New ministry for small business

Lindiwe Zulu is the first minister of small business development. (File, City Press)
Lindiwe Zulu is the first minister of small business development. (File, City Press)
Cape Town - A new ministry to take care of small business development, to be headed by Lindiwe Zulu, was announced by President Jacob Zuma on Sunday.

"You will recall that we stated in the inauguration address that the economy will take centre-stage.

"The development of the small business sector is critical to economic development and transformation.

"We have thus established a new ministry for small business development," he announced.

Elizabeth Thabethe has been appointed the deputy minister of small business development.

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