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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Community woes prove shaky leadership in government

2016-04-18 09:44

There are few people who know the history of Overcome Heights. But here is why getting to know this town means understanding the way our South African government works.

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.

New Mega CEO to shake up finance agency

2015-01-12 12:20

The embattled Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency hopes to turn things around for struggling businesses following the appointment of its new CEO Xola Sithole.

Motlanthe: Unite to unlock growth

2013-05-14 18:43

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has urged businesses, the government, and civil society to work together to foster economic development.

Dubai to build giant Ferris wheel

2013-02-14 09:15

Dubai's ruler has approved a $1.6bn island development project that would be home to what's billed as the world's biggest Ferris wheel.

MEC: Balance economy and environment

2012-06-13 16:11

Economic development needs to be balanced with environment needs, says Gauteng's social development and agriculture MEC.

Job creation urgent: Motlanthe

2011-05-30 14:16

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says creating more jobs is a priority and South Africa has to harness global opportunities to do so.


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.

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.

Govt energy policy to cost SA taxpayer R700 billion

2014-02-27 10:22

The SA government insists on going ahead with expensive coal plants, fracking and nuclear projects that will cost South African taxpayers an estimated R700 billion.

Zuma: Conflicts hinder development

2013-05-09 16:44

African countries are trying to stamp out conflicts on the continent to boost development, President Jacob Zuma says.

Gauteng MEC promises 1000 jobs in Nov

2012-08-08 14:20

Under Gauteng's job placement plan 1000 people will get jobs in November, says newly-appointed economic development MEC Nkosiphendule Kolisile.

Gauteng liquor laws to be tightened

2012-02-27 12:32

An end to Gauteng's moratorium on liquor licences will be announced in March, says economic development MEC Qedani Mahlangu.

Free State to tap private sector

2011-03-10 14:21

The Free State provincial government says it is looking to work more closely with business to help improve its below-average economic growth.

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