SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT VISIT TO WENTWORTH YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

Members of the Social Development Portfolio Committee visited the state of the art Wentworth Youth Development Centre and were impressed with the upkeep of the facilities and buildings.
The Centre offers skills development in catering, decor, electricity, fashion designing and sewing.
Members of the Committee were excited that the institution has a program in place to secure employment for those who qualify and provides entrepreneurship training for others to start their own businesses. #kznmpls

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MULTIPARTY OVERSIGHT VISITS IN HARRY GWALA DISTRICT

KZN LEGISLATURE’S MULTI-PARTY DELEGATION VISITS HARRY GWALA – 23 to 23 June 2022

Members of the KZN Legislature are deployed throughout the Harry Gwala district on 22 & 23 June 2022 to hold meetings with communities and listen to their service delivery challenges.

MPLs will also visit development projects that are funded by the provincial government and the district and local municipalities to monitor their effectiveness in communities where these projects are located.

These visits are in preparation of the Taking Legislature to the People which is set to sit in the Harry Gwala district within the next few months.

The Multi-Party visits focus on tracking progress made in the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP) in the district such as the province’s contribution through its Provincial Growth Development Plan and Mid-term Strategic Framework (MTSF).

Members will also engage communities on the challenges they are facing as far development is concerned and what has been the response of the provincial government departments and local municipalities.

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KZN LEGISLATURE’S MULTI-PARTY DELEGATION VISITS HARRY GWALA

22 June 2022
Media Advisory

KZN LEGISLATURE’S MULTI-PARTY DELEGATION VISITS HARRY GWALA

Members of the KZN Legislature will be deployed throughout the Harry Gwala district from tomorrow (23/06/2022) to hold various meetings with communities and listen to their service delivery challenges. They will also visit development projects that are funded by the provincial government and the district and local municipalities to monitor their effectiveness in communities where these projects are located.
These visits are in preparation of the Taking Legislature to the People which is set to sit in the Harry Gwala district in the next few months.
The Multi-Party visits will focus on tracking progress made in the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP) in the district such as the province’s contribution through its Provincial Growth Development Plan and Mid-term Strategic Framework (MTSF).
Members will also engage communities on the challenges they are facing as far development is concerned and what has been the response of the provincial government departments and local municipalities.
Deployment of the Multiparty delegation in all four municipalities of the district is attached.
Members of the media are invited to attend and report on these accordingly.
Please see the attached deployment list.

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Issued by the KZN Legislature Communications Unit

For more information please contact Mr Sina Nxumalo at 082906 0449

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KZN LEGISLATURE TO HOLD THE 2022 WORKERS’ PARLIAMENT

MEDIA RELEASE

25 MAY 2022

TO: ALL MEDIA
SUBJECT:  KZN LEGISLATURE TO HOLD THE 2022 WORKERS’ PARLIAMENT

From the 27 to 28 May 2022, the Legislature will hold its annual Workers’ Parliament in King Cetshwayo District, eSikhaleni township at kwaHlanganani Hall from 10am on both days. The three Federations, COSATU, FEDUSA and NACTU will participate in the Workers’ Parliament where they will engage government on various issues affecting the working class.

Some of these engagements include strategies to launch CCMA cases for non-unionized workers, fast tracking of the Pension Fund amendments to allow workers access to their pension funds, skilling of the workers for the 4th Industrial Revolution, update on Temporary Employer/ Employee Relief Scheme, National Labour Migration Policy and the Inspection of Programmes of the of the Department of Employment and Labour.

The 2022 Workers’ Parliament is held under the theme, “Uniting Workers to Defend Collective Bargaining and Jobs Whilst Advancing Improved Labour Laws”. Through this theme workers will be focusing on improving working conditions in all sectors of employment and defending what workers view as a threat to collective bargaining.

Media is invited to attend and cover the event.

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For more information, contact:
Wesley Canham
0833767299
Media Liaison and PR

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KZN LEGISLATURE COMMEMORATES AFRICA DAY – 25 MAY 2022

MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ATTENTION: REPORTERS, NEWS AND ASSIGNMENT EDITORS
DATE: 25 MAY 2022

KZN LEGISLATURE COMMEMORATES AFRICA DAY – 25 MAY 2022

Today, the 25th May 2022, the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature commemorates Africa Day which marks the birth of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) which was founded on 25 May 1963 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia to free the continent from the bondage of colonialism and to forge the unity and solidarity amongst African states. The OAU is a predecessor of the now African Union (AU).

As part of commemorating this important day, the KZN Legislature will be holding the inaugural Africa Day Webinar to be addressed by a panel of eminent speakers and presenters under the theme ‘’Strengthening resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent: Strengthening Agro-Food systems, Health and Social Protection Systems for the Acceleration of Human, Social and Economic Capital Development”

Among the speakers billed to address the webinar is Nomfanelo Kota, a former spokesperson for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and spokesperson for the ANC Caucus in the National Assembly. Other participants in the webinar include African nationals who live in South Africa and Members of the Legislature.

The webinar will start at 16h00 to 18h00. It will be streamed on the following platforms.

Twitter: @KZNlegislature
Facebook: KznLegislature
YouTube: Kzn.legislature
MS Teams (link to be shared on request)

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Communications Unit: KZN Legislature
For more information:
Sina Nxumalo: Cell: 0829060449
Wonder Hlongwa: Cell: 082 908 3532
Nomusa Phungula: Cell: 072 294 7237

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