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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...


Thusong Service Centre programme participating in Youth Commemoration Day in Eastern Cape – Mount Frere 16 June 2015

June 2015
As South Africa marks the 21 years of democracy and freedom, the year 2015 also marks the 39th anniversary of June 16 Soweto and other related uprisings where hundreds of young people were killed by the apartheid government when they were protesting against the imposition of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction.

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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