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  • Golf Challenge to raise funds for a house for Ms Busiswe Duma (74)
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    For the third year in succession, following Govan Mbeki Awards ceremony the Department of Human Settlements hosts the Golf Challenge. The Golf Challenge invites the private sector, public sector and sponsors for a day golf where funds are raised to build a house for one vulnerable beneficiary, this means priority...

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  • KZN AND WESTERN PROVINCE SHARE THE BEST PROVINCE AWARD
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    The provinces of KwaZulu Natal and Western Cape were both awarded the   Best Performing Province category during the Govan Mbeki Awards ceremony held at Gallagher Convention Centre last night, 09 November 2017. “Mission accomplished. We have successfully defended our three year reign as the Top Performing Province in sustainable human...

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  • Life Time Achievement awards for Ahmed Kathrada and Sophia De Bryn
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    The last living leader of the 1956 Women’s March, Mrs Sophia De Bryn and one of the Rivonia trialist, the late Ahmed Kathrada received Life Time Achievement Awards at the 11 Annual Govan Mbeki Awards held in Johannesburg. The annual human settlements awards named after the late anti-apartheid activist Govan...

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  • Minister Sisulu encourages strong partnerships
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    Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu urged government to strengthen partnerships with the private sector to help with the transformation of the society. “We should help each other to transform this industry and ensure transformed ownership, management and control of the industry. Work together to enhance youth and women empowerment...

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  • Matlosana social housing units ready for occupation
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    The Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in Bokone Bophirima is on track to complete a social housing project worth R156 million in an affluent area of Flamwood in Klerksdorp, Matlosana local municipality The project which started at the beginning on 2016, is expected to be completed at the...

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  • MR MAPHUMULO-ONE OF A KIND
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    It’s the beginning of 2016. We find ourselves in Vulindlela, few kilometres away from Pietermaritzburg in the uMgungundlovu District Municipality. The main reason we are in Vulindlela, one of the rural areas of Msundunzi Local Municipality is to launch the country’s biggest People’s Housing Process project expected to yield more...

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  • NEW SOCIAL HOUSING PROJECTS WORTH R1BN IN FOUR PROVINCES
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    The SHRA has approved R1bn worth of social housing projects that will enhance the national social housing programme and working towards its mandate to produce 27 000 units. These projects, spread in four provinces – Gauteng, Free State, Eastern Cape and Western, will yield 4322 units within the next three years....

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  • Tshwane’s A Re Yeng expands operation to Wonderboom
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    The City of Tshwane will today, officially opened the A Re Yeng Line 1A route on 25 October 2017. The route runs from the Molefe Makinta Station, opposite Paul Kruger Square, to the Rainbow Junction Station, north of Pretoria. The introduction of this route, by the Member of Mayoral Committee,...

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