SA's economic outlook: Bad news and really bad news

2015-08-30 16:00

Last week, economic experts gathered to discuss how to turn around SA’s dire economic outlook. The verdict? It can be done, but it’s no picnic

Poor maths and science results a huge challenge, warns Naci

2015-05-15 14:50

Fewer than one in ten matriculants scored more than 60% for maths or science in last year's final exams, the National Advisory Council on Innovation says.

Zuma arrives for World Economic Forum

2015-01-20 15:47

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting, the presidency says.

Mantashe: Mining sector suffers from trust deficit

2014-10-08 21:00

There is an issue of trust between parties in the mining industry which needs to be addressed, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

DA slams govt for failing business

2014-09-23 06:00

The government has broken its promises to small businesses and entrepreneurs, says DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane.

Nkwinti welcomes wildlife sector reform

2014-09-19 07:43

Wildlife ranching can help bring black farmers into the industry in line with the government's land reform principles, says Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

Mass agriculture job losses worries DA

2014-08-04 18:33

The DA wants the government to act urgently to stem what it has termed a 'jobs haemorrhage' in the agriculture sector.

SA needs PhDs urgently, says Pandor

2014-07-22 13:20

South Africa is producing too few doctoral graduates, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says.

Govt to speed up NDP implementation

2014-06-27 06:00

The government intends to accelerate the implementation of the National Development Plan in a bid to unlock the country's growth potential.

Nene has much to mull over - expert

2014-05-27 19:42

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has his work cut out for him following the latest economic growth data, says Old Mutual Wealth chief investment strategist Dave Mohr.


Maimane: SA's economic policies inconsistent

2015-05-18 11:30

SA's policies are inconsistent and make potential foreign investors feel uncertain about the country, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has told the American Chamber of Commerce.

New approach needed for SME development

2015-02-12 16:15

South Africa needs to use multiple approaches in order to create jobs as it is already behind the target of the National Development Plan, warns an expert.

Downgrade an indictment on Nene - DA

2014-11-07 19:12

The DA says Moody's decision to downgrade South Africa's debt rating indicates that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's mini budget did not inspire confidence.

Living Conditions Survey set to begin

2014-10-08 15:10

Stats SA will be visiting homes across the country for its Living Conditions Survey, which will profile poverty and inequality to help reduce the Gini coefficient.

SA could get district land committees

2014-09-22 15:49

District land committees may be established in provinces to manage land reform, says Deputy Land Reform Minister Mcebisi Skwatsha.

Jim: NDP a move to replace Freedom Charter

2014-08-15 07:05

There are attempts to replace the Freedom Charter of Ruth First with its polar opposite, the National Development Plan, says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Nkwinti warns of 'land sharks'

2014-07-23 14:35

Minister Gugile Nkwinti has reiterated his commitment to expediting new expropriation legislation and limiting foreign land ownership.

78 000 jobs a year for Mpuma, says Mabuza

2014-06-27 15:01

Mpumalanga aims to create 78 000 jobs a year and wants to accelerate projects with firms such as Sasol, BHP Billiton, Eskom and SAB, says Premier David Mabuza.

SA is a haven for business - government

2014-06-05 05:00

South Africa has a fertile business environment as more foreign firms see it as an investment destination, according to the government.

Big ANC win could boost economic reforms

2014-05-05 18:15

A landslide ANC victory at the polls could see President Jacob Zuma throw his full weight behind the NDP that boosts investment-friendly policies, analysts say.

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