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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

Low carbon energy economy with socioeconomic benefits

Special Annual Theme Award: Sustainable Energy for All in recognition of the United Nations ‘International Decade of Sustainable Energy for All’

​Transmashholding enters South Africa’s rail sector with a R500-million investment

Russian rolling stock manufacturer TMH makes a major investment in South Africa

Challenging economic environment an obstacle to implementing NDP

SA requires consistent investment of between 20% and 25% of the GDP to achieve the goals of the National Development Plan on growth and employment

Water board awash with problems

The minister has been in a year-long spat with the board of a key, but flailing, water authority

Three reforms to boost SA’s economy

Boosting skills, hiking investment and slashing transport and communication costs will help spark growth

Brics is not all it’s cracked up to be

Zuma and his cohorts appear to have little understanding of the true nature of the troubled grouping.

‘Figures prove the NDP is alive and working’

The presidency responds to Paul Berkowitz’s story, ‘Zuma’s rule has savaged the NDP’

Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma

“I was poisoned and almost died just because South Africa joined Brics under my leadership,” Zuma told supporters in his native KwaZulu-Natal.

Zuma’s rule has savaged the NDP

Growth could have slashed unemployment but today’s statistics show a horror story

The National Development Plan has a new logo, but that’s about all that’s changed

Minister Jeff Radebe has vowed to revitalise government’s hopes for universal happiness in SA, so out came the ‘Waka Waka’ girls and a fresh emblem.

SA needs to overturn state-capital relations, if not society itself

Even with the hegemony of global capital, a keen understanding of the political economy can lead to South Africa’s development, writes Vusi Gumede.

Just hurry up already, Phakisa

With the economy facing further obstacles, can the plan provide the momentum it needs?

Letters to the editor: June 12 to 18 2015

Readers write in about Nkandla and the National Development Plan.

Another brick in the wall for the New Development Bank

The recent G20 summit presented the Brics countries with an opportunity to fast-track plans for the establishment of a joint financial institution.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

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

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa