• Mthatha Airport was abuzz as Mthatha Airshow and Aviation Career Expo unfolded!
    Eastern Cape Provincial Government initiative attracted over 1000 learners and scores of community members who could not afford to miss this year’s second annual airshow at the Mthatha airport on 30th June 2018. The Mthatha airshow and career expo is an attempt by Provincial Government in partnersh…
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    The Business Relationship between Zhejiang and Eastern Cape Province Expands
    ​Premier Masualle recently led the Zhejiang delegation who visited the three ports (Port of Port Elizabeth, Ngqurha and Coega), as well as toured the Nelson Mandela Metro City. The top level delegation from Zhejiang province in June embarked on a two day visit on negotiations with the Eastern Cape …
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    Home of Legends hosts Brics Sectoral Meetings
    The Eastern Cape Province is hosting the BRICS Sectoral Meetings at the East London International Convention Centre from 28 June to 1 July 2018. Representatives from the BRICS countries have graced our shores to discuss matters of common interest under the theme, “BRICS in Africa: Collaboratio…
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    Swearing in of five Members of the Executive Council(MECs)
    In the afternoon of 11th May 2018, the Eastern Cape Provincial State House saw the Swearing In of five Members Of The Executive Council(MECs) for the Provincial Government. Two of these Members of Provincial Legislature(MPLs) are now newly appointed MEC's.
    The following MEC's have been appointe…
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    Freedom Day
    As the country observes Freedom Day on 27 April, the Eastern Cape held its official Provincial celebrations at Walter Sisulu Stadium in Mthatha. The day began with the Freedom Day marathon, where participants ran 5 and up to 24 kilometres in the morning.
    Eastern Cape Premier, Phumu…
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    Premier’s SMS Conference Presentations
    Commission 1 - Addressing Employment, Create Jobs, Reduce Poverty and Leverage Government Procurement
    Job creation and investment promotion in the Eastern Cape
    Job creation and investment promotion in the Eastern Cape received another strong fillip during the high level working visit to China, recently. Led by Premier Phumulo Masualle, the Shenzen Hengyue Industrial Development Company signed a R300 million investment in a tile manufacturing plant, which …
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    The Home of Legends Bid Farewell to one of its sons
    ​​The Home of Legends bid farewell to one of its sons and struggle stalwarts, Tata Archiebald Mncedisi Sibeko - during a Provincial Official funeral that was held in Alice.
    Tata Archibald Mncedisi Sibeko, commonly known as Zola Zembe, Zola Ntambo, Comrade ZZ was born in the Eastern Cape in Alic…
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    Official Provincial Memorial Service for Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
    Saw His Excellency The President, Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the community of Mbizana at the Official Provincial Memorial Service for the late struggle stalwart, Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
    It was fitting to have the service in Mbizana as it was Mama Winnie's birth place, there was a sombre…
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    Launch of the Youth Infrastructure Maintenance Programme
    Eastern Cape Provincial Government led by Premier Phumulo Masualle visited the SA Army military base for the launch of the Youth Infrastructure Maintenance Programme.
    The programme is targeting 5000 young persons over a period of 5 years.
    A total of 406 young people have been successfull…
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    Rural Health Broadband Project Launch
    Premier Phumulo Masualle in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Health and Microsoft launched the Rural Health Broadband Project at Qunu Village, just outside Mthatha.
    Microsoft led a partnership initiative with Brightwave(Black Owned Broadband Service Provider) which enables hardw…
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    World TB Day
    Following the global commemoration of World TB Day on 24 March 2018, the Eastern Cape Provincial Government observed this significant day, by having a World TB Day programme in Humansdorp - Kouga municipality - in the Sarah Baartman district. The area is popularly known as the hardest hit with the …
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    Post SOPA Engagement
    The Eastern Cape Premier, Phumulo Masualle undertook the second leg of his Post-State of the Province (SOPA) Engagements with the farming community - this time at Kirkwood in Sundays River Valley municipality - Sarah Baartman district. The district is well known for its citrus farming, cattle farmi…
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    2018 Schools SOPA Debate
    ​The 2018 Schools Debate on State of the Province Address took place the Provincial Legislature, where learners from various districts of the Province gathered under one roof at the Provincial Legislature to debate and analyse Premier's speech. The SOPA Schools debate is an annual programme organis…
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    Post SOPA Engagement Session 2018
    Eastern Cape Premier, Phumulo Masualle, kicked-off his Post-State of the Province Address (SOPA) Engagements with the farming community of Chris Hani District at Tobi Kula Indoor Sports Complex in Komani, recently. This Program is designed to work towards the realisation of the vision of the Provin…
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