Provincial, Local and Traditional Government

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Umalusi Publishes National Qualifications Policy

Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training

The Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi, has published the policy for managing its section of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).

The sub-framework strategy has been made available in the Government Gazette (38029 / 745 of 29 September 2014).

Intergovernmental Relations Under the Spotlight

Governance and Administration Cluster

Home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba says government is making progress with strengthening the intergovernmental relations (IGR) systems.

The minister, who chaired the government and administration cluster media briefing, said the department of cooperative governance and traditional affairs would be using the results of their assessment of national and provincial IGR structures to develop proposals for the amendment of the IGR Framework Act and make firm recommendations for strengthening the systems.

Platinum Belt to Get SEZ

Department of Trade and Industry

A Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is on the cards for Rustenburg.

Speaking at the Japan Seminar in Johannesburg this week, the trade and industry minister, Rob Davies, confirmed that the SEZ would be directed at platinum beneficiation.