State of the Nation address by President Cyril Ramaphosa
Budget 2016: in numbers
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan called on all South Africans to be resilient, committed and resourceful in his 2016 budget speech. Guided by the National Development Plan, Gordhan is prioritising education, infrastructure development and job creation this year. We look at some of the figures making up the 2016 Budget.
A plan to move South Africa forward
On the eve of the World Economic Forum at Davos, South Africa grapples with three challenges in building an equal society: high unemployment, poverty and inequality. A way forward is in infrastructure investment, considered the most direct way to creating skilled, high-paying jobs.
D’Sa lauded for fight for environmental justice
Nearly three-quarters of South Africa's industry is housed in South Durban. The pollution – and a toxic waste dump – has had a devastating effect on local residents. But the community is fighting back, led by activist Desmond D'Sa and the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance.
South Africa ‘to get back on jobs, growth track’
State of the Nation
Infrastructure critical for Africa’s growth: Zuma
Infrastructure to build long-term regional prosperity
South Africa has the capacity to stimulate economic growth by enhancing infrastructure development both at home and in the rest of Africa, through its National Infrastructure Plan, writes Brand South Africa deputy chairperson Happy Ntshingila.