Joint Copyright Based Industries Stakeholder Engagement on the Copyright Amendment Bill Hosted by the Department of Arts and Culture and Trade and Industry
Minister Rob Davies and Minister Nathi Mthethwa jointly met with the various industry stakeholders on the Copyright Amendment Bill and Performers? Protection Amendment Bill to address the divergent views on the Bills from the industry at large. Both Bills are currently before the President of the Republic of South Africa for signature after being passed by the National Council of Provinces on 28 March 2019.
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Value and Importance of Intellectual Property should be at the centre of World International Day Celebrations
The Executive Manager for Strategic Division at the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), Mr Lungile Dukwana says the World Intellectual Property Day (WIPD) celebrations should be broadly about the values and importance of intellectual property in the socio-economic sphere. Dukwana was speaking at the WIPD media launch held in Bloemfontein, Free State.
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Your background must not determine your future ? Deputy Minister Magwanishe
Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Bulelani Magwanishe warned students against throwing in the towel especially if they have the will to succeed in life despite their family background. Magwanishe was delivering a message of support at Mfundisweni High School during the Freedom Walk and Economic Opportunities Expo that is targeting schools from rural areas in the Eastern Cape on over the weekend.
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B-BBEE advisory council calls for declaration of a transformation week for the country to reflect on economic transformation
The Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council met on Friday 12 April 2019 at the dti Campus in Sunnyside, Pretoria, Tshwane. The meeting was chaired by Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies on behalf of the President. The B-BBEE Advisory Council is a body appointed by the President in terms of the B-BBEE legislation to advise the President and government on B-BBEE and transformation of the South African economy in order to achieve an inclusive economy. The purpose of the meeting was to provide strategic direction and share insights to the contemporary discourse in the realm of B-BBEE and broader transformation in South Africa.
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R49 Million Ekandustria Industrial park key in linking markets ? Minister Davies
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies says the launch of the R49 million Ekandustria Industrial Park is recognised as a potential catalyst for broader economic and industrial development that will play a key role in linking different markets in the region. Davies was addressing stakeholders who attended the launch outside Bronkhorspruit today.
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