16 August 2019...
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APTCoD Students Restore Mount Ayliff Hospital School

Headline:  APTCoD students restore Mount Ayliff Hospital School Written by: Thandeka Faku Pictures by: Thandeka Faku Submitted date: 16 October 2019...
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The Port St Johns Wild Coast Museum Gets Revamped To Boost Tourism

Headline: The Port St Johns Wild Coast Museum Gets Revamped To Boost Tourism Written by: Pumlisa Royi, Nwabisa Ngcongco Pictures...
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Port St Johns Library Construction “A Glimmer of Hope For Local Pupils”

Headline: Port St Johns Library Construction A Glimmer of Hope For Local Pupils Written by: Zimkitha Jonas and Melikhaya Kwetana...
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Public Works Aims To Resolve Contractor Issues In Ndlambe

Headline: Public Works aims to resolve contractor issues in Ndlambe Written by: Nathi Dokwana Pictures by: Siyanda Nogantshi Date 11...
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MECs FOLLOW UP CONTRACTOR ENGAGEMENT SESSION

Headline      : MECs FOLLOW UP CONTRACTOR ENGAGEMENT SESSION Written by    : Thandeka Faku Pictures by: Thandeka Faku Date: 16 September 2019...
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Provincial Exco outreach in Matatiele Alfred Nzo Region.

Headline      : Provincial Exco outreach in Matatiele Alfred Nzo Region. Written by    : Thandeka Faku, Nokuzola Mbuqe, Kwatsha Luvuyo Pictures...
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Hon MEC Babalo Madikizela Engages With Contractors in OR Tambo Region.

Headlines: Hon MEC Babalo Madikizela Engages With Contractors in OR Tambo Region. Article by: Zimbini Vobi and Ayabonga Nkalitshana Pictures...
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Mcwebeni Community Set To Get New Traditional Council Chambers

Headline: Mcwebeni community set to get new traditional council chambers Written by: Ayabonga Nkalitshana Pictures by: Ntombikayise Sokupa The Mcwebeni...
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Hon MEC Madikizela Engages with Youth in Construction

Headline: Hon MEC Madikizela engages with Youth in Construction Article: Thandeka Faku, Luvo Sandlana and Siyanda Nogantshi The Hon MEC,...
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Education is Power

Head line: Education is Power Written by: Akhona Zondeka & Siyanda Nogantshi Picture: Z Mankazana Date: 20 June 2019 Eastern...
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A Three (3) Storey Komani Park Building For A Better Service Delivery

Headline: A three (3) storey Komani Park building for a better service delivery Written by: Sivuyise Ntuli Pictures by: Sivuyise...
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MEC B. Madikizela Delivers Budget and Policy Speech.

Headline: MEC B. Madikizela delivers budget and policy speech. Pictures: Luvuyo Kwatsha and Pumlisa Royi Article: Zimkitha Jonas and Pumlisa...
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EPWP Phase Four (4) Given a Thumbs Up

HEADLINE: EPWP Phase Four (4) given a thumbs up PICTURES: BY YOLANI JACK ARTICLE: BY YOLANI JACK DATE OF EVENT:...
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“The Building Prides Itself With High Quality Technological Cameras Located In Every Corner of the Buildings”

Headline: Roads Mechanical workshop get an upgrade Article by: Nathi Dokwana         Caption: “The building prides itself with high quality technological...
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The Department Renovates Offices in Bhisho for the Department of Social Development

Headline: The department renovates offices in Bhisho for the department of Social Development Written by:Yanga Yiba Pictures by:Yanga Yiba Date...
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Qhasana Courtyard Gets a Face Lift

Headline: Qhasana Courtyard gets a face lift Written by:Yanga Yiba Pictures by:Yanga Yiba Date by: 27 May 2019 Date of...
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“I love my job, these renovations have really motivated and lifted my spirit even more”, said sis Ntosh.

Headline: Qhasana Building upgrading and renovation of common areas Article by: Nathi Dokwana         Caption: “I love my job, these...
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Qhasana Building Upgrading And Renovation of Common Areas

 Headline: Qhasana Building upgrading and renovation of common areas Article by: Nathi Dokwana         Pictures by: Nathi Dokwana Date: 23 May...
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Public Works Strengthen Relations With Local Institutions of Higher Learning

Headline       : Public Works strengthen relations with Local Institutions of Higher Learning Written by    : Pumlisa Royi, Nokuzola Mbuqe and...
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NEDLAC Conducts A Site Visit to EPWP and CWP Projects

Headline         : NEDLAC conduct site visits to EPWP and CWP projects Written by      : Zuko Mankazana and Luvo Sandlana Pictures...
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“Funds will be set aside for working tools”

In preparation for the 2019/20 financial year, Buildings and Immovable Asset Management Units, recently held a three day planning session...
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A DAWN OF A NEW DAY FOR THE COMMUNITY OF NDOFELA

Honourable MEC Pemmy Majodina together with MTN Foundation visited schools in Ndofela community, Senqu Local Municipality, Ward one (1) as...
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“Books Before Boys Because Boys Bring Babies”.

