South Africa can be proud of its robust media freedom


We may have plenty of challenges as a country, but what few of us fully appreciate is the pivotal role our media plays, and just how free and robust the South African media is when compared to other countries. At present we may have high levels of tension between major media houses and what they […]

How technology is helping employee volunteering to drive more change


More than any other industrial revolution that has come before, the fourth industrial revolution has humanity at its core. Ours is a world in crisis and the potential solutions that technology offers to its myriad problems is fuelling creativity and innovation in virtually every sector. The corporate social investment (CSI) space is no different, and […]

United Nations failures in Africa


The United Nations (UN) formed in 1945, aimed at promoting global peace and security. However, rising interests and different ideologies have led to the emergence of different conflicts. In return, this has called for greater UN roles in restoring stability in conflict areas. History has shown that the UN has succeeded in restoring peace in […]


4IR, its meaning and application in the context of South Africa

From the Internet of things (IOT) to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Smart cities, to the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR), the list of buzzwords is steadily...

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Slowing food prices help headline inflation

The headline consumer inflation eased more that expected to 4.0% year-on-year (y/y) in July 2019, from 4.5% in June 2019. The 4.0% headline inflation...


Economic theories aligned to the world order

The world is evolving every single day. Changes happen at the blink of an eye and one cannot help but ask themselves, where are...

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