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AllAfrica.com
Infrastructure Focus Can Boost GDP By R260 BillionSouth Africa could boost annual gross domestic product (GDP) by R260bn by 2030
Infrastructure Focus Can Boost GDP By R260 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa could boost annual gross domestic product (GDP) by R260bn by 2030 through smarter infrastructure delivery, according to a McKinsey report. On Tuesday, McKinsey Global Institute released its latest report on South Africa titled, South... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
The Agents of Economic ReformSearching for explanations, or excuses for failure, will not get South Africa's
The Agents of Economic Reform
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Searching for explanations, or excuses for failure, will not get South Africa's stalled economy moving. Whoever, and whatever, is at fault, there are five strategic requirements for reforms to address the overriding need to create not only more, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma - Opening of Medupi Unit Six Power StationAddress by President Jacob Zuma during the official opening of Medupi Unit 6, M
President Jacob Zuma - Opening of Medupi Unit Six Power Station
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Address by President Jacob Zuma during the official opening of Medupi Unit 6, Medupe Power Station, Lephalale, Limpopo Province The Premier of Limpopo, Mr Stan Mathabatha, Public Enterprises Minister, Ms Lynne Brown, Energy Minister, Ms Joemat... Read more
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3d
Daily Maverick
The Agents of Economic ReformThe announcement by Statistics South Africa that the South African economy cont
The Agents of Economic Reform
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
The announcement by Statistics South Africa that the South African economy contracted in the second quarter of 2015 by 1.2% should be a wake-up call for anyone still complacent about the country’s prospects. At the same time, the instability in stock... Read more
5d
Mail & Guardian
SA steel industry on the brink of collapseThe first job losses in the steel industry will come in two waves. The first wa
SA steel industry on the brink of collapse
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
The first job losses in the steel industry will come in two waves. The first wave is here, and crisis talks continue between labour, business and government. At least 10 000 people will lose their jobs in the next six months, but 190 000 workers are... Read more
7d
Daily Maverick
Mining: Thousands of jobs, 10 solutionsThe potential agreement comes after Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhod
Mining: Thousands of jobs, 10 solutions
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
The potential agreement comes after Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi began discussions with industry leaders earlier this month under the auspices of the Mining Industry Growth Development and Employment Task Team to confront plans across... Read more
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8d
IAfrica South African Business News
Save iron, steel sector jobs - JZPresident Jacob Zuma has urged government, the business sector and labour to wo
Save iron, steel sector jobs - JZ
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 8 days ago
President Jacob Zuma has urged government, the business sector and labour to work tirelessly together to save jobs in the iron and domestic steel industry sector. On Tuesday, the Presidency said President Zuma is concerned about the pressure that... Read more
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8d
AllAfrica.com
Save Jobs in Iron, Steel IndustryPretoria — President Jacob Zuma has urged government, the business sector and l
Save Jobs in Iron, Steel Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has urged government, the business sector and labour to work tirelessly together to save jobs in the iron and domestic steel industry sector. On Tuesday, the Presidency said President Zuma is concerned about the... Read more
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9d
iafrica.com
Save iron, steel sector jobs - JZPresident Jacob Zuma has urged government, the business sector and labour to wo
Save iron, steel sector jobs - JZ
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
President Jacob Zuma has urged government, the business sector and labour to work tirelessly together to save jobs in the iron and domestic steel industry sector. On Tuesday, the Presidency said President Zuma is concerned about the pressure that... Read more
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9d
Eye Witness News
A crisis the ANC should not wasteOPINION: ANC,African National Congress,South African economy Stephen Grootes
A crisis the ANC should not waste
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
OPINION: ANC,African National Congress,South African economy Stephen Grootes says the party is in a good position to actually use the economic crisis for the good of SA. On Monday, the rand sank to its lowest ever... Read more
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iol.co.za
Govt considering steps in steel crisisCape Town - President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday called on government, business, and
Govt considering steps in steel crisis
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday called on government, business, and trade unions to work together to prevent job losses in the struggling iron and domestic steel industry sector. “This is a time for unity in the sector so that this... Read more
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9d
Mail & Guardian
Unlikely alliance could save steel industryIn a rare moment of agreement, business, labour and government have agreed to p
Unlikely alliance could save steel industry
Mail & Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
In a rare moment of agreement, business, labour and government have agreed to protect the local steel industry, in a move aimed at avoiding what business has called the imminent collapse of the steel industry. An emergency task team was established... Read more
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9d
AllAfrica.com
Calls for Private Sector to Invest in Knowledge EconomyCape Town — Science and Technology Director General, Dr Phil Mjwara, says in or
Calls for Private Sector to Invest in Knowledge Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Cape Town — Science and Technology Director General, Dr Phil Mjwara, says in order for the country's economy to be diversified, it needs to go through a transition to a knowledge-based growth that will boost the country's competiveness. The Director... Read more
9d
Daily Maverick
A crisis the ANC should not wasteIn a way, one of the reasons for this has been what many analysts have suggeste
A crisis the ANC should not waste
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
In a way, one of the reasons for this has been what many analysts have suggested is a lack of proper policy direction. Some refer to "analysis paralysis", others to the fact that the ANC is simply a broad church, that with both Cyril Ramaphosa and... Read more
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10d
Eye Witness News
Numsa vows to fight job cutsNumsa says it's aware thousands of jobs will be lost because the industry is no
Numsa vows to fight job cuts
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
Numsa says it's aware thousands of jobs will be lost because the industry is not 'globally competitive'. FILE: Numsa’s general secretary Irvin Jim. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. NUMSA,Trade Union Solidarity,Uasa,steel industry The union says it... Read more
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10d
iafrica.com
Steel sector jobs can't be saved?Steel industry companies and unions say a historic meeting with government will
Steel sector jobs can't be saved?