The Honourable MEC Pemmy Majodina accompanied by Managing Director (MD) of MTN Dr. Kusile Mtunzi visited Mzontsundu Senior Secondary School...
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“God you have never failed us and you not going to start now” said Flatela

The departmental officials gathered to close off the 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children campaign...
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DPW External Busaries

The department is providing 40 busaries to children who are considering a career in Engineering Sciences and related professional who...
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Hon MEC reaches out to Alfred Nzo District Municipality for better working relations

The Hon. MEC Pemmy Majodina embarked on an outreach programme in the district of Alfred Nzo in Mount Ayliff to...
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The Honourable MEC,Pemmy Majodina, holds Stakeholder Engagement Session in Sterkspruit

The Hon MEC Pemmy Majodina together with Municipalities, National and Provincial departments gave a progress report to Sterkpruit community members...
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“Touch base as leaders so you can be relevant to the people”

The Special Programmes Unit with the management of the department held a two-day induction workshop for men, women and youth...
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“Shorten the distance, motivate a child, touch a life” declared the Hon MEC

In closing Mandela Month, the Hon MEC Pemmy Majodina, painted the Komani arts centre, handed over 30 trees to Luvuyo...
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Dimbaza community benefit in honouring of the Mandela legacy

As part of honouring former president Nelson Mandela's values, the department, in partnership with Alimdaad Foundation donated school backpacks, hygiene...
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Hon MEC hosts client departments at the Contact centre in Bhisho

Hon MEC Pemmy Majodina hosted Member of Executive Councils (MECs), Heads of Departments(HODs), Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and Infrastructure Heads...
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National Public Works Minister, Hon Thulas Nxesi, has set a target of attracting R12-billion in investment

National Public Works, Hon. Minister Thulas Nxesi, has set a target of attracting R12-billion in investment by next year to...
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“ Find a Mandela in you this Madiba Month”

The department hosted a handing over of certificate ceremony to APTCoD leaners during the Youth month. The event was held...
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MEC debates with young people in Construction

The Hon. MEC hosted Youth in Construction  dialogue in Chris Hani Region where she engaged with youth who are in...
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“Public Works launches its Green Building Awareness campaign in Alfred Nzo”

The Buildings unit with the National Public Works are out on Green Building awareness campaign across all regions and pilot...
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“Let Public Works footprints be felt by all” said MEC Pemmy Majodina as she addressed staff members

Second-timely appointed MEC for the department, MEC Pemmy Majodina, did not mince her words as she addressed top management and...
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“High schools are based on the survival of feeder schools” said the MEC

A delegation led by MEC, Thandiswa Marawu, spent two weeks visiting various schools in the Chris Hani District Municipality. The...
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“We are here to assist and advise so as to avoid falling in the same weakness year after year” said Abraham-Ntantiso.

The Portfolio Committee on Roads and Public Works recently paid a two-day visit to the Chris Hani Region to do...
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“We must apologise to our clients as civil servants as that will not stop us from receiving our salaries!!” said Lulama Adons

“We must apologise to our clients as civil servants as that will not stop us from receiving our salaries” said...
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“Kamoso Awards, recognising innovation and excellence”

The long awaited Kamoso Awards finally arrived at Settlers Monument in Grahamstown in the Sarah Baartman Region. More than ten...
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Imvuselelo yooMama Bomthandazo: Women’s Prayer Revival at Flagstaff uplifted women of the Province.

To mark the end of women's month, the Eastern Cape Provincial Government in collaboration with the Department of Social Development...
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“This is a project that forms part of the revitalisation of Bhisho as the capital town of the province”, said Adv. James Mlawu.

The department held a compulsory briefing session with potential investors on the implementation of the Bhisho Office Precinct recently. The...
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“We clearly did not waste our time coming here” said Obakeng Mongale on Limpopo visit

A delegation of six EPWP senior staff members led by HOD Obakeng Mongale from Limpopo recently visited the department on...
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“We light the candle to give hope that one day there will be a cure for this disease” said Nomantande Platana

Health and Wellness unit recently partnered with GEMS in hosting a wellness programme focusing on education on HIV, GEMS member...
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Government goes green

As it stands, the department is the biggest player in the property and construction sector in the province. It accepted...
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DRPW Leads the way in Internship and TVET training

The department's commitment in transforming the skills development has seen Human Resource Development scooping the Gold award on the Best...
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NAPROV (National and Provinces) forum sits for third quarter performances

The 2 (two) day NAVPROV forum attended by National Department of Public Works and nine provincial Public Works departments shared...
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Key department strategic risks reviewed in an internal audit and risk management workshop

For any institution to be effective and efficient in rendering services to its clients it must constantly examine its business...
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Former National Youth Service (NYS) female student appointed as a heavy duty truck driver

Four years ago, Jenifer Qina, a young girl from Tsomo in Chris Hani region, joined the National Youth Services programme to work for her family. NYS was created to develop the skills, knowledge and ability of young people to enable them to make the transition to adulthood. It is also to improve youth employability through opportunities for work experience, skills development and support to gain access to economic and further learning opportunities especially to disadvantaged and undeserved communities.
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A story of one blind woman can change perceptions of 27 glaring eyes in a project

Life came to a standstill for Nomatile Gcabashe (51) when her blind husband passed on untimely. Gcabashe has been depending on the provision of her husband which came to an end when she lost her bread winner. She got a relief when she was inducted by the department into the household contractor programme in Dimbaza.
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School drop-outs trained as bricklayers

With also a high number of unemployment amongst the youth, Ntulo feared that her son would soon join gangster groups or smoke drugs and abuse alcohol.
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The department is set to open its regional artisans training centre in Steynsburg

The National Development Plan (NDP) has set a goal that South Africa should at least produce 30 000 artisans per year by 2030. This call is informed by the current decline of artisans in the construction industry. The decline is as a result of closing down at artisans training centre schools, insufficient practical exposure, unattractiveness of being an artisan and migration of skilled artisans.
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