new growth path

 
​Government’s economic plans all sound the same. We need a socioeconomic overhaul
​Government’s economic plans all sound the same. We need a socioeconomic overhaul
The early 1990s were tricky, a fact that is easily forgotten. The fall of the Berlin Wall had major implications for many, if not all, political...
Zuma speaks of 'greening SA economy' at COP17
Zuma speaks of 'greening SA economy' at COP17
Government is to invest billions in mass transport systems as a way of "greening" the South African economy, President Jacob Zuma said on...
ANC seeks to finance mining, agriculture job drive
ANC seeks to finance mining, agriculture job drive
The ANC is looking at ways to finance its efforts to boost jobs in agriculture and mining, which may include getting pension funds to buy more...
A green SA economy: 'The train is shifting direction'
A green SA economy: 'The train is shifting direction'
Business, labour and government signed a green-economy accord on Thursday, committing these sectors to the creation of 300 000 jobs by...
Man with a plan: Trevor Manuel's new deal for SA
Man with a plan: Trevor Manuel's new deal for SA
The national development plan (NDP) plots a course of action for South Africa until 2030 which not only encompasses economic factors, but broader...
Private sector please apply
Private sector please apply
The state is too weak to fix the country's many economic and social ills, and "spectacular failures" to implement key industrial and economic...
Banking on infrastructure
Banking on infrastructure
Infrastructure development will be a "trigger" to the implementation of the government's new growth path (NGP), with about 200 major projects being...
Growth fails to deliver jobs
Growth fails to deliver jobs
The government's ambitious new growth plan seems to be faltering, with new research showing that South Africa's economic growth would have to soar...
Govt on wrong track for new growth path, say researchers
Govt on wrong track for new growth path, say researchers
The government has not created the right climate to achieve the targets of the new growth path economic strategy, according to a study by the...
Cosatu, Busa shake hands on economy and jobs programme
Cosatu, Busa shake hands on economy and jobs programme
Business Unity South Africa (Busa) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) have agreed on a joint programme of action on several...
IMF forecast upbeat on SA's economic prospects
IMF forecast upbeat on SA's economic prospects
The International Monetary Fund forecast more upbeat economic growth for the country on Thursday, with the release of its latest report into...
We're still coming up short on jobs, says Patel
We're still coming up short on jobs, says Patel
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says that after seven consecutive quarters of job losses there have been two consecutive quarters of...

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