Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Fin24 kicks off a regular analysis of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s progress on the economic stimulus plan, which he launched a month ago.
Alibaba founder and tech billionaire Jack Ma will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming Investment Summit in Johannesburg next week, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to attract billions in new investments to kickstart SA's lagging economy.
Reprioritisation of resources must be future-based, rather than problem-based or (and this is tough in South Africa) past-oriented. This is because today’s problems expire and new problems emerge, writes Morné Mostert.
The global ratings agency issued an opinion on the economic stimulus and recovery plan announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The main challenge for Ramaphosa's stimulus package is that it is all about already allocated funds. This means that it will create a shock and resistance in the public sector, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants more detail on how many jobs would be created, where the funding would be reprioritised from, and how new legislation will work more effectively.
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.
A look at seven key points President Cyril Ramaphosa made when he announced a package of economic reforms and spending plans in an effort to kick-start SA's sluggish economy.
The names of President Cyril Ramaphosa's 10-member advisory panel on land reform have been announced.
The president unveiled his economic stimulus and recovery plan at the Union Buildings on Friday morning.
The medium-term budget policy statement outlines how government intends to reprioritise R32.4bn to boost the economy.
At the end of September, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a stimulus package aimed at pulling South Africa closer to economic recovery after the country fell into a fresh technical recession.
Total disbursements from the Industrial Development Corporation increased by 40% to R15.4bn during the 2018 financial year, but more work needs to be done to ensure economic inclusivity said Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.
The crucial issues dictating whether SA will sink or swim are distinct from the stimulus plan announced by the president, writes Daniel Silke.
The advisory panel appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to support the Inter-ministerial Committee on Land Reform has a difficult task, says an agricultural economist.
There is a danger that the proposed R400bn infrastructure fund could be used without the necessary capacity, cautions prof. Imran Valodia of Wits University.
Current land reform discussions and the direction the policy takes will be key determinants of the success of President Cyril Ramaphosa's proposed action points for stimulating the South African agricultural economy, says agricultural economist Wandile Sihlobo.
The newly-announced economic stimulus package stands out in that there is a focus on implementation, says the minister of public enterprises.
An upbeat President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the government’s much-vaunted economic stimulus plan. Here is what you need to know.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a package of economic reforms and spending plans on Friday morning in an effort to boost South Africa's sluggish economy.
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