Mpumalanga Economic Regulator (MER)

Contact details

Physical: 1st Avenue, White River, Mpumalanga, 1240
Postal: Private Bag X9908, White River, Mpumalanga, 1240
Tel: 013 750 8000
Fax: 013 750 8099
Web: www.mgb.org.za
Email: ceo@mgb.org.za

Overview

The mission of the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator (MER) is to ensure the integrity of gambling and liquor through efficient regulation within the Mpumalanga Province; and to ensure responsible liquor trade and consumption through strict compliance and monitoring to reduce liquor-related harm.

MER's objectives are as follows: ensure the suitability of all persons wishing to participate in the gambling industry; ensure that gambling activities regulated by the MER are conducted fairly, honestly and free of criminal influence and exploitation; ensure that the regulation of gambling is effective and efficient; render support and advice to the responsible member on gambling issues and ensure that the government’s policy on gambling is implemented; cooperate with the National Gambling Board and other stakeholders on matters of mutual interest; conduct research, with a view to advise government on the socio-economic impact of gambling; perform the functions of the MER in accordance with acceptable corporate governance practices; promote responsible gambling through public awareness campaigns; promote transformation of the gambling industry; provide for the imposition and payment of gambling levies; provide for the regulation of the micro-manufacturing and retail sale of liquor; regulate own revenue generation; reduce the socio-economic and other related cost of alcohol abuse; provide for public participation in the consideration of applicants for registration; and promote the development of a responsible and sustainable retail and micro-manufacturing liquor industry in a manner that facilitates the entry of new participants, diversity of ownership and an ethos of social responsibility in the industry.

Note: The Mpumalanga Gambling Board was merged with the Mpumalanga Liquor Authority on 23 October 2017 to form the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator. The financial information up to 2016/17 only reflects the figures for the Mpumalanga Gambling Board.

Office Bearers/Management

Chairperson:
Mr Eric Mbhele
Board Members:
Adv Vulani Baloyi
Ms Gaylene Anne Deiner
Nombuso Mabuza
Mr Thabang Makwetla
Thembi Mawelele
Mr Bheki Mlambo (CEO)
Phumlani Mntambo
Mr Thabo Mzoneli
Lindeni Nkosi
CEO:
Mr Bheki Mlambo
CFO:
Mr Lucas Maseko
Senior Management:
Ms Carla Bastos-Hay (Departmental Manager: Gambling Audit)
Mrs Marina Bezuidenhout (Departmental Manager: Legal Services)
Mr Vusi Mtsweni (Departmental Manager: Gambling Control)
Mr André Otto (Departmental Manager: Investigations and Licensing)
Communications Officers:
Mr Cedrick Chiloane (Departmental Manager: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
 
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditClean Audit
 
FINANCIAL POSITION
Current Assetsn/a29 62231 52925 043
Non-Current Assetsn/a23 28621 47020 118
Total Assetsn/a52 90852 99945 161
Current Liabilitiesn/a25 58127 16822 125
Non-Current Liabilitiesn/a212-14
Total Liabilitiesn/a25 79327 16822 138
Total Net Assetsn/a27 11525 83123 023
 
FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
Total Revenuen/a53 41355 50450 454
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/a1 208955595
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/a52 20554 54949 859
Total Expendituren/a(52 129)(53 713)(47 419)
Employee Related costsn/a(34 873)(33 274)(31 267)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Yearn/a1 2841 7913 035
 
CASH FLOW
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a(584)6 59111 995
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activitiesn/a(1 836)(647)(1 066)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Yearn/a21 62724 07118 220
 
UIFW EXPENDITURE
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a---
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a---
 
HUMAN RESOURCES
Posts Approvedn/a585857
Posts Filledn/a505555
 
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