Welcome to the Mpumalanga Provincial Government

About the website

The Mpumalanga Provincial Government website is maintained by Office of the Premier, Communications.

Purpose of the website

  • Scope of information on the website
  • Other website features
  • Frequency of updating
  • Help for accessing information on the website
  • Additional functionality
  • Recommended browsers and screen resolution
  • Document formats
  • Need help with problems experienced on the website?
  • Terms and conditions of use

The purpose of the Mpumalanga Government Website is to be the official entry point to government and related information.

Note: Information on all departmental website is available and the landing page is to elevate and collaborate all the services.

To fulfill this purpose, the objectives of the website are to:

  • provide access to online government information
  • provide information about government and its activities
  • provide different ways/avenues to find online government information
  • provide access to non-government websites with information relevant to government's priorities
  • contribute to participative governance.

The main target audience of the website is:

  • the broad public
  • intermediaries - government officials and other - for providing information to the broader public
  • the media
  • national, provincial and local government officials
  • private-sector organisations and business
  • the international community

Scope of information on the website

The website covers the following content:

  • About Mpumalanga. The website gives more Information on the provincial government; An illustrated history, vision and mission, geographical information of the province, and coat of arms, is available at About Mpumalanga
  • Departments. The website provides access to provincial government websites. In which entry can be directly made to the departments by typing out the full URL for the department. e.g. www.mpumalanga.gov.za/dardla.  
  • Resource Center. Speeches, statements, news and publications of the provincial government is listed under media. Departments however have more information on their website. The provincial government elevates the information that needs to be urgently communicated and that is critical for the public.
  • Events Calendar. All provincial external events hosted by the departments are combined and listed under the events calendar.
  • Documents and Links. This section includes documents and publications such as the Constitution, Acts, Bills, Regulations, Notices, policy documents, reports, the Government Tender Bulletin, annual reports, etc. Documents open for public comment are also published on the website.
  • Contacts. The site provides access to the contact information for the Premier’s Office, The MEC’s offices in all departments, the HODs and the Director-General, Heads of Communications and Media Liaison officers. The contact details page also consists of Executive Mayors and Municipal Manager’s Contact Details.
  • Vacancies can be accessed at DPSA website.
  • Municipalities.  Information of municipal structures, both at district and local level is on this page. Demographic information of the municipalities are also on the municipal page.
  • Clusters. The sub-committee of the executive council are listed, grouped by departments that sits on the clusters, with the contact details of the secretariat for each cluster committee.
  • Services. The Services page link to government parastatals websites, which further provide services that are in support of the government programme of action.
  • Contact details page to comment or enquire about the provincial government services. The websmasters contact details are when need technical help regarding the website. You can also request additional government information that is not available on this website.
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). This page contains questions and answers that are frequently requested by users of the website. FAQs on information as well as on website issues are provided.

Frequency of updating

The website is updated on a daily basis. Our policy is to provide information as and when it becomes available. However, the developer/s of the provincial government website cannot guarantee the currency of information that is published on other websites that we link to.  See Terms of Conditions.

Help for accessing information on this website

Additional functionality

To enhance access to the website, it provides the functionality to access information in different ways, including:

  • A search box is available on all pages on the website. This search functionality only searches information that is available on this website. It is not possible to search on other government websites from this website.
  • Site map. The purpose of the site map is to provide a visual representation of the website structure. It is presented hierarchically, breaking down the site's information into increasingly specific subject areas. It therefore enables you to orientate yourself regarding the website's content structure.
  • The home page provides 'quick links' to information available on deeper levels of the website. The selection of these links is based on the frequent need thereof by users.
  • Links to external websites are indicated by the wording 'outside link - opens in new window' which will appear in a box when you cursor is moved over the link. The website will open in a new browser window.

Recommended browsers and screen resolution

Recommended browsers for viewing the website are Internet Explorer 7 (or higher), Safari, Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or later browser versions.

The website will resize according to your computer's screen resolution settings, with the smallest screen resolution of 800x600 pixels.

Document formats

The main format for information on this website is HTML. However, PDF versions of documents (e.g. Acts, Bills, tender bulletins, etc.) are provided to preserve the original layout thereof and/or to assist users in the downloading thereof.

To open PDF documents, you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader 4 or higher installed on your computer. It will open documents directly in your browser.
Some times it takes long to open PDF documents. In this case, we recommend that you download it to your computer and open it from there.

Tips to download documents to your computer:
When using Internet Explorer as your browser:
  • With your mouse, right click on the link to the document you want to download.
  • In the drop-down menu, choose 'Save Target as'.
  • In the 'Save As' window choose the location on your hard drive where you want to save the document and click on the 'Save' button. The file will be downloaded to the location you have specified.
  • Open your Acrobat Reader application and open the documents that you have downloaded.
When using Netscape as your browser:
  • With your mouse, shift and click (left mouse click) on the link to the document you want to save.
  • In the 'Save As' window choose the location on your hard drive where you want to save the document and click on the 'Save' button. The file will be downloaded to the location you have specified.
  • Open your Acrobat Reader application and open the documents that you have downloaded.

Need help with problems experienced on the website?

Please contact mkhonzamp@mpg.gov.za or nmyataza@mpg.gov.za if you encounter problems with the website.