Minister sticks to her guns with Cubans

Author : Marie Ashpole Replying to a question from the National Council of Provinces, Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, defended her department’s decision to continue employing Cuban technicians and engineers to exchange skills within the department’s Water Programme. The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) is perturbed that South African civil engineering…

Announcing the finalists of the Vision 2030 Awards: South Africa’s future makers

The Vision 2030 Awards, hosted for the first time this year, has announced its 2017 finalists. The awards are a groundbreaking first for South Africa, recognising as it does the achievements and success stories of organisations, enterprises and individuals that are actively demonstrating alignment to the government’s Nine-Point Plan to boost economic growth and achieve…