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SAA to receive R10.5-billion government bailout after all

Several struggling state-owned entities received extra funds after the medium term budget policy speech

The promised land? Lack of access to finance hinders farmers

The agricultural sector has grown this year, but an absence of collateral is preventing black farmers from making a go of their business

‘Don’t be afraid of fresh ideas’

The finance minister has found money for the Covid crisis, but the cupboard is bare and he warns that a fiscal crisis is possible in 2024

Black farmers to get state funding

Among the plans are increased funds for black farmers and agri-processing to create jobs

The African Development Bank’s plans to usher in investment

The African Investment Forum aims to mobilise funds to facilitate much-needed infrastructure projects

Bank, treasury face off over director

He declared his job with Land Bank Insurance when his family company won a contract

One way to solve the land deadlock

The willing buyer, willing seller model is not working – but there is an alternative

State to assist drought-hit farmers financially

Gordhan sounded pragmatic in his budget speech about dealing with drought, but will all those affected have access to funds, asks Wandile Sihlobo.

Land Bank dashes farmers’ dreams

Its AgriBEE fund has failed black farmers hoping to break into the commercial agriculture sector.

Ex-Land Bank head in court soon

Top officials stand accused of living it up after looting a fund aimed at helping black farmers.

Ex-Land Bank head in court soon

Top officials stand accused of living it up after looting a fund aimed at helping black farmers.

State loses patience with parastatals

The government is pushing for legislation to overhaul South Africa's foundering state enterprises.

Resurgent Land Bank aims high

It argues that by taking an increasingly large share of the market it will help to keep costs down.

Land Bank gets serious about loans

A new scheme byt the land bank offers funds at as low as prime minus 5% for co-operative businesses.

Roux Shabangu and the Land Bank loot

The businessman who stands to make a fortune from controversial leasing deals with the police is himself the target of a police investigation.

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

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Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

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Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

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