Tag: economic development

SA National Treasury introduces new measures for COVID-19 emergency procurement

The South African National Treasury is replacing measures relating to the COVID-19 Disaster Management Central Emergency Procurement Strategy.

#GPSOPA2020: MEC Motara on how Gauteng is cutting red tape on bulk infrastructure projects, creating jobs

One of the key issues highlighted by Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province Address were bulk infrastructure provision of water, sewage and electrification. CNBC Africa spoke with Tasneem Motara, MEC for Infrastructure Development about the challenges that this vision presents to her department.

#GPSOPA2020: MEC Motara on how Gauteng is cutting red tape on bulk infrastructure projects, creating jobs

One of the key issues highlighted by Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province Address were bulk infrastructure provision of water, sewage and electrification. CNBC Africa spoke with Tasneem Motara, MEC for Infrastructure Development about the challenges that this vision presents to her department.

#GPSOPA2020: Gauteng’s R40bn plan for the township economy

MEC for Treasury and E-Governance, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko spoke to CNBC Africa following the State of the Province address about the 30 per cent procurement set aside for black-owned companies as well as the R40 billion Gauteng Province plans to spend on the Township Economy.

#GPSOPA2020: Panyaza Lesufi on plans to build 100 new schools in next ten years

"Lesufi is on his way to the school" has become a South African proverb. But as visible as the education MEC has been, the on-line registration system and the high death rate has gripped headline as 18 learners lost their lives. CNBC Africa's Karabo Letlhatlha spoke to Panyaza Lesufi, on the side-lines of the State of the Province Address.

#GPSOPA2020: MEC Morakane Mosupye on how special economic zones can help create jobs for the youth

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Morakane Mosupye spoke to CNBC Africa's Karabo about the key takeaways from Premier David Makhura’s State of the Province Address and the role of the private sector in job creation.

This new platform has potential to promote creative sector, create jobs for youth in Rwanda

Rwanda recognizes the creative industry as a key component of the country’s economic development and job creation, especially for the youth. It is estimated that the industry generate about $2.25 trillion in revenue and 29.5 million jobs globally. However, Africa gets less than 5 per cent of that share. And now, two entrepreneurs have built a new platform for creatives in Africa. Raoul Rugamba, Managing Director of Hobe Agency joins CNBC Africa for more.

Africa Investment Forum: JICA President Mutsuya Mori on the private sector as an important partner in Africa’s growth

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has a long history with African countries, Mutsuya Mori, Vice President of JICA told CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi. The Agency provides technical assistance, grant aids and loans for construction and infrastructure. Although it has previously focused on governments, it now realises that the private sector is an important partner in the social and economic development of Africa.
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