Department: Economic Development and Tourism

Contact details

Physical: Metlife Towers, 13th Floor, Cnr Stead & Knight Streets, Kimberley, 8301
Postal: Private Bag X6108, Kimberley, 8300
Tel: 053 839 4000
Fax: 053 831 3668


The vision of the Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism is a radically transformed economy in the Northern Cape.

The Department's mission is to accelerate the economic growth and development of the Northern Cape province through diversification, empowerment, employment, business creation and sustainable development.

The values and principles, as well as the service delivery in the Department is driven by the following principles: Batho Pele, professionalism, cooperation, integrity, accountability, representivity, and the four Es (effectiveness, efficiency, economy and excellence).

Office Bearers/Management

Mrs G Parker
Head of Department
Mr D Babuseng

Mrs Gail Parker
Head of Department:
Mr Darius Babuseng
Chief of Staff:
Ms Sharon Plaatjies (Ministry)
Mr Kuberin Packirisamy
Adv M Phera (Executive Manager: Administration – Corporate Services)
Senior Management:
Mr D Christians (Executive Manager: Small Business Development)
Mr S Mabilo (Executive Manager: Policy, Research and Innovation)
Mr D Martin (Executive Manager: Trade and Sector Development)
Adv P Olivier (Executive Manager: Business Regulation and Governance)
Ms Jean Wilson (Acting Executive Manager: Tourism)
Mrs L Wyngaardt (Executive Manager: Economic Cluster Secretariat)
Communications Officers:
Mr Zandisile Luphahla (Media Liaison Officer)
Ms Thandi Modibela (Head: Communications)
Mr Z Mpampi (Parliamentary Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation283 351281 928268 605235 234
Actual Expenditure280 383280 632267 851223 288
Employee Compensation81 94873 90465 16057 703
Goods and Services93 60899 82393 47086 276
Capital Assets2 7513 4854 0211 012
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure12 56322 315-400
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure---50
Posts Approved232217188182
Posts Filled198177145149
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

Public Entities

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