Features

On Thursday, 11 February, President Jacob Zuma will deliver the State Of the Nation Address (SONA) to the National Assembly and the South African people.

South Africa was represented by a multi-stakeholder high level delegation at the World Economic Forum’s Davos meeting from 20-23 January 2016. Coming within the context of projected lowered global economic growth, falling oil and commodity prices, this gathering of international opinion makers and thought leaders presented an opportunity to look at global responses and best practice to a range of pressing social, developmental and economic issues.

Many developing countries have had to evaluate their programmes aimed at stimulating and sustaining economic growth and development. South Africa, despite being the most developed and diversified economy on the continent, is no different. To this end, President Zuma appointed the National Planning Commission in 2010, who through a process of rigorous consultation, put forward what is today known as South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) or Vision 2030.

South Africa remains a reliable investment destination which is open for business, writes Dr Rob Davies the Minister of Trade and Industry.

Nina Sadiki met her husband to be, Isaac, in 1994 at the advice of her mother. At the time, Sadiki had been secretly pregnant with her second child from a previous relationship.

Johannesburg, eGoli, Jozi, whatever you what to call it. Some argue it is one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Others love it for its jolly vibe and fast-paced life.

Every morning, Bele Netshiheni would wake up with a smile, looking foward to playing with and sharing stories with her learners in one of the primary schools in Thohoyandou, where she worked as a teacher.

By President Jacob Zuma

The Twenty-First Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) takes place in Paris at the end of November through to mid-December.

By Neo Semono

How Emilie used her trauma to benefit others

It has been almost 12 years since Emilie Olifant was involved in a traumatic car accident that changed her life forever.

As cities around the country roll out their operational plans for the new integrated rapid public transport networks, the eThekwini Municipality wants to ensure it is not left behind.

Pretoria – As the country marks Transport Month throughout October, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) says it’s determined to deliver a modern, safe and reliable train service for its commuters.

For many generation, elders have shared stories about their families with each family having its own unique story to tell about life and experiences they went through.

Ordinary motorists took to social media to express their frustration as public transport, cyclists and pedestrian were given preference on the streets of Sandton this week.

As South Africa mark’s the national Heritage Day, many of its citizens do not understand the significance of the various heritage sites that are found in all corners of the country.

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