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SALGA CEO Scoops two top awards at the Titans- Africa Awards - 2015-07-30 15:38:00 South Africa took centre stage as SALGA CEO, Xolile George, was recognised at the Titans- Africa awards ceremony on Tuesday, 28 July 2015. These prestigious awards termed “Titans Building Nations”, were held at Vodaworld in Midrand and they are the male version of the “Most Influential Women in Business” awards presented by CEO Global Magazine. SALGA CEO took home two awards, one being awarded as the Titan in Public Enterprises for our Country, South Afric...
Municipalities accept SALGA's salary and wage offer - 2015-07-27 17:05:00 SALGA acting on behalf of municipalities countrywide, after extensive consultation, decided on behalf of municipalities to accept the current facilitators’ proposal. This is an attempt to reach an agreement in the local government sector over salary and wage increases for more than 250 000 municipal employees. The facilitators’ proposal is subject to all parties accepting it, which in summary is as follows; For year one (2015/2016) a 7% increase effective from 01 Ju...
SALGA employees takes part in the Discovery 702 Walk the Talk Race Walk - 2015-07-27 16:42:00 SALGA employees took part in the Discovery 702 Walk the Talk Race Walk on Sunday 26 July at Emmarentia, Johannesburg. Government officials, political activists together with about 50,000 South Africans braved the cold Sunday weather in Johannesburg to ‘walk for a cause’. The participants walked for 15 kilometre from Emmarentia. This year's 702 Walk the Talk Race theme was ‘walk for a cause’.  
SALGA welcomes the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation’s oversight role on conditional grants allocated to municipalities for sport and recreation - 2015-07-24 14:54:00 On Friday 24 July 2015, The portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation concluded its week-long oversight visit to the Eastern Cape and Gauteng where it assessed the use of conditional grants allocated to the provinces and municipalities for sport and recreation. SALGA has been accompanying the committee during its visits, taking note of concerns raised and recommendations made. SALGA is pleased with the oversight role that the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation is playing in...
SALGA in Northern Cape donates soft toys and baby wrappers to babies at hospital - 2015-07-23 22:52:00 SALGA Northern Cape in partnership with BVI Consulting Engineers, donated soft toys and baby wrappers to babies in the antenatal and paediatric wards of the Harry Soertie Hospital in Upington during Nelson Mandela Day. Chairperson of SALGA Northern Cape, Councillor Willie Johnson gave a group of new mothers a brief lecture on the importance of child care and welfare for the future of this country. After the brief lecture Councillor Johnson together with staff members gave soft to...
SALGA Performs oversight at Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Municipality - 2015-07-22 23:56:00 The NEC of SALGA convened an engagement with the political leadership of the Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality on Wednesday, 22 July 2015. The objective of the meeting was for the SALGA NEC to pledge its support to the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro as a member of the association as the newly appointed leadership charts the municipality to stable waters. Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Municipality is home to a population of  over 1.3 million people and is a major seaport  with the most ...
SALGA in North West hands baby blankets and car seats at Mahikeng provincial hospital during Mandela Day - 2015-07-22 12:18:00 SALGA North West together with the Road Accident Fund (RAF) handed baby blankets and car seats to mothers of new born babies at the Mahikeng provincial hospital during Nelson Mandela Day. RAF and SALGA North West also staged a road safety awareness campaign on Vryburg road 4 kilometres outside Mahikeng on Friday 17 July. The Provincial Executive Officer of SALGA North West Mr Sam Makhubu and staff members distributed pamphlets about Road Safety and how Communities can claim if or w...
SALGA in Mpumalanga donates grocery to a disability Centre on Nelson Mandela Day - 2015-07-21 08:43:00 SALGA in Mpumalanga province in partnership with the Road Accident Fund (RAF) and various other stakeholders visited the community of Leroro in Thaba Chweu Local Municipality during Nelson Mandela Day. Community members were assisted with documentation to enable them to get Identity Documents, birth certificates and others. SALGA staff  led by their Provincial Executive Officer (PEO) Ms Gugu Langa on the day also visited a disability centre where grocery items were handed over...
SALGA Joins the Nelson Mandela Day Million Meal Challenge as part of Corporate Social Investment - 2015-07-21 07:39:00 SALGA staff also took part in the Million Meal Challenge in commemorating the Nelson Mandela Day at the Sandton Convention Centre on Friday 17 July. The Million Meal Challenge was held with the support of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory. The event also took place at the Durban ICC and at the Canal Walk in Cape Town. Saira Khan, Chief Executive Officer of Stop Hunger Now, Southern Africa said, she was thrilled that companies and organisations came on board in supporting this eve...
SALGA and Road Accident Fund staff donates baby blankets during Nelson Mandela Day - 2015-07-20 16:48:00 On Friday 17 July, SALGA together with the Road Accident Fund (RAF) as part of commemorating Nelson Mandela Day, donated baby blankets, toys and baby car seats to new mothers at Jubilee Hospital in Hammanskraal north of Tshwane. Staff from both organisations visited the maternity and baby wards handing out baby blankets, toys and car seats to mothers who had given birth and to children admitted at the hospital. Jubilee Hospital CEO Ms Damaris Magano said the public hospital was gra...
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