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Trade and Industry Targets Online Gambling

Department of Trade and Industry

The trade and industry department is planning to prevent the introduction of any new gambling activities including online gambling.

This proposal is contained in a briefing on a Draft Gambling Policy presented to the trade and industry committee yesterday.

Fracking in the Karoo Set for 2016

Department of Mineral Resources

The search for shale gas in the Karoo could commence around the middle of 2016.

The mineral resource department revealed this during a briefing to the select committee on land and mineral resources.

Set-Top Box Subsidy Criteria Outlined

Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services

The proposed qualifying criteria for support of poor households to own television set-top boxes has been published in the Government Gazette.

According to notice 938 in Gazette 38134 of 28 October 2014 the universal service and access agency (USAASA) is calling for public comment on the recommendations it plans to make to the minister of telecommunications and postal services.  The observations must be in within 30 calendar days of the date of publication of the notice.

Mr Ebrahim Patel

Mr Ebrahim Patel
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Economic Development (2009-)

Mr Rob Davies

Mr Rob Davies
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Trade and Industry (2009-)

Mr Derek Andre Hanekom

Mr Derek Hanekom
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Toruism (2014-)

Ms Lindiwe Zulu

Ms Lindiwe Zulu
Current Portfolio: 

Minister of Small Business Development (2014-)

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