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Recommendations for a nation in crisis

South Africa lacks rigorous implementation of its many, well-designed policies and plans

When education is neglected, there can be no progress

Development cannot be achieved unless we achieve universal access to education

Political interference mounts over SABC retrenchments

The SABC says it needs to cut R700-million to survive. But senior politicians have allegedly interfered to stop retrenchments from proceeding

Police brutality is government policy

For 20 years ministers in charge of the police have been telling them to beat up or kill criminals

Education is a political and ethical matter

Knowing the learners and teachers and what they need is essential to reform in the school system

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An outdated national development plan will help sink South Africa’s economic prospects if youth development is not prioritised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

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Mboweni says no more Zondo funding as court extends commission’s lifespan

The finance minister suggests money should be found from the cash-strapped justice department

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

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