• Parliament passes Infrastructure Development Bill

    The National Assembly on Tuesday passed the Infrastructure Development Bill, which is meant to speed up implementation of strategic projects, with only the DA strongly opposing the draft law. The bill was passed with 212 votes in favour and 55 against, a year after it was introduced in the legislature. The Democratic Alliance‚Äôs Sej Motau […]

  • South Africa to step up infrastructure drive

    With the Presidential Infrastructure Coordination Committee making progress in overcoming backlogs, South Africa is set to spend R847-billion on new and upgraded infrastructure over the next three years, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told Parliament on Wednesday. Tabling his 2014 Budget in Cape Town, Gordhan said the country’s National Development Plan (NDP) calls for investment in […]