Mpumalanga Provincial Government won a trophy in a continental competition among African states in Zimbabwe.
The Provincial Government claimed a second spot in a category of service delivery innovation. Although Kenya won the competition in this category however, the team is on a quest to win the first spot.
Preparations to contest fiercely for a win in 2025 will start soon for the 10th edition of the competition in Ethiopia. The competition is held bi-annually in June, to showcase the innovation of public servants in the delivery of services to communities.
“We have put Mpumalanga on the map on the content’s free trade and that public servants are fit for purpose. This initiative is spearheaded by the African Union, where we were celebrating Africa Public Service Day. We are looking forward to travelling to Ethiopia in 2025 and we envisage taking the first spot,” said Dr Masekane Mabelane, the Acting Deputy Director-General of Institutional Development in the Office of the Premier.