Gordhan's 2017 Budget disappoints on many levels - CEO

2017-03-05 13:55

Although Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s 2017 Budget was the best that could be done under extremely challenging circumstances, it is difficult not be disappointed, says a business leader.

Zuma to run 40 priority investment projects

2016-08-22 12:06

President Jacob Zuma will coordinate 40 priority investment projects across government in the agri-processing, energy and infrastructure and manufacturing and service sectors.

Enable entrepreneurs to grow economy - expert

2016-04-18 15:12

Failure to understand how entrepreneurs enable economic development can easily lead to policies and decisions that prohibit optimal growth, warns an expert.

Lionel Bisschoff: 4IR makes NDP mockery – no joy by 2030

2016-01-24 16:26

South Africa is not ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and needs radical change to prevent the country from falling further behind, says an analyst.

Ditch outdated SA growth plans - Eskom book author

2015-10-28 17:03

Key policy documents to boost South Africa’s economy are outdated and need to be ditched, says the author of a new book about Eskom.

SA remains unequal, but people are living longer

2015-09-20 21:03

Poverty has declined since 1994, but South Africa remains highly unequal and inequality is still largely defined along racial lines.

Ramaphosa: Harness SOEs and private enterprises

2015-09-09 19:34

Successful economies harness SOEs and private enterprises, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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.


SA economy trapped in deepening crisis - Mbeki

2016-11-09 13:45

Despite all its commendable strengths, the National Development Plan remains a vision which needs to be supplemented with a more detailed plan, says the former president.

The state of SA's savings

2016-04-26 14:23

The latest quarterly update of the Investec GIBS savings Index reveals a drop in the net figure for 2015, from the first half of last year - but there are some positives.

SONA analysis: budget plans and the NDP

In News24 Live's analysis of SONA 2016 Lawson Naidoo reflects on the initial speech, debate and response from President Jacob Zuma. Naidoo says government's plan to prevent an economic downgrade will need to be detailed during the Budget Speech. He also noted contrasts in President Jacob Zuma's address and his reply to the SONA debate.

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Global winds of political change set to sweep dust off neglected NDP

2015-11-25 14:56

The winds of political change are blowing everywhere, including in SA, so it's a safe bet the dust will soon be swept off the NDP at long last..

Radebe: Transfer more business wealth to blacks

2015-10-06 14:38

Business leaders must be more courageous to ensure SA's wealth is transferred to more black South Africans, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.

Ramaphosa denies ‘split’ over NDP, says ANC is committed to the plan

2015-09-10 15:57

An attempt to back Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa into a corner over the “split” within the ANC on the National Development Plan failed yesterday.

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.

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