SA should grow economy through inclusive growth

Cape Town – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says to get the country on a path of better growth, all sectors of the economy should work with government in a manner that promotes inclusive growth. … [Read more...]

Productivity stats 2013 released

South Africa’s Productivity Statistics for the year 2013 have been released, and they show a mixed bag of performances in various key industrial sectors of the economy. … [Read more...]

Plan for Employment and Economy

President Jacob Zuma said the government will expand its public employment programme with an aim of creating six million job opportunities to all South Africans. … [Read more...]

Mahikeng Airport City Project starts

Pretoria - The Mahikeng Airport City Project, which has been approved by the North West Executive Council (Exco), is expected to pave the way for job creation and the growth of the economy. … [Read more...]

Invest in hydrogen economy

Midrand – Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom says South Africa should invest in the hydrogen fuel economy by taking advantage of the country’s large supply of platinum deposits. Addressing a conference hosted by Mapungubwe … [Read more...]

Visit to mining communities

Rustenburg - Home to the two largest platinum mines and the largest platinum refinery in the world, Rustenburg is no doubt one of the engines that drive South Africa’s economy. … [Read more...]

Working to transform the economy

Pretoria – Government and its social partners continue to work towards transforming the South African economy so as to address unemployment and other challenges, says President Jacob Zuma. “Government, along with our social partners, … [Read more...]

WEF to be used to promote investment

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma will use the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, as a platform to call for the world's top economies and business to invest in South Africa's and Africa's infrastructural projects for the long … [Read more...]

SA, Ireland seek closer economic ties

Cape Town - Ireland is emerging from its economic slump and views Africa as a continent that will become an economic giant in years to come, says Joe Costello TD, Minister of State for Trade and Development in Ireland. … [Read more...]

SA will look to Nigeria for oil

Cape Town - With the uncertainty over supply of oil from Iran, South Africa is looking to Nigeria to purchase its oil, the Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said, following the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement with the Vice President … [Read more...]