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  • Not even the searing heat and scorching sun could stop the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Edtea), Sihle Zikalala from rolling up his sleeves, as he got down to business of cleaning up Amandawe area in Umdoni Municipality. MEC Zikalala used Umdoni as the launch-pad of a province-wide massive clean-up campaign dubbed Thuma Mina/Green Deeds Campaign. The launch was also a rallying call for communities to protect the environment. Thuma Mina Green Deeds campaign is aimed at promoting a clean, green and healthy environment.
  • Not even the searing heat and scorching sun could stop the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Edtea), Sihle Zikalala from rolling up his sleeves, as he got down to business of cleaning up Amandawe area in Umdoni Municipality. MEC Zikalala used Umdoni as the launch-pad of a province-wide massive clean-up campaign dubbed Thuma Mina/Green Deeds Campaign. The launch was also a rallying call for communities to protect the environment. Thuma Mina Green Deeds campaign is aimed at promoting a clean, green and healthy environment.
  • "We must work together to implement youth empowerment initiatives that will help build a robust and enduring productive capacity of young people throughout the corners of this province. This Youth Fund is a step in the right direction and forms the basis of further partnership". said Acting KZN Premier, Mr Sihle Zikalala during the launch of KZN Youth Fund in Durban, Mayville recently.
  • KZN Acting Premier Mr Sihle Zikalala has visited a highly successful recycling company in Madadeni Township outside Newcastle. Mpilenhle Recycling was funded by the Department of Environment Affairs and it now employs 34 young people. The company has also created more than 400 indirect job opportunities. The Acting Premier visited the plant as part of the provincial government's Operation Sukuma Sakhe.
  • KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic, Tourism and Environment Affairs Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala recently visited Chesterville and various other areas to enforce compliance with regard to illegal trading. This is part of the province-wide launch of Business Regulation Programme jointly with the City of eThekwini. The delegation has been able to close down some of the illegal businesses trading without permits and have removed some of the illegally-erected trading structures. This programme will also spread to other municipalities across KwaZulu-Natal in a bid to curb the spike in illegal traders which have seen the local businesses closing shop due to unfair practices by some traders.
  • KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic, Tourism and Environment Affairs Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala recently visited Chesterville and various other areas to enforce compliance with regard to illegal trading. This is part of the province-wide launch of Business Regulation Programme jointly with the City of eThekwini. The delegation has been able to close down some of the illegal businesses trading without permits and have removed some of the illegally-erected trading structures. This programme will also spread to other municipalities across KwaZulu-Natal in a bid to curb the spike in illegal traders which have seen the local businesses closing shop due to unfair practices by some traders.
  • KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic, Tourism and Environment Affairs Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala was recently briefed about KwaZulu-Natal's state of readiness to host the World Football Summit scheduled to take place in Durban in 2020. SA will be the first African country to host this massive summit which will be attended by 80 countries, 2300 attendees, 90 speakers and 160 clubs. We are ready to welcome delegates to our beautiful province. The World Football Summit team from Spain will be in Durban for the next five days #DOKZN
  • KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic, Tourism and Environment Affairs Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala was recently briefed about KwaZulu-Natal's state of readiness to host the World Football Summit scheduled to take place in Durban in 2020. SA will be the first African country to host this massive summit which will be attended by 80 countries, 2300 attendees, 90 speakers and 160 clubs. We are ready to welcome delegates to our beautiful province. The World Football Summit team from Spain will be in Durban for the next five days #DOKZN
  • Acting Premier, Mr Sihle Zikalala has tonight graced the India Republic Day hosted by the Consulate General of India in Durban where he delivered a moving speech hinged on relations, heritage and common interests and cause.
  • HE HAS TREMENDOUS HUMILITY AND CHARISMA MEC Sihle Zikalala interacting with eThekwini residents today
  • "Today I took part in the South African Men's Citadel Dialogue. This is a crucial gathering that says we cannot have peace and social cohesion if women and girls continue to suffer at the hands of men and boys. It is also a gathering where we see South African men standing up and saying, not in my name, saying enough is enough, saying, women’s rights are also human rights". MEC Zikalala
  • KZN MEC for Economic, Tourism and Environment Affairs Mr Sihle Zikalala "Mr Radical Economic Transformation" and his team have delivered another mega project! There were scenes of jubilation in Verulam outside Durban today when the government officially opened one of KwaZulu-Natal's successful black industrialists programmes. Africa Bespoke Apparel is the biggest black-owned textile manufacturing company in the province. It is funded by KwaZulu-Natal's Growth Fund and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The project was launched Mr Zikalala and the Deputy minister of DTI Mr Bulelani Magwanishe recently.
  • KZN MEC for Economic, Tourism and Environment Affairs Mr Sihle Zikalala "Mr Radical Economic Transformation" and his team have delivered another mega project! There were scenes of jubilation in Verulam outside Durban today when the government officially opened one of KwaZulu-Natal's successful black industrialists programmes. Africa Bespoke Apparel is the biggest black-owned textile manufacturing company in the province. It is funded by KwaZulu-Natal's Growth Fund and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The project was launched Mr Zikalala and the Deputy minister of DTI Mr Bulelani Magwanishe recently.
  • There were scenes of joy in Ndwedwe today when KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic, Tourism and Environment Affairs Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala announced the plan for the construction of the state of the art shopping mall that will ensure that local community will no longer travel long distances to big urban centres to do basic shopping. The complex, that will feature all essential shops and services is funded by the KwaZulu-Natal government's developmental entity, the KZN Growth Fund. Mr Zikalala assured the excited locals that this investment will generate around 235 employment opportunities whist contributing to socio-economic advancement in this rural community.
  • The Department has appointed two executive officials, including Mr Siza Sibande (right) who is Acting Head of Department and had served as Manager for Ukhahlamba Local Municipality before becoming Chief Executive Officer for Moses Kotane Institute. Ms Zama Mtongana is the new Chief Financial Officer and has worked as Financial Manager for the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Liquor Authority. These officials are bringing a combination of extensive experience and knowledge in managing public organisations.