Opportunities for investment, growth and poverty reduction hinge on Infrastructure development, education and skills development and agriculture.
Agriculture is poised to drive a new era of inclusive economic growth for Africa - if smallholder farmers are given the tools to generate income.
The influx of immigrants will have a positive effect on the GDP of European countries as long as leaders can get migrants into jobs.
We need to reorient ourselves towards a positive future, a truer form of progress – one that is geared toward quality instead of quantity.
South African companies are betting against an improvement in their home market.
There is apparently a ray of hope amid the contracting economy, shrinking manufacturing sector, load-shedding, youth unemployment and now drought.
New research has hinted at what South Africa could achieve if it makes the right moves at the right time.
Capital investment, improved infrastructure and innovation will give the sector a needed jump-start to rejuvenate the economy.
The state will focus on inward opportunities to grow the economy by 3% by 2019, but critics say Zuma is "deluded" and his plans "flights of fancy".
"People are being lifted out of poverty, incomes are up, the middle class is growing and young people like you are harnessing technology."
The Reserve Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin shows real economic growth in the third quarter would have been 3.1% were it not for the metals sector strike.
The finance minister said government is committed to lowering the budget deficit but a sluggish economic growth outlook will present a challenge.
ANALYSIS: A frail currency pushes up inflation and has no effect on productivity.
Increased imports, reduced exports, a weaker rand and closing firms conspire against Zimbabwe's recovery.
Gordhan straddles a tightrope of reducing the budget deficit while needing to spend on growth.
Those who come to power need to govern in the interests of all, taking into account the needs of minorities.
How South Africa stacks up against Brics, Africa and the US determines its fiscal impetus.
Warnings were sounded for months, but now the prospect of stagflation is a real concern.