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The external functions of the Ministry cater to the needs of the public, and other stakeholders, including the regional and international community. The Ministry’s external services are divided into two broad categories: Labour Administration and Small Enterprise Development. 

Labour Administration encompassed the following Ministry Divisions and Units:

  1. Conciliation
  2. HIV Workplace Advocacy 
  3. Labour Inspectorate
  4. Labour Market Information 
  5. Manpower Division 
  6. International Affairs
  7. Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA)
  8. On the Job Training (OJT)
  9. Trade Union Division

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The Small Enterprise Development function of the Ministry encompasses:

The Cooperative Development Division

The Enterprise Development Division 

The Friendly Societies Division