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An outdated national development plan will help sink South Africa’s economic prospects if youth development is not prioritised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

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it