President Cyril Ramaphosa is marshalling a big push to tackle youth unemployment. The initiative will be driven by a new project management office (PMO) in the presidency, reporting directly to Ramaphosa. Its head, former trade unionist Rudi Dicks, of the department of performance monitoring & evaluation, speaks to the FM.

How does the creation of the PMO represent a different, more accountable and effective way of doing things in government?

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