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Friday, 19 May 2017 16:50

SA ups its stats collection strategy

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has set itself a goal of modernising the collection of statistics, while also fine tuning trade statistics.

By the end of 2014, government had spent R1 trillion on developing the country’s infrastructure.

Building a R1.4bn precinct in Freedom Park, Pretoria, will save the state more than R85m a year in rent once government departments move into their new accommodation in June 2016.

President Jacob Zuma says expanding the economy will take centre stage in the new administration.

Thursday, 19 December 2013 16:31

Government releases task team report on Nkandla

The Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Task Team report on the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private residence in Nkandla has found allegations that the President used state resources to build or upgrade the homestead to be unfounded.

Thursday, 11 August 2011 02:00

Trouble ahead

The plan to toll Gauteng highways has opened up a political hornet’s nest

Monday, 27 October 2008 02:00

World Cup projects still on track

Transport Minister Jeff Radebe says South Africa’s international airports will be primary beneficiaries of the 2010 soccer World Cup.

Government is to spend R70 billion to upgrade and improve some road networks in Gauteng through the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) budgetted over various phases until 2018.

Transport Minister Jeff Radebe has brushed off concerns about the effect of a power shortage on SA’s readiness for the Soccer World Cup, saying that transport preparations were progressing well.

Construction on the King Shaka International Airport, which will replace the existing Durban International Airport, will continue full-steam ahead

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