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AIDS Foundation of South Africa

2nd Floor, Standard Bank Building 135 Musgrave Road Musgrave, Durban 4062, 2nd Floor, Standard Bank Building 135 Musgrave Road Musgrave, Durban 4062
Contact Phones : .,+27 (0) 31 277 2700
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Focusing on Combination Prevention and Treatment, Child Protection and Wellbeing, Food Security and Income Generation, AFSA aims to deliver quality services to communities most in need. Policy and Practice through the promotion of equality, education and access to basic services is a cornerstone of these efforts.

Chartered Institute Of Government Finance, Audit & Risk Officers

., 28 Fortress Street Kempton Park Johannesburg 1620
Contact Phones : .,+27 11 394 0879
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The Chartered institute of Government Finance, Auditing and Risk Officers (CIGFARO) formerly known as IMFO is the recognised professional body for Finance, Audit, Risk Management, Performance Management and related professionals in the Public Sector

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission, South Africa (CIPC)

PO Box 429 Pretoria 0001, the dti Campus Block F 77 Meintjies Street Sunnyside Pretoria
Contact Phones : +2712 394 9573,086 100 2472
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The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is an agency of the Department of Trade and Industry in South Africa. The CIPC was established by the Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008) as a juristic person to function as an organ of state within the public administration, but as an institution outside the public service.

When the 2008 Companies Act came into effect on 1 May 2011, the CIPC was created from the merger of Companies and Intellectual Property Registration Office (CIPRO) and the Office of Company and Intellectual Property Enforcement (OCIPE).

Companies Tribunal (CT) South Africa

the dti Campus Block E , 3rd Floor 77 Meintjies Street Sunnyside Pretoria, 0002
Contact Phones : 012 394 5553 / 080 020 0234 (Free call),012 394 3071

The Companies Tribunal (the Tribunal) is an agency of the Department of Trade and Industry

(the dti) established in terms of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008 to provide speedy resolution of company disputes. The Tribunal has jurisdiction throughout the Republic of South Africa.

It is independent, and subject to the Constitution and the law. It exercises its functions in accordance with the Act and performs its functions fairly, without fear, favour or prejudice and in a transparent manner.

Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa SOC Ltd (ECIC)

P.O. Box 528 Menlyn 0063, Block C7 & C8, Eco Origins Office Park 349 Witch Hazel Avenue, Highveld Ext 79 Centurion 0157
Contact Phones : 0800 20 35 75,+27 (12) 471 3800
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ECIC was established in 2001 under the Export Credit and Foreign Investments Insurance Act, 1957 (as amended), to provide political and commercial risk insurance to South African exporters of capital goods and related services. ECIC is a self-sustained, state-owned national export credit agency. The Corporation is a registered financial service provider and regulated by the Financial Services Board (FSB).

Limpopo Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure

., 43 Church Street, Polokwane, 0700
Contact Phones : .,(015) 284 7000/1
The leader in the provision and management of provincial land, buildings and roads infrastructure.

National Consumer Tribunal(NCT) South Africa

Ground floor, Block B Lakefield Office Park 272 West Avenue c/o West and Lenchen North Centurion, Ground floor, Block B Lakefield Office Park 272 West Avenue c/o West and Lenchen North Centurion
Contact Phones : +27 (12) 742 9900,+27 (12) 683 8140
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The National Consumer Tribunal (NCT) is an independent adjudicative entity. It derives its mandate from the National Credit Act, No. 34 of 2005 (the NCA). The mandate was expanded to include matters arising from Consumer Protection Act, Act No. 68 of 2008 ("the CPA"). The Tribunal's mandate also includes reviewing decisions made by the National Credit Regulator (NCR), the National Consumer Commission (NCC) and single-member panels of the Tribunal. Decisions made by a three-member panel of the Tribunal may in turn be taken on appeal or review to the High Court.

National Credit Regulator, South Africa (NCR)

P.O. Box 209 Halfway House 1685, Number 127, 15thRoad, Randjespark Midrand
Contact Phones : 0860 627 627 (call centre) ,+27 (11) 554 2700
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The National Credit Act, 2005 (Act No. 34 of 2005), establishes a National Credit Regulator (NCR).

