Learners qualify at Boitjhorisong Welding Training Centre

Despite all the disruptions to learning caused by COVID-19 this year, 11 learners received certificates of competence on 13 November 2020 after completing their Shielded Metal Arc Welding module at the Boitjhorisong Welding Training Centre in Sasolburg. The Centre opened its doors earlier this year in response to the community’s...

Science and Technology Solutions to help SA’s economy recovery under the spotlight

The acceleration of South Africa’s energy transformation to address current economic challenges and industrialisation opportunities for the country’s economic recovery will take centre stage at the upcoming virtual Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 7th Biennial Conference. The virtual two-day conference, which starts on Wednesday, 11 November 2020, will be...

Fezile Dabi looks up to tourism to boost district economy

TheDistrict Municipality of Fezile Dabi has kick-started “Tourism AwarenessCampaign” in an attempt to revive tourism industry in the Northern part of theFree State Province. Astourism is viewed as one of the significant driver of South African economywith its contribution to the economy and job creation, the Fezile Dabi District Municipality has...

Crackdown on unscrupulous tuckshops in Zamdela

A crackdown on unscrupulous tuckshop in Zamdela, Sasolburg, is on. There has already been a joint operations by the business forum, police, district and local municipality and traffic officials  Metsimaholo Business Consultative Forum, Metsimaholo Local Muncipality, South African Police Services and the relevant stakeholders. This resulted in the arrest of...

Efforts to revive township businesses

The dearth of township business owned by locals continues to be a cause for concern. In many townships across South Africa, local business owners found themselves losing grip on their business, most popularly known as the spaza shops or tuckshops. Many of them closed shop due to the stiff competition...