A solid partnership Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma says a robust partnership between government, business and the labour sector is needed to address the economic challenges facing the country."There is a need to work together on our economy... which has also faced pressure due to the current wave of strikes..." Read the full story
Skills trainingThe South African Institute of Chartered Accounts (SAICA) and the Economic Development Department (EDD) launched the Business Hub and Skills Training Programme. This collaborative initiative will provide training to unemployed accounting graduates... Read the full story
The South African Government adopted a National Infrastructure Plan in 2012 that intends to transform our economic landscape while simultaneously creating significant numbers of new jobs, and to strengthen the delivery of basic services. The plan also supports the integration of African economies.
This document is a high-level summary of the National Infrastructure Plan. It sets out the challenges and enablers which South Africa needs to respond to in planning and developing enabling infrastructure that fosters economic growth.
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Government adopted the New Growth Path (NGP) as the framework for economic policy and the driver of the country’s jobs strategy
This booklet is the first in a series of publications on the New Growth Path.
This booklet has been produced as a public information resource. It is intended to help shop stewards, business representatives and government officials to communicate the contents of the NGP to a wider audience.
Number of jobs created over a year up to end of March 2013.
Source: Minister Ebrahim Patel: Economic Development Dept Budget Vote 2013/14
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