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  • 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 Acting Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Sihle Zikalala and Operation Sukuma Sakhe social partners today delivered water to the drought stricken community of KwaHlabisa in the Mkhanyakude District.
  • Acting Premier and MEC, Sihle Zikalala addresses the school assembly, prayer and candle lighting ceremony at KwaBulawayo High School in Hlabisa. MEC Zikalala is on a three day KZN Legislature's 2019 Schools Functionality Monitoring Programme. The Acting Premier is accompanied by members of the Provincial Legislature, education officials and local government leadership. MEC encouraged the young learners to work smart in their studies. He thanked the educators for their dedication despite limited teaching resources and acute shortages of facilities. MEC visited two other schools to hear what challenges they are facing which ranged from infrastructure to shortages of critical subject teachers.
  • Acting Premier and MEC, Sihle Zikalala addresses the school assembly, prayer and candle lighting ceremony at KwaBulawayo High School in Hlabisa. MEC Zikalala is on a three day KZN Legislature's 2019 Schools Functionality Monitoring Programme. The Acting Premier is accompanied by members of the Provincial Legislature, education officials and local government leadership. MEC encouraged the young learners to work smart in their studies. He thanked the educators for their dedication despite limited teaching resources and acute shortages of facilities. MEC visited two other schools to hear what challenges they are facing which ranged from infrastructure to shortages of critical subject teachers.
  • Acting Premier and MEC, Sihle Zikalala addresses the school assembly, prayer and candlelighting ceremony at Bonokuhle High School in Loskop, uKhahlamba. MEC Zikalala is on a three day KZN Legislature's 2019 Schools Functionality Monitoring Programme. The Acting Premier is accompanied by members of the Provincial Legislature, education officials and local government leadership. MEC encouraged the young learners to work smart in their studies. He thanked the educators for their dedication despite limited teaching resources and acute shortages of facilities. MEC visited two other schools to hear what challenges they are facing which ranged from infrastructure to shortages of critical subject teachers.
  • 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.
  • It was an emotional, albeit uplifting moment when President Cyril Ramaphosa and acting Premier Sihle and their respective spouses, Tshepo and Neli received a special prayer from the lord senior leadership of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Natal Coast District under Bishop Linda Mandindi. The prayer took place soon after the main address by President Ramaphosa who had thanked the church for its role in building a South Africa that was envisioned by our forebearers. The service themed "Phezukomkhono", a call into field work was marked by exuberance and joy as members of the congregation welcomed the ANC and government leaders and pledged their support ahead of the general elections.
  • KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic, Tourism and Environment Affairs Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala in a strategic session with his team on finalising major programmes which will change the economic landscape of the province.