Latest articles on Industrial Development Zones

Cyril’s industrial reboot will not drive economy to success

The president disclosed a development U-turn but the Special Economic Zones and China’s carbon intensive interests are likely to prevail

Huge development for Ekurhuleni

Industrial parks, residential areas, malls and expansion of existing facilities on the cards

Scholars debate Sopa

'Aren't the strategies the government has implemented without first fixing the basics just a waste of money?'

The Isle of Working Man

South Africa should establish economic enclaves that are free from normal rules, similar to what Hong Kong is doing for China.

Little real fabric on manufacturing plans

South Africans will have to wait for a while until they see how the department of trade and industry implements the industrial policy.

Development zones left out in the cold

Poor departmental planning could explain why the widely touted special economic zones aren't properly funded or up and running.

Doubts over economic zones Bill

SEZ offer little detail and don't clarify government's policy, say critics.

Davies opens the floor for input on special economic zones

The draft Special Economic Zones Bill, which aims to improve the concept of industrial development zones, has been opened for public comment.

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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