DIRECTOR GENERAL EDITH LEADS A HANDOVER CEREMONY OF EQUIPMENT IN GERMSITON

The Department of Small Business Development handed over equipment to informal traders in Germiston. Director-General Edith Vries delivered a keynote address. The beneficiaries were supported through Informal Micro-Enterprise Development Programme (IMEDP). The programme is an element of National Informal Business Upliftment Strategy. Informal traders received equipments after undergoing training through…

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MINISTER LINDIWE ZULU HONOURED BY THE BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT

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MINISTER LINDIWE ZULU HONOURED BY THE BRAZILIAN GOVERNMENT Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu (MP), was recently honoured by the Federative Republic of Brazil with a Grand Cross of the Order of Rio Branco for her service and achievement in the diplomatic service. Minister Zulu received the honorific…

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DSBD HANDS OVER EQUIPMENTS TO INFORMAL TRADERS IN NEW CASTLE

Minister Zulu led a handover ceremony of equipments to informal traders in Newcastle. The beneficiaries were supported through Informal Micro-Enterprise Development Programme (IMEDP). The programme is an element of National Informal Business Upliftment Strategy. Informal traders received equipments after undergoing training through Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA)

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MINISTER ZULU LAUNCH ALFRED DUMA SHARED CENTRE

Minister Zulu officially opened the Alfred Duma Shared Centre in Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal. The Centre was funded through Department of Small Business Development’s Shared Economic Infrastructure Facility. The centre is located at the Alfred Duma Local Municipality. Minister Zulu also embarked on a walk-about at informal traders stalls.

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MINISTER ZULU EMBARKS ON A BRICS MINISTERIAL OUTREACH

Minister Lindiwe Zulu led a BRICS Ministerial Road Show on the 26th June 2018 at the East London Industrial Development Zone (IDZ). South Africa has assumed the rotational chairship of the BRICS formation from the People’s Republic of China from 1 January to 31 December 2018. South Africa has a…

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DEPUTY MINISTER MATHALE LEADS AN INTER-MINISTERIAL VISIT TO NWANEDI

Deputy Minister of Small Business Development Cassel Mathale led the Inter-Ministerial visit to Nwanedi on the 18th June 2018. The Department has piloted a cluster programme, wherein 12 farmers in tomato were registered as a primary cooperative with the aim of sharing infrastructure, markets, offices and furniture including sharing of…

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MINISTER ZULU AND DEPUTY MINISTER MATHALE DELIVERS BUDGET VOTE 31 2018/19

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Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, and Deputy Minister. Mr Cassel Mathale, will deliver their 2018 Budget Vote speeches on Thursday, 17 May 2018 at the National Assembly Chamber, Parliament, Cape Town. Both Minister and Deputy Minister will use the occasion to present the priorities of the department for…

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DSBD REACHES OUT TO THE COMMUNITY OF TZANEEN

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The Department of Small Business embarked on a public participation programme on SMME and Cooperative Development at Nkowankowa Multi-Purpose Centre in Tzaneen on the 23rd April 2018. Deputy Minister Cassel Mathale delivered a keynote address. Mathale was joined by the Mayor of Greater Tzaneen Municipality Maripe Mangena, Executive Mayor of…

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