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The Thusong Service Centre (formerly Multi-Purpose Community Centre /MPCC) programme of government, was initiated in 1999 as a primary vehicle for the implementation of development communication and information, to integrate government services into primarily-rural communities. This was done to address historical, social and economic factors which limited access to information, services and participation by citizens, as they had to travel long distances to access these services. Read more...


Siyathemba Thusong Service Centre: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) bringing hope to future success of Thusongs

August 2015
Within the framework of German development cooperation with South Africa through Bilateral cooperation's which started as early as 1993, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is supporting the country in its efforts to strengthen the public sector at national, provincial and local level. One of the focal areas of South African – German development cooperation is: Governance and Administration.

Qunu Thusong: An enabling centre for new digital innovations


June 2015
Each year, on the 17th of May the International Telecommunication Union marks the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of this organisation.



Tombo Thusong Service Centre: Economic opportunities for the youth

June 2015
Tombo is one of the vast underprivileged villages in Port St John’s Municipality under Eastern Cape Province. The area is known of high unemployment rate with very limited amenities.


2015 SALGA National Members Assembly


May 2015
Thusong Service Centre programme participated during the Salga annual NMA conference held in Gauteng, Midrand at Gallagher estate as from the 24th – 26th March 2015.

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