President Jacob Zuma has said that government is to invest billions in mass transport systems as a way of 'greening' the South African economy.
The ANC is seeking ways to finance efforts to boost jobs in the agriculture and mining sectors, which could include pension funds buying more bonds.
Business, labour and government signed a green-economy accord, committing to the creation of 300 000 jobs by building a green industrial base in SA.
Trevor Manuel has unveiled the NPC's national development plan. But how does it differ from the macroeconomic path unveiled by Ebrahim Patel in 2010?
National planning commission outlines proposals that will help the failing state to meet its long-term goals.
Infrastructure development will be a "trigger" to the implementation of the government's new growth path.
A number of SA businesses have to grow by 50% for the 2020 target of five million jobs to be met.
The government has not created the right climate to achieve the targets of the new growth path economic strategy, says the Bureau of Market Research.
Busa and Cosatu have come an agreement on a joint programme that will aim to fight corruption, unemployment and spur growth in the economy.
The IMF's latest report on the South African economy predicts a positive growth trend, but highlights necessary changes such as labour market reform.
Jobs are not being created fast enough to absorb the rising labour force, despite two consecutive quarters of job creation in SA, says Ebrahim Patel.
The country's transition to prosperity will require what the New Growth Path calls a "social pact".
The Democratic Alliance urged President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday to change policy direction and adopt a new, growth-oriented economic framework.
Government's new growth path calls for a social pact that includes proposed wage restraint, writes Mazibuko K Jara.
Relations between Zwelinzima Vavi and Sdumo Dlamini have deteriorated so much that Cosatu set up a high-level committee to address the issues.
The issue of how we can grow the economy in a way that creates jobs and includes the poor has been lost in the jostle for monetary gains.
Fedusa hopes to discuss "green" jobs with Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel when they meet, to follow up on government's new growth path.
Government's skills policy intentions rest on wishful thinking
The Industrial Development Corporation has identified rural nodes and non-accommodation sub-sectors as areas to facilitate job creation in tourism.
Agriculture and mining have the potential of creating many jobs, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said in Durban on Monday.