Co-operatives suffering under the leadership of MEC Maile

Despite the high rate of unemployment in Gauteng, the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED) has failed to provide 55 co-operatives with much needed financial support. The department spent a whopping R17.1 million on Business Advisory Services and Consultants, instead of financially supporting co-operatives and giving people the ability to…

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Cradle Of Humankind’s Heritage Status May Go Extinct

Land Fragmentation and Land Development The Gauteng Department of Economic Development must take swift action to prevent the Cradle of Humankind from losing its world heritage status. Reports by the Cradle of Humankind Director, Mags Pillay to the Economic Development Oversight Committee that the heritage site is under threat due…

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Has Gauteng’s Economic Department Something To Hide About Mega-Dump?

Department of Minerals Resources

Environmental Impact Assessment The Democratic Alliance will request the Gauteng Legislature’s Economic Development Portfolio Committee Chairperson, Errol Mangerman, summon Economic Development MEC, Lebogang Maile, to appear before the committee and provide feedback on the departments Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) comments made to the Department of Minerals Resources regarding the proposed…

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Ekurhuleni’s Environment Decays As MEC Idles

Swartspruit Ekurhuleni

Swartspruit – Ekurhuleni The massive diesel spillage into the Swartspruit, Ekurhuleni has highlighted the Gauteng Department of Economic Development’s limp-wristed approach to ensuring that environmental damage it mitigated throughout the province. Information obtained by the DA indicates that while the Department has ensured that all boxes have been ticked in…

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