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Steel industry companies and unions say a historic meeting with government will not save thousands of jobs in the short term, but the interventions are strong enough to ensure long-term sustainability of the industry. The companies and unions,... Read more
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10d
IAfrica South African Business News
State seeks remedies for steel sectorThe State is seeking remedies to help the embattled local steel industry, Econo
State seeks remedies for steel sector
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 10 days ago
The State is seeking remedies to help the embattled local steel industry, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel said. Speaking ahead of a briefing to Parliament's economic development committee, the minister said that the local steel industry... Read more
10d
IAfrica South African Business News
Steel sector jobs can't be saved?Steel industry companies and unions say a historic meeting with government will
Steel sector jobs can't be saved?
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 10 days ago
Steel industry companies and unions say a historic meeting with government will not save thousands of jobs in the short term, but the interventions are strong enough to ensure long-term sustainability of the industry. The companies and unions,... Read more
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10d
Eye Witness News
'Steel sector jobs can't be saved in short term' Seifsa estimates that 10,000 workers in the steel sector will be directly aff
'Steel sector jobs can't be saved in short term'
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
Seifsa estimates that 10,000 workers in the steel sector will be directly affected by retrenchments. Steel industry firms and unions met with government to find solutions to looming job cuts.... Read more
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11d
iol.co.za
The MPs who let Zuma off the hookINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe National Assembly adopted a report by Police Minister Nath
The MPs who let Zuma off the hook
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe National Assembly adopted a report by Police Minister Nathi Nhleko that absolved President Jacob Zuma of paying any money towards multimillion-rand upgrades at his private home in Nkandla. File picture: Steve... Read more
11d
iol.co.za
50 000 steel industry jobs on the lineJohannesburg - About 50 000 jobs are set to be lost – this time in the steel in
50 000 steel industry jobs on the line
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Johannesburg - About 50 000 jobs are set to be lost – this time in the steel industry – after unions failed to convince companies to halt retrenchments at the industry’s main companies in the country. And economists calculate that should the entire... Read more
11d
iol.co.za
Meet the MPs who let Zuma off the hookINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe National Assembly adopted a report by Police Minister Nath
Meet the MPs who let Zuma off the hook
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe National Assembly adopted a report by Police Minister Nathi Nhleko that absolved President Jacob Zuma of paying any money towards multimillion-rand upgrades at his private home in Nkandla. File picture: Steve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma's SONA Update - a Nation Stuck With 'Unintended Consequences'It was a rather transparent move by the presidency to convene two media briefin
Zuma's SONA Update - a Nation Stuck With 'Unintended Consequences'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
It was a rather transparent move by the presidency to convene two media briefings this week after the rather awkward session in Parliament when President Jacob Zuma admitted to being ignorant of major issues affecting the country. So rather than let... Read more
15d
iafrica.com
Opposition lashes govt over economyDemocratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane. Credit: AFP Opposition parties have
Opposition lashes govt over economy
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane. Credit: AFP Opposition parties have lashed the government over the state of the country’s economy. But the African National Congress (ANC) Members of Parliament (MP) hit back during a debate in the National... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Opposition lashes govt over economyDemocratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane. Credit: AFP Opposition parties have
Opposition lashes govt over economy
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 15 days ago
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane. Credit: AFP Opposition parties have lashed the government over the state of the country’s economy. But the African National Congress (ANC) Members of Parliament (MP) hit back during a debate in the National... Read more
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15d
Eye Witness News
Opposition MPs lash govt on state of economy DA leader Mmusi Maimane laid the blame at President Jacob Zuma’s door. FILE:
Opposition MPs lash govt on state of economy
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
DA leader Mmusi Maimane laid the blame at President Jacob Zuma’s door. FILE: Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane laid the blame at President Jacob Zuma’s door. Picture: Thomas... Read more
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16d
AllAfrica.com
Premier David Makhura Challenges Black Entrepreneurs to Become IndustrialistsThe Gauteng City Region is formulating a sector strategy to break the monopoly-
