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  • 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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    2018 Budget Speech Unpacked

    Following tabling of the Provincial Budget speech, Provincial Treasury MEC, Sakhumzi Somyo, hosted panelists, as well as several stakeholders - to have an overview and unpack the 2018 budget speech. Panelists were from Nelson Mandela University, Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism, as well as the ban…
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    The signing and handing over of title deeds for 1276 hectares of land, to communities of

    ​The land forms part of 23 000 hectares that is being given back to its rightful owners. Not only will the communities own the land, but the game animals that comes with it.
    Through the national departments of Environmental Affairs, Rural Development and Land Reform, Water and Sanitation, …
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    Official Opening of the House of Traditional Leaders

    ​The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders looked colourful as royalty from all corners of the Province graced the house in their various regalia. Kings, Chiefs and local councils came out in numbers to witness the 2018 official opening of the house.

    In his keynote address, Eastern …
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    SOPA 2018
    On 23rd February, Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle delivered his 4th State of the Province Address, during the official opening of the Legislature in Bhisho. Improvement on Education and Health, Drought, as well as Economic transformation and job creation, were some of the issues tackled in hi…
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    EC Government engaging with Nyandeni Community during Pre SOPA Engagement Sessions!
    ​Eastern Cape Premier, Phumulo Masualle has commenced with his Pre-State of the Province Address (SOPA) Engagements earlier this year, kicking it off in Nyandeni local municipality, where he met with communities in and around Ngqeleni area. The engagement session is aimed at giving feedback on prog…
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    Eastern Cape, the second most improved Province with regards to the passing rate of 2017
    ​​2018 began on a high note with significant improvements of the Eastern Cape 2017 Matric results. Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshega announced that the Eastern Cape is the second most improved Province, with regards to the passing rate of matriculants. Below are details of how the Province h…
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