Patel: State capture could wreck radical economic transformation

2017-04-24 16:06

Corruption, maladministration of public institutions and state capture will undermine radical economic transformation efforts, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

How a withdrawal from the ICC will hurt SA and the economy

2017-02-07 15:27

With the majority of the world’s countries being members of the ICC what impact could SA's decision to leave the court have on the country’s already fragile economy?

Four high-growth scenarios for Africa

2017-01-30 14:20

Agriculture, industrialisation, commodities or services – which holds the key for growth on the continent?

Honesty and integrity key to sustainable economic development – Mogoeng

2016-11-17 11:52

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has said business leaders who allow truth to guide how they conduct business will help transform the world in line with the UN’s development goals.

Africa needs strong reformers – Deloitte

2016-11-06 06:00

Africa’s economic outlook is worsening because of poor political and financial governance. This exacerbates the effects of lower commodity prices and an unfavourable global economic environment.

Africa, Japan partner to fight terrorism, piracy

2016-08-29 14:35

African leaders along with their Japanese counterparts have pledged to tame the rising threat of terrorism, while emphasising the importance of maritime order, as they concluded an international conference in Kenya.

Local elections a referendum on Zuma’s popularity

2016-08-08 20:36

A rise in service delivery protests ahead of municipal elections, are an indication of a lack of confidence in the president.

Zikalala in charge of govt business

2016-06-09 11:12

Newly sworn-in Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Sihle Zikalala has been appointed as the leader of government business in the province.

Tough choices at Economic Development

2016-04-29 11:34

Deciding on which entities the Department of ­Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs would phase out or make it was not an easy decision.

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.


What we should learn about fiscal sovereignty from Mozambique

2017-03-03 10:21

If Treasury heeds calls from some political circles to borrow more to fund projects like nuclear, we could kiss goodbye fiscal sovereignty. The Kremlin will be too happy to give us orders, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Tailwinds have become headwinds for retailers

2017-02-02 12:17

Most South African retailers have announced dismal earnings for 2016. The bad news is that they should prepare themselves for more of the same in the year ahead.

How SA is changing

2017-01-26 13:42

SA is a transformed society. Or is it? Research by Alternative Prosperity, commissioned by finweek, analysed numerous publicly available statistics to assess the progress that has been made since 1994.

Why does Africa keep missing the bus?

2016-11-06 06:18

Among the questions that are raised in relation to Africa is whether the continent can be said to be on the economic mend.

Black business targets Mining Charter and Reserve Bank

2016-10-02 06:00

The Mining Charter and the SA Reserve Bank were attacked this week at the Black Business Council’s annual conference.

Economic empowerment not just about wealth redistribution - dti

2016-08-15 08:31

Broad–Based Black Economic Empowerment should aim to achieve growth, development and enterprise development and not just wealth redistribution, says the dti.

How countries are achieving Universal Health Care

2016-07-11 19:46

Countries are finding new ways to provide healthcare to citizens, making universal healthcare coverage achievable.

OPINION: Malema to be 'big winner' in elections

Political analyst Justice Malala shares his predictions on the EFF's performance in the 2016 municipal elections.

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EFF calls itself South Africa's last hope

EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi calls his part the "last hope" for South Africa, echoing the words of leader Julius Malema. Citing economic history and macro-economic theory, Ndlozi argues the DA and ANC are scarcely different from one another. His party, he says, will introduce a new model of industrialisation, job creation, land reform and economic growth.

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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.

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