Premier David Makhura Challenges Black Entrepreneurs to Become Industrialists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Gauteng City Region is formulating a sector strategy to break the monopoly-structured economy, Premier David Makhura said on Monday night. "We are formulating sector strategies in the province so that we know which interventions to provide for... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA’s crisis not uniqueEPASouth African President Jacob Zuma addresses the media on progress made sinc
SA’s crisis not unique
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
EPASouth African President Jacob Zuma addresses the media on progress made since the adoption of the Medium Term Strategic Framework as outlined in his State of the Nation Address, in Pretoria, on August 11, 2015. Picture: Kopano Tlape Johannesburg... Read more
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The New Age
Durbanville win Ernie’s ChampionshipDebutants Durbanville Primary School (pictured) celebrated a roaring eight-stro
Durbanville win Ernie’s Championship
The New Age / Posted 26 days ago
Debutants Durbanville Primary School (pictured) celebrated a roaring eight-stroke victory in the fifth Ernie Els Primary Schools Championship after denying Curro Aurora repeat success at the Fish River Sun Country Club on Friday. Ayden Senger (74),... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Zuma Paints Rosy Picture of EconomyPresident Jacob Zuma painted a rosy picture of South Africa's economy during qu
Zuma Paints Rosy Picture of Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
President Jacob Zuma painted a rosy picture of South Africa's economy during question time in the National Assembly on Thursday. He acknowledged South Africa was affected by the global economy and foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows slowed by... Read more
27d
iol.co.za
Nkandla debacle heading for courtEPAPresident Jacob Zuma takes a moment while fielding questions in Parliament o
Nkandla debacle heading for court
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
EPAPresident Jacob Zuma takes a moment while fielding questions in Parliament on Thursday. Picture: Nic Bothma Parliament - The Nkandla debacle is going to court, one way or the other. And if EFF leader Julius Malema has his way, it will go straight... Read more
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27d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Scandal of crumbling economy is more serious than NkandlaUnder normal circumstances, Zuma and his cabinet team would have long been reca
Scandal of crumbling economy is more serious than Nkandla
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 27 days ago
Under normal circumstances, Zuma and his cabinet team would have long been recalled and replaced by able and competent leaders. The sorry state of our economy is not receiving the attention it deserves. The failing businesses and industries, and... Read more
28d
Daily Maverick
Ramatlhodi's tightrope act to save jobs on SA’s mines“The minister has said that by the end of engagements tomorrow there will be so
Ramatlhodi's tightrope act to save jobs on SA’s mines
Daily Maverick / Posted 28 days ago
“The minister has said that by the end of engagements tomorrow there will be some kind of accord signed, some kind of agreement of the way forward because more than anything else this engagement is about the issue of job-shedding,” Mineral Resources... Read more
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29d
Mail & Guardian
Patel: SA's mining industry 'in trouble'Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa’s mining sector i
Patel: SA's mining industry 'in trouble'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa’s mining sector is “in trouble” as it struggles to recover from 23 000 job losses since April and falling commodity prices from key markets like China. “Jobs growth over the last three... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘SA mining sector is in trouble’INDEPENDENT MEDIAEconomic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa'
‘SA mining sector is in trouble’
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAEconomic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says South Africa's mining sector faces several major challenges. File picture: Mxolisi Madela Johannesburg - South Africa's mining sector is in “trouble” as it struggles with widespread... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘SA’s mining industry in serious trouble’ Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says 23,000 jobs have been lost a
‘SA’s mining industry in serious trouble’
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says 23,000 jobs have been lost across the country since April. Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel. Picture: World Economic Forum. Mining... Read more
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iafrica.com
State seeks remedies for steel sectorThe State is seeking remedies to help the embattled local steel industry, Econo
State seeks remedies for steel sector
iafrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
The State is seeking remedies to help the embattled local steel industry, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel said. Speaking ahead of a briefing to Parliament's economic development committee, the minister said that the local steel industry... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Government has a plan as jobs blood bath loomsHlengiwe Nhlabathi, Susan Comrie and Dewald van Rensburg Economic Development
Government has a plan as jobs blood bath looms
News 24 South Africa / Posted 1 months ago
Hlengiwe Nhlabathi, Susan Comrie and Dewald van Rensburg Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel. (Pic: Matthew le Cordeur) Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says government has a plan to deal with the “unprecedented” employment blood... Read more

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