National Development Plan

Let’s go back to the NDP

To improve the South African economy, we need to institute practical measures to effect change

A decade to achieve Vision 2030

The new year marks the countdown to reaching the goals set out in the development plan for the country

We must invest in technical colleges

An outdated national development plan will help sink South Africa’s economic prospects if youth development is not prioritised

The DBSA finances climate-friendly infrastructure

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

Pre-grade R is on the timetable

The National Development Plan wants children to go to school earlier. Will the country’s provinces be ready to meet the start date in 2024?

Just implementing existing plans will mark a ‘revolution’ in the state — Patel

The minister wants smart policy and private sector partnership as central to industrial strategy. Will government have the discipline to implement it?

‘Dream big,’ Ramaphosa urges South Africans in Sona speech

President’s address dusts off dormant national development plan, making an aspirational plea, tempered with South Africa’s dire economic reality

Youth want to farm, but not as slave labour

Millions are interested in agriculture, but stigma and low wages drive them to greener pastures

ANC should stop recycling old ideas

Who comes first: the country or the party? Last week’s lekgotla provided a disturbing answer

ARCHIVES: SA economy is stuck in the political mud

The ANC can’t take hard decisions about the economy and other parties don’t need to because they won’t win

Civil society in 2019 — the year of redemption and renewal

Citizens must exercise their right to vote to ensure responsible governance

Education analysis misses the mark

Yes, schooling has a long way to go to contribute to economic growth, but good progress has been made

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history