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Government kickstarts the National Infrastructure Fund

Treasury, the department of public works’ Infrastructure in South Africa, and the DBSA have signed a memorandum of agreement that mandates the bank to establish and manage the fund

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.

Manuel: SA economic growth must benefit all

South Africa faces the challenge of how to use its 5% economic growth in ways that everyone, especially the poor, will benefit, Finance Minister Trevor Manuel said on Thursday. He was speaking at the launch of the Development Bank of Southern Africa's annual report.

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