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Now is the time to relook approaches to addressing the land issue


 

As the year draws to a close, it is worthwhile to reflect on one of the biggest highlights of 2020 in land reform. Government’s new plan to reallocate 700 000 hectares of underutilised state-owned land has been hailed as a quantum leap in the land reform programme. This move has also renewed interest in post-settlement […]

Angolan legal reform shows how Africa can use oil and gas as a springboard towards job creation


 

In Angola, the government recently rolled out a new legal regime for local content requirements after two years of concertation with the various stakeholders. For decades, many of Africa’s oil- and gas-producing states followed a predictable pattern. They treated their oil and gas primarily as raw materials that could be sold abroad for a quick […]

Words of encouragement to the matrics of 2020


 

The Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey reported that 47% of the people it interviewed said that their families didn’t have enough money to buy food in April. This was not a fair year for South Africa’s matrics. The final academic stretch is notoriously stressful and difficult – even at the best of times – but no […]

INNOVATION

Church and the fourth industrial revolution

As a young boy who was raised in the Lutheran Church, one of the things I had to contend with was the determination of...

EDUCATION

Live more for less, four strategies to maintain your lifestyle in...

Enjoying the day or night out with friends or family is always a great way to have fun and make memories, but it’s also...

ECONOMICS

Money isn’t the most powerful motivator

Most companies have unique methods for motivating people. When it’s done right this delivers an energised workforce, inspires progress and pushes teams to excel....