Our debt-to-GDP ratio is growing, we're running a problematic current account deficit, state-owned companies are a drag on the economy and our bloated public service wage bill needs to be trimmed. We're running out of money, and fast.
In Dunkeld, Johannesburg, a mixed-use precinct development is rising. The goal: 14 000 employment opportunities and accommodation for 2 500 residents in a single environment where people can live, work and play.
Even strong institutions like the Competition Commission face challenges which are being addressed, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has said.
Lameez Omarjee considers some of the legacies of apartheid South African millennials are trying to navigate, while working towards reducing inequality in the country.
Major project is expected to improve infrastructure and make Mthatha and its surrounds a tourism mecca.
Gender diversity is key to driving the IDC’s broader mandate. The corporation celebrates its commitment to economic inclusivity by empowering women, writes Chimwemwe Mwanza.
Government is not serious about addressing the country’s economic crisis and its actions clearly demonstrate this.
Coega has reported a double-digit growth in new investment in the year under review, resulting in it being lauded as the “best investment destination in Africa”.
The price of liquified petroleum gas should be deregulated once South Africa has the facilities to import large quantities of the gas, the Competition Commission has recommended.
Corruption, maladministration of public institutions and state capture will undermine radical economic transformation efforts, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.
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?
"Our people shouldn't have to travel for hours and hours to work." That was the message from President Cyril Ramaphosa at the launch of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone in Cape Town on Thursday.
KwaZulu-Natal is expected to benefit from a more than R200 billion investment over five years thanks to a portfolio of investment opportunities unwrapped by the provincial authorities.
Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel has told Parliament that definitions for various anti-competitive behaviour were replaced with guidelines to close loopholes and allow court discretion in a dispute.
The Competition Commission, which is facing resource challenges, will be allocated R282m of the Economic Development Department’s R1.1bn budget this year, says the department's minister Ebrahim Patel.
As the newly appointed regional manager of the IDC in the Free State, Nina Yose is well versed in the challenges facing the province.
Read what the Growth Institute has to say on the noticeable absence of suburban schools at the annual free Career Expo in Gauteng. Do you agree?
Lubabalo Ngcukana chats to Kingsley Dell-Robertson, the Industrial Development Corporation’s regional manager in the Eastern Cape, about the role it plays in stimulating economic expansion in the province.
The SA government must show decisive leadership with regards to inclusive growth and economic transformation, says Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba.
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.
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.
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Cape TownAmazon Development Centre SA (Pty) Ltd
R 2 995 000
R 3 400 000
R 2 600 000
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