South Africa at nexus of multilateral discussions

2018-07-22 06:05

This year South Africa is at the nexus of a number of important global discussions and in its best position yet to champion the case for Africa, as well as its own domestic growth agenda.

Carbon tax - the latest tax on the poor

2018-06-13 16:46

Many objections and reservations have been raised regarding the tax - and it's no wonder in many countries renewables and the carbon tax are known as a tax on the poor, writes Rob Jeffery.

Ramaphosa invites Shivambu to make contributions to the NDP

2018-03-14 22:00

The National Development Plan (NDP) is a living document which can be considered consistently to improve the lives of South Africans, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Radebe: Without land reform SA will never have peace

2017-12-20 09:46

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says the issue of land reform must be resolved urgently.

Imagining a different South Africa

2017-11-05 06:13

We have to believe that we can reclaim our country and rid it of gangster leadership, writes Jeffrey Sehume.

Senior officials say Treasury is captured

2017-10-01 06:00

Staff purges, claims of a parallel administration and reckless projects have followed the new finance minister.

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.

 

Chinese investors wary of SA red tape - official

2018-06-22 19:36

Chinese investors are concerned about the lengthy lead time it takes South Africa to conclude investment deals and turn around projects, according to a top official in the National Planning Commission.

Signing of renewable deals in line with NDP – Parliament committees

2018-04-06 15:27

The signing of the 27 outstanding renewable energy projects shows commitment to the renewable energy plan and will provide diversity to the energy mix, says Parliament’s oversight committee.

Govt must stop 'over-negotiating' and start doing - NPC consultant

2018-02-12 23:23

The government should stop "over-negotiating" and procrastinating, and start saying clearly what its intentions are if it wants to restore credibility, says a National Planning Commission commissioner.

Escaping the clutches of doom

2017-12-10 06:09

The ANC’s new leaders need a sense of purpose and must leave behind the rot of the Zuma era, writes Tebogo Khaas.

Social cohesion: The way to get SA back on track

2017-11-03 17:17

Regardless of what one sees as the core problem facing South African society, one of the greatest dangers we face is a loss of social cohesion.

Zuma wants all to share in the country's wealth

2017-09-13 06:01

President Jacob Zuma said that implementing the National Development Plan was still government policy, but offered few details on how this was being done.

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.

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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..

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