The City of Tshwane has conducted another lottery to determine an additional 1‚787 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries, who will be employed at various projects in the country’s capital. The lottery‚ which took place on February 14‚ is the third of its kind and brings the total number of EPWP work opportunities created to 6‚215. The city has committed to creating 23‚000 in the current financial year. The revised EPWP recruitment framework policy was passed by council in September last year. The programme comprises work opportunities for both projects and programmes in various sectors, which ensures the upliftment and skills development of the participants. "By excluding councillors from the EPWP recruitment process‚ we were able to ensure these opportunities are distributed in a fair and transparent manner and not on the basis of party political affiliation. The city is currently in the contracting process for the first and second lottery beneficiaries. Contracting ...

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