Plan to convert GEP to Provincial Bank is reckless

by Adriana Randall MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Finance The Democratic Alliance (DA) does not support Premier David Makhura’s call to convert the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) into a Provincial State Bank. GEP has been plagued by complaints of maladministration and corruption. However, these allegations have been ignored…

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Gauteng Enterprise Propeller Must Diversify To Stay Viable

Gauteng Enterprise Propeller

Gauteng Enterprise Propeller – GEP The DA notes the move by Gauteng Economic Development MEC, Lebogang Maile, to root out corruption in the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) which has nearly bankrupted the entity, but recommends a re-evaluation of its entrepreneur programme. According to MEC Maile, GEP has only R30 million…

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SPEECH BY MRS JANET SEMPLE, MPL IN THE BUDGET DEBATE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DELIVERED IN THE GAUTENG PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE ON TUESDAY, 23 JUNE 2015

Janet Semple DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Economic Development, Agriculture and Rural Development

Focused Intervention and Less Fluff to Stimulate Gauteng job growth Note to Editors: This address was made in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature during the 2015/16 Annual Budget Debate on the Department of Economic Development Budget Vote   The current rate of unemployment particularly amongst the youth should be the number…

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Departmental Bungling Could Shut Down SMMEs

Gauteng Enterprise Propeller

At least five SMMEs participating in the Mohlakeng Hub on the West Rand face closure if the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) fails to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Randfontein Local Municipality to inject R6 million in to this project over the next three years. GEP has until…

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