ARTICLES RELATING TO RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Wandile Sihlobo: From land reform to job creation, here's how we should boost SA's small towns

2019-05-28 06:00

SA's small towns hold great economic potential, and agribusiness could help unlock it, says Wandile Sihlobo.

Eastern Cape plans to build rural economy

2018-08-26 07:42

Province aims to revitalise small towns, reduce dependency on auto sector and set up industrial hubs.

Marijuana farming: who will benefit from legalisation?

2017-09-26 17:45

The trend is clear: medical and recreational marijuana will be legal in the near future in much of the world. Is South Africa going to exploit this opportunity to the benefit of the rural poor, asks Dave Martin.

Govt on the hunt for rural innovators

2016-11-22 11:46

The Department of Science and Technology is on the look out for South Africa’s next innovators in the country's more far-flung areas.

R55m bridge for Umsinga - Zuma

2014-11-08 18:06

A bridge would be built over the Tugela River at uMsinga to connect the Mashunka and Ngubo communities, President Jacob Zuma says.

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Zuma visits Limpopo village

2013-06-26 09:45
President Jacob Zuma visited Muyexe, a village in Limpopo, to assess the progress of a rural development programme. See pictures from his visit.

President Jacob Zuma visited Muyexe, a village in Limpopo, to assess the progress of a rural development programme. See pictures from his visit.

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Wild Coast special economic zone could create thousands of jobs

2018-09-09 06:21

Major project is expected to improve infrastructure and make Mthatha and its surrounds a tourism mecca.

Harnessing the sun's power to light up rural SA

2018-04-08 06:01

Load shedding may be behind us, but South Africa’s energy situation leaves much to be desired.

Meet the man unlocking Google to help rural businesses grow

2017-03-19 12:18

Anorth Mabunda, from Limpopo, is using his new digital skills acquired through Google to help people in rural communities.

FNB launches mobile banking units in containers

2016-08-02 18:57

People living in remote areas can now access formal banking services after FNB launched mobile banking units in containers.

Farmers ready to 'stand and not run'

2014-08-06 15:13

Free State farmers will accept no compromise on economic or constitutional principles in the development of agriculture, a leader of an agriculture body says.

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