Department: Small Business Development

Contact Details

Physical: The dti, 77 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria
Postal: Private Bag X672, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 0861 843 384 / 012 394 5535/1813
Fax: 012 394 0339


The mission of the Department of Small Business Development is to focus on enhanced support to small business and cooperatives, with an emphasis on programmes to advance entrepreneurship amongst women, the youth, and people with disabilities to contribute to job creation and economic growth.

The Department's objectives are to: facilitate the development and growth of small businesses and cooperatives to contribute to inclusive and shared economic growth and job creation through public and private sector procurement; facilitate partnerships with all spheres of government as well as the private sector to ensure mutual cooperation that will benefit small businesses and cooperatives; advocate for a conducive regulatory environment for small businesses and cooperatives to enable access to finance, investment, trade equitable and market access in an and sustainable manner; and facilitate radical economic transformation through increased participation of small businesses and cooperatives in the mainstream economy.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms L Zulu
Deputy Minister
Ms N November
Director General
Ms E Vries

Ms Lindiwe Zulu
Deputy Minister:
Ms Nomathemba November
Director General:
Ms Edith Vries
Ms Judy Booysen (Personal Secretary: Minister)
Ms Tiny Makana (Personal Assistant: Director General)
Ms Landela Matoti (Personal Assistant: Deputy Minister)
Chief of Staff:
Mr Linton Mchunu
Chief Financial Officer:
Deputy Directors General:
Senior Management:
Ms Dudu Lenzie (Head of Office: Deputy Minister)
Ms Gugu Sithole (Administrative Secretary)
Communications Officers:
Mr Cornelius Monama (Media and Communication)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/16
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriation1 318 9401 127 641
Actual Expenditure1 197 2621 098 891
Employee Compensation114 02293 132
Goods and Services64 63844 324
Capital Assets2 9573 185
Unauthorised Expenditure--
Irregular Expenditure-1 834
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure--
Posts Approved204190
Posts Filled184159
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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