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Infrastructure key to economic recovery — Ramaphosa

The governing party wants localisation at the centre of its infrastructure-led strategy

The state must prioritise a residential housing construction programme

This will help boost the economy, create jobs and give people decent housing, which is a basic right

Jury’s out on green recovery

Public-private partnerships and big infrastructure builds have been suggested as ways to boost South Africa’s flagging economy. Another option to consider is green bonds, which would also help achieve climate crisis goals

The DBSA finances climate-friendly infrastructure

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

PPPs can fund public infrastructure – essential in the African context

Are public-private partnerships capable of delivering real value or are they at risk of self-congratulatory spending and recognition?

The road to success is always under construction

Sanral is proud to be voted one of South Africa's Top Employers 2019

#JoburgFire: Neighbouring buildings asked to evaluate

The fire began burning again on Thursday, and the City of Johannesburg has called for reinforcements

Nene: Government is reducing cost of doing business in SA

The government is taking a number of steps to reduce the cost of doing business in the country, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Patel beats a R1-trillion path to infrastructure heaven

Spending on infrastructure has more than doubled under the current administration and is expected to total R1-trillion by next year's election.

Infrastructure will drive development in SA

Infrastructure remains the lynchpin of the government's economic development plans. But government needs to do much better, according to Gordhan.

Budget 2013: Infrastructure spend in full focus

Opposition parties and analysts say they hope Pravin Gordhan will provide progress reports on government's 2012 commitments in his budget speech.

Infrastructure programmes hobbled by state’s inabilities

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

Development cash linked to delivery

The government wants more bang for its buck when it comes to provincial and local government infrastructure roll-out.

Zuma courts EU investment in infrastructure development

President Jacob Zuma has called on the European Union to partner with South Africa and invest in the country's infrastructure development project.

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