African Development

 
New SANRAL policy pushes transformation in construction and engineering sectors
New SANRAL policy pushes transformation in construction and engineering sectors
The final version of a new policy adopted by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) that intends to reshape the construction...
South Africa, where education creates shared value
South Africa, where education creates shared value
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” said Nelson Mandela. It is because of this that Enel Green Power...
Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget
Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget
Nkosindiphile Xhakaza, the MMC for finance and economic development in Ekurhuleni, delivered the city’s pro-poor budget speech in Eden Park near...
How collaboration can help grow and transform agriculture in Africa
How collaboration can help grow and transform agriculture in Africa
It’s been four years since African leaders met in Equatorial Guinea to commit themselves to boosting agricultural growth across the continent....
The continent urgently needs to change its mindset
The continent urgently needs to change its mindset
Thought leadership is important for a renewed Africa because it can enable the continent to realise a new socioeconomic development paradigm.
China-Africa summit: what to look for beyond the hype and hypocrisy
China-Africa summit: what to look for beyond the hype and hypocrisy
Beijing’s selection of South Africa to host the China-Africa heads of state summit may...
Brics council meeting: Failure is not an option for Africa
Brics council meeting: Failure is not an option for Africa
Leaders, including President Jacob Zuma, on Tuesday threw their weight behind the need for urgent development of the African continent as...
Bill Gates to G20: Don't reduce aid
Bill Gates to G20: Don't reduce aid
As the Group of 20 (G20) meets in France this week, stabilising the global economy and creating jobs is rightly at the top of their agenda. A real...
China to increase role in Africa's building sector
China to increase role in Africa's building sector
One of the most important areas where China is set to play a bigger role is in the construction and infrastructure sectors in Africa, according to...
Development finance bodies 'key for African SMEs'
Development finance bodies 'key for African SMEs'
Development finance institutions are crucial for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Africa who struggle to gain access to finance for...
Leaders must step forward to steer progress
Leaders must step forward to steer progress
We are witnessing a historic change to the development paradigm. Drastic spending cuts in the United States, uncertainty around Europe's common...
Spicing up serious issues
Spicing up serious issues
During the recent Polis seminar on whether the media can report on development, Julius Mucunguzi spoke of the increasing realisation by journalists...

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