Capacity Building for SADC Senior Officials On Value for Money in Social Sectors

March 3, 2015

To: 06/03/2015 Location: Pretoria, South Africa On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, and voice and accountability in social spending. In order to foster and sustain progress in human development, African countries…

SKA Will Drive Growth of Africa's Human Capital

March 2, 2015

Construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a strategic infrastructure project that is being overseen by the Presidential Infrastructure Co-ordinating Committee. And it is anticipated that this will lead to new innovations in manufacturing and construction, according to Deputy President Cyril…

SKA to Enhance Development in SA

March 1, 2015

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the South African government has identified the construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) as a strategic infrastructure project overseen by the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Committee. The Deputy President says it is anticipated that this will lead…

Former criminals reduce killings in South Africa’s ganglands (dpa German Press Agency)

February 28, 2015

Ten former criminals are mediating between gangs to halt a vicious cycle of murder and retaliation in a poverty-stricken neighbourhood just outside of Cape Town. The unusual concept has halved gang-related killings in the area since 2013. Hanover Park, South Africa (dpa)…