The new commission can plan but public servants must do their jobs to make it work.
Regardless of the perspective that one takes, South Africa’s youth unemployment statistics make for scary reading.
As we commemorate youth month, the challenge of youth unemployment dominates discussion.
The Glenhove Conference Centre was the unlikely venue for a wrestling match featuring the Provocateur, Policymaker, Lawyer and Sociologist.
A first-time study by the National Planning Commission and UCT has shown poverty in SA is decreasing and that we're still a nation of labour migrants.
It is difficult to understand why the department of energy is dragging its feet with the review of the integrated resource plan of 2010.
KwaZulu-Natal state attorney Krish Govender on Thursday called for the formation of a "judicial planning commission".
The ANC's back against the wall over CAR, Nelson Mandela's sixth night in hospital and Jacob Zuma's failed attempt at a salary freeze.
The NDP will have an overriding effect on the strategies of the government, Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Collins Chabane has said.
If the National Planning Commission has its way, South Africans will spend an extra two years in school before matriculating.
A revised version of the NDP has been handed to President Jacob Zuma, with changes to key issues like salaries, the economy and cadre deployment.
SA's roadmap for the next two decades is due to be accepted by President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday. Here's how political manoeuvring has changed it.
A Wits academic says the ANC policy documents to be debated at its policy conference next month show a party filled with tensions.
South Africa's national development plan and the ANC's proposals have people talking, although the proposal is still a draft document.
Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel says South Africans need to be more active in politics than they were during the anti-apartheid struggle.
The national planning commission has released a third animated video, this time urging citizens to get involved in making the 444-page plan a reality.
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