9 000 opportunities for Limpopo youth

In his speech at the launch of the Youth Development Programme in Mookgophong late last month, MEC Seaparo Sekoati stressed the vision for the year 2020, as articulated in the National Youth Policy, which seeks to see the youth of Limpopo having access to and being equipped with resources and capital in a mission to grow the provincial economy.

Taking this into account, MEC Seaparo Sekoati disclosed that the Limpopo Provincial Government has committed an overall of 9 476 opportunities tailored specifically to fight youth unemployment over a period of 5 years. The foretold interventions sums-up 410 in Agriculture, 461 in Transport and Logistics, 490 in Tourism and 976 in environment.


MEC for LEDET, Seaparo Sekoati, seen addressing thousands of youth gathered at Mookgopong Stadium, Waterberg District Municipality during the launch of Limpopo Youth Development Programme on 26 July, 2018.

Latest from the Tourism Desk

The Tourism Bill Public Hearings are currently taking place throughout the province. The dates and venues are as follows;

Date District Venue Time
Wednesday1 August 2018 Sekhukhune (Burgersfort) Thaba Moshate Hotel, Tubatse 10h00
Friday3 August 2018 Vhembe (Thulamela) Avhkom Hotel, Thohoyandou 10h00
Wednesday15 August 2018 Waterberg (Modimolle) Shangrilla Lodge, Modimolle 10h00
Friday17 August 2018 Mopani (Phalaborwa) Hans Merensky Hotel, Phalaborwa 10h00
Tuesday21 August 2018 Capricorn (Blouberg) Makgabeng Lodge, Blouberg 10h00

Provincial Tourism Forum

The department recently held a provincial tourism forum where various industry stakeholders and experts made presentation to help tourism practitioners perform at their best.