The fact that the largest target was about investment, not aid, illustrates Beijing’s view that investment is a positive force for development.
A research panel and a youth forum point out that world leaders should not attempt an impossible 169 targets but rather focus on the smartest goals.
Readers write in about Cape Town development plans and the ANC; Patricia de Lille responds.
Policy paralysis and compromises mean inclusive development continues to elude the country.
The past shows that aid and development models cannot resolve the continent's inherent problems.
African universities are under immense pressure to accelerate their developmental projects.
Geldof's project should highlight the geopolitical problems that allowed the disease to spread.
A music magazine team from London is cycling to Amsterdam in just four days to raise funds to build a music school in Langa, Cape Town.
The cost quadrupled because of delays and it is a ‘financial disaster’
Inequality on the continent has grown in the past decade as tax systems have failed to redistribute wealth, says Christian Aid.
Cheap lighting is giving pupils a better chance — and freeing up money for a better diet.
A recent report implies that the country's sustainable development is below par. Happily, this isn't true, writes Michael Green.
Speakers at the country's first ever science and technology summit say co-ordinated science research is vital to address poverty in South Africa.
Unless we invest in scientific research, we will continue to lag behind other developing economies.
Its funding has run dry, so the empowerment fund is having to turn away entrepreneurs.
The development sector has made a notable shift in the monitoring and evaluation of corporate social investment programmes in recent years.
The World Bank has welcomed the proposal by Brics nations - inclusing South Africa - to explore establishing a Brics development bank.
The recently released census results confirm that South Africa's social and economic transformation has been slow.