Development Bank Of Southern Africa

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

Taxi industry puts gun to metro’s head

Minibus operators blame Ekurhuleni for creating problems but documents reveal another truth

Thieves pillaging our democracy

Eusebius McKaiser writes about "thieves" that are threatening South Africa's democracy

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

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.

Govt launches job fund to fight unemployment

South Africa on Tuesday launched a R9-billion fund that aims to create 150 000 jobs in three years to fight the country's 25% unemployment rate.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs