Calls mount for solidarity with Africa as Covid-19 worsens livelihood of poor Africans


China promised to cancel the debt of relevant African countries in the form of interest-free government loans that are due to mature by the end of 2020 within the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

Putting profit before people, an analysis of the DA’s approach to Covid-19


When the President 1st declared a national lockdown, he had the support of all the sectors of society including all the main opposition parties. The approach of the opposition then could be characterised as a ‘’patriotic opposition ‘’. However, this approach had the unintended consequence of making the President more popular amongst all sectors of […]

The role of small businesses in closing unemployment gaps: Covid-19 and beyond


The global economic growth was already constrained and the world was experiencing increasing levels of trade wars such as between China and the United States of America. On the other hand, there is a rapid advance in innovation, mobile and converged technologies, artificial intelligence, the partly successive and partly simultaneous 4th and 5th industrial revolutions […]


Have apps changed the world

For a while, there was this notion that once a developer creates an app or a software application for a mobile device, the whole...


The ‘cleaning’ of painful reminders of past atrocities vs the juxtaposition...

The South African statue debate is back in the spotlight again, as statues deemed controversial or offensive are coming down in America and Europe...


Navigating Covid-19 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In South Korea, a grey “smart” speaker more resembling a candle than any technology at first glance, is paying close attention to the search...