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Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel today launched a new minibus taxi assembly plant in Springs, Gauteng.

“The plant will create 470 jobs in the first phase, with fresh investment of R200-million, and is expected to grow over the next few years as the company increases its level of localisation,” the Minister said.


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Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma says a robust partnership between government, business and the labour sector is needed to address the economic challenges facing the country.

"There is a need to work together on our economy... which has also faced pressure due to the current wave of strikes.?


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Cabinet held its Lekgotla three years and four months into the term of this administration. The three-day extended Cabinet meeting took place from 4 September to 6 September 2012 at the Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria.

The key objectives of the Cabinet Lekgotla were to assess progress on the various targets which government undertook to realise and achieve by 2014.


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Johannesburg, Wednesday 18 July 2012 – The South African Institute of Chartered Accounts (SAICA) and the Economic Development Department have launched the Business Hub and Skills Training Programme. This collaborative initiative will provide training to unemployed accounting graduates to enhance their practical accounting skills and workplace readiness.


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Economic Development Department employees have pledged their commitment to the fight against corruption. Corruption in both the private and public sector has a detrimental effect on government's effort to deliver effective services to the people.  In signing the declaration, employees declare: 'I know, I act, I stop corruption - Fighting corruption is everyone's business.'

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Scam Alert
All Service Providers and Businesses

The Economic Development Department wishes to advise members of the public, particularly those in business, to be alert to a scam utilizing the logo of the Economic Development Department. The fraudsters involved send unsuspecting business operators a Request for Quotations for the provision of Solar Panels.

As the Economic Development Department, we wish to state that we do not have such a project, and therefore beware that the Request for Quotation is not from the Economic Development Department.

Please confirm any request you receive with our Supply Chain Management division on these details 012 394 3579. Report these fraudulent activities to the SAPS or call the Anti Corruption hotline 0800 701 701 or SMS to 39772 or send an email to fraud@economic.gov.za.

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