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Get business on board to cut disaster risk


 

From micro family-run ventures to giant multinationals, companies are often hard hit by disasters that erode their bottom line or force them out of business altogether. But while companies have much to lose, they have a huge amount to offer, so it is vital that we better engage the private sector if we are to […]

How government can get less bang for its buck


 

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s medium-term budget speech told the story of an economy that is at a critical crossroad. He detailed serious growth and spending problems, which are not being helped by the challenges of the major State-Owned Enterprises. Minister Mboweni was clear that the National Treasury will not tolerate wasteful spending any longer. The […]

South Africa’s road killings: A window into the Lawless Psyche of our Nation


 

As I write this article, newspaper headlines cover the death of Bavelile Hlongwa, Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy. Bavelile was killed on the same road where Minister Collins Chabane was killed in March 2015. The cause? A driver of a truck ploughed into a group of people helping at the scene of another […]

INNOVATION

Start up, go global, get paid – all with crypto

I have seen it time and time again: smart, young African entrepreneurs, who have the potential to turn their independent online businesses into the...

EDUCATION

South Africa is heading for a credit rating downgrade to junk...

Eskom continues to pose a great threat to South Africa’s economy, making it likely that South Africa will be downgraded to junk status in...

ECONOMICS

South Africa is heading for a credit rating downgrade to junk...

Eskom continues to pose a great threat to South Africa’s economy, making it likely that South Africa will be downgraded to junk status in...