China Dodovu

Mr Dodovu is the current chairperson of the Select Committee on Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs, Water and Sanitation and Human Settlement. His educational background: MSc in Urban Housing Management with the University of Lund in Sweden; Master in Public Administration with the University of Stellenbosch. * https://www.pa.org.za/person/china-dodovu/ * North West Local Government and Traditional… Continue reading China Dodovu

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Investigation of HOP – RDP houses – Tshwane – September 2018

  Parliament, Wednesday, 19 September 2018 – The House Chairperson for International Relations in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Ms Masefako Dikgale, was disappointed by the poorly-built RDP houses in Soshanguve, Tshwane, as well as reports of subcontractors who have not been paid in three years. House Chairperson Dikgale led a delegation that included NCOP… Continue reading Investigation of HOP – RDP houses – Tshwane – September 2018

Geomatics – specialist skills

  Geomatics is an applied science and a professional discipline. As an applied science it involves an integrated approach to the measurement, analysis, management, and display of geographic and other spatial data. As a professional discipline, geomaticians have specialist skills, knowledge, and understanding in order to provide services that meet the needs of society and… Continue reading Geomatics – specialist skills

Narysec training

22 April 2013 - The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) furnished further details on aspects of its 2013 strategic plan.   The DRDLR described its human resources development strategy, outlining the types of skills training offered, and said 3 755 employees were trained since 2011. Bursaries were offered in two categories; one for… Continue reading Narysec training

Narysec (soldiers) and other “careers”

NARYSEC programme is a 24 month skills development programme within the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform which targets unemployed rural youth aged between 18 – 25 in possession of Grade 12 (Standard 10) as part of the rural economy transformation strategy from poor rural wards.   BUT IN .. September 2012 -  The Minister of Defence and… Continue reading Narysec (soldiers) and other “careers”

Labour Laws – South Africa

In November 2017,  the National Assembly in South Africa passed several pieces of labour legislation that have important implications for employers and employees in South Africa. The National Minimum Wage Bill, the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill, and the Labour Relations Amendment Bill were passed by the National Assembly. *** 27 November 2018 The… Continue reading Labour Laws – South Africa

RDP – Housing Finance in South Africa

  South Africa’s residential property market forms the largest component of the South African property market, comprising most of the property assets within the country. By the end of 2017, the South African deeds registry had 7.2 million properties, worth R6.8 trillion (US$472 billion). Of this, about R5.1 trillion (US$354 billion) is in the residential… Continue reading RDP – Housing Finance in South Africa