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SAA cancels flights, moves ahead with restructuring

The struggling national carrier’s business rescue practitioners say the move to restructure the airline is a bid to return to profitability and to attract equity partners

DBSA participates at COP2

The bank provides vital financial backing for green initiatives

The DBSA finances climate-friendly infrastructure

The bank manages the design and construction of key projects in education, health, housing and renewable energy

World Economic Forum needs to move beyond spin if it’s going to help Africa

Africa needs to improve governance, build infrastructure, and reduce trade barriers to achieve inclusive growth

Rehabilitating power in Zambia and Mozambique

The Development Bank of Southern Africa works with countries in the Southern African Development Community to bring power and positive change.

The Jeffrey’s Bay Wind Project

The Development Bank of Southern Africa invests in the power of air and renewable energy.

Concentrated Solar Power Project

The DBSA supports the !Khi Solar One, Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Project as part of our goal to bring new technology into the solar sector.

Investing in the future of Africa

The Development Bank of Southern Africa has a clear strategy for the African energy crisis and isn’t stopping until it is resolved.

Infrastructure programmes hobbled by state’s inabilities

Concerns persist over the government's ability to implement and finance large-scale programmes.

Job cloud with a silver lining

The support the IDC is providing to the development of the country's green economy is expected to have a significant impact on job creation.

Supporting government for a healthier South Africa

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has been doing work in the healthcare sector for quite some time focused on policy direction.

Improving health through infrastructure

For Thabo Rakoloti, the work the DBSA is doing with the Department of Health could be used as a model for other government departments.

DBSA helps to drive health transformation

A key factor for Ravi Naidoo, group executive of development planning at the DBSA, was having excellent and visionary health Ministers in government.

The importance of partnerships

"Our focus lies on infrastructure and clinical service will remain within government," says Mohale Rakgate, investment banking manager at the DBSA.

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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