Patel announces R23bn 'boost' for black industry

2015-05-13 07:46

The state intends to invest R100bn in job-creating activities in the next five years, including R23bn to promote industrialisation owned and managed by blacks.

Patel: Focus is on black industrial growth

2015-05-12 16:24

The focus of the economic development department is on growing black ownership of new industry in SA, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Ebrahim Patel: Invest in infrastructure to grow SA

2015-05-05 16:21

A shift in investment towards SA’s ambitious long-term infrastructure strategy should be put under the spotlight, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Patel: SA gets lion's share of Africa investment

2015-02-20 13:27

Surveys show Africa is successful in attracting foreign direct investment with SA winning the largest share, says Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel.


The dam that damned

2014-10-30 14:20

View pictures of the opening of the De Hoop Dam in Limpopo in March. Yunis Shaik, an executive director at HCI, is alleged to have wanted to flight the event.

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Competition commission gets 2 deputies

2014-10-06 12:28

Two acting deputy commissioners have been appointed to the Competition Commission, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says.

Infrastructure Act comes into effect

2014-07-01 17:15

The Infrastructure Development Act has come into effect following a proclamation signed by President Jacob Zuma.

Mixed body language during Zuma speech

2014-02-13 21:02

There was a mixed reaction in the body language of MPs as they listened to President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.

Patel moots infrastructure bill

2013-11-13 18:30

A proposed law to fast-track the government's infrastructure development plan has been introduced in the National Assembly by Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Patel appoints acting Competitions head

2013-10-20 19:32

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has appointed Thembinkosi Bonakele as the new acting competition commissioner.


Economy is not working, Patel told

2015-05-13 06:46

Sunshine stories about the jobs created would be useful if they helped maintain the progress already made but the economy was weakening instead, MPs have heard.

SA competition body to probe retail sector - minister

2015-05-12 16:17

South African competition authorities will launch an investigation on the retail industry to ascertain that there was sufficient competition, a cabinet minister says.

Patel: Youth jobs created, but not fast enough

2015-03-03 19:00

Although 400 000 jobs have been created for youths, newcomers to the market outrun the pace of job creation, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Cees Bruggemans: How to survive Eskom (and other challenges) in 2015

2014-12-12 13:32

Our favourite economist Cees Bruggemans has compiled his “Skinny Dipper’s Survival Kit” for 2015. Something we all need, but especially those without generators.

Competition watchdog gets acting deputies

2014-10-06 13:29

Two acting deputy commissioners have been appointed to the Competition Commission, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Patel: Competition policy must focus on jobs

2014-07-23 07:00

SA's competition authorities will be asked to focus on jobs, industrialisation and small business development, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Ministers laud Zuma’s speech

2014-02-14 08:39

President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet members have lauded his "fair" and "balanced" State of the Nation address.

SA to punt NDP to global leaders at Davos

2014-01-19 21:00

South Africa is planning to highlight the National Development Plan when seven ministers attend the World Economic Forum held in Davos, says the National Treasury.

Patel: Youth key to building SA

2013-10-21 20:30

Empowering and employing youth must be the centre of efforts to build a sustainable future for all South Africans, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Competitions boss in porn scandal

2013-10-20 11:15

Competitions Commission boss Shan Ramburuth has landed himself in hot water after it emerged he has spent thousands of rands of taxpayers' money on porn sites.

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