NCR promotes a fair and non-discriminatory market place for access of consumer credit provides for the general regulation of consumer credit and improved standards of consumer information, promotes black economic empowerment and ownership within the consumer credit industry, prohibits certain unfair credit and credit-marketing practices, promotes responsible credit granting and use, and for that purpose to prohibit reckless credit granting, provides for debt re-organisation in cases of over-indebtedness, regulates credit information, provides for registration of credit bureau, credit providers and debt counseling services, establishes national norms and standards relating to consumer credit, promotes a consistent enforcement framework relating to consumer credit.

The National Credit Amendment Act, 2014 (Act 19 of 2014) dissolves the Board as the Accounting Authoring.&nb

National Fund for Municipal Workers (NFMW)

., Section 1 Business Park @ Zambezi 860 Milkplum Street Montana Ext. 143, 0182
Contact Phones : .,012 743 3000
The National Fund for Municipal Workers (NFMW) has grown to the largest fund within local government and with a membership base of more than 52 000 (employees and councillors) throughout South Africa, it is clear that we are the fund of choice.

National Gambling Board of South Africa (NGB)

Private Bag X27 Hatfield 0028, 420 Witch-hazel Avenue Eco Glades 2 Block C, Eco Park Centurion 0144
Contact Phones : +27 86 722 7713,+27 (10) 003 3475 Switchboard
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The National Gambling Board (NGB) is established by the National Gambling Act, 1996 (Act, No. 33 of 1996) as a juristic person.

The Board has powers and duties exercised and performed in accordance with the National Gambling Act, 2004 (Act No. 7 of 2004). It monitors, evaluates and investigates when necessary the issuing of national licenses by provincial licensing authorities. It establishes and maintains national registers regarding various gambling activities.

The Board of the NGB is the Accounting Authority. Members of the Board are appointed by the Minister of Trade and Industry.

The CEO is appointed by the Board in terms of Section 73 (1) (a) of the National Gambling Act 2004, (Act No. 7 of 2004), in consultation with the Minister. The CEO is responsible for administration, providing leadership, implementing Board resolutions and facilitating the implementation of the NGB's mandate.

National Lotteries Commission of South Africa(NLC)

PO Box 1556 Brooklyn Square 0075, Block D, Hatfield Gardens 333 Grosvenor Street Hatfield Pretoria 0083
Contact Phones : 08600 65383,+27 (12) 432 1300
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The National Lotteries Commission (NLC) was established in terms of the Lotteries Amendment Act (No 32 of 2013) to regulate the National Lottery as well as other lotteries, including society lotteries to raise funds and promotional competitions.

The NLC evolved out of the National Lotteries Board, established in terms of the Lotteries Act No 57 of 1997.

Other responsibilities of the Commission include advising the Minister of Trade and Industry on policy matters relating to the National Lottery and other lotteries.

NLC members are also trustees of the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF), into which National Lottery proceeds that are intended for allocation to good causes are deposited.

The NLC does not adjudicate applications for funding or make allocations to organisations. This is done by committees known as distributing agencies which are also appointed by the Minister of Trade and Industry, in conjunction with other relevant Ministers

National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA)

Private Bag X34 Lynnwood Ridge Pretoria 0040 South Africa, Meiring Naudé Road Brummeria Pretoria.
Contact Phones : +27 800 000 243,+27 12 841 4152
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"The science of measurement, embracing both experimental and theoretical determinations at any level of uncertainty in any field of science and technology."

 The National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) is responsible for maintaining the SI units and to maintain and develop primary scientific standards of physical quantities for SA and compare those standards with other national standards to ensure global measurement equivalence. It must also provide reference analysis in the case of a measurement dispute and maintain and develop primary methods for chemical analysis to certify reference materials for SA and the region.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS)

P.O.Box: NRCS Private Bag X25, Brooklyn 0075, SABS Campus 1 Dr Lategan Road Groenkloof Pretoria
Contact Phones : .,+27 12 482 8700
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The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications ( NRCS) was established on 1 September 2008, in accordance with the provisions of the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications Act, (Act no.5 of 2008) (NRCS Act). It emerged as an independent organisation from the original Regulatory Division of the South African Bureau of Standards and falls within the area of responsibility of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti). 

