Economic development

 
The world gets better every day
The world gets better every day
It’s easy to form the view that the modern world is coming apart. We are confronted by an onslaught of negativity — frightening headlines,...
Slice of Life: ‘I felt that I had done my job’
Slice of Life: ‘I felt that I had done my job’
I have always been interested in economic development and wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. But to develop the economy, one needs to...
Cutting data costs a government priority - Patel
Cutting data costs a government priority - Patel
Government will prioritise bringing down data costs as part of developing an economy in line with the fourth industrial revolution, says Minister...
A new centre of power through mass mobilisation is needed in South Africa
A new centre of power through mass mobilisation is needed in South Africa
The ANC has long argued that the elected president of the party should also be the executive head of the...
MEC: Gauteng's townships need huge transformation
MEC: Gauteng's townships need huge transformation
The inequality gap between the rich and the poor is one of the largest in South Africa. According to the 2014 Oxfam report Even it Up, South Africa...
Government wants more payments from colluding World Cup builders
Government wants more payments from colluding World Cup builders
South Africa's government is putting pressure on construction companies to make further payments as punishment for rigging contracts to build...
[Video]Makhura: We have to jack up local government
[Video]Makhura: We have to jack up local government
From tackling corruption to dealing with e-tolls and job planning, David Makhura has outlined his key priorities for his term as Gauteng premier.
Too few black students, says Stats SA
Too few black students, says Stats SA
The number of black students attending university needs to rise for South Africa's economic development to improve, statistician general Pali Lehohla...
Unite both the head and the hand
Unite both the head and the hand
If the many South African educationalists of the past, ­including IB Tabata, WT Thibedi, Olive Schreiner, AC Jordan, Rick Turner, Ruth First,...
Quest for a balanced approach
Quest for a balanced approach
South Africa has the twin challenge of getting more minerals out of the ground and adding greater value to our raw materials base. Infrastructure...
SA to name presidential economic task team
SA to name presidential economic task team
South Africa will appoint a presidential task team to focus on accelerating growth in the country, Gwede Mantashe, secretary general of the...

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