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  1. BFR Seminar 2011 Articles / 24 Nov 2011

    The inaugural BFR Seminar 2011 took place from 21st to 24th November 2011 in Westin Hotel Kuala Lumpur and saw the participation of 52 senior officer from 14 countries that include South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana, Nigeria, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, and many more...


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  2. Most Influential 50 Are the Bankers, Investors Who Move Markets / 09 Sep 2014

    Hedge-fund manager Paul Singer took a stand after Argentina defaulted, holding onto his bonds and refusing to swap them in the restructuring the government began in 2005. Jump ahead to 2014. Singer, still fighting for full recovery on the debt, has, with help from U.S. courts, pushed Argentina into a second default as the country maintained its stance against paying him...


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  3. New Report from Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta Highlights 20 Leading Government Innovation Teams around the Globe / 30 Jun 2014

    Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, released a new report which highlights 20 of the world’s top innovation teams in government. The publication,i-teams: The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world,showcases innovation teams established by city, regional, and national governments to develop and deliver new solutions to complex challenges....


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  4. Implementation of Big Results Now system / 06 Feb 2014

    THE PRESIDENT'S Delivery Bureau (PCB) Chief Executive Officer, Mr Omari Issa (right) at a news conference in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Mr Issa explained on the implementation of the Big Results Now (BRN) system. ..


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  5. Public procurement act faulted / 06 Feb 2014

    TWO legislations, currently viewed as impediments in implementation of Public Private Partnerships, are up for a major overhaul, according to the President's Delivery Bureau (PDB)...


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  6. Bureau to review legislation on ‘Big Results’ initiative 2 / 06 Feb 2014

    Dar  es  Salaam.  The President's Delivery Bureau (PDB) intends to amend the Public Procurement and the Public Private Partnership laws in order to increase the pace of implementation of Big Results Now (BRN) projects..


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  7. Region sets strategies to boost performance / 06 Feb 2014

    Regional authorities in Mbeya ve put in place various strate­ !s aimed at enabling primary hools in the region to record tter performance..


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  8. Two laws for review to boost Big Results Now / 06 Feb 2014

    THE President's Delivery Bureau (PDB) has said the country's Public Procurement Act, 2004 and the Public Private Partnership Act, 2010 restrict effective implementation of the Big Results Now (BRN) strategy and needed review...


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  9. A forum of Big Results Now (BRN) / 06 Feb 2014

    Presidential Delivery Bureau (PDB) Chief Executive Officer, Omar Issa, gestures as he addresses media personnel yesterday in Dar es Salaam. The CEO expressed content over progress been made in the six national key result areas, Agriculture, Education, Water, Energy, Transport and Resource mobilization under Big Results Now (BRN)..


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  10. Politics Web: Operation ‘big kick up the pants’ / 24 Jun 2014

    President Jacob Zuma was going on about it in the National Assembly just yesterday, in his response to the State of the Nation debate. Pretoria has apparently been in discussion with their Malaysian counterparts to this end and will next month be launching Operation Phakisa, which is the Zuma administration's customised version of the "methodology" of Kuala Lumpur's big kick up the pants of their transformation programme...


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  11. Government needs to do less for SA to prosper / 25 Jun 2014

    Tear down this wall, Mr President. We prospered for the first decade after 1994 because the government emulated pro-market winnners, but after that we stagnated because if shifted towards stagnation inducing policies to emulate anti-market losers. ..


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  12. Donor-backed initiative to speed up Tanzania reforms / 30 Sep 2013

    When one of Tanzania's leading businessmen needed to discuss a worrying shift in government policy, he set off for a senior civil servant’s office himself. There, he spent two hours waiting, as he puts it, to "not get a meeting"...


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  13. Sakal Times: Water lab launched with mission to provide water for all / 19 May 2014

    “India is witnessing a change…all the pillars of democracy has witnessed changes,” Sakal Media Group Managing Director AbhijitPawar said inaugurating the six-week long water lab at the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies located at the Kalina campus of University of Mumbai...


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  14. Sakal Times: Malaysia, Maharashtra governments to collaborate on water issues / 20 May 2014

    Lauding the efforts of the Sakal Media Group’s Delivering Change Programme, which is aiming to make Maharashtra drought free, the Malaysian and Maharashtra governments have agreed to work together on the subject of water...


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  15. Sakal Times: PPPP the need of the hour: Arun Maira / 12 Jun 2014

    Emphasising the need for people to be the focal point of any development activity, Arun Maira, Head of India Backbone Implementation Network (IBIN) of the Planning Commission of India recommended the need to adopt the people-public-private-partnership (PPPP) model to solve all developmental challenges...


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  16. The Economic Times: Management experts call for Narendra Modi to learn from Malaysia’s Performance Management and Delivery Unit model / 21 Sep 2013

    Here's some textbook management advice: Not more than four layers for decision-making, 10 governance mantras, no passing the buck and delaying action, clean up office spaces, cut out clutter, improve the work culture (read really long hours)...


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