The NRCS’s mandate includes promoting public health and safety, environmental protection and ensuring fair trade. This mandate is achieved through the development and administration of technical regulations and compulsory specifications as well as through market surveillance to ensure compliance with the requirements of the compulsory specifications and technical regulations. NRCS stakeholders include the South African Government, industry and the citizens. 

South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)

Private Bag X191, Pretoria, 0001, 20 Brook Street, Mowbray, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
Contact Phones : +27 21 681 6700,0861 27 7227
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The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) is a South African statutory body that was established in terms of the Standards Act, 1945 (Act No. 24 of 1945) and continues to operate in terms of the latest edition of the Standards Act, 2008 (Act No. 29 of 2008) as the national institution for the promotion and maintenance of standardisation and quality in connection with commodities and the rendering of services.

South African National Accreditation Systems (SANAS)

cnr Libertas and Highway Street Equestria 0184, Libertas Office Park
Contact Phones : .,+27 (0) 12 740-8400
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South African National Accreditation Systems (SANAS) is recognised by the South African Government in Act 19 of 2006 as the single National Accreditation Body that gives formal recognition that Laboratories, Certification Bodies, Inspection Bodies, Proficiency Testing Scheme Providers and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) test facilities are competent to carry out specific tasks.

SANAS accreditation certificates are a formal recognition that an organisation is competent to perform specific tasks.

SANAS is responsible for the accreditation of certification bodies for Quality Management Systems and Environmental Management Systems to ISO/IEC 17021(and the IAF interpretation thereof), laboratories (testing and calibration) to ISO/IEC 17025 and medical laboratories to ISO/IEC 17025 and/or ISO 15189 . Inspection Bodies are accredited to ISO/IEC/17020. GLP facilities are inspected for compliance to OECD GLP principles. Verification laboratories are accredited to SANS 10378.

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA)

Private Bag X55662 Arcadia Pretoria 0083, SASSA HOUSE 501 Prodinsa Building Cnr Steve Biko and Pretorius Streets Pretoria
Contact Phones : +27 12 400 2000 ,+27 43 707 6300
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The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is a national agency of the government created in April 2005 in order to distribute social grants on behalf of the Department of Social Development. The DSD has an oversight role over the Agency but no operational control over it. It was also designed to reallocate the function of social security from South Africa's provinces to the national sphere of government and reports to the Department of Social Development (DSD).  SASSA is a public entity in terms of Schedule 3A of the Public Finance Management Act.

The key functions of the parastatal are related to the administration and payment of social grants: the processing of applications, verification and approval of applications, disbursement and payment of grants to eligible beneficiaries, quality assurance, and fraud prevention and detection.

The National Consumer Commission of South Africa (NCC)

1 Dr. Lategan Road, Groenkloof, Pretoria, Building C - South African Bureau of Standards Campus
Contact Phones : .,+27 (12) 428 7000(contact centre)
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The National Consumer Commission (NCC) is the primary regulator of consumer-business interaction in South Africa, and was created by government under the auspices of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), to ensure economic welfare of consumers. Consumers play a vital role in the growth of the economy and thus contribute to the national fiscus and the development of the country.

The National Empowerment Fund (NEF)

P.O. Box 31 Melrose Arch Melrose North 2076, West Block, 187 Rivonia Rd, Morningside, Sandton, 2057
Contact Phones : .,+27 (11) 305 8000
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The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) is established by the National Empowerment Fund Act, 1998 (Act No. 105 of 1998). The NEF is a driver and thought leader in promoting and facilitating black economic participation by providing financial and non-financial support to black empowered businesses, and promoting a culture of savings and investment among black people.


The NEF provides business loans from R250 000 to R75 million across all industry sectors, for start-ups, expansion and equity acquisition purposes.

The South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA)

South Africa, 63 Dolly Rathebe Rd, Fordsburg, Johannesburg, 2092
Contact Phones : 27 86 178 6111,+27 11 870 8000
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The South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA) is an international, non-profit organisation, representing the Muslim Ummah on all matters pertaining to the general application of the term Halaal with specific reference to Islamic dietary laws. SANHA's membership comprises of leading Theological Bodies and leading Professional Organisations of global repute. SANHA has been established as a representative authority, which promotes professionalism and excellence in the certification of Halaal food and other related products. This serves to confirm that our organisation is among the founder members of the World Halaal Council and enjoys international recognition from both Muslim countries and the broader global community.

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