national development plan

 
Odds stacked against Cyril’s stimulus offer
Odds stacked against Cyril’s stimulus offer
On September 21, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a stimulus package to resuscitate South Africa’s ailing economy. Its major components are...
Nafcoc angry at being ignored on small business input
Nafcoc angry at being ignored on small business input
The president of the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nafcoc), Lawrence Mavundla, has criticised the small business...
Dark clouds gather over jobs summit
Dark clouds gather over jobs summit
Labour federation Cosatu has called for a review of the National Development Plan (NDP), which it believes is bound to fall short of its development targets....
Investment barriers are problem No 1
Investment barriers are problem No 1
Foreign direct investment (FDI), which generally refers to an investment by a firm or an individual in a business in another country, is vital for...
Sithembile Mbete
Sithembile Mbete
"I’ve always enjoyed teaching. Apparently, one of the things I tried to do when I was about six or seven years old was to teach my little brother...
Rural areas need change of mind-set
Rural areas need change of mind-set
Municipalities are constantly in the news for the wrong reasons and are clearly nowhere near playing the developmental role envisaged in the...
Ministers lose firing power
Ministers lose firing power
The lekgotla also discussed strengthening the presidency, with an emphasis on reinforcing its planning capacity.
The future of ICT is in Gauteng's classrooms
The future of ICT is in Gauteng's classrooms
One of the biggest perks of the “Classrooms of the Future” project by the Gauteng department of education (GDE), jokes the principal of one of...
There’s much more to the plastic pollution crisis than carrier bags
There’s much more to the plastic pollution crisis than carrier bags
Plastics are part of our everyday lifestyles, and their release into the natural environment has become yet another serious global crisis affecting...
SA’s transition, interrupted
SA’s transition, interrupted
South Africa has come a long way since the advent of democracy but its transition remains incomplete. The first three clauses of the Freedom...
Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy
Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy
Government’s plan to achieve 30% clean energy by 2025 is questionable, given that the department of energy (DoE) only allocates 5% of its budget...
Light a fire under SA’s climate policy
Light a fire under SA’s climate policy
Most South African’s don’t appreciate that we are living in a new world, shaped — and increasingly determined — by a heating...

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