A total of 90 female-owned companies have been identified by the Department of Water and
Sanitation to be part of a three-year programme that supports and empowers entrepreneurs.
In tabling the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan revised South Africa’s economy growth for 2016 down to 0.5%, citing various reasons for his prediction. However, he said he expected it to rise to 1.7% next year.
At a time of slow global growth, Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement
(MTBPS) highlights the importance of funding development and transformation.
Millions of South Africans are online, which the country is exploiting to bring local government closer to the people. Residents can communicate directly with officials through a new digital platform, which allows them to send instant messages to ward councillors.
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