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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...



Moletši community gets government services on their doorstep

May 2016
Government’s mission to bring services closer to the communities in an integrated way is becoming a reality.

GCIS to welcome Egyptian delegation

April 2016

From time to time since the inception of the Thusong Service Centre programme, the GCIS gets approached by partners in government with foreign delegations wishing to observe a functional Thusong Service Centre.  This is usually for benchmarking purposes, as the South African model is deemed to be of a high standard. 

The GCIS Gauteng Provincial Office as well as the Gauteng Provincial government, planned a visit for Friday 15 April 2016, to the Mamelodi Thusong Service Centre as it is an example of best-practice in this integrated service delivery model.


NISCC Workshop 2016

March 2016
While constantly trying to build a sustainable Programme beyond 2014, the National Thusong Service Centre Annual Workshop took an operational assessment focus reflecting on implementation of the programme.


Government Exhibition at Mamelodi Thusong

March 2016
Thusong Service centre programme continuously ensuring that information about government services reaches ordinary people

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