The credibility and reputation of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was dealt another blow when the Gauteng High Court made a personal costs order against her – the second in as many weeks.
President’s stimulus package, defined as a ‘blended type of fund’, has been lauded for its focus on agriculture but criticised for being thin on detail.
President Jacob Zuma said that implementing the National Development Plan was still government policy, but offered few details on how this was being done.
Like a new broom, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is expected to sweep clean. And I have no doubt that he can carry out that task successfully. What Mbalula has to start with is the image of the SA Police Service.
South Africa is one of the top 10 risks to the world in 2017, a report in Time magazine has revealed.
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.
Use the Endeavor jobs calculator to see what impact SMEs can have in meeting the National Development Plan target of creating 11 million jobs by 2030.
South Africa has found itself having to buckle under the pressures and whims of Cosatu at the collective expense of the poor, says a youth body.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says economic forecasters should play a vital role in SA's budget process to assist in creating a better environment for growth.
A big frustration for business is the disregard for its role in terms of black economic empowerment, according to a business organisation.
As it stands it is more difficult to assume the role of a constable in the police service which requires candidates to be medically, mentally and physically fit, than it is to become police commissioner, writes Kavisha Pillay.
The National Development Plan is SA's plan and all citizens should take up their respective roles to ensure its implementation, says former Ffnance minister Nhlanhla Nene.
South Africa has had several blueprints for its development, going back to the Reconstruction and Development Programme and culminating in the current National Development Plan (NDP).
SA needs to create 9 million new jobs in the next 50 years but given the latest jobs report, it looks like a bridge already out of sight, says Matthew Lester.
Poverty has declined since 1994, but South Africa remains highly unequal and inequality is still largely defined along racial lines.
More needs to be done, and faster, to implement the National Development Plan, President Jacob Zuma says.
Business schools can play an important role to make South Africa a better place, says the new director of the University of Stellenbosch Business School.
South Africa has improved its overall competitiveness, according to an annual report published by Switzerland's Institute of Management Development.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says his budget is based on the national development plan, leaving a solid implementation for the next administration.
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