"economic" tag
Parliament commissions study on whether it should move to Pretoria

Moving Parliament from Cape Town to Pretoria: Treasury crunches the numbers

Since Jacob Zuma’s SOTN address in February, the debate over moving Parliament to Pretoria has reignited and feasibility studies have been conducted.


WATCH: How The Economic Machine Works

The economy works like a simple machine. But many people don’t understand it— or they don’t agree on how it works — and this has led to a lot of needless economic suffering.

Cape Town’s streets in the spotlight at Future Cape Town Summit

On Monday 30 September, Future Cape Town will be hosting our 4th summit entitled “The Long and Short of Better Streets” at the Cullinan Hotel in Cape Town. This summit will aim to look at how a city-wide conversation on improved streets, beyond the debate on Long Street, can promote implementation and action. Are we asking the right questions, and do we understand the processes which can lead to action


Citibikes are a pain in the ass

“New York City is the greatest place on earth — but living here is a huge pain in the ass,” says filmmaker Casey Neistat in his short documentary. And what makes it oh-so-painful? The simple task of getting from Point A to Point B.


Why Africa now?

World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town. With an expected annual growth of 5% in 2012-2013, sub-Saharan Africa continues its transformative journey from a developing continent to a hub of global growth.

How Cape Town aims to plan for the future – Belinda Walker – World Town Planning Day

In her opening address at the World Town Planning Day seminar, Mayoral Committee Member for Spatial, Economic and Environmental Planning, Alderman Belinda Walker says, we are planning for the future in a time of uncertainty about climate change, an unpredictable world economic future, energy and resource scarcities and rapidly changing technology.

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